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Evacuation of German children to escape British bombing

Evacuation of German children to escape British bombing

When we think of evacuation we think of British children being taken to safety from the Luftwaffe, but the same was happening in Germany where German children were taken to safety from British bombs.

Watching Hitler drive past in a motorcade

Watching Hitler drive past in a motorcade

Raymond was growing up in Gdansk (Danzig)which was an independent state on the borders of Germany but 98% of whose population was German. One day the crowds gathered to welcome a motorcade carrying Adolf Hitler. Raymond didn't know it at the time, but he was probably witnessing part of the event which caused the declaration of World War 2 - the invasion of Poland.

AL MURRAY TELLS WHY HE IS HOOKED ON HISTORY AND WHY HE IS SUPPORTING STORYVAULT

AL MURRAY TELLS WHY HE IS HOOKED ON HISTORY AND WHY HE IS SUPPORTING STORYVAULT

Al Murray is best known as "the pub landlord" but what is less well known is that he is a graduate in Modern History from Oxford who has been fascinated by history his whole life. Here he tells why, and why he thinks oral history is so important.

GETTING STARTED IN COMEDY AND THE ORIGINS OF

GETTING STARTED IN COMEDY AND THE ORIGINS OF "THE PUB LANDLORD"

Best known for his stand-up act, "The Pub Landlord", comedian Al Murray could scarcely be more different from his comic persona. Here he tells how he got into comedy in the first place, and how "The Pub Landlord" was invented.

HOW CBS REWARDED THE MAN WHO GOT THEM THE MOSCOW OLYMPICS

HOW CBS REWARDED THE MAN WHO GOT THEM THE MOSCOW OLYMPICS

When CBS Television was fighting rivals ABC and NBC to screen the Moscow Olympics, they asked CBS Records boss Walter Yetnikoff to go to Russia to do the deal. Yetnikoff didn't want to go, but CBS boss Bill Paley offered him a special reward if he was successful. Walter pulled it off, but his reward wasn't what Walter had in mind.......