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Bill Cheall fought at Dunkirk, North Africa and Sicily. He was in the first wave on Gold Beach on D-Day and ended his war in Germany. Since Bill's WW2 memoirs were published, many former comrades have come forward with stories and diaries of their own, all forming part of the jigsaw of Bill's war.

The Fighting Through podcast gives you the stories behind the story. You’ll hear memoirs and memories of veterans connected to Bill's war in some way – and much more. So you're going to hear some great, unpublished history.

Show notes, including photos, transcripts and more background at www.FightingThroughPodcast.co.uk

Bill Cheall WW2

Apr 11, 2013

Veteran accounts of the Wadi Akarit battle which brought Allied victory in North Africa 

Great, unpublished history! 

Monty vs Rommel – The final round. WWII, April 1943 

The famous battle of El Alamein turned the tide against the German army in North Africa. Shortly after, in Operation Scipio, Allied victory at the...


Apr 11, 2013

Gripping veteran account of the Beaches at Dunkirk, 1940  

Great, unpublished history! 

Covering Bill Cheall’s dramatic experience on the beaches at Bray-Dunes, France, 1940, trying to get back to England. 

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