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WW2 Pod: We Have Ways of Making You Talk

Achtung! Achtung!Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters WW2.WW2 Pod: 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 wehavewayspodcast@gmail.comJoin our membership club for...

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Recent Episodes of WW2 Pod: We Have Ways of Making You Talk


USA: The War in Saipan

USA: The War in Saipan

As war raged on land in Western Europe in June 1944, the island of Saipan witnessed a naval bombardment never seen before.

John McManus leads James Holland in a crash course on the first objective of Operation Forager - the brave battle of the US Marines and 27th Infantry Division to occupy the Marianas.

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Episode 784 11 July 2024 48m and 16s


Normandy: The Final Chapter

Normandy: The Final Chapter

As Al Murray and James Holland return on English shores, they look back at their Normandy podcast series - the way we think about war, and the foolish decision made by former PM Rishi Sunak to leave D-Day commemorations early.

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Episode 783 9 July 2024 38m and 45s


Hill 192: Capturing Kraut Corner

Hill 192: Capturing Kraut Corner

Al Murray and James Holland delve into the Battle of Hill 192 - a crucial fight between the 2nd Infantry Division and German 3rd Fallschirmjäger Division to capture this key strategic point near Saint-Lô.


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Episode 782 4 July 2024 36m and 26s


The Battle of Hill 112: The Hill is Secured (Part 2)

The Battle of Hill 112: The Hill is Secured (Part 2)

Securing the high ground was key to victory in Normandy. Al Murray and James Holland continue their journey in the footsteps of Allied soldiers from 80 years ago.

Through idyllic fields, thick forest and deep hedgerows - they pick out individual stories of the first joined up operation after the 6th June landings.

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Episode 781 2 July 2024 55m and 37s


The Battle of Hill 112: The Barrage Begins (Part 1)

The Battle of Hill 112: The Barrage Begins (Part 1)

The Battle for Normandy didn’t end with D-Day. James Holland is re-united with Al Murray to retrace the steps of the Allied Operation EPSOM - 80 years to the day.

Through idyllic fields, thick forest and deep hedgerows - they pick out individual stories of the first joined up operation after the 6th June landings.


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Episode 780 28 June 2024 42m and 24s


D-Day: A Warning From History?

D-Day: A Warning From History?

Will we lose a tangible connection to WW2 once the final veteran dies? Is Europe sleepwalking into another monumental war?

Continuing our on-the-ground Normandy series, James Holland meets up with friends and historians to chat about the legacy of Operation OVERLORD.

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Episode 779 25 June 2024 34m and 41s


The Sherwood Rangers in Normandy: The Noireau (Episode 2)

The Sherwood Rangers in Normandy: The Noireau (Episode 2)

Stan Perry is given an almost impossible task; in the dead of night - find a suitable crossing of the Noireau. His success is legendary, but the days that follow will change the Sherwood Rangers forever.

Follow the moving and explosive story of the Sherwood Rangers' gripping battle in the immediate days after D-Day.

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Episode 778 20 June 2024 41m and 22s


The Sherwood Rangers in Normandy: BLUECOAT (Episode 1)

The Sherwood Rangers in Normandy: BLUECOAT (Episode 1)

Through the tiny villages and fortress-like roads of Normandy, James Holland retraces the steps of Stanley Christopherson’s tank crew as they edge towards Berlin.

Follow the moving and explosive story of the Sherwood Rangers' gripping battle in the immediate days after D-Day.

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Episode 757 18 June 2024 46m and 1s


The Greatest War Fiction

The Greatest War Fiction

We spend a lot of time speaking about non-fiction, but what are the greatest works of historical fiction?

Al Murray interviews James Holland about his new novel 'Alvesdon', a fictional portrait of a farming family during the Second World War.

📖 Alvesdon is available from the 13th June in all good bookshops

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Episode 756 13 June 2024 36m and 49s


The REAL Band Of Brothers

The REAL Band Of Brothers

We're on the ground in Normandy as part of the D-Day 80 celebrations and our first stop is a parachute drop by the Band Of Brothers cast.

James Holland interviews actors from the series and finds out about their gruelling training in Curahee and what it means to be a part of such an iconic TV series.

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Episode 775 11 June 2024 29m and 33s

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