Ep 165: Day of Days

Ep 165: Day of Days

Al Murray and James Holland speak to Band of Brothers scriptwriter John Orloff.

John wrote episode two, Day of Days, as well as episode nine, Why We Fight. He describes the origins of the hugely popular series and recounts his conversations with the veterans of the 101st Airborne Division.

Exclusive content available for Members

Share This Episode

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

More To Explore

Ep 38: Stalin in Paris

Did Russia have aspirations to march the Red Army all the way to Paris? Al Murray and James Holland debate Soviet intentions in 1945. The lads also name their favourite war museums and look back on their time in Arnhem

Ep 323: The Evacuation of Crete

In the second part of our story of the Battle of Crete James and Al discuss the fighting retreat, the brilliant Cretan resistance and the accounts of the writer Evelyn Waugh, a veteran of the battle.

Ep 28: The Capture of Rome

Al Murray and James Holland debate the controversial decision taken by General Mark Clark to liberate Rome. Also up for discussion are the mysterious Foo Fighters and the wartime experiences of comedian Spike Milligan.

Ep 127: The Black Market

Were there any good consequences of the black market in Western Europe? Al Murray and James Holland don’t think so. Especially not for the impoverished Italians.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *