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We Have Ways of Making You Talk

We Have Ways of Making You Talk

Achtung! Achtung!

Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War.

We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a bi-weekly show exploring the war in close up. James and Al have a stunning knowledge of their subject, but don't expect a linear narrative. The boys love a tangent and a forgotten tale.

We Have Ways of Making You Talk roams down forgotten front lines, casts new villains and makes the case for unlikely heroes.

Send questions to James and Al via Twitter using #WeHaveWays or by email to [email protected]

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280. Family Stories - Ep 7

This week in our Family Stories series we hear your tales of a friendship with Douglas Bader, the sinking of the Wallasea and a powerfully evocative poem from a Chindit.

With thanks to Mike Atkinson, Mike King, Alex McKenzie, James McNeill and John Wood for sharing their stories.

We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways

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Produced by Jon Gill

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2021-02-28
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279. Civilian Soldiers

The British Army in Normandy are the focus as Al Murray and James Holland are joined by historian and author Jonathan Ware.

In Jonathan?s book 'Jocks, Dragons and Sospans: Through Normandy with 53rd Welsh Division' he questions the Allies' version of events in the battle and offers a new perspective on the British Army's conduct in North-West Europe.

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Produced by Harry Lineker

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2021-02-25
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278. Big Week

In February 1944 the combined air forces of Britain and the US launched a huge series of raids against Nazi Germany. What did they hope to achieve and how successful was the campaign? James Holland and Al Murray discuss the events many believe were intended to lure the remnants of the Luftwaffe into the air for a final, decisive battle.

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2021-02-23
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277. Family Stories - Ep 6

This week in our Family Stories series we hear your tales of Russian convoys, the Dunkirk evacuation and a Yugoslav fighting for the Germans.

With thanks to Stefan Breg, Lindsay Gordon, Robert Largan, Mark Turner and Philip Woods for sharing their stories.

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2021-02-21
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276. German Hardware

We?re talking German hardware and army units with military YouTuber Bernhard Kast. Wehrmacht doctrine, machine guns and riflemen groups are all up for discussion.

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2021-02-18
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275. Western Approaches

There was no more important field of conflict in the Second World War than the Battle of the Atlantic. On February 17th, 1941, Western Approaches HQ opened in Liverpool to co-ordinate the Royal Navy and 15 Group Costal Command.

On its 80th anniversary Al Murray and James Holland speak to lead historian Dave Roberts to discuss the vital role played by the men and women in the underground bunker and operations room at Western Approaches HQ.

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2021-02-17
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274. Good for Morale

Terrifying tank battles and entertaining the troops are two topics for discussion as Al Murray and James Holland delve into the experience of life in the British Amed forces during the Second World War.

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2021-02-16
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273. Family Stories - Valentine?s Day

A special edition of Family Stories today to mark Valentine?s Day.

While researching his new book James uncovered letters from Bill Wharton, who fought with the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry. 

This episode is dedicated to the love letters Bill sent to his wife during the war.

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2021-02-14
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272. British Resistance

Britain was the only country to prepare a resistance movement before it was needed. Andrew Chatterton joins Al and James to discuss the history of the auxiliary units, men who would operate behind the lines should the Nazis invade Britain.

Would you like to watch We Have Ways live each Thursday evening and ask Al and James questions about all aspects of the Second World War?

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Produced by Harry Lineker

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2021-02-11
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271. Convoys and the Triple Nickels

Al Murray and James Holland discuss the massive effort to move fighting men across the world.

Plus the story of an American airborne battalion made up only of black servicemen.

Would you like to watch We Have Ways live each Thursday evening and ask Al and James questions about all aspects of the Second World War?

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2021-02-09
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270. Family Stories - Ep 4

This week in our Family Stories series we hear your tales of German spies, runaway barrage balloons and a witness to the Hiroshima atom bomb.

With thanks to Jack Ashton, Ben Brown, Norman Clark, Richard Power, Christopher Smith and Tim Vaughan for sharing their stories.

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2021-02-07
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269. Training for Battle

Professor John Buckley joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss the Allies? approach to training. Armoured operations and the Normandy campaign also feature in a wide ranging discussion. Regular listeners to We Have Ways will know that Professor Buckley wrote the influential Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Northwest Europe, 1944-5.

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2021-02-04
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268. Steel not Flesh

Al Murray and James Holland discuss the Allies? policy of using liberal amounts of ammunition as a way of conserving the lives of their men.

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2021-02-02
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267. Family Stories - Ep 3

In this week?s episode of our Family Stories series we hear your tales of the first wedding after the war, surviving the Blitz and a harrowing visit to Bergen-Belsen.

With thanks to Tom Achard, William Carver, David Ludlow, Tom Porter, Ben Ross, Dan Vaux-Nobes and Jamie Young for sharing their stories.

Please go to our twitter account to see the photographs described in Jamie Young?s story.

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2021-01-31
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266. The Wings of Pegasus, By George Chatterton - Episode 19

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

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2021-01-29
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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.

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2021-01-28
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264. The Wings of Pegasus, By George Chatterton - Episode 18

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

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2021-01-28
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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.

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2021-01-27
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262. The Wings of Pegasus, By George Chatterton - Episode 17

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

Website: www.wehavewayspod.com

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2021-01-27
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260. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 16

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-26
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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?

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2021-01-26
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259. The Wings Of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 15

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-25
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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.

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2021-01-24
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257. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 14

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

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2021-01-24
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256. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 13

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-23
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255. The Wings of Pegasus, By George Chatterton - Episode 12

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

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2021-01-22
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253. The Wings Of Pegasus, By George Chatterton - Episode 11

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-21
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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

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2021-01-21
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252. The Wings of Pegasus, By George Chatterton - Episode 10

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-20
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250. The Wings of Pegasus, By George Chatterton - Episode 9

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-19
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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.

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2021-01-19
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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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

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@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-18
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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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-17
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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 [email protected] or on the Patreon site under the Family Stories tab. If you email us, please make the subject ?Family Stories?.

To War With The Walkers:

https://www.waterstones.com/book/to-war-with-the-walkers/annabel-venning/9781473679320

 

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2021-01-17
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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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-16
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245. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 5

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

Website: www.wehavewayspod.com

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2021-01-15
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244. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 4

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-14
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243. The War In The Shadows

When Patrick Marnham was sent a letter from an anonymous reader claiming to have inside knowledge about the French Resistance he was forced to re-examine his work on the subject. Here he joins Al and James to discuss the subterfuge and duplicity he discovered.

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2021-01-14
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242. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 3

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-13
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241. The Washington Putsch

As Donald Trump?s followers tried to seize control of Washington?s Capitol many writers and commentators sought historical parallels to explain how American democracy had come to this. James Holland and Al Murray look back at the rise of fascism to examine how truth becomes vulnerable to the cult of personality.

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2021-01-12
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240. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 2

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

Twitter: #WeHaveWays

@WeHaveWaysPod

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2021-01-12
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239. The Wings of Pegasus, by George Chatterton - Episode 1

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.

A Goalhanger Films production

Produced by Joey McCarthy

Exec Producer Tony Pastor

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2021-01-11
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238. Sidney Cotton?s Private Airforce

Sidney Cotton played an important role in the development of photographic reconnaissance, taking pictures of Germany and Holland at the start of the war.

His personal driver was a young man called Geoffrey Turnham. In these memoirs, sent to us by his great grandson Danny Turnham, Geoffrey describes day to day operations at No2 Camouflage Unit. Read by Al Murray.

Many thanks to Danny Turnham.

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2021-01-07
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237. Robert Bowen - Fighting With Screaming Eagles

Merry Christmas from We Have Ways of Making You Talk. Over the next 12 days Al and James are reading extracts from some of their favourite books about the Second World War. Today Al is reading from Fighting With Screaming Eagles, by Robert Bowen

 

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2021-01-06
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236. The Man Who Said Don?t Go

News that Sir Brian Urquhart has died at the age of 101 leads Al Murray and James Holland inexorably back to the intense days prior to the battle of Arnhem. Did Urquhart tell Browning to cancel Market Garden? Was his intelligence ignored?

Plus we discuss the development of the jet fighter and take a closer look at more D-Day photos.

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2021-01-05
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235. Vere Hodgson - Diary of the War

Merry Christmas from We Have Ways of Making You Talk. Over the next 12 days Al and James are reading extracts from some of their favourite books about the Second World War. Today Rachel Holland is reading an extract from Vere Hodgson?s war diary. 

 

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2021-01-04
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234. Cornelius Turner - Operation Bunghole

Merry Christmas from We Have Ways of Making You Talk. Over the next 12 days Al and James are reading extracts from some of their favourite books about the Second World War. Today Al is reading from Operation Bunghole, by Cornelius Turner.

 

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2021-01-03
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233. Stanley Christopherson - An Englishman At War

Merry Christmas from We Have Ways of Making You Talk. Over the next 12 days Al and James are reading extracts from some of their favourite books about the Second World War. Today James is reading from An Englishman At War, by Stanley Christopherson.

 

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2021-01-02
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232. Jeffrey Quill - Spitfire

Merry Christmas from We Have Ways of Making You Talk. Over the next 12 days Al and James are reading extracts from some of their favourite books about the Second World War. Today Al is reading from Spitfire, by Jeffrey Quill

 

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2021-01-01
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231. Heinz Knoke - I Flew For The Fuhrer

Merry Christmas from We Have Ways of Making You Talk. Over the next 12 days Al and James are reading extracts from some of their favourite books about the Second World War. Today James is reading an extract from I Flew For The Fuhrer, by Heinz Knoke.

 

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2020-12-31
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