Season two of The Object of History podcast by the Massachusetts Historical Society continues with “A World War II Bomber Pilot’s Canine Companion,” the story of Thunderbolt, a dog who served as a companion to an American bomber pilot and POW Lt. Robert Payne during World War II.
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The Object of History podcast looks through the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society to tell the story of America through millions of rare and unique documents, artifacts, and irreplaceable national treasures.
Each episode of the podcast takes you on a behind the scenes tour of that vast collection. Hosts Cassie Cloutier and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai speak with staff experts and scholars to learn about the stories behind their collections and gain a richer understanding of the past.
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Photo of Lieutenant Robert Payne and Thunderbolt provided.