I was recently reading Richard Holmes book “Soldier“. I came across this small gem which I thought was sobering. “Nevertheless, for
Since the 1930’s President Roosevelt had broadcast a series of, what became known as “fireside chats” to the American people.
Sgt Major Stan Hollis, of the 6th Green Howards, advanced with his men several hundred years inland before being pinned
The first news reports of the landings in France on the 6th June 1944 were from German radio stations. Then
Robert Edlin was a member of the 2nd Ranger Battalion that joined the first wave of the assault on Omaha
Against a tense backdrop of uncertain weather forecasts, disagreements in strategy, and related timing dilemmas, Eisenhower decided before dawn on
I’m conscious of the fact it is the 70th Anniversary of D-Day this year, and we’ve never actually done a
We couldn’t recount all the exploits of each Arctic convoy in the last podcast and we highly recomend watching the
Cycling home from the office last night it struck me how many people seemed to have nice bicycles but had
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