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Sep 21, 2018

Great, Unpublished History!

Interview with Freddie Linacre, a veteran of the North Africa campaign and POW

Soldiers survived or were killed or captured. Learn how one man nearly did all three.

Hear the painful tricks POW's pulled to get out of work duties

Learn how being a Catholic POW, even in Italy, guaranteed you...


Sep 10, 2018

Great, Unpublished History!

Hear the WWII diary Anne Cheall wrote on holiday in Wales in July 1943. A brief sojourn before returning to the bomb making factory.

Paul tries out his foreign language skills.

The secret sayings and proverbs which guided Anne throughout her life.

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Aug 29, 2018

Great, Unpublished History!

A Wren's Story, by Audrey Johnson - the memoirs of a WREN in a signals team during WW2, based in N Ireland

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How Anne Cheall made the best of limited rations with her wartime recipes

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Jul 20, 2018

Great, Unpublished History!

How 17 year old civilian Anne Cheall staved off the threat of hunger, the dangers of working in a bomb factory, the humour from working for a German boss, and how she stood in as a surrogate agony aunt for one of her friends who thought she was pregnant!

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Jun 25, 2018

Great, Unpublished History!

Volker, born 1944, tells some fascinating tales about the dangers his Dad faced in returning to his home country ahead of the advancing Russians, as WW2 ended. Many family stories include a daring escape from Stalingrad and escape from a train bound for Siberia.

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