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2018-09-05 Science & Technology
Headset puts viewers in Lancaster cockpit for 1943 raid on Berlin with voice of real-life BBC reporter who joined epic mission
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Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-05 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [370 views ]  Top

#1 Overall, of the 6,000 Lancasters which were made available for service in the war, 3,400 were lost.

About 55,000 out of the 125,000 aircrew who served in Bomber Command were killed, while 10,000 became prisoners of war.

Hard odds.
Posted by Woodrow 2018-09-05 06:52||   2018-09-05 06:52|| Front Page Top

#2 Would be unauthentic, unless they include hours of boredom before and after the brief interlude of utter panic.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-09-05 07:07||   2018-09-05 07:07|| Front Page Top

#3 And you have to watch it standing in a walk-in freezer for 5 hours.
Posted by swksvolFF 2018-09-05 16:36||   2018-09-05 16:36|| Front Page Top

#4 ...while wearing at least a dust mask.
Posted by swksvolFF 2018-09-05 20:29||   2018-09-05 20:29|| Front Page Top

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