The stories behind the story
Bill Cheall fought at Dunkirk, North Africa and Sicily. He was in the first wave on Gold Beach on D-Day, and finally went to Germany. Since Bill's WW2 memoirs were published, many former comrades and families have come forward with stories and diaries of their own, all connected to Bill's story in some way. Please enjoy - buy the book, hear the podcast!
Established Sep 2016
Revisit the first five years' favourites from episodes 1-17.
The best, the bloopers, the funniest and scariest moments, plus loads of new material.
Dunkirk. North Africa, Dunkirk, much more – including new tales never before heard anywhere
Visit to the renowned East Mole at Dunkirk, also known as La Jette Est or the Jetty. The East Mole was right next to Dunkirk Harbour and was where the majority of soldiers were rescued during the Dunkirk evacuation.
A poignant visit to where my Dad was evacuated on 31 May 1940.
If you're visiting, find the Dunkirk museum and you're nearly there just a mile along the beach.