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Best War Stories podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best War Stories podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
Extraterrestrial invasion, the earth taken over by omniscient intelligences from Mars, the whole of humanity under siege and a nameless narrator who seems to be the lone survivor of the complete devastation of human civilization – scenes from a Hollywood sci-fi blockbuster? Far from it! The War of the Worlds by HG Wells was written more than a century ago and went on to become an iconic work in the science fiction genre, spawning a whole new genre of literature featuring alien invaders. It w ...
 
Long-running, award-winning STAR WARS program hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio provides STAR WARS information and entertainment. From the Classic Trilogy to the Prequels... From THE FORCE AWAKENS to ROGUE ONE to SOLO...Rebel Force Radio puts you on the front lines of fandom. Plus, plenty of CLONE WARS and REBELS too! Featuring celebrity guests, news, opinions, comedy, reviews, contests, and more.
 
Revisiting is the only podcast you'll ever need for nostalgia. We're talking pink Motorola Razrs, Windows XP and Smirnoff Ice, all topped off with a Von Dutch cap and spritzed with Glo by J-Lo. 20-somethings Laura Kirk and Laura Gallop have decided to mine their digital diaries – old text messages, Facebook statuses, and emails to Mum - in attempt to relive those halcyon days when life was all about whether you had enough money to buy that Paul's Boutique bag. Each week, the girls also explo ...
 
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.
 
They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast Network’s endearing original series, Dog Tales, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions.
 
The flagship show of starwarsreport.com, hosts Riley Blanton and Mark Hurliman talk about all the latest Star Wars news. From Star Wars Rebels to the upcoming theatrical films, and all other new Star Wars projects, they cover it all. The show also features conversation and coverage of Star Wars Celebrations, Dragon Con, and other fan gatherings. Packed with in-depth interviews, reviews, and can’t-miss coverage and commentary, the Star Wars Report is YOUR Star Wars podcast home.
 
Are you looking for a hilarious Star Wars podcast that talks about obscure and fascinating subjects related to that galaxy far, far away? Do you want one that includes impressions of George Lucas & Kylo Ren? Searching for a show that keeps you up to date on all things KLAUD and does a year long tribute to The Phantom Menace? Then you should be listening to Blast Points Podcast! Join Jason and Gabe as they dive into some of the strange mysterious corners and slightly goofier moments in Star W ...
 
Join the Big Finish team on their regular adventures through time, space, Victorian London, Mars, the 1960s and the Torchwood Hub in Cardiff for witty banter (ahem), free stories, news, interviews and exclusive trailers. We are best known for our Doctor Who ranges of audio plays starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, as well as a world of spin off adventures with Jago and Litefoot, UNIT, Captain Jack Harkness among others. We also produce ...
 
There are rituals about to unravel... True stories of Scottish magic unfold after eight children are found in a mysterious lodge. Will you unlock their secrets before it is too late? Sounds & Text: Ali Maloney Theme tune: David Devereux (Tin Can Audio) Logo: Calum MacAskill www.caledoniangothic.com
 
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, The Last Jedi, The Force Awakens, Star Wars Resistance, and more! The Star Wars 7x7 Podcast is Rebel-rousing fun for everyday Jedi, 7 minutes a day, 7 days a week. Destiny unleashed! #SW7x7 Join Allen Voivod for Star Wars news, history, trivia, movies, cartoon, comics, characters, vehicles, toys, books, and so much more. You get it all in just 7 minutes, so subscribe now!
 
The Art of War is a 6th Century BC Chinese treatise on war and military strategy known for its timeless examples of strategy and planning. There is intense interest in this ancient work since it teaches how to be victorious in conflict and that the final victory ultimately is to see war as an effort to win minds and hearts rather than a mere acquisition of territory and wealth. The Art of War by Sun Tzu is a two thousand year old work, reputedly authored by a famous military general and stra ...
 
Starcalled is a science-fiction, action-adventure audio drama. Set in the galactic frontier, Starcalled follows the dangerous lives of Lieutenant Saranus Kron and Dr. Elona Zoren, two young officers in the 443rd Colonial Fleet Infantry, as they race to uncover a conspiracy under the ever looming specter of war. This narrative fiction podcast features a full cast, an original cinematic score, and immersive sound design. Intended for a mature audience. Listener discretion is advised.
 
Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty “to help save the Nation;” but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: “the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thundering so close at hand . . . was simply intolerable.” Stillwell volunteered for the 61st Illinois Infantry in January 1861. His youthful enthusiasm ...
 
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
 
Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace chronicles the lives of five Russian aristocratic families during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Many considered this book to be the best Russian work of literature of all time and it is massive in scale. The book is divided in four volumes and the chapters don't just contain the narrative of the plot to the novel but philosophical discussions as well. This may be intimidating to average book readers but they shouldn't be discouraged to try reading War and Peace. ...
 
An audio drama miniseries, featuring an original story brought to life by a full cast, including music and sound effects from the film franchise. The Rebel Alliance has just destroyed the Death Star over the planet Yavin IV, and now are preparing a major operation to stop a blood-thirsty Imperial overlord who is developing three superweapons. Unbeknownst to them, this deranged overlord is, himself, planning a major coup to take the Galactic Empire out of the hands of the Emperor, and establi ...
 
This account by Trotsky is of the events in Russia from the October Revolution of 1917 in Petrograd, to his signing of the Brest-Litovsk treaty with Germany on 3rd March 1918 which took Russia out of the First World War. The treaty exacted heavy losses for Russia in terms of annexations of land and financial indemnities to Germany. In this extended essay, Trotsky argues the reasons as to why he decided to sign what appears to be a disastrous agreement for Russia.
 
There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels desirous of informing himself of the leading outlines of their history, that he may know, in brief, what it was in their characters or their doings which has given them so widely-extended a fame. Consequently, great historical names alone are selected; and it has been the writer's aim to present the prominent and leading traits in their characters, and ...
 
A galactic war has left the Terran Federation in ruins. Formerly civilized planets have decivilized into barbarism. Space Vikings roam the wreckage, plundering and killing for gain. Lord Lucas Trask of Traskon was no admirer of the Space Vikings, but when murder takes his wife on his wedding day, Trask trades everything he has for his own Space Viking ship and sets out on a galaxy-wide quest for revenge.
 
Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay’s first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started. – Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to ...
 
Bedtime History is a series of educational, relaxing stories for kids. Learn about inspirational characters such as Neil Armstrong, Sacajawea, George Lucas and J.K. Rowling. Other topics include space exploration, current events, and great feats of engineering such as The Transcontinental Railroad. Be sure to subscribe to be notified of new episodes! Check out our videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/bedtimehistory Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook!
 
Burroughs’ first published book, as well as the first book in the Barsoom series, A Princess of Mars is a science fiction novel following the adventures of the heroic John Carter, after he is mysteriously transported to the planet Mars where he meets its divided inhabitants. The novel is considered to be a seminal for the planetary romance, which is a sub-genre of science fantasy. Burroughs’ book has also inspired a number of well known science fiction writers during the beginning of the 20t ...
 
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From Afganistan to Myanmar, and Syria to nations in Africa, school buildings are being bombed or used by armed groups in conflict zones.Students are missing out on schooling and teachers are threatened.A situation now worsened by the pandemic. The UN is particularly concerned about more than seventy five million young people living in 35 crisis-aff…
 
This month's addition to SAGA YEAR is a driver and a winner!! Join us as we look back on that rare little diamond in the saga, 2018's Solo : A Star Wars Story. How was the newer Star Wars stuff made Solo a different experience in the last couple years? What still works for us and how could we possibly see these characters again? After that we tackl…
 
Lieutenant General Reynold Hoover spent 35 years in the United States military before retiring as the Deputy Commander in charge of the US Northern Command – the military command responsible for protecting the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, The Bahamas, and the surrounding air, land, and sea. General Hoover joins Adam to share his insi…
 
Today we're travelling to the places you can't get to right now, like the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Brazil's National Museum and a treasure trove of cinema memorabilia in London. We meet the incredible people who devote their lives to caring for these places of culture and who are now working hard to keep them alive during lockdown.Presenter: Emi…
 
From novels to reference books, comics to documentaries, here's what we know is coming for Star Wars in June 2020 - and speculation about movies, live action series. animation, and more. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.***…
 
Running battles with the police, fires burning, lootings and protesters arrested.Riots over the death of George Floyd have spread across dozens of U.S. cities, and close to President Donald Trump's doorstep at the White House.Governors have imposed curfews and dispatched National Guards.The Floyd case has reignited rage over the deaths of black Ame…
 
"Legacy" is the second episode of the Disney+ series Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian. A snippet from that episode has been making the rounds on social media, wherein executive producer Dave Filoni talks about the meaning and the stakes of the lightsaber battle in The Phantom Menace. And I thought that's what we'd be talking about today..…
 
Ben McMahon from Melbourne, Australia, has had an unlikely career in Chinese reality TV after waking up from a coma speaking Mandarin. When he was 18 years old, Ben suffered a head injury during a car crash. During his early recovery he was unable to speak his native English, and could only communicate with confused doctors in Mandarin, a language …
 
Anger and unrest have spread across cities in the United States over the police killing of yet another unarmed African American.Like others, the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis was caught on video and went viral online.Images of police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for several minutes, leading to Floyd's death, sparked anger…
 
So here's how this happened... In looking at The Rise of Skywalker and comparing it to Return of the Jedi over the past few days, I've been thinking a lot about the theme of redemption in Return of the Jedi, and how it's the main theme for that movie, but only a secondary theme for The Rise of Skywalker. Well, the more I started thinking about Vade…
 
We go behind-the-scenes of The Mandalorian with actor Dominic Pace, who played bounty hunter Gekko. We review recent rumors about the future of Star Wars animation and live-action, and we celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back with a tribute to director Irvin Kershner with exclusive audio from Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Bill…
 
When COVID-19 started to spread around the world, aid workers warned of disaster for Africa.Health systems are weak and poorly funded in many places, and crowded cities making social distancing impossible.But African countries appear to be managing.Senegal and Ghana are among countries praised for their approach to tackle the disease.The number of …
 
Imagine with me, if you will, a different Return of the Jedi. The primary protagonist/antagonist conflict is not with Luke and Palpatine, it's with Luke and Vader. And yet they don't spend a heck of a lot of time onscreen together. It's only near the end of the second act and into the third that they finally confront each other. Can you imagine wha…
 
This week, with the return of schools imminent, we're basking in the glorious memories of summer term, including flirting with boys at Sports Day, sunbathing on the field at lunch, and LG's unexpected but fervent desire to play rounders. And for Blockbuster Friday we're reviewing The Lizzie McGuire Movie, which means more terrible accents, scenes o…
 
Donald Trump is often called the Tweeter in Chief.Twitter is the U.S. president's main social media platform.It's where he announces policies to more than 80 million followers, and where he's attacked opponents and spread misinformation.Twitter is now in the president's firing line.It placed a fact-check warning on two Trump tweets that falsely cla…
 
In 1994 Robert Clerx was studying in Colombia, when an old school friend, Miles Hargrove asked him for a very large favour. To help him buy back his father. The boys had been friends since Miles and his family had moved to Colombia from America for his dad’s job. Then Miles’ dad was kidnapped by the Farc guerrilla group, who demanded a six million …
 
When we looked at The Force Awakens, it was remarkable how much it lined up with the events of A New Hope. Then we looked at The Last Jedi, and while it had elements that lined up with The Empire Strikes Back, it also shook things up. Today, we look at The Rise of Skywalker. It has a lot in common with Return of the Jedi, but it actually explodes t…
 
The Thracians were the most feared professional killers of the ancient world—serving as hired assassins, enforcers, and mercenaries in famous battles from one end of the Mediterranean to the other. They were the ones the Romans and Greeks hired for their really dirty work. But there was more to the Thracians than violence. In this episode, we use a…
 
Russia is one of the main players in the war in Libya. It supports warlord Khalifa Haftar, who wants to take the capital Tripoli from the UN-recognised government.The campaign has suffered a series of setbacks.Russia is now calling for an immediate ceasefire and a return to talks to stop the conflict.But, Moscow is now facing new allegations that i…
 
Join Riley and special guest – his sissster – Bethany! We celebrate the real “Star Wars Day.” You can show your support of The Star Wars Report podcast by becoming a Patron at www.patreon.com/starwarsreport Get all kinds of exclusive bonus content for our patron supporters! Topics: Star Wars’ New Era of Storytelling Has Been Delayed https://buff.ly…
 
Pauline Dakin is a Canadian journalist, broadcaster and a professor of journalism in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, her childhood was marked by many mysterious incidents and unexplained getaways - where her family suddenly had to flee at a moment's notice and she couldn't talk to anyone about what was going on. Pauline tel…
 
Return of the Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker start their bad guys in similar places. No one walking into Return of the Jedi ever thought that redemption was in the cards for Darth Vader. And - if you pretend you never saw the original trilogy - you would likely say the same thing about Kylo Ren while walking into The Rise of Skywalker. Thematically…
 
Trouble is brewing at the roof of the world.India and China both claim territory along the Himalayas.Their border dispute goes back decades.The Indian military says in the first week of May, Indian and Chinese soldiers scuffled and threw stones at each other in the Pangong Tso lake and Naku La areas.Chinese state media say Indian troops trespassed …
 
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