548 episodes

Achtung! Achtung!
Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War.
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.com
Battle stations!

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    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Achtung! Achtung!
Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War.
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.com
Battle stations!

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    USA: We Have Ways - Patton and Bradley

    USA: We Have Ways - Patton and Bradley

    Al and James continue their USA series with historian John C. McManus. They discuss two of the United States’ most iconic commanders - George S. Patton and Omar Bradley.
    A Goalhanger Films Production
    Produced by Vasco Andrade
    Exec Producer: Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod
    Website: wehavewayspod.com
    Email: wehavewayspod@gmail.com

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    • 48 min
    Operation Retribution

    Operation Retribution

    Al and James speak to American lawyer Peter Kentz about Operation Retribution, the air and naval blockade designed to prevent the seaborne evacuation of Axis forces from Tunisia to Sicily in May 1943.
    A Goalhanger Films Production
    Produced by Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer: Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod
    Website: wehavewayspod.com
    Email: wehavewayspod@gmail.com




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    • 48 min
    The Pacific

    The Pacific

    James talks about his recent trip to Northern Ireland and the pair discuss the shipping production during the Second World War.
    Al chats about the upcoming documentary 'Spike Milligan:The Unseen Archive' which will air on Sky Arts this Wednesday 7th December. Al also reviews 'The Pacific' after watching it for the first time.
    A Goalhanger Films Production
    Produced by Harry Lineker
    Exec Producer: Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod
    Website: wehavewayspod.com
    Email: wehavewayspod@gmail.com
    Tickets for #WHWF3 are now on sale EXCLUSIVELY to members of the Independent Company!
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    • 53 min
    USA: We Have Ways - Douglas MacArthur Part 2

    USA: We Have Ways - Douglas MacArthur Part 2

    In the second part of our General MacArthur podcast, John C. McManus goes into detail on the American’s reputation with the Allies and Axis Powers.
    WHW USA runs every Friday, focusing solely on the American side of the Second World War.
    A Goalhanger Films Production
    Produced by Nicole Maslen
    Exec Producer: Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod
    Website: wehavewayspod.com
    Email: wehavewayspod@gmail.com

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    • 46 min
    With the Old Breed

    With the Old Breed

    In New Orleans, James Holland speaks to Saul David and Henry Sledge - the son of legendary writer Eugene Sledge, the author of the memoir ‘With The Old Breed’.  
    A Goalhanger Films Production
    Produced by Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer: Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod
    Website: wehavewayspod.com
    Email: wehavewayspod@gmail.com

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    • 47 min
    Second World War Voices

    Second World War Voices

    Al Murray and James Holland delve into the world of Second World War books and memoirs, plus they further explore the story of Italy’s war.
    A Goalhanger Films Production
    Produced by Harry Lineker
    Exec Producer: Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod
    Website: wehavewayspod.com
    Email: wehavewayspod@gmail.com

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Charlie-1982 ,

Awesome WW2 podcast

What’s not to like! James and Al’s war waffling provides endless hours of absolute enjoyment and fascinating details, debates and stories on the war from all angles and across every campaign and goings on. Why wouldn’t you not want to know more about the worlds singular most epic historical event. Get listening!

AndrewMay2604 ,

Fantastic

A great podcast. The guys cover loads of interesting WW2 topics in a way that explains certain areas in a way that’s both informative for those who know their WW2 stuff but also accessible for listeners who might know a bit of the history but want to learn more.

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