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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 201. Resistance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:28

Al Murray and James Holland discuss Patrick Marnham’s book on the French Resistance. Plus, how influential was signals intelligence? Other subjects up for discussion include the Chindits’ actions behind enemy lines and the war-time relationship between Britain and the US. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. There are also five free audiobooks on the site. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Ep 200: The Last 100 Years (Give or Take) And All That | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:22

An awful lot has happened in the last 100 years or so. In fact, when you look at how much went on in the 20th century, it's amazing it didn't take longer than that. In this extract from his new book Al Murray takes a close look at the Battle of Britain. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. There are also five free audiobooks on the site. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy  Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 199. The Messerschmitt 109 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:13

Al and James clamber around on the Messerschmitt 109 once flown by the legendary Hans-Joachim Marseille and now housed at the Heritage Hangar, Biggin Hill. Was it really better than the Spitfire? Bold engineering claims in this podcast. This podcast was also filmed and is available for viewing by members of our We Have Ways club. Join for £6 a month, which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. There are also five free audiobooks on the site. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 198. Matt Mackinnon-Pattison - part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:57

After growing up in a Scottish orphanage Matt Mackinnon-Pattison volunteered for the army at the first opportunity and found himself fighting with a Highland regiment in Italy. In this second part of his conversation with James Holland we hear of his exploits with the SAS. We Have Ways runs a members club for those looking for additional content. If you’d like to watch a live version of the show each Thursday evening or enjoy Second World War audiobooks join the Independent Company here: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 197. Spitfires at Biggin Hill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:21

Al and James visit the Heritage Hangar at Biggin Hill, the largest collection of air worthy Spitfires in the world. They discover a newly restored Spitfire once sold to the Greek airforce and explore the craft of building the world’s most iconic fighter plane. We Have Ways runs a members club for those looking for additional content. If you’d like to watch a live version of the show each Thursday evening or enjoy Second World War audiobooks join the Independent Company here: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker  Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 196. Matt Mackinnon-Pattison - Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:43:25

Matt Mackinnon-Pattison served with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the war and later joined the SAS where he was parachuted behind enemy lines in northern Italy. James Holland recently interviewed Matt in Cumbria. This is the first part of their fascinating conversation. We Have Ways runs a members club for those looking for additional content. If you’d like to watch a live version of the show each Thursday evening or enjoy Second World War audiobooks join the Independent Company here: 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.

 195. From Iceland to Africa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:44

James and Al get their podcast passports out as they explore stories from Iceland to Africa, via Germany. James describes his recent adventures in Germany, including his attempt to find the location of the death of Lt. Denis Elmore, the last Sherwood Rangers officer to be killed in the war. We Have Ways runs a members club for those looking for additional content. If you’d like to watch a live version of the show each Thursday evening or enjoy Second World War audiobooks join the Independent Company here: 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.

 194. Tiger Tank | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:06

Al Murray heads to Bovington Tank Museum to talk to resident expert David Willey about the Tiger tank.  Why did Nazi Germany build only 1,200 of this much feared beast and what was the true story of the men who abandoned Tiger 131 in Tunisia? To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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.

 193. Making Maps and Propaganda | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:25

Writer and academic Jeremy Black joins James Holland and Al Murray in a wide-ranging discussion encompassing the propagandist use of maps and the challenges of flying over the Hump. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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.

 192. Tank Trilogy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:24

Al Murray and James Holland explore a Second World War British ambulance as well as a vehicle kitted out as a mobile listening centre which reported from France and Holland to Bletchley Park. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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.

 191. Robert Harris and V2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:37

The German V2 rocket programme brought fear to the streets of London in the last months of the war. Author Robert Harris joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss his new novel, V2, which explores the events from the perspective of a German rocket engineer and a British woman tasked with working out where the deadly weapons were being fired from. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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.

 190. AC/DC’s Brian Johnson PART 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:43:28

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson is back with more stories from his extraordinary family history. This time we hear about his dad’s time fighting in Italy, plus his Italian mum’s fascist family past. WARNING: Some strong language. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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.

 189. AC/DC’s Brian Johnson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36:27

The legendary lead singer of AC/DC Brian Johnson is fascinated by the Second World War. His dad fought in North Africa and Italy with the Durham Light Infantry and Brian himself joined the Territorial Army and did full parachute training. WARNING: This brilliantly entertaining, often hilarious episode, features strong language. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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.

 188. What went wrong at Arnhem | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:21

On September 17th, 1944, the Allies launched Operation Market Garden in an attempt to create an invasion route across the Rhine and into Germany. The operation failed and with it ended any hopes of finishing the war by Christmas 1944. Al Murray and James Holland are joined by former Paras Major-General Adrian Freer and Richard Moore to discuss the details of this extraordinary battle. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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.

 187. Battle of Britain Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:07

James Holland and Al Murray discuss the events of September 15th, 1940, the date officially named Battle of Britain Day. James digs deep into the data to evaluate the severity of the German attacks and to understand the level of defence mounted by the RAF. To enjoy the weekly We Have Ways livestream join our members club for £6 a month using the link below. Members get free audiobooks, discounts from Waterstones, first chance to book live events, battleground visits and the increasingly infamous Thursday evening live show: 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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