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A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.
 
Over 900 years ago, thousands of Christians invaded the Middle East, intent on taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. The following 200 years were marked by a series of military campaigns known as the Crusades.Join us to follow the history of the Crusades from 1095 onwards. Castles, battles, religious clashes, Richard the Lionheart, the Assassins, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Saladin, the Knights Templar - all will feature as we examine one of the most interesting periods in history.
 
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SpyCast
Weekly
 
Each week, the International Spy Museum will offer a new SpyCast featuring interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. The SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Vince Houghton, historian and curator at the International Spy Museum. Dr. Houghton specializes in intelligence, diplomatic, and military history, with expertise in the late-WWII and early-Cold War eras. The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC is the only public museum in the U.S. solely dedicated t ...
 
A history podcast in which we weave together a chronological narrative of the Civil War era. Visit us at www.civilwarpodcast.org
 
The military history podcast specialists, looking at all aspects of war through the ages.
 
Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer these questions. Warfare minus two thousand years.
 
Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events linked to places across Ireland. Introduced by Helen Mark.
 
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The WW2 Podcast
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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 ...
 
Join amateur military historian podcaster Justin Johnson as he covers the military history of America in the American Military History Podcast. Covering America’s Military History from the Revolutionary War through current day conflicts. New episodes release every Thursday. Subscribe on iTunes to stay up to date.
 
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Civil War Audio
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The American Civil War.This podcast provides serialized audio books concerning the American Civil War and the its events. These books will include fiction and non-fiction works such memoirs and novels. The companion website at http://civilwar.builtwithflash.com also provides songs from Civil War times. In addition, some Civil War-themed puzzles are also available.Produced by Civil War Audio -June 2010 - - Read by John A Bruzas.
 
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War Stories
Monthly
 
War Stories is a narrative show that takes the broad arcs of warfare and shares the stories behind crucial points their development. In each season, the show revolves around a single topic and traces a path from before its invention to the modern-day with a focus on the people who made it happen.
 
A History Of: Hannibal and the Punic Wars is a biweekly biography of everybody's favourite Carthaginian general. We follow Hannibal throughout his campaigns as well as looking at the Punic Wars at large. This is done through a mixture of lecture style episodes as well as more relaxed Let's Talk episodes; in which I invite guests onto the show to talk about Hannibal, Rome, Carthage, the Punic Wars and the ancient world in general. Please note, I have recently upgraded my recording equipment a ...
 
Words of War was an anthology of war stories,told by the men and women who have seen them happen. Exciting stories of World War II, its origins,its affects, and its heroes.Patriotic stories of heroes.
 
Remarkable stories of war told by the men who fought for a proud nation. Their words. Their voices. Our first episodes tell riveting stories from World War II, then we move on to the Vietnam War and other dramatic conflicts.
 
CWTR is a weekly, hour long, intenet-based talk radio show hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University. Each week, Gerry interviews leading historians, authors, enthusiasts, etc. on all things Civil War related.
 
Veterans Chronicles is an hour-long program that tells the stories of America's greatest heroes in their own words.
 
The Dead Prussian Podcast aims to explore War and Warfare through discussion and analysis of military theory, historical events, contemporary conflicts, and expert interviews.
 
Military History Lectures and Events held at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, brought to you in podcast form. Our lecturers are scholars, soldiers, and authors who are speaking to a U.S. Army audience about military history and the history of war.
 
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The Livonian Crusade XLVI - Lithuania rising
 
SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with filmmaker Jack Bryan to discuss his newly released film on Russian active measures and the 2016 presidential election.
 
The first air wave of attacking Japanese warplanes reaches Oahu, on their way to Pearl Harbor. But before they reach Battleship Row, several civilian planes offer the excited pilots a chance to score their first kills. The locals and US Military personnel on the ground can't believe their eyes. They assume, it's the most life like war game ever ...…
 
At the beginning of WWII Germany invaded and occupied Denmark and Norway, but left neutral Sweden alone. Less than a year later citizens from all three of those Scandinavian nations were volunteering to join the Waffen-SS. By the end of the war in 1945 the number of Scandinavians who had fought in the Waffen-SS had reached the thousands. Casual ...…
 
In which we look at how the Army of the Potomac came to look at Fighting Joe Hooker as the best thing since sliced bread.
 
Bob Hoover is one of history’s greatest aviators. His career spanned from barnstorming in prop planes, to dogfighting in World War Two and then on to flight testing supersonic jets and performing spectacular aerobatic demonstrations. As an experimental test pilot, he flight tested the Navy FJ-2 jet fighter and the USAF F-86 and F-100. Hoover wa ...…
 
The Livonian Crusade XLV - The letters of Gediminas
 
Let's take a look at the life of the Confederate General Robert E Lee
 
From mail and shields to protection of a more spiritual nature, armour in the ancient world took on many forms and was developed to deal with a number of specific problems. In this episode we’re back looking at the magazine with issue XII.3 ‘The many means of Protection; Body armour in the ancient World” Angus is joined by regulars Jasper Oorth ...…
 
Peter Charles Hoffer, author of "Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers Civil War"By Impediments of War.
 
SPY Executive Director Chris Costa sat down with Bryant Neal Viñas to discuss the story of his ideological journey from New York to Pakistan and Afghanistan to wage jihad.
 
In which we look at how Fighting Joe Hooker came to be given command of the Army of the Potomac in January, 1863.
 
In which we share a short postscript to our coverage of the Battle of Galveston (Texas), which took place on January 1, 1863.
 
John Nicely was a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps during the brutal Pacific island campaigns of WWII. He saw his first action in the battle for the island of Saipan on June 15th, 1944. From there he continued fighting from island to island and eventually prepared for the invasion of Japan. Nicely and his unit entered the devastated city of Naga ...…
 
Although a good amount of time was allowed to prepare for the operation, the campaign itself was poorly planned. Inexplicably, the 13,000 men Napoleon led across the Sinai desert towards Syria in January 1799 were not properly equipped for the desert conditions. Dur: 29mins File: .mp3
 
The Livonian Crusade XLIV - The civil war rolls on
 
Kirk Savage, author of "Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America"By Impediments of War.
 
SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with award winning author and journalist Robert Delaney, who has been covering China as a journalist for more than 20 years. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, is out now.
 
Writer Robin Hutton talks about her latest book which tells of the animals who contributed to the Allied effort of WWII. There's Chips, who served as a sentry dog for the Roosevelt-Churchill conference; Ding, a paradog whose plane was hit by enemy fire on D-Day, ended up in a tree, and once on the ground still saved lives. G.I. Joe, who flew 20 ...…
 
Way back in episode four of the podcast, I talked to Andrew Panton about the Lancaster Bomber; Andrew is the pilot of Lancaster ‘Just Jane’ here in the UK. Whilst chatting the role of flight engineer came up, I had no clue what they actually did, I wasn’t aware they worked in tandem with the pilot to fly the plane. Ever since I’ve been on the l ...…
 
In which we look at the action during the Battle of Galveston (Texas), which took place on January 1, 1863.
 
The Samogitian Crusade IV - Samogitian focus
 
In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Rebecca Johnson, the Dean of Academics at the United States Marine Corps University. They discuss her chapter in the soon-to-be-released book, Redefining the Modern Military, edited by Nathan K. Finney and Tyrell Mayfield. Rebecca discusses the attributes of a Military professional, the profession, and the cl ...…
 
General Frank “Pete” Everest was a record-setting U.S. Air Force Test pilot. As a fighter pilot in World War II he flew over 150 combat missions. He then went on to lead the Air Force flight test program, flying with other legendary pilots like Chuck Yeager and George Welch. From 1950 to 1956 he flew an average of eight newly designed aircraft ...…
 
Mark M. Smith, author of "The Smell of Battle, The Taste of Siege"By Impediments of War.
 
SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with Retired Army Infantry Captain, veteran’s advocate, and author Sean Parnell to talk about his new book Man of War, his wartime experiences, and key issues facing veterans today.
 
Since the founding of the United States, in every generation, in every field of business, politics, sports and society, we’ve watched in shock as corruption, deceit and desire bring down heroes, titans and those we thought we could trust. In the aftermath, we’re left with too many questions, how did this happen? Who is to blame? Subscribe to Am ...…
 
In which we set the stage for the Battle of Galveston (Texas), which took place on January 1, 1863.
 
The Livonian Crusade XLIII - Papal investigations
 
In this episode we’re going to be discussing the concept of death, dying and killing, how is described and perceived, in the ancient world. It’s thanks to Wim Sonnemans, one of our patrons for suggestion the topic. Joining Angus are stalwarts of the podcast Jasper Oorthuys, Murray Dahm, Mark McCaffery and Marc DeSantis. If you enjoy the podcast ...…
 
John C. Muir was a decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He hailed from four generations of men and woman who served in distinguished military service. He was also cousin to John Muir the famous naturalist and conservationist who has been called “The Father of America’s National Parks.” In 1965, Muir volunteered for the US Marine Corps a ...…
 
In the predawn darkness, the Japanese Strike Force has prepared to launch its first wave of bombers and fighters. Meanwhile, the US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor sleeps. However, a strange looking submarine is spotted and fired upon near the entrance to Pearl, by the USS Ward. Word of this gets back to Adm. Husband Kimmel, who then has to decide h ...…
 
Hal Jespersen, Civil War cartographerBy Impediments of War.
 
SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with prolific author Ben MacIntyre to discuss the Oleg Gordievsky case and MacIntyre’s new book, The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War.
 
What's the simplest item that's changed the shape of warfare? The bullet? The boot? How about the humble wheel? In this episode of Loose Rounds, Adin and Angry Staff Officer trace the development of the wheel throughout history, and how it's shaped how wars are fought on and off the battlefield. www.warstoriescast.com…
 
In which Rich & Tracy have some fun for the 250th episode of the show by answering your questions about the Civil War, waffles, and just whose idea it was to do this podcast.
 
The French invasion of Egypt in the summer of 1798 was the first great seaborne invasion of the modern era. With 335 ships and almost 40,000 men, it was the largest seaborne force ever launched in the Western world – at least since Xerxes' vast fleet attacked Athens at the Battle of Salamis in 480BC. It remained the largest ever seaborne invasi ...…
 
September 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the Munich agreement, where the British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, flew to Germany to meet Hitler; in an attempt to avert war. He famously returned with an agreement which he believed would deliver ‘peace in our time’. It got me thinking about Hitler's rise to power, in 1933 he joined the g ...…
 
The Samogitian Crusade III - Grandmaster Karl von Trier
 
Col. Walker “Bud” Mahurin was an American combat fighter pilot. Flying P-47s with the 56th FG in WWII, he became an ace three times over in the skies over France and Germany. He was shot down once but returned with the help of the French underground. After the war Mahurin remained in the newly independent U.S. Air Force. The outbreak of the Kor ...…
 
In this episode, Mick chats with Dr Brendan Taylor, an Associate Professor at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. They discuss his new book, The Four Flashpoints: How Asia goes to war. Brendan highlights the concept of a crisis slide and the four key strategic pressures that could lead to great power ...…
 
Writer Mary Jo McConahay comes on the show to discuss her latest book, The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America during WWII. We discuss Latin America's involvement in WWII, which includes Mexican Oil, Brazilian Rubber, The Smoking Cobras and Mickey Mouse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ ...…
 
SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with Cofer Black, the former Director of CIA’s Counterterrorism Center (CTC), to discuss the role of the CTC before, during, and after the attacks on September 11, 2001.
 
In which we wrap-up our look back at what happened during the second year of the Civil War.
 
The Samogitian Crusade II - Vytenis v Heinrich von Plötzke
 
Walter Bodlander was a military intelligence officer for the US Army during WWII. He was born in Germany in 1920. As a Jew, he knew he had to flea Hitler’s regime. He eventually made his way to the United States and volunteered to join the Army to fight the Nazis. Military Intelligence wanted to use his fluency in German to interrogate Nazi pri ...…
 
Daryl Black, Executive Director of the Seminary Ridge Museum (recorded on site, Gettysburg, PA, June 23, 2018)By Impediments of War.
 
Former SPY Executive Director Peter Earnest sat down in 2013 with former CIA and FBI Director, Judge William Webster. Hear it now for the first time.
 
On the morning of 16 December 1914, at around 8am, the German battlecruisers SMS Von der Tann and Derfflinger opened fire on the British coastal resort of Scarborough. For the town's inhabitants the shelling seemed indiscriminate, the prominent Grand Hotel was hit a number of times, as was the medieval castle overlooking the bay and residential ...…
 
The American built M3 tank was one of the first tanks purchased and supplied in large numbers to the British army in WWII, where it was known as the 'Grant' or the 'Lee'. It's the first American built tank I became aware of as a child, when I saw 'Monty's' at the Imperial War Museum. In this episode I'm joined by prolific tank writer and former ...…
 
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