To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2023, we talked with Dr. Christine Schmidt of Wiener Holocaust Library in London about Kindertransport and the library's work.
In this episode, we caught up with Allan Esler Smith to talk about Brian Desmond Hurst, a Belfast-born acclaimed filmmaker responsible for ten wartime movies.
Lorna Quin is a former teacher from Mullaghglass P.S. in Co. Armagh. In recent years, she has collected an array of stories of Second World War life in Ulster.
Dr. James O'Neill works on mapping Northern Ireland's Defence Heritage from The Great War through to The Troubles but most sites date to the Second World War.
By the Second World War, Alex Liggett was a 30-year-old Corporal in the Royal Tank Regiment. From Portadown to Palestine, Dunkirk to demob, this is his story.
In the later years of the Second World War, Northern Ireland housed thousands of German prisoners of war. Who were they and what was life like for a P.O.W?
Michael Fryer is the Outreach Officer with Northern Ireland War Memorial in Belfast. He kindly joined us for a special podcast episode to mark Pride Week 2022.
Adrian Hack is a tour guide and fountain of knowledge on all things related to Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim in the Second World War including the U.S. Rangers.
Rachel Sayers is a historian with a passion for Irish history and the fashions of the 20th-century. She joins us to talk about wartime wardrobes in Ulster.
Professor Hal Sosabowski joins us to talk about his great-grandfather General Sosabowski, his role in Operation Market Garden, and a famous East Belfast mural.
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 D