A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.
Episode 424-Operation Sledgehammer
Operation Pedestal would ensure that Malta stayed in the fight. But Stalin is not appeased. He wants a Second Front. So does Gen. George Marshall and he’s coming to London to say so. The British had to come up with a plan, big enough to impress the Russian and the American, but good enough not to get everyone killed. Enter the new head of Combined Operations, Lord Louis Mountbatten.
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