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From a whisper to a bang! A six-part podcast series about war, remembrance, Australian prisoners of war in Germany during the Second World War, and an emotional journey of historical empathy, presented and produced by Australian broadcaster Megan Spencer for the Australian War Memorial.

From a whisper to a bang! A six-part podcast series about war, remembrance, Australian prisoners of war in Germany during the Second World War, and an emotional journey of historical empathy, presented and produced by Australian broadcaster Megan Spencer for the Australian War Memorial.
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Australia

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From a whisper to a bang! A six-part podcast series about war, remembrance, Australian prisoners of war in Germany during the Second World War, and an emotional journey of historical empathy, presented and produced by Australian broadcaster Megan Spencer for the Australian War Memorial.

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@AWMemorial

Language:

English


Episodes

From A Whisper To A Bang! -2- Walking A Mile In Harry’s Shoes

2/24/2019
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Episode 02: “Walking A Mile In Harry’s Shoes” In Episode 02 Megan visits the crumbling, 75-year-old ruins of two of the four stalags her grandfather Corporal Harry Spencer, VX1113, Prisoner No. 91985, was held in, between 1941-1945, after being captured in Crete by the German Army in WW2. The first, Stalag VII-A, is in Moosburg in Germany’s south; the other, Stalag 357 near Fallingbostel, is in the north. They were two of Germany’s biggest POW camps during the war, each housing tens of...

Duration:00:58:02

From a whisper to a bang! -1- Harry’s story, Megan’s pilgrimage

1/24/2019
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Episode 1: “Harry’s story, Megan’s pilgrimage” In episode 1 Megan introduces the story of her grandfather, Corporal “Harry” Spencer, 2/7th Battalion. A prisoner of war in Germany during four years of the Second World War, Harry was one of several thousand Australians captured by the German Army in 1941, during the ill-fated battle of Crete. Corporal Spencer’s story provides the catalyst for interviews, conversations, and insights that help broaden our understanding of history,...

Duration:00:57:58

From a whisper to a bang!

1/21/2019
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From a whisper to a bang! A six-part podcast series about war, remembrance, Australian prisoners of war in Germany during the Second World War, and an emotional journey of historical empathy, presented and produced by Megan Spencer for the Australian War Memorial.

Duration:00:00:48