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BFBS 75: A Witness on History

Listen to the changes within BFBS over it's 75+ year history.

20/12/2019

Mike Howarth explains how the radio station for the British armed forces began in Algeria during the Second World War and continued to broadcast to far-flung service personnel and their families through peacetime and further conflict.  

BFBS has been by the side of those who serve our country, maintaining their link with home, wherever they are in the world, for more than 75 years.  

Hear the stories of the radio presenters who provided a much-needed boost to moral by playing the hits in troubled times and dangerous places.

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01/01/2016

70 years of BFBS 

Patrick Eade tells the story of the radio station for the British armed forces which began in wartime Algiers in 1943. 

Hear the stories of the radio presenters who provided a much-needed boost to moral by playing the hits in troubled times and dangerous places.