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50 Episode Fifty Special - Pt One

Fighting Through WW2 History

Release Date: 02/26/2020

58 Omaha Part Three - Overseas and Then Over the Top show art 58 Omaha Part Three - Overseas and Then Over the Top

Fighting Through WW2 History

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 from leaving America for England and onto Germany. Some place names mentioned. Also see one map below plus a Google Maps link. Vierville-sur-Mer (Near Omaha Beach) Columbieres Isigny Valognes Beaumont-Hague St. Jean De Daye Mortain Mayenne Cherbourg Kerlogué Le Conquet Trebabu St Lo Le Folgoet Ploumouger, Lochrist Battery Cretin Peninsula (Le Fret)...

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57 Omaha PART 2 - D-Day show art 57 Omaha PART 2 - D-Day

Fighting Through WW2 History

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 leaving America for England and onto Germany. Links - Not supported by all podcast players: - Thank you.  More great unpublished history! Second world war

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56 Omaha PART 1 - D-Day show art 56 Omaha PART 1 - D-Day

Fighting Through WW2 History

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: - Thank you.  More great unpublished history! Second world war

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55 Les Rutherford interview - Lancaster bomb aimer show art 55 Les Rutherford interview - Lancaster bomb aimer

Fighting Through WW2 History

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 from RAF Skellingthorpe but was shot down by a fighter on his 24th operation. He spent the rest of the war as a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft III, the location of the famed Great Escape. Links - Not supported by all podcast players: - Thank you.  More great unpublished history! Second world war

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Fighting Through WW2 History

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 bombs in August 1945. Featuring passages from Saul David's new book, Crucible of Hell. Links - Not supported by all podcast players:  in Apple Podcasts - Thank you.  More great unpublished history! Second world war  

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Fighting Through WW2 History

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:  in Apple Podcasts - Thank you.  More great unpublished history! Second world war  

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52 For You the War is Over show art 52 For You the War is Over

Fighting Through WW2 History

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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Fighting Through WW2 History

Part Two, Episode Fifty anniversary special Celebrate Dunkirk 80 with this special episode. Take a trip down the Second World War memory lane of Dunkirk, D-Day, Lancasters, tanks, the Blitz, POW’s, the WW1 battle of Gallipoli and much more. Old stories, new stories and bloopers. Links - Not supported by all podcast players:  in Apple Podcasts - Thank you.  More great unpublished history! World War Two

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Fighting Through WW2 History

Celebrating Episode 50!!! Take a trip down the Second World War memory lane of Dunkirk, D-Day, Lancasters, tanks, the Blitz, POW’s, the WW1 battle of Gallipoli and much more. Old stories, new stories and bloopers. Links - Not supported by all podcast players:  in Apple Podcasts - Thank you.  More great unpublished history! Second world war  

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Fighting Through WW2 History

Another helping of soldierly stories wrapped up in rhyme. We’ve got a poignant verse written to a soldier by his tank comrades whilst he was laid up wounded in a military hospital. A poem written by German soldier Heinrich to his girlfriend. He never came back from the front but his loving lines have been re-enacted for us by Kessie and Rolf. And there’s a recce mission for us all to work together on! I’m going to be asking for listeners’ help in locating Nancy, the long lost wife of a soldier killed in action. News from America where young Savannah has broken all history test records...

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Celebrating Episode 50!!!

Take a trip down the Second World War memory lane of Dunkirk,
D-Day, Lancasters, tanks, the Blitz, POW’s, the WW1 battle of Gallipoli and much more. Old stories, new stories and bloopers.

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