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This veteran special is based on Peter's Imperial War Museum interview with the remarkable Tommy Flowers - the man who built the Colossus computer that cracked the German codes in the Second World War. Tommy Flowers is a different type of hero, and this episode includes excerpts from the interview with the man himself. Presenters: Peter Hart and Ga…
 
Peter and Gary continue to tell the gripping tale of the South Notts Hussars, as they regroup and prepare for the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c…
 
In this special Remembrance Day episode, Peter and Gary explore the stories of several soldiers and their experiences 'apres la guerre' - after the war. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.yout…
 
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 Doodlebugs and Bombings Learn about the rather naughty practical joke she and her friend played on allied ai…
 
Peter and Gary explore the Battles of Coronel and the Falklands, two important, yet overlooked, naval battles of the First World War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHis…
 
Peter and Gary tell the stories of soldiers who served in the First Battle of Ypres in 1914. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV Peter Hart's Military History is a…
 
To celebrate Black History Month in the UK, Peter and Gary explore the story of black soldiers who fought as part of the British Army in the First World War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www…
 
In the first of a special series of episodes about Sir Douglas Haig, Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the First World War, Peter and Gary explore the early years of his life and military career. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV…
 
Peter and Gary bring you the gripping conclusion to their account of the bloody Battle of Knightsbridge in 1942. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV Peter Hart's M…
 
Gary and Peter reveal the next chapter in the story of the South Notts Hussars, a WW2 artillery unit they are following throughout the war. This is the first of a two-part series which explores the Battle of Knightsbridge, the most bloody and heroic action the unit took part in. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer…
 
Peter and Gary tell the story of the men who fought in the Battle of Loos, the largest British attack of 1915. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV Peter Hart's Mil…
 
Peter and Gary tell the story of James McCudden VC, one of Britain's top fighter aces of the First World War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV…
 
Peter and Gary explore the often-overlooked role of French troops in the Gallipoli Campaign, and the ferocious battles they waged against the Turkish defenders. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at …
 
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 through enemy territory and breaching an otherwise impregnable fortification in Northern Italy, liberating Ital…
 
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 impregnable fortification in Northern Italy, liberating Italy from Nazi control. Links - Not supported by al…
 
Peter and Gary are joined by special guest Jim Grundy to explore the darker side of soldiers and service. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Guest: Jim Grundy Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV Pet…
 
Peter and Gary continue the gripping tale of the South Notts Hussars, an artillery unit who fought throughout WW2, as they take part in the life-or-death breakout from Tobruk in 1941. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to …
 
Peter and Gary examine the often-overlooked role played by American troops in the great offensives of 1918. How important was the USA in the push to final victory? Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel …
 
In the next installment in their journey in the footsteps of the South Notts Hussars, a WW2 artillery unit, Peter and Gary explore what it was like to live and fight in Tobruk during the siege of 1941. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com…
 
Peter and Gary examine the fruitless attacks at Cape Helles in August 1915, which were intended to draw attention away from Anzac and Suvla during the August Offensive. Were the 3500 casualties worth it? Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.c…
 
Flies, dysentry, bully beef and bullets! That was the lot for a soldier on Gallipoli during the campaign. How did they cope with these daily stresses? Peter and Gary reveal all in this special episode. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com…
 
Peter and Gary continue their exploration of aerial warfare during the First World War. 1915 sees the arrival of the nemesis of Allied forces - the German Fokker! What will this mean for the brave airmen who daily risk their lives in the skies over France? Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For mo…
 
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 of the entire period from leaving America for England and onto Germany. Some place names mentioned. Also s…
 
Peter and Gary continue their journey in the footsteps of the South Notts Hussars, a WW2 artillery regiment, as they arrive in Tobruk and confront the harsh realities of warfare. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our Y…
 
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 leaving America for England and onto Germany. Some place names mentioned. Also see one map below plus a Goo…
 
Peter and Gary explore Operation Husky, the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943, one of the largest amphibious operations in history. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHisto…
 
Peter and Gary explore the implementation of new weapons and technology in the British Army during the First World War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV Peter H…
 
On the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, Peter and Gary tell the stories of some of the men who fought in this great battle. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistor…
 
A change of pace for Peter and Gary as they explore the story of Rupert Brooke and the 'Glitterati', the generation of poets and artists who served during the First World War. How did these men adapt to life in the military, what trials did they face on the battlefield, and how did they measure up as soldiers in the horrors of the trenches? Present…
 
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 G…
 
In the second episode of this special 205th anniversary commemoration, the Battle of Waterloo reaches its dramatic climax! Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV Pete…
 
To celebrate the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, Peter and Gary explore the battle in detail, as Napoleon and his French troops meet the British under the Duke of Wellington and the Prussians under Marshal von Blucher. Also listen to Part 2, as the battle reaches its climax! Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan…
 
Peter and Gary explore the people, circumstances and early battles that led to the Battle of Waterloo. The unbelievable story of Napoleon's escape from Elba, his return to power, his assault designed to split the Allied armies in Belgium and the ferocious battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras on 16 June 1815. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publish…
 
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: Full show notes, lin…
 
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