Two close pilot friends of my father, killed during WW2, appear in Blighty Thank God. Their stories are particularly poignant and highlight why Remembrance Day is so important.
The Blighty Thank God podcast has now been downloaded well over 900 times, helped by news feature stories in local news media in both the North and South of the UK.
If you are trying to research the history of a loved one who was in the military or a particular subject, how do you navigate the thousands of documents? You could do it yourself.
‘Blighty Thank God’ features two beautiful versions of The Last Post on different instruments than the bugle, on which it’s traditionally played. One is on violin, played by Rachel Bostock (@rachelbostockmusic ); the other on guitar by Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits. The Last Post is sounded at military funerals to indicate that the soldier…
The Blighty Thank God podcast was recently featured on the popular WW2TV channel on YouTube, where BTG creator Neil Chapman’s interview with presenter Paul Woodage has had more than 2000 views so far. Click above to find out more and watch the video.
The Inverness-based Ross-Shire Journal became one of the first newspapers to cover the “Blighty Thank God” podcast when it ran a short feature on the project recently. Click above to find out more.