217 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 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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Achtung! Achtung!

Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War.

We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a 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!

    216. Falklands

    216. Falklands

    Part two of our conversation with aviation writer Roland White, as he explains the challenges of flying off carriers in the South Atlantic. Roland tells Al Murray and James Holland about the role played by birds around the islands and he describes the difficult relationship between the RAF and the Navy.


    We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. A number of free audiobooks are available to members. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays
    @WeHaveWaysPod
    Website: www.wehavewayspod.com
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    • 26 min
    215. Training Day

    215. Training Day

    How did the German forces shape up when it came to training? James Holland and Al Murray explore both myth and reality. Plus the boys head to the western desert to examine the Battle of Knightsbridge.
    We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. A new audiobook offering a Canadian soldier’s view of the battle in Italy is available free now. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Harry Lineker
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Twitter: #WeHaveWays
    @WeHaveWaysPod
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    • 53 min
    214. Joe Ricci

    214. Joe Ricci

    Close friend of the podcast, historian Joe Ricci, joins Al and James during our Thanksgiving Specials to talk about the unsung heroes of the American War Effort - the US Coastguard.


    Joe Ricci runs his own history podcast 'Home Brew History'.
     
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    • 45 min
    213. Nicholas Moran

    213. Nicholas Moran

    Nicholas Moran is one of the world leading experts in tank warfare during the Second World War. He joins Al and James to reveal what he thinks to be the best tank used during the war.
     
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    • 43 min
    212. Bob Persichitti

    212. Bob Persichitti

    Bob Persichitti was a radio operator on the USS El Dorado during the Second World War. He was present at Okinawa and the invasion of Iwo Jima. James Holland interviews him as part of our Thanksgiving Specials.
     
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    • 43 min
    211. Michel Paradis

    211. Michel Paradis

    Human Rights Lawyer and historian Michel Paradis talks to Al and James about his book 'Last Mission To Tokyo'. The thrilling war story-meets-courtroom-drama focuses on the Doolittle Raiders in Tokyo and attempts to try the Japanese for war crimes committed throughout the Second World War. 
     
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    • 51 min

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