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Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, Hosted by Jon Hagadorn, the selection of stories and interviews includes lost treasure, unsolved mysteries, unexplained phenomenon, WWII stories, biographies, disasters, legends of the Old West, American Revolutionary history, urban legends, movie backstories, and much more. Available wherever podcasts are found, including Apple Podcasts ...
 
Audio-drama based on a WWII diary written by Natalie Crouter during her internment in a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines. Three weeks after the first bombings of the Philippines on December 8, 1941, Natalie, her family, and 500 civilians were marched at gunpoint to a deserted U.S. military post (Season One: 1941). Thus began their survival story of body and mind from 1942 to 1945. Under the watchful eyes of Japanese guards, the prisoners set up their own society while constantly scrou ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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! Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/pete-and-garys-military-history. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privac ...
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries. Subscribe to Fresh Air Plus! You'll be supporting the unique show you can't get enough of - and you can listen sponsor-free. Learn more at plus.npr.org/freshair
 
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!
 
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.
 
Little-known histories from Central & Eastern Europe that changed our world... Heard of how The Rolling Stones played for the Communist Party? The bear who fought in WWII? Or the man who single-handedly created an entire language? Each episode of our narrative podcast tells incredible stories that all have one thing in common: the Eastern West. #SFTEW
 
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.
 
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."
 
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, Dr Ward Miller is in on Monday and Wednesday, Friday it's Week In Review with Jack from Northern Virginia. Rocky has your back in the chatroom. Support the show if yo ...
 
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 ...
 
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Join me in listening to the first episode of William Clark's exploration of The French Revolution, from the Grey History Podcast. Clark goes deep and explores the grey areas around all history and certainly of Revolutionary France. The following is the episode that got the whole thing going. Prepare to binge! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
 
CMSGT Morrell rode along on bomber missions over Europe during WWII as a combat cameraman. He was called upon several times to replace gunners after they had been killed, and was shot down three times during his service. – Doug Morrell joined the Army Air Corps two years before World War Two as a combat cameraman. He completed glider pilot training…
 
In this episode I talk with Ian W. Toll, one of if not the best naval American naval historian about the road to war decision making by Japanese leaders, the lessons learned and how they were applied by US and Japanese naval leaders during the war, and the strategic calculus of Japanese, American, and Soviet governments in the final year of the war…
 
Jim Leavelle had a front row seat to two of the most shocking moments of the 20th Century, serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Whitney when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and serving as a homicide detective for the Dallas Police Department when President John F. Kennedy was killed on November 22, 1963. Leavelle is most f…
 
Natalie and her family are interned in Camp John Hay. The Imperial Army appoints a local carpenter to camp commandant. Japanese soldiers and civilians steal from the prisoners. As hunger and dysentery spread through the camp, the internees find ways to survive. Support the showBy Sai Mun Gani Productions
 
You're going to enjoy this first of a four part series featuring the fighter ace William R. "Obie" O'Brien! Listen in as he describes his journey to become a fighter pilot flying the legendary P-51 Mustang with the storied 357th Fighter Group! You'll also hear commentary from our guest host John "OSCER" Nowakowski, an active duty F-16 Viper fighter…
 
Its true- Christine Granville was the most highly decorated female spy of WWII and Ian Fleming had loved her. She was the inspiration for his first Bond girl Vesper Lynd (played by Eva Green in the 2006 version of Casino Royale.)Casino Royale was his first book and he met Chrisitine while working in British Intelligence. She was beautiful, resource…
 
In Pt 2 of BLACKBEARD: THE MAN & THE MYTH we discuss, in order, Blackbeard's beard- did he lite fuses in it to terrify his adversaries? ~First Mate Israel Hands, his story as we know it~Va. Governor Spotswood's reason for ignoring British law and sending his navy units after Blackbeard in NC~Landowner William Bell's complaint that he wqas attacked …
 
"Reincarnation and Karma: The Edgar Catce Interviews": Two of mankind's greatest mysteries are discussed here- Reincarnation and Karma, as we sit down with noted author, hypnotherapist, and Cayce expert Peter Woodbury to discuss questions that include "is there life after death", "why do bad things happen to good people", and many others. Peter has…
 
Epaminondas' victory at Leuctra created the Theban Hegemony, a brief period where Thebes dominated Greek politics. There has always been criticism that when Thebes defeated Sparta at the battle of Leuctra they had no real plan to replace the Spartan domination of Greece with one of their own. Hence the Theban hegemony of Greece was short-lived. One…
 
After working as a neurosurgeon for over 40 years, Dr. Henry Marsh was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. The cancer led him to reflect on doctor/patient relationships, his own mortality, and why he'd consider the possibility of hastening the end through medically-assisted death. His new book is And Finally. Also, we'll hear from actor Lizzy …
 
After losing much of her memory to dementia, one of the things the main character in the novel The Swimmers remembers is being forced into an incarceration camp for Japanese Americans during World War II. Author Julie Otsuka talks about the novel and her own family's experience in Japanese incarceration camps. Also, we remember Victor Navasky, the …
 
Christian Historical Fiction Talk is listener supported. When you buy things through this site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Become a patron and enjoy special perks and bonus content. The Maid of Ballymacool by Jennifer Deibel Brianna Kelly was abandoned at Ballymacool House and Boarding School as an infant. She has worked there since she w…
 
Christian and Jason do a deep dive into "the dreaded cue sheet" with Jeff Kurtenacker. What is a music cue sheet and why is it important for your film? The benefits outweigh the costs. It is more than just a tracking document! It's a sheet that you submit, it requires assigning a name for every piece of music in a film and adding timecodes where ea…
 
We discuss the films Avatar and District 9, the TV debuts Modern Family and Parks & Rec, and the music of The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Muse, and a collaboration between Jay Z and Alicia Keys. Keep spreading the word about Yearview Mirror to friends and family Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yearviewmirror/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com…
 
Pete and Gary return to the story of the First World War as they tell the gripping tale of the 7th Northumberland Fusiliers in the Second Battle of Ypres, 1915. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki Become a member to listen ad-free and receive special bonus content for only £2 per month: https://plu…
 
Paul "Bud" Haedike was drafted into the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943. Before long he was assigned as a togglier bombardier on a B-17 bomber crew. From the final months of 1944 into 1945, Sgt. Haedike took part in 23 bombing missions over Europe, and none of those missions came with a guarantee he would return to base safely. In fact, Haedike remembe…
 
To describe Joanna Duda as simply a pianist doesn't capture the extraordinary dimensions of the music she produces. Whether touching a broken keyboard, using the sound of a rewinding tape machine, or mixing in field recordings, her innate playfulness allows any instrument to blossom - you get a sense that one of her greatest strengths is to listen …
 
In this episode, I discuss one of the most remarkable soldiers of the British Army, Adrian Carton de Wiart. Belgium by birth, he would fight in the Boer War, lose an eye in the Somaliland Campaign, win a VC and lose a hand in First World War, command the British troops during the Norwegian Campaign of 1940, spend time as a POW for the Italians (whe…
 
Well, the team has appeased all of you grognards with their discussion of historical aviation subjects long enough! Time for them to talk about Aeronautica Imperialis and Speesh Marineshhh! Doug, Brett and Steve talk with Dave, the host of the Heresy-era Aeronautica Imperialis event at Adepticon. Listen to this episode if for no other reason than t…
 
Daniel Lombard, is a U.S. Army combat veteran, co-founder of Project Refit, and current student of Psychology at Rowan University. He was named one of South Jersey's men of the year in 2021. Daniel was a team leader and participated in over 150 combat missions. During his military career, he was involved in two IED explosions. The worst of his inju…
 
The parable of the five foolish virgins is often used as a metaphor for the rapture of the church, yet this Jewish wedding story holds important clues which must be rightly interpreted. We mustn’t forget, in this famous parable Jesus refers to ten virgins, not ‘brides.’ Who or what exactly, do these mysterious virgins represent? […] The post The Ra…
 
Much of what we know today about the notorious pirate Blackbeard is pure fiction arising from little more than guesswork, word of mouth, and creative writing. To find the truth we went to historian, author, and public speaker Kevin Duffus, who has spent over 5 decades researching Blackbeard's life and actions, and has shown no fear in taking on Nor…
 
Brian Morra has spent his career in intelligence and national security beginning with his time as a decorated Air Force Intelligence officer and through his many years as a senior executive in the aerospace and defense industry. Brian was encouraged to write the story of The Able Archers by many friends who convinced him that his unique, personal i…
 
F. Murray Abraham won the 1985 Best Actor Oscar for Amadeus. Now he co-stars in The White Lotus as Bert, a chauvinistic patriarch on vacation in Italy with his son and grandson. We talk about his career and life, and the lessons he learned along the way. David Bianculli reviews Rian Johnson's new series Poker Face, starring Natasha Lyonne. Author J…
 
This month marks the centennial of the birth of Sam Phillips, the record producer who discovered Elvis and produced his first records. We're listening back to our interview with Phillips, who founded Sun Records in Memphis and also launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison. Also David Crosby and Graham Nash …
 
Frank Slater, our namesake, served aboard heavy cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38). He lost his life when a plane, already ignited, bore into the 20 mm battery he was manning. Frank and the rest of the gun crew were still firing when the plane smashed directly into their positions. The fuselage warped the splinter plating and the wings splashed flam…
 
After earning his masters in psychiatric social work and completing basic training, Shad Meshad worked at Fort Leavenworth Military Prison as a mental health officer. Most of the prisoners were Vietnam veterans, and he provided them with treatment and a means to reintegrate into society. After hearing the stories of veterans at Fort Leavenworth, Me…
 
We discuss the films Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, and Top Gun, the TV debuts The Oprah Winfrey Show and the launch of the FOX Network, and the music of Bon Jovie, Madonna, Paul Simon, and a collaboration between Aerosmith and Run DMC. Keep spreading the word about Yearview Mirror to friends and family Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/year…
 
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