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  • Kain, Edgar 'Cobber' (Oral history)

    Kain, Edgar 'Cobber' (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: BBC (recorder) 1940-05-07


    New Zealand officer served as pilot with 73 Sqdn, RAF account of encounter with German fighter aircraft over France, 5/1940

  • Compilation


    (sound) Made by: BBC (recorder) 1944


    Compilation of 'messages personnels' broadcast by the BBC French Service prior to the Normandy landings, 6/1944. In French

  • The Essay: British Cinema of the 1940s

    The Essay: British Cinema of the 1940s

    (sound) Made by: BBC (Production company) 2010-09-13


    BBC Radio 3 three-part series entitled ‘The Essay: British Cinema of the 1940s’. Simon Heffer explores wartime British films in terms of their social and political message. Programme 1: 'Went the Day Well?' (1942)

  • Joyce, William (Oral history)

    Joyce, William (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Joyce, William (interviewee/speaker) 1940-05-20


    Extract from German radio broadcast by British civilian known as 'Lord Haw-Haw'

  • Compilation


    (sound) Made by: BBC (Production company) 2010-11-11


    BBC Radio 4 programme entitled ‘Open Country’. Owen Sheers visits South Wales to investigate the role of the Auxiliary Units during the Second World War, and talks to one of its last surviving members

  • The Paper Clip Spirit

    The Paper Clip Spirit

    (sound) Made by: BBC (Production company) 1984-04-01


    BBC Radio 4 programme entitled 'The Paper Clip Spirit'. Murdoch McPherson looks at Norwegian resistance to Nazi occupation, 1940-1945

  • Lady Be Good

    Lady Be Good

    (sound) Made by: BBC (Production company) 1986-08-06


    BBC Radio 2 programme entitled 'Lady Be Good' about Ivy Benson's experiences running an all female band in the 1930s

  • Quietly Resisting

    Quietly Resisting

    (sound) Made by: BBC (recorder) 1993-02


    BBC Radio 4 programme entitled 'Quietly Resisting' about the British Special Operations Executive agent Harry Ree during the Second World War

  • ENSA Half Hour

    ENSA Half Hour

    (sound) Made by: Various (interviewee/speaker) 1943-09-02


    BBC Home Service programme produced by ENSA entitled 'ENSA Half Hour' broadcast from London

  • Reading Aloud

    Reading Aloud

    (sound) Made by: BBC (Production company) 1992-11


    BBC Radio 4 programme entitled 'Reading Aloud'. Peter Luke looks at the Battle of El Alamein, 10/1942