For more than 40 years historian Peter Hart has interviewed thousands of veterans about their experience of war. Join him and his chum Gary Bain as they explore all aspects of military history.
Ep69: Royal Norfolk Regiment - The Phoney War
Pete and Gary continue their fascinating series following the men of the Royal Norfolk Regiment in the Second World War. In this episode they discuss the 'Phoney War' of late-1939.
Ep68: Albert Ball at Arras
In the latest episode of their series looking at the career of WWI fighter ace Albert Ball, Peter and Gary discuss his role in the Battle of Arras in 1917.
Chatter Natter 1: Josh Levine
Welcome to Chatter Natter, a series of special podcasts featuring Pete and Gary speaking with leading historians. Our first guest is historian, writer and actor Josh Levine.
Ep67: Second Ypres Soldiers
Peter and Gary tell the story of the Second Battle of Ypres, an horrific ordeal that saw poison gas first used in the war, in the words of the men who were there.
Ep66: Richthofen - The Red Baron
Pete and Gary tell the story of Manfred von Richthofen, the most famous fighter ace of the First World War.
Ep65: Haig at War, 1915
Peter and Gary continue exploring the career of Sir Douglas Haig, as he assumes command of the BEF in 1915.
Educational entertainment at it’s best
Peter and Gary truly makes the history living!
Even Fred’s small but powerful contributions are enjoyable. At least from the safe distance of the podcast medium.
A fine body of men they are!