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Ep. 13: Thomas Clavin on Joe Moser
School of WarJan 18, 2022
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Journalist and author Thomas Clavin joins the show to discuss the harrowing journey of Joe Moser, an American fighter pilot during World War II and the subject of Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival. 


Times

  • 01:41 - Introduction 
  • 03:33 - Why a book on Joe Moser
  • 09:44 - The Lockheed P-38 Lightning 
  • 11:09 - August 13, 1944
  • 13:48 - Nazis send Moser to Buchenwald
  • 15:44 - Buchenwald and the concentration camp system
  • 17:48 - Karl-Otto and Ilse Koch
  • 19:36 - Life at Buchenwald
  • 21:34 - Colonel Phil Lamason
  • 23:00 - Hannes Trautloft and Moser’s survival
  • 27:27 - Leaving Buchenwald 
  • 31:47 - Joe after the war