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.
Al Murray and James Holland discuss the post war historical debate in Germany. Plus, is it true that Winston Churchill offered Northern Ireland to the Republic in exchange for Irish support in the war? Other subjects up for debate are