British soldiers famously loved a night of entertainment in the field, as Spike Milligan’s books attest. But how were German troops entertained? James Holland and Al Murray discuss the Wehrmacht Propaganda Troops, who were not noted for their cross dressing and high jinx. The Japanese occupation of Hong Kong, the HMS Hood and the Ox & Bucks are all the subject of discussion.
In April 1942 Denis Barnham flew his Spitfire off the deck of an aircraft carrier and headed for Malta, where the air battle over the island was at its most intense. This brilliant account of his time on the island