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Giles Milton
Historian: D-DAY: THE SOLDIERS' STORY out now in UK paperback. US edition published as: SOLDIER, SAILOR, FROGMAN, SPY. London Library trustee.
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Giles Milton 21m
Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed!
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Giles Milton 5h
What was it really like to fight your way ashore on D-Day? Some eye-stretching stories...
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Giles Milton 6h
Replying to @WW2TV
Done!
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Giles Milton 6h
Thanks so much - I very much enjoyed doing the US podcasts. Agree about the Ratline - I was riveted. Just put in my own proposal to R4, in collaboration with top producer... Secret at the moment, but fingers crossed!
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Giles Milton 8h
Looking forward to speaking!
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Giles Milton 8h
Replying to @PhilNicolaides
Thank you!
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Giles Milton 9h
You are kind! It was five solid days of recording, with a lot of liquid refreshment (non-alcoholic, mind) to keep the old throat going!
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Giles Milton 9h
Just signed a load of paperbacks of my D-Day: The Soldiers' Story, at the wonderful They're on the big table by the door - at least some them are (thank you Hatchards!) - so don't feel shy about buying a few copies!
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Giles Milton 10h
Fake news, fake weaponry, fake tanks - all masterfully used to deceive the Germans in the run-up to
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Giles Milton May 21
None taken! I meant surviving.
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Giles Milton May 21
Raw and unvarnished... eye-stretching stories from the frontline of . Join myself and The Telegraph's Defence editor, Con Coughlin, for an evening of discovery.
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Giles Milton May 21
Replying to @beckybeckyb
Built to last a few months. Quite a few still floating.
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Giles Milton May 21
Heroes... but also heroines. A nurse from the Army Nurse Corps works at a field hospital near Omaha Beach, just after D-Day.
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Giles Milton May 21
...and there was an almighty row between the British and American weathermen. The British won the row.
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Giles Milton May 20
Absolutely not yours, I assure you!!! Very much looking forward to reading it!
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Giles Milton May 20
Whole chapter (and more) setting out the Canadians’ extraordinary contribution in my book.
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Giles Milton May 20
I reviewed it for the Sunday Times. A Book Too Far.
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Giles Milton May 20
Replying to @Pegasus16X @WWIImuseum
You’d be even more shocked to know that many/most teenagers hardly know what DDay is. And each time I do talks, to whatever age group, the organisers say one must assume an absolute minimum of knowledge.
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Giles Milton May 20
Replying to @Pegasus16X @WWIImuseum
Perhaps, but not among the interested-but-non-military- history buffs I asked!
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Giles Milton May 20
Replying to @GilesMilton1
This young lad on Omaha Beach later identified as Nicholas Fina.
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