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We are a slightly mad, always fun podcast bringing you all the History you love and a lot that you didn‘t know you‘d love until you heard it here! Recommended by BBC Radio, and presented by acclaimed historian Alexandra Churchill, with Matt Bone and Dr Zack White.
 
Collision Podcast - Where Art, History & Music Collide with your Host, Sharon Fitzgerald, MA | Los Angeles Episode Guide: Ep. 10 D-Day Live from Omaha Beach Ep. 3-9: Game of Thrones Ep. 2: The Birth of Modern Art Ep. 1: Introduction Ep.10: D-Day - Live from Omaha Beach for the 75th Anniversary of the WW2 Normandy Beach Invasion. Join your Host, Sharon Fitzgerald, MA, as she treks through the WW2 Normandy Beaches and battlegrounds and interviews local historians. Photos, maps, links and Sharo ...
 
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In this special episode, Captain Torres explains how landfill-like burn pits in Iraq gave him a chronic lung injury and a toxic brain injury. Captain Le Roy Torres served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 24 years, and spent a year on duty in Balad, Iraq. While there, Torres lived and worked in close proximity to a burn pit. These burn pits act as landf…
 
Simon Sebag Montefiore returns to talk all about his epic new history of mankind. From the African Rift Valley to the twittery of Elon Musk, via some surprising characters, everyone who has come before can give us some hints on how to approach the future. Support us: https://www.patreon.com/historyhack Tips: https://ko-fi.com/historyhack Buy the bo…
 
MGen Roger Rowley describes his experiences fighting as a ground forces officer in the days following the invasion of Normandy, and how he missed the D-Day invasion. MGen Rowley served in World War Two as ground forces officer in the Canadian Army. For months he and his unit prepared for the invasion of Normandy, but when the fateful day came, no o…
 
It Was Said, the 2021 Webby Award winner for Best Podcast Series, returns with a new season to look back on some of the most powerful, impactful, and timeless speeches in history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author-historian Jon Meacham, this documentary podcast series takes you through another season of ten genera…
 
Jack Hessman was a Navy Corpsman who served in the Korean War. He was assigned to the Marine Corps, and fought in the famous battle of the Chosin Reservoir. During the battle, he faced freezing cold conditions, and at one point had to play dead in order to avoid being killed by Chinese soldiers.By Evergreen Podcasts | The Honor Project
 
In this bonus Veterans Day episode, we hear from Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia. Staff Sergeant Bellavia served in the Army and deployed to Iraq in 2004. During the Second Battle of Fallujah, Bellavia cleared a house filled with 5 insurgents in order to save his squad. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at a White House cere…
 
After a grenade injured both his legs and sent him home from Vietnam, Army Specialist Robert Patrick "Rocky" Bleier made a full recovery and went on to win four Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh steelers. In college, Bleier played for Notre Dame and was a part of the ‘66 National Championship team. He was the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 16th round draft pic…
 
On the eve of Polish Independence Day, Joshua Zimmerman continues where he left off at the end of part three, discussing the story of the father of modern Poland, Józef Piłsudski. It would be on this day in 1918 that Piłsudski steps onto a free Poland for the first time in 123 years. Support us: https://www.patreon.com/historyhack Tips: https://ko-…
 
Previewing the newly published book and surely a best seller, Save the Last Bullet, about a German boy soldier in the Nazi army. "This is the story of my father's traumatic ordeal as a boy soldier in Hitler's Army. It is an account in his own words of the horrors of the Third Reich, witnessed and experienced from his perspective as a child." Heidi …
 
A preview of a brand new podcast all about the United States Air Force in the guise of the Mighty Eighth - and their role in Britain during the war. And as a prelude I’m going to chat with Johann, one of the hosts. More great unpublished history! Mighty Eighth websitehttps://mighty8thpodcast.com/ Book mention in the show:Bomb Group: The Eighth Air …
 
Specialist Nathan Dowds discusses his training, the moments when his life was on the line, and the hazy morality of the conflict. Dowds served as an Army paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. He deployed to Afghanistan twice, in 2002 and in 2004, and once to Iraq in 2003. During the episode, he says this about his struggles: “The world is full…
 
Brigadier General Sydney Radley-Walters was a tank commander in the Canadian Army and was the Western Allies leading tank killer during WWII. In the final part of his interview, Radley-Walters finishes his recount of the D-Day invasion, including the battle of Buron, Operation Totalize, and capturing Caen, and more. He also talks about the booby tr…
 
On this edition of the podcast, nationally recognized, and award winning artist, Steph Moraca joins host Mike Segovia on the show. Her paintings are amazing and you will be taken on a trip behind the scenes to hear how Steph creates and paints her original work in her studio as well as in live settings. Website: https://www.stephmoracafineart.com F…
 
BGen Radley-Walters was a tank commander in the Canadian Army and was the Western Allies leading tank killer during WWII. He’s credited with destroying 18 German tanks and many other armored vehicles, and he was awarded an Order of Military Merit, the Distinguished Service Order, the Military Cross, an a Canadian Forces Decoration.…
 
Olds describes his experiences in Vietnam, his most memorable dogfight, and more. – Brigadier General Robin Olds is a triple ace fighter pilot who shot down a total of 17 enemy aircraft during World War II and Vietnam. He flew all sorts of aircrafts, including P-38s, P-51s, P-80s and F-4s during his tenure. By the time he retired, Olds had collecte…
 
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