Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #137: The Angel of Mons

January 20th, 2009

Episode 150 of 574 episodes

Popular fiction tells us that a small group of British soldiers in World War I defeated a vastly superior German force with the help of angels sent from heaven. Does this story have its roots in military history, or in pulp fiction stories?

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