Pete & Gary's Military History

Peter Hart

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For more than 40 years bestselling author and historian Peter Hart has interviewed thousands of veterans about their experience of war. Join him and his chum Gary Bain as they explore all aspects of military history, from the ancient world to the Second World War. Pete and Gary don't just tell the history, they bring it to life with the words of the men and women who were there!

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184 episodes

Ep150: Austro-Hungary and the Eastern Front, 1917

It's our 150th episode, and to celebrate we are returning to one of our most popular topics - the Eastern Front with our chum Nicolai Eberholst. In this episode we explore the situation on the Front in 1917. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Guest: Nicolai Eberholst Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 8m
Nov 30
Ep149: Laugh or Cry - Recreation

In the next instalment to celebrate the launch of their book, , Pete and Gary explore the humour of soldiers when they are out of the front line. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

45m
Nov 23
Ep148: Laugh or Cry - Donkey's Bollocks!

The book is out! Peter and Gary's book, , is now available to buy! To celebrate the launch, this episode looks at the humour of the men directed towards their commanding officers. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

42m
Nov 16
Ep147: Laugh or Cry - Gunners

The celebration of Pete and Gary's new book, continues as the boys explore the humour of artillerymen. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

30m
Nov 09
Ep146: Laugh or Cry - Friends and Enemies

In advance of their book launch, Pete and Gary continue the story of how men in combat used humour to cope with the horrors of war. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

37m
Nov 02
Ep145: Laugh or Cry - The Men All Loved Me

Pete and Gary continue their exploration of the ways in which soldiers confronted horror with humour during wartime. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

37m
Oct 26
Ep144: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry - The Low Countries

Pete and Gary continue the gripping tale of a World War Two tank regiment as the advance continues into Belgium and Holland. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

39m
Oct 19
Ep143: Austro-Hungary and the Eastern Front, 1916

Gary and Peter are once again joined by their colleague Nicolai Eberholst to discuss the fighting on the Eastern Front in the First World War. Today, the discussion focusses on the tough battles of 1916. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 4m
Oct 12
Ep142: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry - Advance into Belgium

It's August 1944 and the tanks of the 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry are leaving France behind them and pushing into Belgium. What new dangers await them? Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

46m
Oct 05
Ep141: Laugh or Cry - Fighting in the Trenches

Pete and Gary continue their study of the way soldiers used humour to deal with the horrors of warfare. Today, they take a close look at humour while fighting in the trenches of the First World War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

41m
Sep 28
Ep140: Arras Air War - May Endgame

The final episode in the long-running series about the air war over Arras in 1917! Today we say farewell to the brave airmen and ground crews of the Royal Flying Corps as the battle reaches its climax in May. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

46m
Sep 21
Ep139: Ian Hamilton - Gallipoli Landings

Pete and Gary continuing the gripping tale of the rise and fall of Sir Ian Hamilton. This week is the episode everyone has been waiting for - his pivotal role in the Gallipoli landings! Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

1h 0m
Sep 14
Ep138: Arras Air War - On the Ground

Pete and Gary continue their epic series on the air war over Arras in 1917 by discussing the often overlooked work of ground crews, to keep the Royal Flying Corps in the air. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information.

39m
Sep 07
Ep137: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry - What's it Like?

A special episode in Pete and Gary's popular series about the 2nd Fife and Forfars, a British tank unit battling through WW2. This week the men of the unit tell 'what it's like' to experience the fighting in the Normandy bocage in Sherman tanks. Be prepared for some grim accounts! Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

47m
Aug 31
Ep136: Ian Hamilton - The Middle Years

The latest episode in Pete and Gary's series about Sir Ian Hamilton explores his involvement in military reform and numerous campaigns, culminating in the Second Boer War. Surely this man is destined for great things in the Great War! Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

1h 3m
Aug 25
Ep135: Ian Hamilton at Majuba Hill, 1881

In the latest episode in their series about Sir Ian Hamilton, who would become infamous for his failure as the commander of the Gallipoli campaign, Pete and Gary look back at the early stages of his career, and his success as a young officer during the First Boer War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for more information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

54m
Aug 17
Ep134: Arras Air War - 2nd Battle of the Scarpe

The air war over Arras continues in April 1917 as the failure of the French Nivelle Offensive leaves the British no choice but to attack again at Arras. It meant more pain and suffering for the men of of the Royal Flying Corps. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

41m
Aug 10
Ep133: Battle of Amiens, 1918

Pete and Gary explore the Battle of Amiens, the huge Allied attack that spelled the beginning of the end of the First World War. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

56m
Aug 03
Ep132: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry - Operation Bluecoat 1944

Pete and Gary continue to tell the story of the 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry, a British WW2 tank unit, as they participate in Operation Bluecoat in July 1944. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

46m
Jul 28
REVISIT: Edward Mannock, WWI Ace

On the anniversary of his death in 1918, Pete and Gary revisit the story of WWI fighter ace Edward Mannock. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

58m
Jul 25
Chatter Natter: Cowra Breakout with Mat McLachlan

Chatter Natter is back! In this special bonus episode of the podcast, Pete and Gary catch up with Mat McLachlan to discuss his new book, the Cowra Breakout, which tells the story of the largest prison breakout of WW2. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Guest: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

50m
Jul 22
Ep131: Laugh or Cry - Conditions in the Trenches

In the latest episode in the series celebrating the launch of their new book, , Pete and Gary explore how soldiers used humour to cope with the horrendous conditions of life in the trenches during the First World War. Could a joke make the rain, the mud, the cold and the rats a little more bearable? Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

39m
Jul 21
Ep130: Waterloo - Field Marshal von Blucher (Part 2)

Pete and Gary continue their special series on one of the heroes of the Battle of Waterloo, Prussian Field Marshal Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

47m
Jul 14
REVISIT: Night Attack on the Somme

To commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, Pete and Gary revisit their episode about the night attack on July 14, 1916. On the anniversary of his death in 1918, Pete and Gary revisit the story of WWI fighter ace Edward Mannock. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

47m
Jul 13
Ep129: Arras Air War - Chocks Away!

Pete and Gary bring you the latest instalment in their gripping account of the air war over Arras in 1917. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

46m
Jul 06
Ep128: First Day on the Somme - Gommecourt

To commemorate the anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, Pete and Gary explore the diversionary attack at Gommecourt on July 1, 1916. Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV To walk in the footsteps of the soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, join one of our battlefield tours! Full details at www.battlefields.com.au /www.battlefields.com.au * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

49m
Jun 30
Ep127: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry - Operation Goodwood 1944

Pete and Gary continue the saga of the 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry, a WW2 tank unit, as they participate in Operation Goodwood, a key battle in the Normandy campaign. After you've listened to the podcast, read more about it in Peter Hart's new book, , available online and at bookshops now! Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

49m
Jun 23
Ep126: Waterloo - Field Marshal von Blücher

Pete and Gary return to the popular topic of Waterloo to discuss Prussian Field Marshal Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

50m
Jun 16
Ep125: Austro-Hungary on the Eastern Front, 1915

In the second special instalment about the Eastern Front, Pete and Gary discuss the Austro-Hungarians in 1915. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE and receive special BONUS CONTENT for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

1h 0m
Jun 08
Ep124: 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry - Hill 112

Peter and Gary continue to follow the tanks of the 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry as they take part in the bitter battle to capture Hill 112 in Normandy. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen AD-FREE for only £2 PER MONTH: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh https://open.acast.com/shows/6244cc8800678b0013f4c13a/episodes/www.buymeacoffee.com/pgmh For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, http://www.livinghistorytv.com%2C/ or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV * See acast.com/privacy https://acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history.

41m
Jun 02