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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Great, Unpublished History!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Great, Unpublished History!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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Jun 4, 2018

Great, Unpublished History!

Two WW2 servicemen. Two accounts of the same very special voyage upon the iconic Queen Mary in 1943, taking allied troops from Scotland to Egypt.

  •  "I relieved Tommy as lookout on the quarter deck, he reported Queen Mary sighted with HMS Curacao in the fare of her. What happened in the next...


May 8, 2018

Great, unpublished history!

A bumper episode, packed with POW stories.

Main feature: The story of Brian Asquith, who was a Rifleman in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps and was captured at Dunkirk in 1940.
A dangerous but heart-warming adventure in war-time Poland. Learn how the Polish people and the human race come out on...


Mar 31, 2018

28 Wilf Shaw RIP Tribute

It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of WWII veteran Wilf Shaw in hospital on 21 March 2018. His family advise that he passed away very peacefully in the early hours in hospital. He had enjoyed exceptional health for his age until a few weeks ago, when the breathing difficulties...