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A history podcast looking at all aspects of WWII, military history, social history, the battles, the campaigns, tanks, gun and other equipment, the politics and those who ran the war. I look at it all. With WW2 slipping from living memory I aim to look at different historical aspects of the Second World War. In each episode of the WWII Podcast I interview an expert on a subject. No topics are out of bounds (as yet), and I cover the military history side of the war as well as looking the home ...
 
Battlecast is the world’s foremost podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact. Each month Dr. Luke Wolf works to bring you an unfiltered understanding of the most important battles and wars of mankind’s history. The official motto of the show: “not left, not right: above,” provides a fresh look at the conventional understandings found in history books. So pull up a chair, grab a beer, and join the conversation.
 
Words of War was an anthology of war stories, "told by the men and women who have seen them happen." It was produced in cooperation with the Council on Books in Wartime, promising "stories of the battlefronts, of behind-the-scenes diplomacy, of underground warfare, of the home front, of action on the seas." Each show was to be "a living record of this war and things for which we fought."
 
I'm Cullen Burke, and this is Cauldron - A Military History Podcast. I'll cover the significant battles in history, breaking down the vital players, weapons, methods, events, and outcomes. Let’s take a peek into the past and see what, if anything, can be learned from the most dramatic moments in our collective story. Let’s get stuck in!
 
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 ...
 
History's Best Authors join host Jon Hagadorn to discuss their recent works on subjects that include heroes, legends, histories & mysteries. Some topics: WWII, stories and biographies, lost civilizations, paranormal events, unexplained disappearances, scandals, disasters, and more. Episodes weekly, providing incredible insights to history. Join us every Sunday night at 8 pm ET anywhere great podcasts are found. 1001 History's Best Authors is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Network. Website ...
 
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
 
Welcome to DE Classified a podcast showcasing the history of Destroyer Escorts. Each month a member of the USS SLATER’s education crew will highlight a specific Destroyer Escort and share the stories of the sailors who served aboard these Trim But Deadly ships. USS SLATER is a WWII era Destroyer Escort now serving as the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum in Albany, New York.
 
Welcome to VARIETY x AFRS, a collection of classic variety radio programs that include stand-up comedians, sketch comedy, musical performances (singers and live bands), and ventriloquism. AFRS (Armed Forces Radio Services) also known as AFN (American Forces Network) were variety programs that only broadcast to overseas military on their own government radio broadcast service. These services are actually still in production today. This podcast will cover the programs broadcast during WWII and ...
 
Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
We're Back on https://www.spreaker.com/show/cold-war-radio Cold War Radio is an effort to ensure this period in our history is not forgotten or rewritten. The show provides analysis of current events as well as reflections into the post WWII decades. Your Host Hutch Bailie Jr. mans the Northeast Command deep down in the Bunker, Our newest member Sal hails from western Pennsylvania, Friday it's Co host Jack from Virginia. Rocky has your back in the chatroom. Support the show if you can at htt ...
 
A bi-weekly podcast read from the diary of Edward R Kofke recording his experience in World War II as the tail gunner of a B-24 Liberator, the 'Shoo-Shoo Baby'. As part of the 779th squadron of the 464th' Bomb Group - 15th Army Air Force, Kofke and his crew survived 50 dangerous missions over hostile NAZI targets from Italy in 1944-1945.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The lion is emblematic of courage, strength and ferocity. Someone once said, “A lion doesn’t lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.” Which one are you? A lion stands above the crowd, embracing leadership when others are unwilling. Churchill wasn’t qualified by many to lead Britain in the darkest hours of WWII, yet he famously quipped, “I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion’s roar.” The attributes of a lion speak volumes of what we should aspire to and its Carl’s passion to h ...
 
There are one million new books published each year. With so many books and so little time, where do you begin to find your next must-read? There’s the New York Times Bestseller list, the Goodreads app, the Cape Library’s Staff picks shelf and now Martin’s Must-Reads.Every Wednesday at 6:42 and 8:42 a.m., and Sunday at 8:18 a.m., Betty Martin recommends a must read based on her own personal biases for historical fiction, quirky characters and overall well-turned phrases. Her list includes WW ...
 
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Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine

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Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tim Weiner and created by the Peabody-nominated studio C13Originals, Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine examines the ongoing war in Ukraine -- the worst war in Europe since WWII -- in interviews with decorated, high-ranking CIA veterans who have led the American intelligence war with Russia for decades. These experts explain how Putin laid the groundwork for attacking Ukraine using deception and disinformation, how Russian disinformatio ...
 
We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.
 
The MacArthur Memorial produces a podcast on a variety of topics related to the life and times of General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964). Topics vary and cover subjects related to World War I, World War II, and the Korean War - all designed to give insights into MacArthur's decisions and beliefs. These podcasts also explore the controversies surrounding MacArthur. The MacArthur Memorial is located in Norfolk, VA and is dedicated to preserving and presenting the legacy of General MacArthur and ...
 
I talk to diverse and award-winning artists about the role of curiosity and courage in their lives and work offering wellbeing learnings and benefits for all of us. Season one includes hip-hop poetry, graffiti, Islamic art, tap dance, filmmaking, music, drag, surrealism, photography and performance. The settings for this work includes explosive protests in Istanbul, end of life, the Vatican, boy band tours, the WWII frontline, taking the stage, Egypt, museums, schools and the streets. Being ...
 
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We’re shaking things up today and sharing a preview from Car Show!, a new podcast from our friends at Pushkin Industries. Longtime Car and Driver editor Eddie Alterman tells the stories of the vital cars — the ones that have changed how we drive and live, whose significance lies outside the scope of horsepower or miles per gallon. In this episode, …
 
Welcome to episode 3 in the 5 part Harold Dunn series featuring guest co-host and author Marilyn Walton. In this episode Mr. Dunn details his bail out from his flaming B-17 over Germany, his attempt at evasion and eventual capture, his interrogation and internment into Stalag Luft 3 as well as how he helped with the infamous "Great Escape".…
 
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent declarations of war against Japan, Germany and Italy, the Roosevelt Administration had to figure out what to do with hundreds of Axis diplomats in the United States. Repatriation was the goal but working that out between the warring powers would take time. While this was worked out, the detainees…
 
When the Allied forces hit the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, in June of 1944, everyone was well aware of the importance of success. Gaining a foothold on the beaches was the first step in the liberation of France, placing a force on the ground that would go on to steamroll to Berlin, ending the war outright. The plan was vast. multi-faceted and was…
 
Welcome to this second podcast post, featuring Command Performance and their first episode starring and hosted by Eddie Cantor. This episode aired March 8, 1942. Command Performance aired from 1942 to 1949, on the Armed Forces Radio Network (AFRS) and transmitted by shortwave to the troops overseas — with few exceptions, it was not broadcast over d…
 
David Stirling was an aristocrat, innovator and special forces legend that earned him the nickname 'The Phantom Major'. His formation of the Special Air Service in the summer of 1941 led to a new form of warfare and Stirling is remembered as the father of special forces soldiering. But was he really a military genius or in fact a shameless self-pub…
 
Col. Darrell Whitcomb served in the United States Air Force as an OV-10 Forward Air Controller. He joined the classified Steve Canyon Program (Project 404), also known as The Ravens, which operated in secret in Laos. He flew missions over South and North Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. As a Forward Air Controller, it was his job to coordinate airstrik…
 
Christian and Jason dive into Christian’s last week of travels for the film, then we dive into corporate sponsorships and what they mean for filmmakers. Christian walks us through her visit to New York City, the players club, site seeing, and visiting Staten Island. After that we dive into corporate sponsorships, what they mean for a filmmaker, a f…
 
Pete and Gary continue the story of the 2nd Fife & Forfars, a WW2 tank unit, as they take part in the epic Operation Epsom during the Battle of Normandy. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen ad-free for only £2 per month: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-his…
 
Before they found their way into gyms, treadmills had a much darker history. In the 19th Century, they could most commonly be found in prisons. In contrast to their modern track record of improving health, the Victorians saw treadmills as a way to explicitly inflict pain and punishment. A tool for ‘grinding men good’ through gruelling hours of phys…
 
As the nation prepares to pause for Memorial Day, we honor all who have given their lives in defense of the United States. And we remain committed to remembering their stories of service and those of all who have served. This week on "Veterans Chronicles," we take a very rare break from our conversations with our veterans to discuss why it is impor…
 
Longing to go back to the 'good old days' is nothing new. For hundreds of years, the British have mourned the loss of older national identities and called for a revival 'simple', 'better' ways of life - from Margaret Thatcher's call for a return to 'Victorian values' in the 1980s to William Blake's protest against the 'dark satanic mills' of the In…
 
< __truncato_root__> Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. This week, Biblical novel author Mesu Andrews joins us to discuss her fascinating new book, Potiphar's Wife. This is the story of Joseph seen through the eyes of the woman who had him falsely accu…
 
“Jerusza’s mother...used to tell her that the knowing of impossible things was a gift from God passed down through maternal blood of only the most fortunate Jewish women. Jerusza,....was certain at times that it was a curse instead, but whatever it was it had been her burden all her life to follow the voices that echoed through the forests.”…
 
Claire and her family remember her beloved husband Gerard Soria and the pivotal importance of him and his family taking her in as their own. Learn about his fascinating roots in Tunisia and Italy plus his arrival with his parents and siblings in NY and OH post World War II and how they all ended up with a last name, Soria, that was a village in Spa…
 
Dario DiBattista served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 2001 to 2007 with a couple of deployments overseas. Dario would later become a distinguished graduate of the John Hopkins University M.A. in Writing Program. He is the editor of the anthology 'Retire the Colors: Veterans & Civilians on Iraq & Afghanistan'. His work has appeared …
 
Berlin’s fate was sealed at the 1945 Yalta Conference: the city, along with the rest of Germany, was to be carved up between the victorious powers - American, British, French and Soviet. On paper, it seemed a pragmatic solution. In reality, once the four powers were no longer united by their common purpose of defeating Germany they wasted little ti…
 
There are 1.1 billion Roman Catholics worldwide based on Vatican figures, with more than 40% of them living in Latin America. According to their website, Roman Catholics attain salvation by keeping seven sacraments, two of which they claim have more importance. But are the tenets of Catholicism in unison with orthodox Christianity? Are you aware [……
 
Catherine Belton joins Dan on the podcast to discuss the remarkable story of Vladimir Putin's rise to power. After working from 2007-2013 as the Moscow correspondent for the Financial Times, Catherine's career has offered an exclusive insight into the workings of Putin's Kremlin. Her book 'Putin's People' is packed with interviews with the key insi…
 
This is part four of the definitive podcast history of The Battle of Berlin. This special double episode covers April 21-23. You can find episode three here: episode three, episode two here: episode two, and episode one here: episode one. It’s one of the most exhaustive histories on the Fall of Berlin that’s ever been produced and it’s all free on …
 
Writer and White House Correspondent Paul Brandus comes on the show to cover FDR's brilliant use of the media, before Pearl Harbor. Also, we discuss the significance of the Battle of Midway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesBy Recorded History Podcast Network
 
Welcome to the first post of my new channel. We start with episode 8 (in the podcast I mistakingly said it was ep #1), Chico Marx Orchestra, from Bandwagon. Originally aired on the NBC Blue network and rebroadcast on AFRS. A very young Mel Torme at 17 years old is featured and introduced as, "Mel Tornay." This episode aired December 20, 1942. AFRS …
 
Today we’re joined by just Christian and Jason, Christian’s back from Reims, France. We discuss Josh’s middle initial, Christian’s visit to the Red Movie Awards, and her wins! Christian gives us the rundown of the film festival. We detour into best networking practices, bringing something to offer. Then Christian gives us an update about her new di…
 
Various legends, characters and myths are associated with the medieval period. The British Isles is filled with prehistoric monuments - from Stonehenge and Wayland's Smithy, the archipelago of Orkney to as far south as Cornwall, Snowdon and Loch Etive, and rivers including the Ness, the Soar and the story-silted Thames - Britain is a land steeped i…
 
Pete and Gary continue the tale of the air war in 1917 as the Battle of Arras continues. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen ad-free for only £2 per month: https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history Support the show with a one-off contribution: www.buymeacoff…
 
Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. I am so pleased to welcome Misty Beller to the podcast this week. Misty is a fabulous author who specializes in Western and Rocky Mountain historical fiction. We talk about how a South Carolina author ended up writing…
 
Please note that this episode contains frank discussions of conflict, mental health and suicide. Admiral Lord West is the former First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff. In 1982, West commanded the frigate HMS Ardent which was deployed to the South Atlantic for the Falklands War. During the successful retaking of the islands, HMS Ardent was sun…
 
In the 19th Century, the Elysian Fields in New Jersey, lay just a short boat trip away for New Yorkers looking to stretch their legs, take in some rural, countryside air or relax on the lawn of a riverside refreshment house with a glass of lemonade. Mostly famous for being the birthplace of modern baseball, the fields have another, somewhat less we…
 
Army Corporal Rich Bernier served "many months" on the front lines of the Korean War. One day, the bunker he had just left took a direct hit from a mortar, killing all inside. Rich received serious shrapnel wounds, recovered and came home. It was not until he and his son, Rick, traveled together on an Honor Flight Chicago mission to Washington, D.C…
 
A great tale of one man's survival when so many around him lost their lives in Italy and beyond. Features 5th Canadian Division. Plus a fascinating U-Boat tale about weather station Kurt sneakily set up by the enemy in Newfoundland. More great unpublished history! Donate To Salvation Army Ukraine Crisis Appeal https://bit.ly/FightingThroughSalvatio…
 
Terry Bucklew was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Initially trained in communications, Bucklew accepted many different assignments on his lengthy deployment to Vietnam - from field wireman to door gunner to running night ambushes. In this edition of "Veterans Chronicles", Bucklew offers his raw history of service in Vietnam, incl…
 
When we think of the modern Mediterranean, delicious and vibrant food is one of the first things that come to mind. But how much has the regional food changed over the last two millennia? In this episode, Tristan is joined by the host of 'The Delicious Legacy' Thomas Ntinas to discuss just how much the food has changed and helps by providing Trista…
 
Lucy Del Gaudio served in the US Army from 1990 to 1998, including service in support of Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Lucy is currently the Chief Operations Officer for the Pink Berets, an organization that specializes in bringing counseling, treatment, and resources to female veterans suffering from PTSD and military sexual trauma. Lucy i…
 
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