Episodes:

Ep 254: Prisoners of the Empire

Author Sarah Kovner joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss the treatment of Allied Prisoners of War in the Far East. Listeners may be surprised to hear how confusion and ignorance more than an intentionally brutal policy contributed to the suffering of the men.

Sarah Kovner is Senior Research Scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University

Ep 251: Gliders

After reading George Chatterton’s autobiography Al Murray wonders if glider operations were ever really a good idea. Meanwhile James Holland discusses supply lines in North Africa and Italy. Both Al and James promise to dig deeper into the lesser known battles in Burma.

Ep 249: The Wings of Pegasus, By George Chatterton – Episode 8

Brigadier George Chatterton’s memoirs, read by Al Murray, tell the extraordinary story of his time as a soldier for the British Army who then went on to become the Commander of the Glider Pilot Regiment during the Second World War.

Ep 248: The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton – Episode 7

Brigadier George Chatterton’s memoirs, read by Al Murray, tell the extraordinary story of his time as a soldier for the British Army who then went on to become the Commander of the Glider Pilot Regiment during the Second World War.

Ep 247: Family Stories: Annabel Venning

From today We Have Ways is bringing you a bonus weekend episode called Family Stories. We’re launching the series with Annabel Venning, who joins Al and James to explain how she researched her own family’s experience from the Blitz to Burma resulting in her book ‘To War With The Walkers’.

Each Sunday Al and James will read the wartime family stories from you, our listeners. If you would like your family story to be considered please send us no more than 500 words, either by email to wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com or on the Patreon site under the Family Stories tab. If you email us, please make the subject ‘Family Stories’.

Ep 246: The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton – Episode 6

Brigadier George Chatterton’s memoirs, read by Al Murray, tell the extraordinary story of his time as a soldier for the British Army who then went on to become the Commander of the Glider Pilot Regiment during the Second World War.