We Have Ways of Making You Talk show

We Have Ways of Making You Talk

Summary: 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.comBattle stations!

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 135. VE Day Special | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30:14

Al Murray and James Holland discuss the end of the war in Europe. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 134. Legacy and Myth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:30:23

In part two of their conversation with historian Guy Walters, Al Murray and James Holland explore how the Second world War is viewed in Britain as the nation’s defining myth. Nationalism and political identity are also key themes of their discussion. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 133. Paras and Portugal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:17

After spending an evening watching A Bridge Too Far, both Al Murray and James Holland are keen to discuss the film’s stunning scale and also its frustrating inaccuracies. Plus why did Portugal stay neutral, despite a long standing alliance with Britain. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 132. Hunting Evil | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:48

How great an effort was made to hunt down Nazi war criminals? Historian Guy Walters joins Al Murray and James Holland as they trace the escape route from Germany to South America. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 131. The Gurkhas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:31

The people of Nepal raised 40 Gurkha Battalions to fight alongside the British and Commonwealth troops during the Second World war. James Holland and Al Murray discuss the extraordinary contribution of this proud fighting force. Plus, the story of a British and American cover up after mustard gas was released during an air raid on Bari in late 1943. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 130. The Life and Crimes of Joachim Peiper | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:12:05

He served on both the Eastern and Western Fronts and was a ruthless Nazi ideologue. After the war Peiper was found guilty of war crimes for murdering prisoners of war. Al Murray and James Holland discuss the life and violent death of the most famous German panzer commander of the war. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 129. One Man’s Window | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:17:10

In 1942 Denis Barnham flew spitfires repeatedly against enemy raids over Malta. In this extract, Al Murray reads a terrifying account of his first air battle above the island. The whole book is available at patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 128. We Need Transport, Over… | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:40:18

James and Al discuss important issues such as the range of the Ju52 in Where Eagles Dare and answer the key question: could it really have made it to the Alps and back? Also discussed, the infamous U-48, which sunk the City of Benares. Plus Italian aircraft are admired and rubbished in equal measure. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 127. The Black Market | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:37

Were there any good consequences of the black market in Western Europe? Al Murray and James Holland don’t think so. Especially not for the impoverished Italians. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 126. Don’t Start at the Bottom | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36:33

Did the Allies take too long winkling the Germans out of Sicily? Expect strong views from James Holland and Al Murray. Plus an extraordinary story of the captured Enigma machine from a listener who’s relative was on HMS Bulldog. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Chapter 22: The Cauldron, by Zeno | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:13

Chapter 22: The Cauldron, by Zeno In September, 1944, the British 1st Airborne Division found itself in a fierce battle for the Dutch city of Arnhem. Al Murray reads the story of a single platoon trapped in the smoking ruins of the city. The author, known as Zeno, fought at Arnhem and later wrote this account of the battle while in prison. Although long out of print, The Cauldron remains the best first hand account of the British forces stranded on the north side of the Rhine. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Chapter 21: The Cauldron, by Zeno | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:19:22

Chapter 21: The Cauldron, by Zeno In September, 1944, the British 1st Airborne Division found itself in a fierce battle for the Dutch city of Arnhem. Al Murray reads the story of a single platoon trapped in the smoking ruins of the city. The author, known as Zeno, fought at Arnhem and later wrote this account of the battle while in prison. Although long out of print, The Cauldron remains the best first hand account of the British forces stranded on the north side of the Rhine. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Chapter 20: The Cauldron, by Zeno | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:45

Chapter 20: The Cauldron, by Zeno In September, 1944, the British 1st Airborne Division found itself in a fierce battle for the Dutch city of Arnhem. Al Murray reads the story of a single platoon trapped in the smoking ruins of the city. The author, known as Zeno, fought at Arnhem and later wrote this account of the battle while in prison. Although long out of print, The Cauldron remains the best first hand account of the British forces stranded on the north side of the Rhine. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Chapter 19: The Cauldron, by Zeno | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:12:13

Chapter 19: The Cauldron, by Zeno In September, 1944, the British 1st Airborne Division found itself in a fierce battle for the Dutch city of Arnhem. Al Murray reads the story of a single platoon trapped in the smoking ruins of the city. The author, known as Zeno, fought at Arnhem and later wrote this account of the battle while in prison. Although long out of print, The Cauldron remains the best first hand account of the British forces stranded on the north side of the Rhine. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 121. Upping our Game | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:10:49

Al and James discuss the need to keep soldiers in the front line physically fit. As the British army faced increasingly varied and challenging terrain it became apparent they needed to be physically ready for the challenge. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £5 a month using the link below or find us on Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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