Episode 136: Buzz Bombs


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On June 13, 1944, the German Air Force began launching one of the first guided missiles in history. In Britain, the bomb was commonly known as "the doodlebug" or the "buzz bomb," for the buzzing sound it made as it fell. The only way to combat the buzz bomb was to shoot it out of the sky with anti-aircraft guns or fighter planes.

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