History's Secret Heroes

2. Charity Adams and the 6888

June 7, 2023

Major Charity Adams, the first African American woman to be commissioned in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, arrives in Birmingham, England, to sort out an enormous problem.

Helena Bonham Carter shines a light on extraordinary stories from World War Two. Join her for incredible tales of deception, acts of resistance and courage.

A BBC Studios Podcast production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds.

Producers: Clem Hitchcock and Elaina Boateng Executive Producer: Paul Smith Written by Alex von Tunzelmann

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