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Featured image for Episode 07: A “General” chat with Professor Hal Sosabowski

Episode 07: A “General” chat with Professor Hal Sosabowski

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14th May 2022

Professor Hal Sosabowski joins WartimeNI to talk about his great-grandfather General Sosabowski, his role in Operation Market Garden, and a famous East Belfast mural.

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Episode 06: The diaries of Doreen Bates

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27th April 2022

The diaries of Doreen Bates offer a fascinating insight into life in Belfast during the Blitz of 1941. We talked to author Lucy Caldwell and Doreen's daughter Dr. Margaret Esiri.

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Episode 05: The Women of the Belfast Blitz (Part II)

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31st March 2022

The writings of the women of Belfast including Doreen Bates, Moya Woodside, and Emma Duffin have shaped the narrative of the Belfast Blitz of 1941.

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Episode 04: The Women of the Belfast Blitz (Part I)

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30th March 2022

In April and May 1941, Northern Ireland came under attack from the Luftwaffe. Following what became known as the Belfast Blitz, women's voices came to the fore.

Featured image for Episode 03: Black GIs on the Emerald Isle with Dr. Simon Topping

Episode 03: Black GIs on the Emerald Isle with Dr. Simon Topping

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23rd February 2022

Dr. Simon Topping (University of Plymouth) joins Scott Edgar to talk about his new book and life in Northern Ireland for blacks GIs during the Second World War.

Featured image for Episode 02: From Auschwitz To Ulster with Rachel Levy

Episode 02: From Auschwitz To Ulster with Rachel Levy

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27th January 2022

Holocaust survivor Rachel Levy joins Scott Edgar to talk about life, including time spent on a Refugee Resettlement Farm in Millisle, Co. Down.

Featured image for Episode 01: Home Away From Home with Mary Pat Kelly

Episode 01: Home Away From Home with Mary Pat Kelly

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26th January 2022

Scott Edgar is joined by Irish-American author and film maker Mary Pat Kelly to talk about her work in researching the American GIs in Ireland.

Featured image for Episode 00: Welcome to A Wee Bit Of War

Episode 00: Welcome to A Wee Bit Of War

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14th January 2022

'A Wee Bit Of War' is the brand new podcast from WartimeNI. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts and learn more about the Second World War in Northern Ireland.