Steve Ballinger on Removing the Remains of War, Nearly 80
From the We Have Ways of Making You Talk Podcast
We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a weekly show exploring the war in close up, hosted by comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland as they discuss all matters Second World War.
In this episode, Al and James talk to Steve Ballinger, who removes ordnance from former sites of conflict. He has spent the last decade removing 60,000+ mines, shrapnel, and ordnance from the tiny island of Peleliu. He talks to James and Al about the complicated role, the history of the battle between the US and Japanese, and the importance of preserving these sites.
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