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Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham, a New Zealand soldier, is often described as the most highly decorated Commonwealth soldier of that war. Why? He was the only one to receive two VCs during the Second World War and the only combat soldier to receive the award twice in the...read more

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In this episode we’re going to be discussing Bill Cheall.

Bill joined the Green Howard's in 1939, a regiment in the British army, and fought throughout the whole war. He was evacuated through Dunkirk, fought in the Desert, took part in the invasion of Sicily and in 1944 landed on Gold...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 20, 2017
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En el programa de esta semana iniciamos el repaso y enfrentamiento de las biografías de los grandes líderes de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y en el primer programa de esta saga enfrentaremos al General de cuatro estrellas George Patton "El viejo sangre y agallas" y al Mariscal de Campo Erwin...read more

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En el programa de esta semana narramos los últimos días de Adolf Hitler encerrado en el Bunker de la Cancillería de Berlín. 

Acompáñanos en este viaje a uno de los momentos claves de la Historia reciente que marcará en fin de la Segunda Guerra Mundial en Europa. Por cierto, en la parte...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 01, 2017
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I’ve been planning to look at some individual soldiers stories for some time, the first was going to be the story of a Green Howard who fought through from D-Day until the end of the war. As his story is similar to my great uncles everyone in my family was interested and the book has gone on it...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 15, 2017
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In this episode we’re looking at a topic we touched upon way back in episode 06 when we looked at the OSS.  We’re looking at the OSS spy station chief in Bern, Switzerland, Allen Dulles and his connections with the German resistance during WWII.

Dulles incredibly was approached by a...read more

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By summer 1942, in july, at the age of just 19 years, Günter Halm was serving as a gunlayer in the anti-tank platoon of the HQ Company of Panzergrenadier Regiment 104, part of 21.Panzer Division, with Rommel’s Afrikakorps. His unit took part in...read more

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In this episode we’re looking at how Britain found the manpower to fight the war. By the end at least four and a half million had served from Britain. If we add to that figure Empire and Commonwealth forces, we’re looking at perhaps upwards of ten million. Its an astounding figure….

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 HQ Batallón) January 18, 2017

Justice wasn't served after the second world war for these high ranking Nazis. They managed to escape and avoid prosecution, or at least they were able to for a long time.

5. Adolf Eichmann

Sometimes referred to as the "architect of the Holocaust", Adolf Eichmann...read more

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