Ep 221: Confusion on Gold Beach

Ep 221: Confusion on Gold Beach

James Holland explains the challenges of researching the events of D Day for his new book about the Sherwood Rangers. Al Murray discusses the difficulty of relying on the memories of men caught up in dangerous events.

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