36 episodes

A podcast on the history of Second World War Prisoner-of-War escapes.

For You The War Is Over For You The War Is Over

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

A podcast on the history of Second World War Prisoner-of-War escapes.

    Series 4, Episode 3 - F.O. RJF Sherk

    Series 4, Episode 3 - F.O. RJF Sherk

    In one of the most exciting escapes yet, F.O. Raymond Sherk was captured in North Africa, held in Italy until the Armistice when he took to the hills. He made it back to Allied lines after a 45 day trek in which he was surrounded by Germans on three separate occasions. However, his adventures weren't to end there...

    For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

    If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

    • 38 min
    Series 4, Episode 2 - P.M. A Desgranges

    Series 4, Episode 2 - P.M. A Desgranges

    In this episode we look at the escape of P.M. Andre Desgranges, a member of the Fighting French Navy, who under threat from the Gestapo escaped from a camp in Wilhelmshaven.

    For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

    If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

    • 35 min
    Series 4, Episode 1 - MI9 (with Special Guest, Dr Helen Fry)

    Series 4, Episode 1 - MI9 (with Special Guest, Dr Helen Fry)

    To open series 4 we welcome Helen Fry, author of "MI9", to discuss its work aiding the escape and evasion of Prisoners-of-War. We discuss the key players in MI9, the aid it provided to POWs, and so much more!

    For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

    If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

    • 59 min
    Series 4, Episode 0 - Series Intro

    Series 4, Episode 0 - Series Intro

    Welcome to Series 4 of For You The War Is Over. We are excited to bring you brand new episodes covering some fantastic new escapes as well as some brilliant guests too. We hope you enjoy the new series.

    For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

    If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

    • 2 min
    Series 3, Episode 12 - P.O. KB Chisholm

    Series 3, Episode 12 - P.O. KB Chisholm

    After making multiple escape attempts, as well as multiple identity changes, Chisholm finally escaped from a camp in Poland, before making his way through occupied Europe and being liberated while in Paris.


    For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 


    If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

    • 30 min
    Series 3, Episode 11 - Capt. G Tsoucas & Capt. RB Palm

    Series 3, Episode 11 - Capt. G Tsoucas & Capt. RB Palm

    A couple of serial escapers, Captains Tsoucas and Palm escaped from Moosburg, hid in a couple of beer barrels on a goods train, before making contact with an escape line and returning to the UK via Gibraltar.


    For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 


    If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

    • 57 min

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