Pete & Gary's Military History
For more than 40 years historian Peter Hart has interviewed thousands of veterans about their experience of war. Join him and his chum Gary Bain as they explore all aspects of military history.
info_outline Ep73: Preparation for the Somme 06/09/2021
Ep73: Preparation for the Somme In the next installment in their series about the Battle of the Somme, Peter and Gary discuss the artillery, infantry and logistics preparation for the battle. What was needed, where was it needed and how was it going to get there?
info_outline SPECIAL: WW2 Veteran Ray Ellis 05/25/2021
SPECIAL: WW2 Veteran Ray Ellis In this special episode, Peter and Gary tell the story of WW2 veteran Ray Ellis. Peter was fortunate to interview Ray for the Imperial War Museum oral history project, and in this episode you will hear Ray describe his service in his own words.
info_outline Ep63: Royal Norfolk Regiment - Pre-War & Mobilisation 03/31/2021
Ep63: Royal Norfolk Regiment - Pre-War & Mobilisation In the first episode of their new series following the Royal Norfolk Regiment in the Second World War, Peter and Gary discuss the unit as storm clouds gather across Europe in 1939.
info_outline Ep61: Attack on the Dardanelles! 03/18/2021
Ep61: Attack on the Dardanelles! On the anniversary of the famous naval action that began the Gallipoli Campaign, Pete and Gary explore this fascinating chapter of the Gallipoli story. Could it have succeeded, and what effect would that have had on the First World War?
info_outline Ep60: Battle of Neuve Chapelle 1915 03/10/2021
Ep60: Battle of Neuve Chapelle 1915 Pete and Gary tell the story of the Battle of Neuve Chapelle, one of the most important British offensives of 1915. This was also the first major action on the Western Front for both Canadian and Indian troops.
info_outline Ep58: South Notts Hussars - Germany & Post-War 02/25/2021
Ep58: South Notts Hussars - Germany & Post-War It's a sad day! Pete and Gary bid farewell to the brave men of the South Notts Hussars in this final podcast following their exploits in the Second World War. This episode explores their time in Germany and their demobilisation at the end of the war.