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Pod 234: How Military News Inspired Thunderbirds with Peter Caddick-Adams
Episode 2345th December 2022 • The Gerry Anderson Podcast • Anderson Entertainment
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Building hope out of tragedy! Gerry Anderson served in the military and lost his brother Lionel in World War II. But Lionel was never forgotten and served as the inspiration for the pilots of shows like Thunderbirds. Military historian Peter Caddick-Adams and Jamie Anderson discuss how Gerry's frustration with military life led to the creation of fictional para-military organisations where the mission was always to save lives!

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37:47 Peter Caddick-Adams - Part One

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1:27:03 Wrapping things up!

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