They Gave Him a Tent


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In 1943, the Germans were already using jet technology in combat. The United States military leadership was frantic for a jet fighter of their own to counter the new threat. An idea for a secret organization hidden within a large aeronautics company begins to take shape and at the root of this idea is a young American engineer. For exclusive content, check out our show notes at Email us at Produced by Theresa Hoey & Claire Whitfield Artwork by Becca Smith

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