By the end of 1940 Britain defiantly stood alone against Nazi tyranny. Appeasement of the late 1930s was a reaction against the slaughter of the First World War, even after the fall of France some in power advocated a peace with Germany.
In this episode of the podcast I talk to John...read more
German troops were now established on the coast west of Calais and threatening to move east along the coast, cutting off the British forces access to the sea. Fresh troops were landed in Calais, intended to hold up the German advance and permit the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force...read more
German Wehrmacht soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 137th Regiment of the 2nd Division wait on the streets of occupied Denmark before being deployed to Norway. Frederikshavn, North Denmark Region, Jutland, Denmark. 30th April - 4th May 1940.