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Part Two – Day Of Days

Stand up, hook on, equipment check, sound off and out the door as your hosts Elton McManus and Andy Poulastides review Part Two – Day Of Days Easy Company paratroopers jump behind enemy lines in Normandy on D-Day and struggle to reunite in hostile territory. We are NOT experts, veterans or master tacticians of World…

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Part One – Currahee

The Second Deployment of the Band Of Brothers Podcast starts here. Your hosts Elton McManus and Andy Poulastides start the mini series with Part One – Currahee Easy Company goes through training under the leadership of a captain who relentlessly pushes them to their limits but may be limited as a leader in the field….

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Canadian Formula 1 GP 2024

An incredible Canadian GP where Ferrari where nowhere, Russell was on Pole and did the pose, Perez celebrated signing a new Red Bull contract by smashing his car up and should drivers swap insurance details after an accident ? We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children),…

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Saving Private Ryan (Second Deployment)

Welcome to the Second Deployment of the Band Of Brothers Podcast. Your hosts Elton McManus and Andy Poulastides are here to walk you through possibly the greatest TV show ever created. The Second Deployment? Yes, we’ve done all this before but as time went on, we we’re unhappy with the results. So here we are,…

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Monaco Formula 1 GP 2024

A very polarising “race” where F1 car go as slowly as they can, to win a race you cannot overtake in. That being said there were three incidents on the first lap, tyre saving, teammates helping teammates, a Prince Albert spraying and a crash in the harbour. All this and we ask the question, is…

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Emilia Romagna Formula 1 GP 2024

Sometime you just have to admit you can’t polish a turd. Join us as we attempt to do just that with Alonso crashing in FP3 and causing a problem for the medical car, Red Bull struggling….. until they don’t, and a good last 10 laps or so in the race. We hope you enjoy. Warning: this…

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Miami Formula 1 GP 2024

He’s only gone and bloody done it! Lando finally chalks up his first win, and it wasn’t because Red Bull fluffed their line. Great race, brilliant moment, incredible scenes. We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humour (which may be unsuitable for adults), and the…

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Miami SPRINT Formula 1 GP 2024

On to the Miami GP with Fun Size included. There’s a ton of news to get through, a few subjects which will rumble on for some time. We also cover the Sprint where Magnussen grabbed all the attention with his actions. Was it unsportsmanlike? we shall see. Tune into the next episode for the main…

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Chinese Formula 1 GP 2024

The first sprint race of the year is done, the fires have been put out and the dust has settled so it’s on to the main event, the Chinese GP. This time out Verstappen disappears off into the distance, Bottas breaks down and Stroll rams Ricciardo. Thank you to Eddie for stepping in. We hope…

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Chinese SPRINT Formula 1 GP 2024

Formula 1 returns to China for the first time since 2019 with the fist Sprint/Fun Size race of the season. Rain caused drama during Fun Sized quali, Norris claims pole, Sainz hits a wall and grass catches fire. Thank you to Eddie for stepping in. We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language…

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Japanese Formula 1 GP 2024

We’re back to the Japanese GP where Williams have a big repair bill, Red Bull dominate and Tsunoda has a blinder. We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humour (which may be unsuitable for adults), and the ramblings of 2 uninformed blokes who don’t really…

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The Great Escape

Andy and Elton head back to the holiday camp known as Stalag Luft III for some R&R. Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

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Australian Formula 1 GP 2024

The Red Bull of Max Verstappen came undone at the Australian GP as we saw Albon crash his car and jump into Sargeants, brake drum and wheel nut shenanigans, did Alonso brake test Russell and why wasn’t a red flag thrown at the end? We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language (which…

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PART NINE

Andy and Elton jump over the wall and make a run for home in the last episode of Masters Of The Air. Nearing the end of the war, POW’s endure a harrowing journey across German territory while Rosie uncovers a shocking discovery.

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PART EIGHT

Andy and Elton are joined by John ( https://twitter.com/BadSocialism ) as we play imaginary ball games and rip tree trunks out the floor. Oh and we have new room mates. Crosby prepares for D-Day. The POWs wonder how the Allied landing will affect their fate. Tuskegee pilots attack targets in Southern France.   Please check…

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Saudi Arabian Formula 1 GP 2024

A slightly better race weekend this time out , but not for Carlos as he heads to hospital to have his appendix removed. Step up Ollie Bearman into the second Ferrari. Andy and Elton also ask the question – is Stroll up for the Grosjean award? We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong…

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PART SEVEN

Join Andy and Elton as we make a home made radio receiver and eat very questionable rabbit. The prisoners of Stalag Luft III attempt to connect with the outside world. Berlin becomes the 100th’s primary target. Rosie makes a crucial decision.

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Bahrain Formula 1 GP 2024

Like a filler episode in your favourite TV show, the Bahrain GP happened but didn’t progress the story in any real way. Join Elton and Andy as they try their hardest to get something out of this weekend. We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual…

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Liveries 2024

We’re back with our infamous LIVERIES episode for the 2024 Formula 1 season. We’ll talk about all the teams and drivers and a few bits that happened during testing. Looking forward to the new season? You will be! We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual…

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PART SIX

Join Andy and Elton as we head into interrogation on three fronts. Rosie and his crew are sent to rest at a country estate. Crosby meets an intriguing British officer at Oxford. Egan faces the essence of Nazi evil.

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PART FIVE

Join Andy and Elton as we head to Münster to destroy a railroad. Lets hope we make it back. Rosie’s next mission signals a significant shift in the 100th’s bombing strategy. Crosby receives a promotion, but it comes with a high price.

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PART FOUR

Join Andy and Elton as we sneak across occupied Europe to get back to ol’ Blighty. Lt. Rosenthal joins the 100th just as one of its crews reaches a milestone. The U-boat pens at Bremen become a target for the second time.

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PART THREE

Join Andy and Elton as we receive orders from behind a curtain to cover Part Three of Masters of the Air. 3rd Mission, Bomb 109 Assembly factory in Regenburg, on to Schweinfurt and land in Teleghma, Algeria. The group participates in its largest mission to date – the bombing of vital aircraft manufacturing plants deep…

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Hamilton To Ferrari

Welcome to the 10 o’clock news where Andy and Elton bring you the big story of the day. We hope you enjoy. Warning: this podcast occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humour (which may be unsuitable for adults), and the ramblings of 2 uninformed blokes who don’t really have a clue…

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PART TWO

Join Andy and Elton as we receive orders from behind a curtain to cover Part Two of Masters of the Air. 2nd Mission, Bomb U-boat pens in Norway. The 100th bombs German U-boat pens in Norway. With the help of Lt. Crosby’s navigating, a damaged B-17 struggles to get back to Britain.

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PART ONE

Join Andy and Elton as we receive orders from behind a curtain to cover Part One of Masters of the Air. 1st Mission, Bombing run in Bremen. Led by Majors Cleven and Egan, the 100th Bomb Group arrives in England and joins the 8th Air Force’s campaign against Nazi Germany.

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Memphis Belle

In preparation of the new Apple+ series Masters Of The Air, your pilot’s Andy and Elton warm up by covering the 1990’s Memphis Belle. In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in the UK prepares for its 25th and final bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.

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Season Review ’23

Welcome to two very tired, grumpy idiots talking about the fantastic, exciting, nail biting and unforgettable 2023 Formula 1 season. We hope you enjoy. Thank you to everyone who has listened this year, taken part in our listener league, posted on Facebook and Discord and helped over on Patreon with Deckchairs & Dirty Air. Warning: this…

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Abu Dhabi Formula 1 GP 2023

Once again the sun sets on a season in Abu Dhabi. This week Christian Horner is stirring things up, Laurence Stroll is in the market for a new son, Sainz struggles and Perez gets a 5 second penalty. Also, for those keeping track, Verstappen didn’t need to turn up to the last 10 races. We…

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Las Vegas Formula 1 GP 2023

We were all worried that the Las Vegas GP would be over hyped, a bit of a farce and over all too much of our senses.  How wrong were we, granted it didn’t start very well and the bit in the middle wasn’t great but when the race started, we were all pleasantly surprised. We…

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