🎧 The War in the East: Part 2 with Bill Frankland
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 35m
Dan talks to Dr Bill Frankland, a 106 year old veteran of World War II who lived through a Japanese prisoner of war camp and who also made important contributions to our understanding of allergies. Second of two episodes.
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