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🎧 ARNHEM: THE BATTLE FOR THE BRIDGES, 1944

Audio from Chalke Valley History Festival 2018. The battle of Arnhem, the great airborne fight for the bridges in 1944, was a courageous strategic gamble that failed. In this talk at CVHF 2018, Britain’s best-selling historian Antony Beevor, using often overlooked sources from Allied and German archives, reconstructs the terrible reality of the fighting and […]

STALINGRAD: Hunting the Reality of War

Recording from Antony Beevor’s CVHF talk on Thursday, 27th June 2013. Antony Beevor’s monumental book, Stalingrad, has been one of the most read and highly praised accounts of the Second World War to have been written in the past twenty-five years. It was also the book that ignited our fascination with the war anew, published, as it […]