68 – Nuking the Moon & Other Intelligence Schemes & Military Plots left on the Drawing Board

  We talk with Vince Houghton – Curator of the International Spy Museum who has just written a new book called “Nuking the Moon & Other Intelligence Schemes & Military Plots left on the Drawing Board”.  Vince proves that abandoned plans can be just as illuminating–and every bit as entertaining–as the ones that made it. … Read more68 – Nuking the Moon & Other Intelligence Schemes & Military Plots left on the Drawing Board

62 – Disarming Doomsday

  In this episode we speak with Dr Becky-Alexis Martin who is a lecturer in Cultural and Political Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University and author of Disarming Doomsday – The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima. Buy the book on the link below and help support the podcast: [amazon_link asins=’0745339204′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’worldwar2pill-21′ marketplace=’UK’ link_id=’e2e1fcf3-8108-4e55-a534-a2ca1c3811f7′] … Read more62 – Disarming Doomsday

Episode 11 – Observing Armageddon

Welcome to Episode 11 of Cold War Conversations. Today we’re covering a British Cold War civil defence unit called the Royal Observer Corps. We’re talking to Alistair McCann who has preserved a Royal Observer Corps monitoring post as a museum in Northern Ireland. We talk about the museum, the difficulties of the Northern Ireland Royal Observer … Read moreEpisode 11 – Observing Armageddon