Fighting Through WW2 History

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A short episode to follow up feedback I’ve had on the previous Seabees episode. LINK TO BUY ME A COFFEE Full show notes at: https://www.fightingthroughpodcast.co.uk/72_More_Seabees Reviews on main website https://www.fightingthroughpodcast.co.
A Navy Seabee’s Sketchbook of War in the South Pacific The second world war adventures of Nat Bellantoni and his naval comrades in the famous Seabees. Plus a memoir from Seabee John Serra. LINK TO BUY ME A COFFEE Full show notes at: https://ww
I’ve got a number of Dad’s comrades KIA that I either can’t trace or have no photographs of – Jack Betley from Halifax was one of them. I once knew nothing about him - now I know everything, thanks to listener Mark Peters. LINK TO BUY ME A COFF
The memoir of a 13 year old boy soldier who witnessed six years of world war two, from Jewish persecution to hand-to-hand fighting on the front line - Wilhelm Johannes Langbein. "I tell my father’s story in his own words, without judgement or a
Part Five - More entertaining WW2 tales plus some great family stories from Gabriel Cervantes and Sidney Topf. Australian Leslie Eric Cook was in the second 14th of the Australian Imperial Force. He served in Greece, Crete, New Guinea, Borneo a
Part Four 1943/4 - Various entertaining WW2 tales Australian Leslie Eric Cook was in the second 14th of the Australian Imperial Force. He served in Greece, Crete, New Guinea, Borneo and Japan. Web site episode page - Full episode show notes, li
Part Three 1942/3 - New Guinea adventures and more. Australian Leslie Eric Cook was in the second 14th of the Australian Imperial Force. He served in Greece, Crete, New Guinea, Borneo and Japan. Australian War Memorial website. Loads of pics an
Part Two - Circa 1941 Greece adventures, plus an exclusive Canadian family story about the Great Escape! Web site - Full episode show notes, links, photo and transcript Web site home page Feedback/reviews - Thank you.  Twitter page Facebook pa
Notification of revised episode 24 More stories, more music - more tissues! To listen, delete your old 24 and re-download the latest 24, issued 22/12/20
Six full years of an Australian soldier’s war, in what I think is one of the finest set of stories you could ever hope to come across - over 80 in all.  Web site - Full show notes, links, photo and transcript Web site home page Feedback/review
Jean was a youngster when the second world war broke out. She describes her first sinister sighting of a German airship – a Zeppelin She tells of her evacuation from Norfolk to Nottinghamshire early on in the war. She’s got stories of deadly Do
THIS IS PART TWO - LISTEN TO PART ONE, EPISODE 61, FIRST Damien Lewis is the author of new book CHURCHILL’S HELLRAISERS: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress. It’s the TRUE story of a hodge-podge team tasked with sneaking throu
PART ONE Damien Lewis is the author of new book CHURCHILL’S HELLRAISERS: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress. It’s the TRUE story of a hodge-podge team tasked with sneaking through enemy territory and breaching an otherwise im
LISTEN TO EPISODES 56 -59 BEFORE THIS ONE The FIFTH and FINAL instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top by Morris Prince.  Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir
LISTEN TO EPISODES 56 -59 BEFORE THIS ONE The FIFTH and FINAL instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top by Morris Prince.  Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir
LISTEN TO EPISODES 56 -58 BEFORE THIS ONE The FOURTH instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top  Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir of the entire period from
LISTEN TO EPISODES 56 AND 57 BEFORE THIS ONE The THIRD instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top  Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir of the entire period fro
LISTEN TO EPISODE 56 BEFORE THIS ONE The second instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top  Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir of the entire period from leavi
Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir of the entire period from leaving America for England and onto Germany. Links - Not supported by all podcast players: Full show not
Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir of the entire period from leaving America for England and onto Germany. Links - Not supported by all podcast players: Full show not
Les Rutherford was part of the rear-guard defence of Dunkirk in 1940. He escaped to England in a most novel fashion and later volunteered for the Royal Air Force, becoming a bomb aimer on Lancasters. He completed 23 operations with 50 Squadron
When the battle of Okinawa was over, almost a quarter of a million people had lost their lives, making it by far the bloodiest US battle of the Pacific. The horror of the battle ultimately determined President Truman’s choice to use atomic bomb
Some smashing tales to share. Top of the bill is a tale of a sniper, Harry Furness, from the 6th Green Howards which I’m using with kind permission of the author of a book called Sniper Anthology. Links - Not supported by all podcast players: F
Some smashing tales to share. Top of the bill is a tale of a sniper, Harry Furness, from the 6th Green Howards which I’m using with kind permission of the author of a book called Sniper Anthology. Links - Not supported by all podcast players: F
For You the War is Over - special guest preview of the brand new podcast by Dave and Dave. More great unpublished history! World War Two
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