Ep 431: Family Stories Series 2: Episode 8

Ep 431: Family Stories Series 2: Episode 8

This week’s stories include a sailor who witnessed the atomic bomb exploding and lived to tell the tale, a medical emergency solved by a POW, a training exercise with an explosive ending and parents whose paths first crossed in wartime. 

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