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May 12, 2020

Les Rutherford was part of the rear-guard defence of Dunkirk in 1940. He escaped to England in a most novel fashion and later volunteered for the Royal Air Force, becoming a bomb aimer on Lancasters.
He completed 23 operations with 50 Squadron from RAF Skellingthorpe but was shot down by a fighter on his 24th...


Apr 16, 2020

When the battle of Okinawa was over, almost a quarter of a million people had lost their lives, making it by far the bloodiest US battle of the Pacific. The horror of the battle ultimately determined President Truman’s choice to use atomic bombs in August 1945.

Featuring passages from Saul David's new book, Crucible...


Mar 18, 2020

Some smashing tales to share. Top of the bill is a tale of a sniper, Harry Furness, from the 6th Green Howards which I’m using with kind permission of the author of a book called Sniper Anthology.

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Mar 3, 2020

For You the War is Over - special guest preview of the brand new podcast by Dave and Dave.

More great unpublished history!
World War Two


Mar 3, 2020

Part Two, Episode Fifty anniversary special

Celebrate Dunkirk 80 with this special episode. Take a trip down the Second World War memory lane of Dunkirk,
D-Day, Lancasters, tanks, the Blitz, POW’s, the WW1 battle of Gallipoli and much more. Old stories, new stories and bloopers.

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