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Spike Milligan was born on this day 100 years ago.
Spike Milligan's best jokes and one-liners
This evening (Friday 20th April 2018) on Radio4 extra at 11pm - The start of an 8 part (weekly) repeat of: BBC Radio 4 Extra - Spike Milligan - Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall, Episode 1
BBC Radio 4 Extra - Spike Milligan - Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode guide
Spike Milligan - Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall
Episode 1 of 8
A new gunner is recruited for the Second World War.
Spike Milligan shares memories of his wartime service.
Published in 1971, Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall is the first volume of the Spike Milligan's idiosyncratic military memoir.
Reversioned into 8 parts by BBC Radio 4 Extra.
I am a big fan of Spike and the Goon Show. It's all because of my mother's cousin who sent us Goon Show records in the 1970s when I was a child.
Those were the last words said at peace. At that moment Germany declared war in all directions.
Bang? War! I must write me memoirs.
The day war broke, I said to Allenbrooke, "You fool, don't you realize that..."
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