Jan 20, 2017
The personal WWII diary and letters home from Capt Wood of the Lady of Mann offer a unique glimpse into the happenings of the Dunkirk evacuation during WW2 in 1940
Bill Cheall was plucked off the Dunkirk beaches by the ship Lady of Mann, which had an heroic part to play at Dunkirk
The ship was captained by civilian seaman, Tom Woods, who would later be honoured with an OBE for his gallant efforts.
Hear about the murderous threat of the German forces
Learn about a mutiny on the big ships!
A dramatic blow by blow account of five deadly days in Dunkirk!
The second in a special Dunkirk series. Recommended that you also listen to Podcast Episode 9 in this series - Major Petch's Dunkirk diary, WWII.
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Best podcast for World War 2 history and the second world war