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Astounding real-life experiences of the people left behind after the Fall of The Philippines -- when America surrendered in early WW2. From the Bataan Death March to Japanese hell ship voyages to the Philippine Resistance, I research and share stories from this forgotten part of WW2 in the Pacific Theater. I’m your host, Anastasia Harman. I’m a researcher and writer turned podcaster ... on a mission to keep the legacies of these men and women alive. Heroes who gave their all, and all-too-oft ...
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Dunkirk, D-Day, London Blitz, North Africa, Lancasters, POW stories. Second World War Memoirs & interviews - Britain, USA, Australia, Canada … all the forces … WWII. ... Over 200 5-star ratings. "Thank you for what you are doing. It's incredible and I'm absolutely hooked" AB
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this podcast discusses important women during the war, the roles of those women, and propaganda. Cover art photo provided by Robert Bye on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@robertbye
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This podcast is about the second world war and the effects it had on the different minority groups at the time. Cover art photo provided by Suzy Brooks on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@simplysuzy
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Join me on a journey of discovery into the past and present, as I set out to explore the history of the Second World War. Our travels will take us from the Homefront to the battlefields of Europe and beyond. Travel with us as we revisit historical locations and walk the battlefields of WW2. We will be tracking down wartime artefacts, speaking with veterans and historians alike, and paying our deepest respects to this remarkable generation; as we set out to try and help keep this period of hi ...
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From North Africa, back to Britain and then through Europe, Letters of Love in WW2 tells a unique story of the Second World War from the perspective of two people that lived through it. Three months after they wed, Cyril and Olga found themselves separated by the Second World War. Between 1940 and 1946, their love was kept alive on the pages of a thousand letters and postcards, found decades later by their family after they had both passed on. With their family’s poignant and emotional inter ...
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A former Head of BBC TV History programmes, Laurence has specialized in writing books and making television documentaries about World War Two, the Nazis and Stalinism for thirty years. He won a BAFTA and a Peabody for his TV series 'The Nazis: A Warning from History' and a British Book Award for his book on Auschwitz, which is also the world's best selling book on this notorious camp. His book 'the Holocaust: A New History' was described by the Times as 'exemplary' and by the Daily Telegraph ...
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A behind-the-scenes look at the best, go-to resources used to the find the details of the POW war-time experiences I highlight on Left Behind. And, if you have a POW you’d like to know more about, download the “Finding Prisoners of Japan” guide that I made just for you.על ידי Anastasia Harman
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Starting with small raids at the start of the war, the aerial offensive grew into a massive operation. Huge air armadas would eventually pulverise Germany, with the Mighty Eigth Airforce flying by day and the Lancasters of Bomber Command by night. This 24-hour campaign seriously damaged Germany’s ability to make war and killed hundreds of thousands…
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‘In Arctic blizzards between January and March 1945, the Latvian 15th SS Division – a core of Russian Front veterans but most raw teenage conscripts from Nazi-occupied Latvia – tried to stop the Red Army sweeping across Pomerania, now Poland. One in three died: the majority never returned home.’ In this episode, I’m joined by Vincent Hunt, and we d…
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In the early morning hours of May 6, 1942, a 22-year-old Signal Corps man telegraphed a frantic, play-by-play of the fighting and bombardment on Corregidor Island as Japanese forces moved ever closer to Malinta Tunnel. Then the white flag was raised, and the US flag burned. And the young man transmitted it to the world, as a nation wept. I mentione…
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'In Arctic blizzards between January and March 1945, the Latvian 15th SS Division - a core of Russian Front veterans but most raw teenage conscripts from Nazi-occupied Latvia - tried to stop the Red Army sweeping across Pomerania, now Poland. One in three died: the majority never returned home.' In this episode, I'm joined by Vincent Hunt, and we d…
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Throughout the past year, it’s been my privilege to research and tell the stories of several men of the 4th Marines. This week I’m revisiting the riveting accounts of 5 Marines and their pivotal role in the Philippines during World War II. From the initial defense of the islands to the harrowing Battle of Corregidor, this episode showcases the unwa…
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On the night of May 5-6, 1942, Japanese forces landed an invasion on Corregidor Island, the last remaining US fortress in The Philippines. Waiting on the island’s beaches were the US Marines. And they weren’t about to let the island go without the fiercest battle of their lives. I mentioned these “Left Behind” episodes in this episode. Here are the…
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This episode will look at Japanese propaganda during the imperial era. With the rise of mass production of newspapers and magazines amidst the Russo-Japanese War, the Japanese population became instilled in nationalism and militarism. Despite the era of demilitarisation and democratisation after the First World War, the Japanese Empire, once again,…
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This episode will look at Japanese propaganda during the imperial era. With the rise of mass production of newspapers and magazines amidst the Russo-Japanese War, the Japanese population became instilled in nationalism and militarism. Despite the era of demilitarisation and democratisation after the First World War, the Japanese Empire, once again,…
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The night of January 30-31, 2024, is the 79th anniversary of the liberation of the Cabanatuan POW Camp in 1945. It's also marks the first anniversary of the “Left Behind” podcast. In This Left Behind the Scenes episode, we'll take a look at what we’ve accomplished in the past year (it's pretty remarkable) and get a glimpse at what’s coming in the s…
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“Where’s Dan?” A 24-year-old WW2 flight nurse asked this question every time she touched down on a new Pacific Island. A veteran of the Bataan campaign, she had escaped Corregidor Island 2 days before it fell. Once home, she joined flight nurse training and soon was hopping from one island’s front lines to another’s, sometimes under enemy fire. Wha…
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The Green Howards landed in the first wave on D-Day. With them was Company Sergeant Major Stan Hollis, who had seen action in France in 1940, being evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk. He fought in North Africa and took part in the invasion of Sicily. It is fair to say Hollis was a seasoned soldier. He is also the only recipient of the Victoria C…
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The Green Howards landed in the first wave on D-Day. With them was Company Sergeant Major Stan Hollis, who had seen action in France in 1940, being evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk. He fought in North Africa and took part in the invasion of Sicily. It is fair to say Hollis was a seasoned soldier. He is also the only recipient of the Victoria C…
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In the days leading up to the surrender of Corregidor Island, Army Major Paul Wing snapped a picture of 16 exhausted Army men in the Malinta Tunnel. That photo would be one of the last photos smuggled off the island just before the Fall of The Philippines. But that wasn’t the end of the story… All 16 men would soon become prisoners of war and endur…
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The war in Asia and the Pacific against Japan is often seen as an American affair. While the US did play a dominant role, the British and Commonwealth forces also made major contributions – on land, at sea and in the air – eventually involving over a million men and vast armadas of ships and aircraft. Joining me to discuss Britain and the Commonwea…
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VANLIG EPISODE - Mens USA kriget mot nazistene og japanerne, deltok tusenvis av unge amerikanske menn i kampene. Noen var fattige, noen var rike, og noen ytterst få skulle senere bli presidenter. I dagens episode skal vi se på opplevelsene til én soldat som senere ble USAs president, og som under 2. verdenskrig utmerket seg på dramatisk vis.…
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The war in Asia and the Pacific against Japan is often seen as an American affair. While the US did play a dominant role, the British and Commonwealth forces also made major contributions – on land, at sea and in the air – eventually involving over a million men and vast armadas of ships and aircraft. Joining me to discuss Britain and the Commonwea…
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When President McKinley turned down Benjamin Oliver Davis for a place at West Point due to the colour of his skin, Davis joined the army as a private. Davis soon worked his way through the ranks to receive his second lieutenant commission in 1901. It would be over 30 years before another black officer would receive his commission, and that would be…
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When President McKinley turned down Benjamin Oliver Davis for a place at West Point due to the colour of his skin, Davis joined the army as a private. Davis soon worked his way through the ranks to receive his second lieutenant commission in 1901. It would be over 30 years before another black officer would receive his commission, and that would be…
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Flown out of Corregidor Island in a daring, last-minute escape in April 1942, Army nurse Rosemary Hogan found herself heading for the safety of Australia. The war on Bataan was a distant memory now. But disaster struck when the plane was forced down on a southern Philippines island – and the Japanese army was fast approaching. You’ll find images an…
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The convoy HG-76 sailed from Gibraltar to Britain in December 1941. The Royal Navy commander in charge was 'Johnnie' Walker, an anti-submarine expert who had developed new, aggressive U-boat hunting tactics. Accompanying the escorts was HMS Audacity, the Royal Navy's first escort carrier - a new type of warship purpose-built to defend convoys from …
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The convoy HG-76 sailed from Gibraltar to Britain in December 1941. The Royal Navy commander in charge was ‘Johnnie’ Walker, an anti-submarine expert who had developed new, aggressive U-boat hunting tactics. Accompanying the escorts was HMS Audacity, the Royal Navy’s first escort carrier – a new type of warship purpose-built to defend convoys from …
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Christmas at war, with more seasonal tales, including a special feature on what Christmas was like in various countries around the globe during WW2. Specials in this episode:German Boy Soldier's Christmas Shoes V1 Doodlebug bombs over Manchester The Last Flight of Lancaster DV189 The Journal of Flight Sergeant Jim Browning Christmas at war around t…
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Imagine you’re a ten-year-old living in Honolulu, Hawaii, just a few blocks from Waikiki. Now imagine you wake up on a beautiful December morning to the sounds of planes overhead and explosions not so very far away. You’re too young to understand: Why these planes are attacking. Why your mother and grandmother are so frightened. Why you won’t see y…
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Den 20. november 1943 hadde USA kun gjennomført én offensiv mot japansk-kontrollerte områder. Men før dagen var omme skulle antallet bli to. For på den avsidesliggende atollen Tarawa, forberedte 18 000 amerikanske marinesoldater seg på å gå i land. Målet deres var å erobre øya fra japanerne, men det ble ingen enkel oppgave.…
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Hot on the heels of victory in Sicily, the Allies crossed into Southern Italy in September 1943. They expected to drive the Axis forces north and be in Rome by Christmas. Although Italy surrendered, the German forces resisted fiercely, and the swift, hoped-for victory descended into one of the most brutal battles of the war. I am joined by James Ho…
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Hot on the heels of victory in Sicily, the Allies crossed into Southern Italy in September 1943. They expected to drive the Axis forces north and be in Rome by Christmas. Although Italy surrendered, the German forces resisted fiercely, and the swift, hoped-for victory descended into one of the most brutal battles of the war. I am joined by James Ho…
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Seriously wounded on the front lines two days earlier, Lt. Jim Daly was bed-bound and immobile in a full-body cast when Bataan fell. And then Japanese forces took control of the field hospital. You’ll find images and maps about Lt Jim Daly’s story at: - Instagram: @leftbehindpodcast -- www.instagram.com/leftbehindpodcast - Left Behind Facebook: www…
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PART TWO Featuring No time for dreams: a soldier’s six-year journey through World War II. By Robert W. Metcalfe, 4th Green Howards. PLUS: What someone's father found in the jungle AFTER the war. Who wrote to Bob Metcalfe upon publication of his book. Full show notes, photos and transcript at:https://www.fightingthroughpodcast.co.uk/94-Dunkirk-Speci…
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From the middle of the 19th century, the railways had an integral role in warfare. Trains brought food, ammunition and essential supplies. They also transported troops into the combat zone, and then trains would be used to bring men home. Hospital trains were not a new concept in WWII, but their development moved the carriages away from being ambul…
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From the middle of the 19th century, the railways had an integral role in warfare. Trains brought food, ammunition and essential supplies. They also transported troops into the combat zone, and then trains would be used to bring men home. Hospital trains were not a new concept in WWII, but their development moved the carriages away from being ambul…
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Featuring No time for dreams: a soldier’s six-year journey through World War II. By Robert W. Metcalfe, 4th Green Howards Bob Metcalf enlisted in the fourth battalion, the Green Howards in December 1935. He saw action in France in 1940, where he was wounded. Subsequently, he served with the sixth battalion, the Green Howards, and the western desert…
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David Stirling is the name synonymous with the wartime SAS, but the real brains behind the operation was, in fact, Bill Stirling, David’s eldest brother. Having originally joined the SOE in March 1940, Bill Stirling sailed for Cairo in 1941 and there had the idea for a small special forces unit to be led by his mercurial brother. But despite some s…
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David Stirling is the name synonymous with the wartime SAS, but the real brains behind the operation was, in fact, Bill Stirling, David’s eldest brother. Having originally joined the SOE in March 1940, Bill Stirling sailed for Cairo in 1941 and there had the idea for a small special forces unit to be led by his mercurial brother. But despite some s…
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Lt. Col. Curtis Beecher’s 1st Battalion was the first line of defense against Japanese landing parties on Corregidor Island. A distinguished WW1 hero and career Marine, Beecher rallied his men to create beach defenses. But when Japanese forces conquered the island anyway, Beecher began 3.5 years as a POW – including surviving the Oryoku Maru disast…
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VANLIG EPISODE - Under 2. verdenskrig havnet Hellas under tysk okkupasjon, og på øya Kreta gikk nazistene hardt til verks. Anført av general Friedrich Wilhelm Müller, også kjent som “Slakteren fra Kreta”, gikk de løs på sivilbefolkningen. Müllers fremferd bekymret De allierte, så i 1944 fikk to britiske agenter jobben med å kidnappe ham. Men som vi…
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