Why did General Gavin not take the vital bridge at Nijmegen as soon as his 82nd Airborne Division landed in Holland? A hugely controversial decision to concentrate instead on the Groesbeek Heights is debated here by James Holland and Dutch historian R G Poulussen.
Ep 178: VJ Day and the Atomic Bomb
Seventy five years ago the world celebrated Victory over Japan Day as the war in the Pacific finally ended. Al Murray and James Holland discuss the big decisions taken at the time, most notably the use of the atomic bomb.