🎧 The Bombing of Dresden with Ken Oatley
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 30m
Ken Oatley, as one of the people who took part in the bombing of Dresden, talks about what it was like, and what he feels about having done it. He was also one of the last men to hear Guy Gibson alive, and he took part in numerous raids. In this podcast, he talks to Dan about his wartime experiences.
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