Episodes:

Ep 9: Bunker Busting

Al Murray and James Holland explore the converted tanks used at Normandy. Also up for discussion are parachute decoys, the dangers of back-flash and who killed Michael Wittmann.

Ep 8: D-Day and DD Tanks

D-Day takes centre stage as Al Murray and James Holland discuss floating tanks, flamethrowers and the story of Omaha Beach.

Ep 6: A Foothold in France

James Holland discusses the early planning of Operation Overlord while Al Murray debates the merits of the PIAT, the British hand-held anti-tank weapon with a mixed reputation.

Ep 5: Rommel, Rations and the Battle of Sangshak

James Holland and Al Murray debate Rommel, rations and the right approach to heavy bombing. Plus we hear the story of an important battle between the British and Japanese.

Ep 4: Arnhem, Eastwood and Normandy Antics

Al and James explain why Arnhem was a Bridge too Far; James describes the Germans’ enormous guns in Crimea; Al tells a boy’s own story of Normandy.

Ep 2: Rations, the Ritz and Nazi FM

Al Murray explains why Madagascar was briefly the most important battleground in World War Two, while James Holland talks us through the output of Nazi radio. Also, why the Ritz served lobster and fine wine throughout the blitz, and the lads debate the bloodiest battle on the western front.

Ep 1: The Spitfire, the Major, and Monte Cassino

In the first episode of our new World War II series Al Murray explains why the wings of a Spitfire never break off, while James Holland remembers the man who was told to smash up Monte Cassino. Plus General Patton, tactical genius or bloody murderer? #WeHaveWays

Trailer

Achtung! Achtung!

Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland bring you a new podcast all about the Second World War.

We Have Ways of Making You Talk will see the two men tell battlefield tales and bring forgotten events back into sharp focus as they roam down forgotten front lines, cast new villains and make the case for unlikely heroes.