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 email@example.comBattle stations!
Al and James explain why Arnhem was a Bridge too Far; James describes the Germans’ enormous guns in Crimea; Al tells a boy’s own story of Normandy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Al Murray arrives at the podcast carrying a German machine gun. James tells the story of a little known Italian massacre. Both men discuss the role of Hugo Boss in Nazi tailoring. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Al Murray explains why Madagascar was briefly the most important battleground in World War Two, while James Holland talks us through the output of Nazi radio. Also, why the Ritz served lobster and fine wine throughout the blitz, and the lads debate the bloodiest battle on the western front. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In the first episode of our new World War II series Al Murray explains why the wings of a Spitfire never break off, while James Holland remembers the man who was told to smash up Monte Cassino. Plus General Patton, tactical genius or bloody murderer? #WeHaveWays See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Achtung! Achtung! Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland bring you a new podcast all about the Second World War. We Have Ways of Making You Talk will see the two men tell battlefield tales and bring forgotten events back into sharp focus as they roam down forgotten front lines, cast new villains and make the case for unlikely heroes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.