James Holland and Al Murray discuss the famous convoy system known as the Red Ball Express, which supplied Allied forces moving across the continent after D-Day. The lads also discuss the Scheldt Campaign which opened up the shipping route to Antwerp; plus the importance of the Arctic Convoys.
A special edition of Family Stories today to mark Valentine’s Day. While researching his new book James uncovered letters from Bill Wharton, who fought with the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry. This episode is dedicated to the love letters Bill sent to