Ep 58: The Khaki Election and the Sherman Tank

Ep 58: The Khaki Election and the Sherman Tank

Was Churchill’s defeat in the 1945 election really a surprise?

Al Murray and James Holland discuss the significance of sending the Beveridge Report to every serviceman. Plus the boys make a case for their favourite tank. Was it the Sherman what won it? 

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