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Wartime Melbourne's "Brownout Strangler" Serial Killer w/ Ian W. Shaw - A True Crime History Podcast

Wartime Melbourne's "Brownout Strangler" Serial Killer w/ Ian W. Shaw - A True Crime History Podcast

Update: 2019-02-251
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In early 1942, as World War II raged and Japan threatened Australia, tens of thousands of American servicemen arrived in Melbourne to provide assistance in the Pacific Theater.

One young U.S. soldier, however, named Eddie Leonski, used the browned-out city as a hunting ground to strangle and murder women.  My guest is Ian W. Shaw, author of Murder at Dusk: How US Soldier and Smiling Pyschopath Eddie Leonski Terrorized Wartime Melbourne. He shares details of the serial murders and their consequences to U.S.-Australian relations at a pivotal time in world history. 




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Ishmael

Leonsku was a weak coward. Glad he got put to death.

Feb 27th
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Wartime Melbourne's "Brownout Strangler" Serial Killer w/ Ian W. Shaw - A True Crime History Podcast

Wartime Melbourne's "Brownout Strangler" Serial Killer w/ Ian W. Shaw - A True Crime History Podcast

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