September 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, the allied attempt to create a sixty mile corridor, and
Last year I got an email from Cole Gill, his grandfather had made a number of tape recordings recounting his
In this episode we’re looking at an RAF raid in 1940 against the Dortmund-Ems canal. The canal was a vital
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
A few months ago I got email from David Taylor asking if I’d ever considered looking at the cork industry