Britain's Greatest Machines

Season 1 Episode 1

1930s: The Road To War

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Jun 04, 2009 on National Geographic
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1930s: The Road To War
Chris Barrie drives the world's fastest steam locomotive, the A4 Gresley. Then he takes a flight in one of Britain's most successful early commercial airliners, the Dragon Rapide. The 1930s also introduced us to the Morris, the mass-produced car which went on to influence the production of one of the fastest tanks of the Second World War, the Crusader.moreless

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