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Till Victory (a Podcast about WWII and Peace)

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Clément Horvath, French author of "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" talks with WWII veterans and their families about their war stories, the heritage of World War 2 and peace. FIRST EPISODE ON JUNE 6! Clément's latest book is the English version of his award-winning "Till Victory, lettres de soldats alliés", a best seller in France focusing on frontline letters from war-torn Europe, and the result of 15 years of research. "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" is out worldwide in October 2020 (Pen & Sword Books). More info on www.tillvictory.com

Clément Horvath, French author of "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" talks with WWII veterans and their families about their war stories, the heritage of World War 2 and peace. FIRST EPISODE ON JUNE 6! Clément's latest book is the English version of his award-winning "Till Victory, lettres de soldats alliés", a best seller in France focusing on frontline letters from war-torn Europe, and the result of 15 years of research. "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" is out worldwide in October 2020 (Pen & Sword Books). More info on www.tillvictory.com

Location:

United States

Description:

Clément Horvath, French author of "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" talks with WWII veterans and their families about their war stories, the heritage of World War 2 and peace. FIRST EPISODE ON JUNE 6! Clément's latest book is the English version of his award-winning "Till Victory, lettres de soldats alliés", a best seller in France focusing on frontline letters from war-torn Europe, and the result of 15 years of research. "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" is out worldwide in October 2020 (Pen & Sword Books). More info on www.tillvictory.com

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 8 - Tom Rice (101st Airborne) WWII veteran interview (2/2)

12/22/2020
Here's Episode #8 of Till Victory (a podcast about WWII and peace), and Part 2 of my conversation with world-famous veteran Tom Rice (501st PIR, 101st Airborne Division). On this day 76 years ago, Tom Rice was wounded in Bastogne, the belgian city made famous by the long and heroic stand of the 101st Airborne Division, surrounded by German units during the Battle of the Bulge. So we'll talk about that, of course, but we'll pick up where we left off, right after the Normandy campaign when the...

Duration:01:07:06

Episode 7 - World War II Historian Florent Plana (@ww2veteransmemories)

11/1/2020
Episode 7 - How do you talk to a World War II veteran? How hard is it for them to share personal and gruesome details about the reality of war, and as civilians, are we able to understand what they went through? My friend and French historian / Normandy battlefields tour guide Florent Plana (World War II veterans'memories / @ww2veteransmemories) might have answers to these questions, as he has recorded on video almost a thousand veterans all over the United States and Europe. In this special...

Duration:01:22:14

Episode 6 - Special book release episode with Heather Williams (Pen & Sword Books)

10/2/2020
A very special episode of Till Victory (a podcast about WWII and peace), as we're celebrating the release, at last, of the English version of the book! To mark the occasion, I'm talking for the first time on the phone with my publisher, Heather Williams at Pen & Sword Books, about the importance of preserving History, how remembering what people went through 75 years ago can help us go through these difficult times, and of course, about her favorite stories from "Till Victory - the Second...

Duration:00:37:42

Episode 5 - Allen Greene (573rd Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion) WWII veteran interview

8/31/2020
In Episode #5 of Till Victory (a podcast about WWII and peace), I'm having a very inspiring chat with WW2 veteran Allen Greene (573rd Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion). We talk about witnessing the gruesome landings on Omaha Beach from the deck of USS Achernar, spotting enemy aircraft for the US Army Air Forces throughout the whole European campaign, and about the difficulties of readjusting to civilian life after you've put your life on hold for many years. A very meaningful episode, when...

Duration:00:47:36

Episode 4 - Cecil Newton (4th / 7th Dragoon Guards) WW2 veteran interview

8/3/2020
In Episode #4 of Till Victory (a podcast about WWII and peace), British tank gunner Cecil Newton talks about landing with the first wave on D-Day, the special Sherman DD tanks he used to fight in, the day he was seriously wounded in Germany, psychological trauma and remembering the sacrifice of his brothers in arms - and especially of his own brother, who was shot by SS soldiers pretending to surrender, only a month before the end of the war. Clément Horvath, French author of "Till...

Duration:00:33:14

Episode 3 - Sam Carlile (8th Air Force) WWII veteran interview

7/2/2020
In Episode #3 of Till Victory (a podcast about WWII and peace), 8th Air Force veteran Sam Carlile (Henry S. Carlile, from Memphis, Tennessee) talks about life in the UK during the war, taking care of radio communications during D-Day and seeing the concentration camps firsthand... Sam also shares many anecdotes, some sad, and some pretty funny ones! Clément Horvath, French author of "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" talks in this new series of podcasts with WWII...

Duration:00:52:19

Episode 1 - Ray Alm (2nd Rangers, WWII veteran) by his family

6/5/2020
In Episode #1 of Till Victory (a podcast about WWII and peace), we learn more about Raymond F. Alm, veteran of the elite 2nd Ranger Battalion and survivor of D-Day on Omaha Beach. His family shares war anecdotes, talks about the psychological effects of combat on Ray, and the impact watching Saving Private Ryan had on the former Ranger and themselves. Clément Horvath, French author of "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" (in which you can read Ray Alm's complete...

Duration:01:08:21

Episode 2 - Tom Rice (101st Airborne) WWII veteran interview (1/2)

6/5/2020
In Episode #2 of Till Victory (a podcast about WWII and peace), world-famous veteran Tom Rice (501st PIR, 101st Airborne Division) talks about training as a paratrooper, his D-Day in Normandy, and the thrill of jumping again on Carentan 75 years later. Clément Horvath, French author of "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" talks in this new series of podcasts with WWII veterans and their families about their war stories, the heritage of World War 2 and the future of...

Duration:01:12:58

Episode 0 (First episode on June 6, 2020!) / Till Victory (The Podcast)

5/17/2020
Till Victory, a podcast about World War 2 and Peace, will launch officially on June 6, 2020! Clément Horvath, French author of "Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There" talks in this new series of podcasts with WWII veterans and their families about their war stories, the heritage of World War 2 and the future of peace. Clément's latest book is the English version of his award-winning "Till Victory, lettres de soldats alliés", a best seller in France focusing on frontline...

Duration:00:03:12