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Pete & Gary's Military History

May 27, 2020

Peter and Gary continue their journey in the footsteps of the South Notts Hussars as the regiment moves from Palestine to Egypt in 1940, and confronts Italian forces during Operation Compass.

Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain
Publisher: Mat McLachlan
Producer: Jess Stebnicki

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May 20, 2020

Peter and Gary explore the Battle of Le Cateau in August 1914, the second major battle fought by the British Army on the Western Front. Did they give the German Army a bloody nose? Did their commander, Smith Dorrien make the right decision to stand and fight? Find out in this fascinating episode!

Presenters: Peter Hart...

May 19, 2020

Our new podcast series, Treasures from the Vault, is launching this week! Join historian Mat McLachlan behind the scenes at the world's great museums, libraries and archives to explore the items that helped shape history!

Look out for Treasures from the Vault on your favourite podcasting app, and don't forget to...

May 15, 2020

In this special joint podcast, Mat McLachlan speaks to Peter Hart about his new book, The Gallipoli Evacuation. Look out for the book in early-September, and pre-order it on from June to receive a very special bonus from Peter Hart!

May 13, 2020

In this very special episode, Peter and Gary discuss the military career of Montagu Cleeve, who joined the Royal Artillery in 1913 and served as an officer on some of the heaviest guns used in the war, including the mighty 'Boche Buster' railway gun. This episode also features several audio clips of Montagu...