For a long time I’ve been fascinated by movie stars who chose to join the military and saw combat in
The usual narrative for WWII is that turning points of the war are in 1942 with the battles of Midway,
On the 6th June 1944, D-Day, over 83,000 British and Canadian troops struggled ashore onto their beaches Juno, Sword and Gold.
In this episode of the podcast I talk to John Sadler about their experiences.
‘Before the war, Normandy’s Plage d’Or coast was best known for its sleepy villages and holiday destinations. Early in 1944,
In this episode I’m joined by Walter Borneman, if you cast your mind back I talked to him in episode
On the 6th of June 1942 Japanese troops invaded the island of Attu which is part of Alaska, it was
In this episode we’re going to be looking at the Free French and the Division Leclerc, commanded by Philippe de
We’ve all see the film Downfall about the Führerbunker in Berlin, in the closing days of the war. And we
The SAS made their name in the North African desert, but less well known is after that they continued to
In this episode we’re going to be looking at the story of Howard Snyder, a B-17 ‘Flying Fortress’ pilot, flying