Warbirds - Tales From Above

By Dan Mercurio

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Come along for the ride as we review some of the most fascinating stories centered around the unforgiving skies of the greatest generation. Each episode gives you a peek at specific events, people, and/or aircraft during World War 2, and other major conflicts.

Episode Date
Wings Folded
22:51

The accident board determined the absolute cause of the crash.  But we dig deep on this one, and pose a long-shot theory that there COULD have been another cause.

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Hutchison News - February 17th, 1950 - Loren Grover Obituary

Vintage Wings of Canada

Vapor Trails - Robert Jaques - Naval Aviation News - December 1997

Jan 12, 2021
Hot Stuff
22:50
Dec 30, 2020
Maloney's Pony
29:15
Dec 15, 2020
The Savior of Les Ventes
28:37

The unselfish act of P-51 pilot, Billie Harris, finally gains recognition 62 years after giving his life in occupied France.

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Joyce Ann Ashley - 354th Fighter Group Tribute - Billie D. Harris

354th Fighter Group - Wikipedia

On The Road: The Longest Wait - CBS News

Dec 01, 2020
Biggin Hill Bar Stories
20:58
Nov 17, 2020
Hans Marseille
28:42

The greatest fighter pilot of all time??

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The Star of Africa

Colin D. Heaton
Anne-Marie Lewis
Walter J. Boyne
Albert H. Wunsch III

German Super Ace - Robert Tate

Flying the BF-109 - By Mark Hanna and Capt Eric Brown

Nov 17, 2020
Avro Night Raiders
23:16

Seven brave Brits fly at twilight to bomb Berlin.... and it's all recorded.  Well.... there were two correspondents from BBC on board too.  Make that nine brave Brits.

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Wynford Vaughn Thomas - BBC Recording

Jinny McKormick - War History Online

You Can Help the BBC - Forces War Records

Nov 17, 2020
Finding Uncle Robby
35:06

My Uncle Robby gave his life as a top turret gunner in a B-24 during WW2.  My family never knew where he was buried..... until now.  Join me as I "accidentally" discover his whereabouts, along with a little bit of heavy metal.

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Nov 17, 2020
Left Hanging
22:03

Point your eyes skyward as we watch Walter Osipoff get yanked around the sky by his ankles from a DC-2 ... on accident, of course.

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Man Overboard - Grain Aire

Walter Osipoff - Find a Grave

Miracle in the Air - White Eagle Aerospace

Nov 17, 2020