Episodes:

Ep 265: Landing Craft

Archeologist and historian Stephen Fisher joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss the organisational challenges faced by the Allies in the planning of D-Day as the Royal Navy attempted to perfect the art of beach landings.

Ep 263: Inge Auerbacher

Inge Auerbacher was born in Germany in 1934. She spent three years in the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, where she was one of a tiny percentage to survive.

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day Inge talks to Al Murray and James Holland about the horrors of her experience as a young Jewish girl in Nazi Germany.

Ep 261: The Germans are coming

Was there ever any chance of the Germans successfully invading England? James Holland and Al Murray have always argued that Operation Sea Lion was a non starter from inception. But just for a moment imagine Hitler didn’t send out the Halt Order and the BEF were trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk. Oh go on, indulge us for 45 minutes or so…

Ep 258: Family Stories – Ep 2

In the second episode of our new Family Stories series we hear your tales of liberating Belgian breweries, battles at Iwo Jima and escapes from Nazi concentration camps.

With thanks to Jack Gus Adamson, Steve Flaunty, Martin Jaspers, Roger Justus, Simon Thompson and Matt Wilkins for sharing their stories.