26 Mar

Friday Links * 2: The Charge of the Calcutta Light Horse

Banner: Movie clickWhen reality beats movies. Old geezers, World War II, spies, everything you need from a good story, and then Lindybeige, the master of WWII storytelling, to make a good story great. Be warned, it’s 1,5 hours long, but there are pictures.

The Last Charge of the Calcutta Light Horse – how middle-aged amateurs defeated the German navy

And as a bonus:

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