WW2: War and Words
By BBC World Service
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The story of the 20 momentous years from 1936 to 1956 that changed the course of history, as told by Jonathan Dimbleby and through the words of remarkable BBC correspondents.
||CleanFrom Hiroshima to Cold War||The annihilation of Hiroshima ends the war with Japan.||8/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBurma, Berlin and Belsen||The Allied advance through Germany recaptures Berlin.||8/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParis Liberated; Allied defeat at Arnhem||The defeat at Arnhem in the Netherlands is a major setback for the Allies.||8/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanD-Day and the Liberation of Normandy||1944’s hush-hush Allied plans to invade occupied France bring success.||8/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDunkirk and the Fall of Paris||The German army forces the epic retreat of Dunkirk as Paris falls to Hitler’s forces.||8/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Phoney War||WW2 begins quietly with little actual fighting: telling the story of ‘the Phoney War’.||8/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spanish Civil War and beyond||The 1930s drumbeat of war through the burgeoning reporting skills of the BBC's reporters.||8/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Great use of archival recordings. Greatly enjoying this!
I love it
Why isn't there more??? Please!!!
These old recordings and broadcasts are a gold mind. So rich, so powerful. Please, please, please, this podcast/show needs to continue and post more content.