An absolutely fantastic documentary (you can listen to it by clicking on the 'listen again' link) on the real origins of the Home Guard. Quite surprising, too.
Programme presenter:What would you have done if you'd met Lord Halifax and he'd surrendered to Hitler?
Michael Foot: I'd have killed him.
And he wasn't alone. Even Jimmy Perry, creator of Dad's Army says he was been prepared to fight to the death against any Nazi-collaborating government.