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My Dad, 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So you're going to hear some great, unpublished history.

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

Bill Cheall 1939

Jul 20, 2016

Memoirs of a Lancaster rear gunner in WW2 

A privileged opportunity to hear 96 year old Flight Sergeant Claude Reynolds' WW2 memories, sometimes frightening, often fascinating 

Great, unpublished history! 

Claude had the unenviable role of being rear gunner in a Lancaster during the 2nd world war and flew many sorties...


Jul 9, 2016

The engaging memories of a Legion D'Honneur veteran

Great, unpublished history!

Paul Cheall has a coffee and chat with Wilf Shaw of 6th Battalion the Green Howards, 50th infantry division, in the British Army. 

Wilf fought in many campaigns including fighting for Monty’s 8th army in Alamein, Wadi Akarit in Tunisia,...