Dec 4, 2016
"Champagne and scrambled eggs for supper!"
The personal war diary and letters home from Major Petch offer a unique glimpse into the lives of the British soldiers during Dunkirk in 1940 WW2.
"It'll all be over when it gets hotter" was the prevailing opinion.
This changed in a matter of days as the weather did get hotter but the soldiers began a desperate fight for their lives in the face of Hitler's blitzkreig.
A dramatic blow by blow account of the Major's writings.
Would they get off the beaches at Dunkirk?
More great unpublished history - of the Second World War.
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Best podcast for World War 2 history and the second world war