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Cast your minds back to episode 103 Angus discussed Eric Dorman-Smith with James Colvin. At that time James was busy researching and writing a book looking at the British Army in North Africa, its tactics...read more

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In this episode we’re in the Western Desert in 1940-41 looking at the air campaign fought by Raymond Collishaw and his RAF crews.

Collishaw was a WW1 fighter ace. When the war broke out in 1939 now Air Commodore Collishaw he commanded an RAF Group in Egypt. The fighting in the western...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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Richard O’Connor came very close to expelling the Italians out of North Africa, if things hadn’t distracted the British drawing away his troops, there very well could have been no Afrika Corps or El Alamein. Rommel and Monty would have had to make their names elsewhere.

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