About the film Kaboom: A History of Bombing
The Kaboom Podcast
Episode 2: The most bombed country in the world
Date:  April 19, 2017.
Peter Alan Lloyd, peteralanlloyd.com
Joshua Kurlantzick talks with us about the most bombed country in the world, tiny little Laos. Also, we talk about the "Mother of All Bombs" dropped on Afghanistan last week, and the Doolittle Raid on Japan this week in 1942.
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Guest
Joshua Kurlantzick, Southeast Asia specialist at the Council on Foreign Relations. Author of "A Great Place to Have a War."
Music
Artist: Kevin MacLeod. Title: Mysterioso March.
Link: incompetech.com.
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Artist: _ghost. Title: Reverie (small theme).
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Artist: Circus Marcus. Title: La Tapa del Domingo.
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Artist: Admiral Bob, Martijn de Boer, Free Mickey. Title: Gargantua.
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This week in history
Doolittle raid
April 18, 1942
How the Americans' first attempt to bomb Japan in World War II went right, and wrong.

Sources

Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor

James M. Scott

www.amazon.com/ . . . /0393352277

 

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Capt. Ted W. Lawson

www.amazon.com/ . . . /0743474333

 

I Could Never Be So Lucky Again

James Doolittle, Carroll V. Glines

www.amazon.com/Could-Never-Be-Lucky-Again/dp/ . . . /0553584642

 

"The Untold Story of the Vengeful Japanese Attack After the Doolittle Raid"

Smithsonian magazine

www.smithsonianmag.com/ . . . /untold-story-vengeful-japanese-attack-doolittle-raid-180955001

 

YouTube of newsreel; includes planes taking off:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yXzYxUC93A

 

YouTube Interview with Doolittle:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlFAk0NAJko