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Achtung! Achtung! Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War. We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a bi-weekly show exploring the war in close up. James and Al have a stunning knowledge of their subject, but don't expect a linear narrative. The boys love a tangent and a forgotten tale. We Have Ways of Making You Talk roams down forgotten front lines, casts new villains and makes the case for unlikely heroes. Send questions to James and Al via Twitter us ...
 
The Explaining History Podcast has been exploring the 20th Century in weekly chapters for the past 10 years, helping students and enthusiasts engage with the past. With the help of expert guests, your host Nick Shepley navigates competing debates around the key events and processes of the past century. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/explaininghistory
 
For more than 40 years bestselling author and historian Peter Hart has interviewed thousands of veterans about their experience of war. Join him and his chum Gary Bain as they explore all aspects of military history, from the ancient world to the Second World War. Pete and Gary don't just tell the history, they bring it to life with the words of the men and women who were there! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-ga ...
 
Historians Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith explore the great battlefields of Europe, from ancient times to the Second World War. Join them as they bring the history of the battlefields to life, through exploring the ground and reliving the experience in the words of the people who were there. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/battlewalks
 
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A Wee Bit Of War

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A Wee Bit Of War

Scott Edgar of WartimeNI

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Hello and welcome to 'A Wee Bit Of War', a podcast dedicated to telling the stories of Northern Ireland during the Second World War. I'm your host Scott Edgar. I have been researching the history of the Second World War in Northern Ireland for over a decade. I run the online platform https://wartimeni.com (WartimeNI), which features hundreds of articles as well as over 2,000 people and places with stories connected to the time. While some stories such as the Belfast Blitz and the arrival of ...
 
A jaunty walk through the burning ruins of the old world, the one we all live in now, and a guide to avoiding the worst pitfalls along the road to a better world. It Could Happen Here season 1 ended with the possibility of a second civil war. It Could Happen Here Daily with Robert Evans, accepts collapse as a given, and tries to provide a roadmap to survival.
 
For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features lon ...
 
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War Room

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FreeSpeechSystems

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The War Room Show is a fast paced, hard hitting news transmission for the afternoon drive. Featuring roundtable discussions with guests from around the world. Hosted by Infowars reporters Owen Shroyer LIVE M-F 3pm-6pm CT at https://infowars.com/show
 
At the end of the Second World War, economics forced the big bands to trim their once great size and thus, the Jump Blues combo was born. Between 1946-1954, rhythm and blues laid the tracks for what was to become Rock n’ Roll. So how come, 75 years later, this vibrant and influential music is still so unknown to so many? Matt The Cat is going to change that with the radio program, “Juke In The Back.” These were the records that you couldn’t hear on the jukebox in the front of the establishme ...
 
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Ravages

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Ravages

Nicholas Orwin

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The Ravages history podcast focuses on military history, from the wars of Ancient Greece and Rome to the battlefields of the Second World War. As well as this focus, it will also spotlight important events and individuals throughout history.
 
Ex-British Paratrooper and history fanatic Bruce Crompton is on a mission and he believes the amazing deeds of forgotten war heroes can help him. Due to the ongoing pandemic, museums all around the world are in danger of closing. If that happens the history contained within them will be lost from the public forever. In this series, inspired by unique museum items and personal artefacts, Bruce narrates incredible tales from the Second World War. He hopes that by telling these true stories, re ...
 
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Australian War Memorial -Tom Trumble

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Trapped is a six part series about a group of Australian airmen stranded on Japanese-occupied Timor during the Second World War. Using diaries of the airmen, wartime records and interviews with survivors, Trapped brings to life one of the greatest stories of survival and escape of the Pacific War. A true story of leadership, courage, mateship, and, at times, cruelty and violence that played out on a remote tropical island during one of history’s bloodiest conflicts.
 
This is the Little Blue Suitcase podcast, hosted by Jason McDowall. This podcast recounts the true love story between Bill and Doreen Lewis, told in their own words through the dramatization of their 100s of love letters from the Second World War. Join us on this journey of resilience, courage, and, most importantly, love. To learn more, visit littlebluesuitcase.ca Bill voiced by Connor Sampson Doreen voiced by Grace McNutt
 
From North Africa, back to Britain and then through Europe, Letters of Love in WW2 tells a unique story of the Second World War from the perspective of two people that lived through it. Three months after they wed, Cyril and Olga found themselves separated by the Second World War. Between 1940 and 1946, their love was kept alive on the pages of a thousand letters and postcards, found decades later by their family after they had both passed on. With their family’s poignant and emotional inter ...
 
Join me on a journey of discovery into the past and present, as I set out to explore the history of the Second World War. Our travels will take us from the Homefront to the battlefields of Europe and beyond. Travel with us as we revisit historical locations and walk the battlefields of WW2. We will be tracking down wartime artefacts, speaking with veterans and historians alike, and paying our deepest respects to this remarkable generation; as we set out to try and help keep this period of hi ...
 
Download behind the scenes features, previews, and more. THE WAR, a seven-part series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four quintessentially American towns. The series explores the most intimate human dimensions of the greatest cataclysm in history - a worldwide catastrophe that touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America - and demonstrate ...
 
Record of Service, a podcast presented by The Memory Project. In this series, we bring you interviews with Canada’s veterans—their stories of life, loss and service. A new episode every week until November 11. The Memory Project Speakers Bureau and archive connects veterans and Canadian Forces members with school and community groups from coast to coast. A program of Historica Canada, the Memory Project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada. Go to thememoryproject.com to ...
 
The PaCast is a series of my father's ruminations on the story of our family. In April 2020, his kidneys failed and he was given a short time left to live. Dialysis gave him the opportunity extend his timeline somewhat and go through several boxes of memorabilia, including a handful of tapes he made of his parents in the 1980s. These recordings are used to tell stories spanning six generations including immigration to Canada from Italy, Lithuania, Scotland and England, and the Second World War.
 
A former Head of BBC TV History programmes, Laurence has specialized in writing books and making television documentaries about World War Two, the Nazis and Stalinism for thirty years. He won a BAFTA and a Peabody for his TV series 'The Nazis: A Warning from History' and a British Book Award for his book on Auschwitz, which is also the world's best selling book on this notorious camp. His book 'the Holocaust: A New History' was described by the Times as 'exemplary' and by the Daily Telegraph ...
 
Through every adversity the world has faced, it has found a constant friend and companion in books. From pocketbooks during the Second World War to technology that allows people to carry many books at one go in the form of ebooks, our relationship with books has never faltered. This has been possible due to the adaptability of the publishing industry which has evolved with changing times, to ensure that the essential commodity for our mind and soul always remains accessible. Publishing Persp ...
 
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The Mess

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Welcome to the Mess: 150 years of Cape Breton Highlander tradition. For the last 150 years, the Cape Breton Highlanders have welcomed men and women from all walks of life into our ranks. Together, we have protected the lives and homes of Canadians across the country in conflicts such as World War I, World War II, and the War in Afghanistan. We have also preserved a fierce and passionate Highland-Scot tradition through their colours, tartans, songs, and stories. The Cape Breton Highlanders ar ...
 
The Pacific War Channel covers the complete history of the Asia-Pacific War of 1937-1945 and all the major events that led up to it. Topics include: The Opium Wars, Taiping Rebellion, Meiji Restoration, Sino-japanese war, Boxer Rebellion, Russo-Japanese War, WW1 in Asia and the Second Sino-Japanese War. *We also have our "SpeakEasy" Podcast where we still speak about History, but also silly stuff like anime, gaming, Godzilla, movies, comics all while drinking profusely.
 
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With both sides deciding to bring in more resources to defend their definition of the border, the Japanese decide to launch an attack in early July, 1939. Contact sales@advertisecast.com to advertise on History of the Second World War. History of the Second World War is part of the Airwave Media podcast network. Learn more about your ad choices. Vi…
 
CNN's Fareed Zakaria explores a country where women are property, music and movies are evil - until a new Crown Prince brings unimaginable freedoms. But there is a dark side - is Saudi Arabia's new regime guilty of murder? Fareed focuses on the deeply troubled U.S.-Saudi relationship, from 9/11 to the current crisis. To learn more about how CNN pro…
 
Air Week: July 4-10, 2022 Larry Darnell Next to the Johnny Otis Orchestra, no R&B act was bigger in 1950 than Larry Darnell. The Columbus, OH native scored the first #1 rhythm record of 1950 with “For You My Love,” which remained at the top of the chart for 8 weeks! As a member of the black vaudeville tent show, the Brownskin Models, Darnell travel…
 
Jordan Peterson DROPS NUKE On Twitter Over Suspension Saying He'd Rather Die Then Delete The Truth. Dr. Peterson issued a scathing rebuke over the censorship he experienced on the platform. And the Doctor brings up important points about trans kids and the culture wars. Young kids are being confused by seemingly chaotic ideologies and it is causing…
 
The usual historical narrative of the U-boats during WWII usually revolves around the 'Battle of the Atlantic', and the struggle over the convoys bringing vital supplies to Britain. But the story of the U-boat war is much more complex, they went into action on the first day of hostilities with Britain and France and operated in nearly every theatre…
 
Biden DOD Declares They Will DEFY State Law And Perform Abortions Setting U.S. Up For Civil War. States are being set up to criminally charge and arrest Federal agents and servicemen. Biden is also backing ending the filibuster in order to codify roe but the issue is not the filibuster. Democrats failed because the bill was too expansive and Joe ma…
 
In a programme first broadcast in 2021, Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the collection of poems published in 1609 by Thomas Thorpe: Shakespeare’s Sonnets, “never before imprinted”. Yet, while some of Shakespeare's other poems and many of his plays were often reprinted in his lifetime, the Sonnets were not a publishing success. They had to make thei…
 
In the late 1800s, there was an all-out sprint among inventors and tinkerers to create the first motion picture camera. The first across the finish line would get an incredibly valuable patent worth millions. The ultimate winner was an unassuming Frenchman named Louis Le Prince, who died before he could present his invention to the world, and some …
 
We talk with PHD student Noah Adams about his research into the intersection of autism and being trans. https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/metropolitan-community-church-of-toronto/campaign/trans-and-proud/ https://twitter.com/noahadams https://www.amazon.com/Trans-Autistic-Stories-Life-Intersection-ebook/dp/B08289P67Z See omnystudio.com/liste…
 
To commemorate the anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, Pete and Gary explore the diversionary attack at Gommecourt on July 1, 1916. Become a member to listen ad-free and receive special bonus content for only £2 per month: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buy…
 
Biden LIVID Over Claim He WONT Run In 2024, Colbert Asks AOC If She'll Run For President Instead. AOC shrugged it off but did not deny a potential run. Meanwhile Ocasio Cortez made several nonsensical statements about history, the civil war, and Abraham Lincoln. She claimed Dred Scott impeded Lincoln so he issued the Emancipation Proclamation which…
 
On 19th June 1942, the United States Army activated 1st U.S. Ranger Battalion at Sunnylands Camp in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim. In this episode, knowledgeable tour guide Adrian Hack joins us to talk about this and many other aspects of wartime Carrickfergus. Expect to hear stories of fearless commando-style training, football or soccer, and feasting…
 
What brought Nazi Germany and the USSR to the brink of war in June 1941? What about their odd alliance in the late 1930s? The relationship between these opposite tyrannies played out like the macabre inverse of a romantic comedy. Nothing was funny. Maps to help: Battle of Khalkin Gol German invasion of Poland: Soviet invasion of Poland Finland 1940…
 
The sex trafficking pedo cult wins again and Ghislane Maxwell gets a light prison sentence and no media coverage as it appears the Epstein sex trafficking ring and associates are all going to get away without any punishment, not even a national media story. Very telling of the American media and the politicians involved with Epstein as well. Hard t…
 
Democrats Funding MAGA GOP BACKFIRES Proving They're INSANE, Dems LOSE Voters As Party IMPLODES. Democrats have been funding pro life conservative candidates they think are unelectable but this is just free money for Trump and the GOP. Democrats are directly funding the messaging they say is destroying this country proving that they believe they ar…
 
This podcast explores Stalin's plans for Poland in the run up to the outbreak of the Second World War, and Neville Chamberlain's flawed diplomacy in the aftermath of the fall of Czechoslovakia. Stalin's secret diplomacy with both the western allies and the Nazis and his determination to see Poland destroyed as a state shaped the events between Marc…
 
Al and James discuss the issues arising from David French’s book ‘Deterrence, Coercion, and Appeasement’ and ask whether other politicians would have done things differently to Chamberlain. James also examines the remarkable revolution in British farming as a result of the war. A Goalhanger Films Production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer: …
 
The earliest cars were nothing more than horse buggies with motors (the first Oldsmobile was a horseless carriage with a one-cylinder engine plunked in). But once sturdier cars were invented and mass production made them cheap, the 20th century was forever defined by the automobile. It was the first industry to use the assembly line. People had uni…
 
Over 1 MILLION Democrats Quit And Join GOP, Democrats PANIC As Roe Ruling Escalates Civil War. The executive Branch is outright defying the judicial as conflict in the streets escalates. But the good news is that Democrats are losing and the people of the united states have issues a repudiation of leftism and progressive politics. The country is in…
 
After the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Fareed looks at the legal and political implications and how US abortion rights compare to other countries around the world. He talks with Emily Bazelon of The New York Times Magazine and Margot Sanger-Katz who covers health for The New York Times. Then, as G7 leaders gather in Germany, can they ke…
 
Air Week: June 27-July 3, 2022 4th of July: R&B Food Songs What’s more American than celebrating America’s birthday with some good ol’ red, white and Rhythm & Blues about THE Fourth of July staple: food? Dig in on an hour of classic R&B about hot dogs, cole slaw, potato salad, ribs and ice cream sung by Nat “King” Cole, Amos Milburn, Louis Jordan, …
 
Dr. Matthew Powell joins the podcast to discuss tactical air power during the interwar years. Author of: The Development of British Tactical Air Power, 1940-1943: A History of Army Co-operation Command https://twitter.com/tac_air_power Contact sales@advertisecast.com to advertise on History of the Second World War. History of the Second World War i…
 
This Pacific War Podcast is about the May Fourth Movement of 1919, one of the most significant events in modern Chinese history ➡️ This Pacific War Podcast will discuss the May Fourth Movement of 1919. The May Fourth Movement was the Chinese public's response to their governments weak response to the Treaty of Versailles and Shandong problem. ➡️ Th…
 
Pete and Gary continue the saga of the 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry, a WW2 tank unit, as they participate in Operation Goodwood, a key battle in the Normandy campaign. After you've listened to the podcast, read more about it in Peter Hart's new book, Burning Steel: A Tank Regiment at War 1939-1945, available online and at bookshops now! Become a memb…
 
Biden FBI Just RAIDED Trump DOJ Official Over POLITICS, Subpoenas GOP, Political Civil War IS HERE. In what may be the most dramatic escalation a former Trump official was targeted for political reasons as well as other GOP members in various states. Republicans and Trump supporters say Jeffrey Clark was just concerned about the election and wanted…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770 - 1831) on history. Hegel, one of the most influential of the modern philosophers, described history as the progress in the consciousness of freedom, asking whether we enjoy more freedom now than those who came before us. To explore this, he looked into the past to identif…
 
John F. Kennedy once told a presidential biographer that rating presidents from best to worst that it was impossible without a deep appreciation of the office. Perhaps even first-hand experience was necessary: "No one has a right to grade a president - even poor James Buchanan - who has not sat in his chair, examined the mail and information that c…
 
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