Ep 302: Family Stories – Ep 14

This week we hear more of your war time family stories. Including the story of an alarming experience in a London hospital’s labour ward during an air raid; how a prisoner in a labour camp in Nagasaki didn’t even notice the atom bomb falling; and how numerous close escapes eventually led to being reunited with […]

Ep 301: The Remains of War

Steve Ballinger MBE removes ordnance from former sites of conflict. He has spent the last decade removing 60,000+ mines, shrapnel and ordnance from the tiny island of Peleliu. He talks to James and Al about the complicated role, the history of the battle between the US and Japanese and the importance of preserving these sites.

Ep 300: Prince Philip

In the wake of his death, Al Murray and James Holland discuss the Duke of Edinburgh’s war record and his role in the Royal Navy.  They also answer questions on Civilian Affairs and Hanz Speidels’ drinking habit.