Ep 381: Patton

Few military leaders of the Second World War divide opinion quite so much as George S Patton. His decisive leadership drove the Third Army rapidly through France in 1944 and after the Battle of the Bulge he continued deep into Nazi Germany. But his expletive laden speeches and controversial slapping of shell-shocked soldiers caused serious […]

Ep 380: Stan Perry

Stan Perry was the last living troop commander of the legendary Sherwood Rangers. Injured in Normandy and again in Germany, he recently attended We Have Ways Fest where he discussed his extraordinary war time experiences on stage with James Holland. Sadly, Stan passed away yesterday, Wednesday, October 6th. Stan Perry 1923 – 2021

Ep 379: Nazis in the Air

How politicised was the Luftwaffe? Second World War aviation expert Victoria Taylor joins Al Murray and James Holland to examine the history of German airmen, Hermann Göring and the Nazification of the Luftwaffe.

Ep 378: A Life In The Skies

Colin Bell flew thirteen missions to Berlin in his beloved Mosquito as part of Bomber Command. The 100-year-old veteran pilot joined James Holland on stage at We Have Ways Fest to describe restarting his engines over the city after surviving a full on attack, dodging away from German jet fighters, and being woken up on […]