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May 16, 2013

Graphic accounts of the D-Day landings taken from two veteran memoirs.

Startling accounts from two different perspectives - one from an infantryman, the other from a Royal Engineer, both landing on Gold Beach under heavy fire. This is the third episode in the WWII podcast series Fighting Through from Dunkirk to...

Apr 11, 2013

Veteran accounts of the key battle which led to victory in North Africa, Second World War

Wadi Akarit - World War Two's own Charge of the Light Brigade! 

"A patrol went out that night. Lance Corporal Joe Ryder of Spennymoor went with them. He was a long-term member of 2 Platoon and told us afterwards how they had...

Apr 11, 2013

Gripping veteran account of the Beaches at Dunkirk, 1940, WWII.  

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

Great unpublished history! 

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