For You The War Is Over

A podcast all about the history of Second World War Prisoner-of-War escapes.

Series 4, Episode 8 - L/Cpl. WA Richards

July 1st, 2022

L/Cpl. Richards was very good at getting out and staying out, but never quite made it home in four attempts. However, his fifth escape effort would see him fighting in the forests of Poland before he managed to get home.

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 7 - Pte. LE Mann

June 24th, 2022

Another escaper who was to join the Polish Resistance after escaping, but there was to be more than one similarity with the escape of Easterbrook...

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 6 - Pte. RH Easterbrook

June 17th, 2022

For Easterbrook escaping was the easy part, as after getting out he was to take his life into his own hands by fighting the Germans in Poland as part of the Resistance. This one is more than a simple escape story!

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 5 - Fl/Lt. AF McSweyn

June 10th, 2022

Allan McSweyn was an Australian Bomber pilot who made many escapes efforts before he finally succeeded, before finally tunnelling his way out of Lamsdorf.

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 4 - Sgt. RD Renet

June 3rd, 2022

Sgt. Renet was only a prisoner for a very short period of time, but was able to make his escape during an RAF strafing raid on Germany. Having made his escape he travelled through Germany hoping to make contact with the advancing Allied lines.

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 3 - F.O. RJF Sherk

May 27th, 2022

In one of the most exciting escapes yet, F.O. Raymond Sherk was captured in North Africa, held in Italy until the Armistice when he took to the hills. He made it back to Allied lines after a 45 day trek in which he was surrounded by Germans on three separate occasions. However, his adventures weren't to end there...

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 2 - P.M. A Desgranges

May 20th, 2022

In this episode we look at the escape of P.M. Andre Desgranges, a member of the Fighting French Navy, who under threat from the Gestapo escaped from a camp in Wilhelmshaven.

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 1 - MI9 (with Special Guest, Dr Helen Fry)

May 13th, 2022

To open series 4 we welcome Helen Fry, author of "MI9", to discuss its work aiding the escape and evasion of Prisoners-of-War. We discuss the key players in MI9, the aid it provided to POWs, and so much more!

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 4, Episode 0 - Series Intro

May 12th, 2022

Welcome to Series 4 of For You The War Is Over. We are excited to bring you brand new episodes covering some fantastic new escapes as well as some brilliant guests too. We hope you enjoy the new series.

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

Series 3, Episode 12 - P.O. KB Chisholm

February 4th, 2022

After making multiple escape attempts, as well as multiple identity changes, Chisholm finally escaped from a camp in Poland, before making his way through occupied Europe and being liberated while in Paris.

For You The War Is Over is a podcast that looks at the real life stories of Prisoner-of-War escapes from the the Second World War. Hosted by Dave Robertson and Tony Hoskins, each episode looks at a new escape. 

If you would like to follow us on Twitter we can be found @FYTWIO we can also be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FYTWIO/ or if you would prefer to send a more long form message we can also be reached via email at FYTWIOpodcast@gmail.com

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