Best wwi podcasts we could find (Updated February 2018)
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WWI Digger Stories Podcast
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Phil Mannell presents true accounts by soldiers of the Great War (World War 1). This is primary history as told by the soldiers themselves, mostly Australian diggers but possibly tommies, poilus, doughboys, kiwis or others, with additional commentary and definitions.
 
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Great Britain at War
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The book follows Jeffery Farnol as he visits a number of key locations around Britain and on the continent, each demonstrating how members of English society have come together to work towards the goal of "defeating the hun". On a visit to a naval dockyard, he reports on how the ships are being constructed, takes us on a tour of a destroyer and introduces us to the crew. He also visits a machine gun factory, and discovers how the great guns are built. His tour continues onto the continent wh ...
 
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WWI in the Ottoman Empire
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A year-long speaker series sponsored by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative.
 
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WW2 - Fighting Through from Dunkirk to Hamburg, War diary
 
Fantastic memoirs of WW2 comrades. Dunkirk, N.Africa, Sicily, D-Day; Interviews & memoirs. Infantrymen, Engineers, Lancasters, Ships’ Captains & more. WWII.
 
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Battlecast
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Join Chris and Luke in the North Georgia bunker as they drink beer and review the greatest battles in history on the battlecast podcast. Check out the website at thebattlecast.com.
 
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WW2 - Fighting Through from Dunkirk to Hamburg, War diary
 
Fantastic memoirs of WW2 comrades. Dunkirk, N.Africa, Sicily, D-Day; Interviews & memoirs. Infantrymen, Engineers, Lancasters, Ships’ Captains & more. WWII.
 
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Letters From Dockery
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A podcast reading of letters written 100 years ago by Raymond E. Dockery to Bohnda Porter Akins, read by their grandson. Dockery was a young lawyer in Lewistown, Montana, and then an artillery officer in France during World War I.
 
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S&H: Storyteller & Historian
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Join storyteller Richard Rubin and historian Jonathan Bratten every month as they explore the history of America and the world, sorting out fact from legend from a secure and undisclosed location deep in Maine.
 
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Clinical Medicine For Nurses by RINGER, Paul H.
 
The basics of clinical medicine for nurses in WWI-era America from a series of lectures by the author, an Asheville, NC physician. - Summary by BellonaTimes
 
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Regenerates: A Doctor Who Podcast
 
A podcast about Doctor Who!
 
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IWM Voices of the First World War
 
Hear about the First World War from those who were there. This fascinating series uses original recordings to mark the centenary of 1914. Find transcripts, photos and more at www.1914.org
 
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Reflections on The Great War
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Fascinating stories on World War One from PRI. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of The Great War, we've put together this compelling collection of content on WWI produced by our award-winning programs heard on public radio stations across the U.S.
 
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IWM First World War Galleries
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IWM Curators and Historians highlight some of the incredible stories in the new First World War Galleries at IWM London. Find out more at www.iwm.org.uk/ww1
 
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Adventures of Bulldog Drummond
 
The British Hero Bulldog Drummond is a fictional character created by H. C. McNeile, as the hard boiled no nonsense-style detective. The stories followed Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, D.S.O., M.C., a wealthy former WWI officer of the Loamshire Regiment, who, after the war, spends his new-found leisure time as a private detective. Drummond is a proto-James Bond figure and was a muscular man with a group of followers who helped him in his adventures. They rounded up crooks and took them to ...
 
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Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables, you'd definitely like to add Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery to your collection. Published in 1919, it is the seventh book in the series and follows the further life and adventures of Anne Shirley. At Ingleside, Anne is now happily married to her childhood friend the devoted Gilbert Blythe and have now been together blissfully for fifteen years. They have six children. The book opens with the return of Anne and Gilbert (who is now a brill ...
 
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Fringes Of The Fleet, The by KIPLING, Rudyard
 
During the war (WWI), [Kipling] wrote a booklet The Fringes of the Fleet containing essays and poems on various nautical subjects of the war. Some of the poems were set to music by English composer Edward Elgar. - Summary by wikipedia
 
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Outwitting The Hun; My Escape From A German Prison Camp by O'BRIEN, Pat
 
A true war narrative, published in 1918 while WWI was still going on. (Summary by David Wales)
 
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Warbird Show
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Flights Into History Broadcasting from an abandon auxiliary air field somewhere South of Gila Bend. Join host Chris McDoniel on a journey to investigate historical aviation events from around the world. Shows will focus on research and search associated with lost and missing aircraft (a.k.a. Warbirds) from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and up to the present. Subject matter encompasses history, genealogy, archaeology, technology, hiking, and exploring. Some people call it aerospace archaeology, ...
 
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His Last Bow by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
 
The disappearance of a German spy and the gathering storm that foretells the prelude to World War I is what greets you in this riveting book. The further you read the more mysteries unfold like secret submarine plans with some pages missing found in the hands of a corpse. There's also family insanity in Cornwall, a dead Spaniard and mafia hiding in an empty London flat. His Last Bow was published in the Strand Magazine circa 1908 and included several other short stories as well. Even during ...
 
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Food Values by SY, Dr. Albert Philip
 
A short pamphlet from WWI, a sequel of sorts to "Food Preparedness." It first describes basic nutrition and things to consider when choosing what foods to eat, then lists various foods and their amount of calories, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, water, and "ash". This was written before much was known about fat soluble vitamins or saturated vs. unsaturated fats. (Summary by TriciaG)
 
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King Arthur and His Knights by Maude L. Radford
 
Published in 1903, King Arthur and His Knights by Maude L. Radford is an easy to read version of the Arthurian legends, made simple and interesting for children. Maude Lavinia Radford Warren was a Canadian born American who taught literature and composition at the University of Chicago between 1893-1907. Following the success of some of her books, she left teaching to take up writing as a full time career. She also served as a war correspondent for the New York Times magazine during WWI and ...
 
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Havoc by OPPENHEIM, E. Phillips
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Havoc occurs when European countries are discussing covert alliances. The story revolves around the creation of a secret alliance between Germany, Russia, and Austria. The English hope to split Russia away by holding the Czar to his previous public commitments, but they need proof of what was done to create the pressure. All the pressures that lead to WWI are there, but the intrigues and secret treaties create an interesting background to the twists and turns of the plot. (Summary by Tom Weiss
 
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Rain-Girl, The by JENKINS, Herbert George
 
Richard Beresford has recently returned from the WW-I trenches. He feels he can't go back to his old life in the Foreign Office. Instead, he sells all his possessions (except his books), and sets off on a tramp through the countryside. On the very first day he meets a mysterious girl with enchanting grey eyes, sitting on a gate, in the rain. They inadvertently get separated before he finds out her name, but he is determined to find her again.Romantic comedy from 1919, by the author of "Patri ...
 
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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle
 
World War I soldiers from Wheeling, West Virginia, Lester Scott and Charles "Dutch" Riggle were drafted in 1917 and trained at Camp Lee, Virginia. Lester Scott served as a Wagoner (mule team driver) in the 314th Field Artillery Supply Company, Battery “A,” 80th (Blue Ridge) Division in France. Dutch Riggle was a PFC with the same unit. These are their letters home. "From Camp Lee to the Great War: The letters of Lester Scott and Charles Riggle" is brought to you by http://archivingwheeling.o ...
 
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Told in a French Garden by ALDRICH, Mildred
 
American friends begin to summer in a beautiful French country house when WWI breaks out. They decide not to evacuate as the war encroaches. Their interactions are interwoven by the stories that they take turns telling after dinner each night to stimulate their nightly conversation and distract their thoughts from the war. (Summary by A.L. Gramour)
 
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Captain Jim by BRUCE, Mary Grant
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This book is about Norah Linton, her brother Jim, her father David and Jim's chum Wally from Australia. They all move to England during WWI because Jim and Wally want to fight in the war. When a Irish friend of the family dies, Norah inherits a big house in Surrey: Homewood. To keep up the Irishman's memory they want to use the house to help the war effort. They turn it into a home for "Tired People"--soldiers recovering from injuries, or soldiers on leave that have no family to go home to, ...
 
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Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and Other Impossibilities, The by LEACOCK, Stephen
 
More stories by Canadian Stephen Leacock. Some of these stories carry over characters introduced in Further Foolishness. Some stories are humourous; some are more thoughtful. It helps to be familiar with WWI-era European politics to catch much of the humour. (Summary by TriciaG)
 
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Robin by BURNETT, Frances Hodgson
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Starting with a summary of the 1922 novel The Head of the House of Coombe, which followed the relationships between a group of pre-WWI English nobles and commoners, this sequel, called Robin, completes the story of Robin, Lord Coombe, Donal and Feather. (Introduction by Linda Andrus)
 
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King of the Khyber Rifles by MUNDY, Talbot
 
Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war. "To stop a holy war single-handed would be rather like stopping the wind--possibly easy enough, if one knew the way." King is ordered to work with a mysterious and powerful Eastern woman, Yasmini. Can King afford to trust her? Can he afford not to? Introduction by Brett W. Downey
 
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Boy Chums in the Florida Jungle, The by ELY, Wilmer M.
 
Late entry in the Boy Chums series set in WWI-era Florida focuses on four working-class adventurers: young adults Charley & Walter, manservant Chris, and man of the world, Captain Westfield. Has the distinction of Chris being black; he's a stereotype for sure but is pretty much treated as an equal, like a grown-up Buckwheat -- with a dry sense of humor -- from the Our Gang comedies.. - Summary by BellonaTimes
 
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Fighting the Flying Circus by RICKENBACKER, Eddie
 
This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, which ended the war with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron. The circus mentioned in the title refers to the German squadron commanded by the famous Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen. (Introduction by Brett W. Downey)
 
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Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner, The by FORSTNER, George-Günther von
 
The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner is a graphic account of WWI submarine warfare. Forstner was the commander of German U-boat U-28. His journal, first published 1916, gives a gritty picture of daily life inside a submarine and details several torpedo attacks on Allied shipping. The 1917 translation of Forstner’s journal into English was unquestionably intended to bolster the Allied war effort. In the foreword, the translator states: “Nothing at the present day has aroused such f ...
 
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Red Planet, The by LOCKE, William John
 
Set during WWI in England, The Red Planet is a rich tale about the life in a little English town from the point of view of Major Duncan Meredyth, a disabled veteran of the Boer Wars. As he struggles to keep his life and the lives of those he cares for in harmony, he must also shelter a dark secret regarding one of the village's favorite sons. The Red Planet was the third bestselling novel in the United States for 1917. (Summary by Miss Stav)
 
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עולה (Injustice), with excerpt from The Escaping Club by BRENNER, יוסף חיים ברנר Yosef Haim and EVANS, A. J.
 
This is a bilingual project. The first part, in Hebrew, is the story "Injustice" by Yosef Haim Brenner, written following the conquest of Palestine by the British troops during WWI. The story takes place on the Turkish side of the dividing line between the combating forces. An escaped British prisoner of war had taken shelter among a group of Jewish workers, who, following a heated discussion, turned him over to the Turkish army. The second part of this project, in English, is a chapter in t ...
 
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Food Preparedness by SY, Dr. Albert Philip
 
A short pamphlet from WWI, first describing basic nutrition, then discussing what foods may be substituted during food shortages without loss of nutrition. "The last few months have more and more impressed upon Americans the need of preparedness in every department of life. Perhaps some of the alarm created is unnecessary; but with regard to the production, conservation, and prudent use of food, our concern should be timely. In presenting the bulletin upon "Food Preparedness" the University ...
 
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Earlier this week, rumors emerged that the White House was planning for a military parade in Washington. Frank and David talk about the history of military parades, including The Grand Review after the Civil WarParades after WWI and WWIIThe military in Eisenhower and JFK inaugurations Last Drops Frank: Coffee and Tea in Dickens David: Report th ...…
 
THURSDAY 01.02.2018 All the special holidays in February. Britney vs. Miley. Time spent on Facebook down because of workplace dating. RRR - Number 1 WW I movie. New terms for dating. Where You At Jensen Beach Florida? I ordered cheese sticks. When the wrong panties are in the bed. News with Debra Roberts. Meat of the Week with Petty's - Wings. ...…
 
It’s our 104th episode which marks our two year anniversary! To celebrate this momentous occasion we got (almost) the whole HPN staff together for a big one. So big it’s broken up into two parts. In this, the first part, Loren, RDT, Rick, and (for the movie section) Jen, talk Movies and TV. Topics include: Black Dynamite 2? Oscar nominees annou ...…
 
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Everyone is a Critic Movie Review Podcast
 
Coming Attractions/News: Hurricane Heist – Trailer Waco – Trailer Oscar Nominations New Movies Maze Runner: The Death Cure – Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the “Flare”. Hostiles – In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous ...…
 
Show Notes: Prep what the show is: 9mm meets pulled pork butt shoulder Caliber: 9mm 9X19 or 9mm parabellum History of the caliber. The round was developed by Deutsches Waffen und Munitionsfabriken or as known in English “german arms and ammunition factory” The name of the round is what’s pretty interesting. 9mm parabellum. The name comes from t ...…
 
The truce between the trenches in Christmas 1914 is one of the most famous stories from World War I. Was it one big truce across the whole Western Front? Or was it lots of little ceasefires? How did it happen, and what did the soldiers do during the Christmas Truce? Did they become friends for a day? Did they play football? Did they exchange ci ...…
 
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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle
 
Digital scans and a transcript of Lester Scott's September 24, 1917 letter can be viewed at: http://www.archivingwheeling.org/blog/from-camp-lee-to-the-great-war-december-25-1917-podcastCredits: "From Camp Lee to the Great War: The letters of Lester Scott and Charles Riggle" is brought to you by http://archivingwheeling.org in partnership with ...…
 
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Bailey Presbyterian Church
 
A new MP3 sermon from Bailey Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details: Title: Silent Night Subtitle: Christmas in the Carols Speaker: Eric Mabbott Broadcaster: Bailey Presbyterian Church Event: Sunday - AM Date: 12/17/2017 Bible: Luke 1:68-2:7 Length: 32 min. (64kbps) Overview: During WWI Allied and Ger ...…
 
Well, we had so much fun with the Live Ghost Hunt from Revival 1869 on Halloween that I figured why not return to this fine establishment to celebrate Christmas the best way - making merry with friends and spirits! On this episode, Mike and Maleah introduced us to their professional bartenders and we are schooled about the intricacies of craft ...…
 
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WhiskeyBoy Radio - Variety Podcast
 
Holy guacamole, folks... we have a gaggle of greatness on the show for you tonight folks!!! Especially the HUGE announcement about where you can now find WhiskeyBoy Radio!! We have amazing news stories, tons of jokes... and they are FUNNY... seriously... Dj Matt loses his shit laughing! We have stories about cutting the feet off dead birds, 90' ...…
 
Sean Hayes, professional skateboarder, author, and world traveler. He joins us to talk about unconventional ways of dealing with depression through experiencing life fully through all that it throws at us. We delve into philosophy, ayahuasca, morals and death. This was a great show and truly back to the roots about what the WWI Podcast is all a ...…
 
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Gaming Dad 101
 
On this episode, we join our Dads as they discuss crowd funding and lawsuits for cheating. Chris finishes Mario Odessy to start Until Dawn as well as Animal Crossing Pocket Camp. Brian visits WWI and is still being surprised by Pokemon. .
 
Highlights Web donations: ww1cc.org/donate Text-to-give donations: Text “wwi” to 91999 Learn more: ww1cc.org/memorial Being Thankful | @ 00:40Mr. Terry Hamby, Chair of the WWI Centennial Commission | @ 04:00The Honorable Ted Poe, Congressman | @ 10:10The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver, Congressman | @ 14:30General Mark A. Milley, 39th Chief of Staff ...…
 
Saturday 11 marked the 99th anniversary of Remembrance Day. Vasiliki Raptis investigated the meaning behind the day and what Rememberance Day means for us in 2017.
 
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Now Playing - The Movie Review Podcast
 
Pinhead is back and ready to turn New York City into a HELL ON EARTH! But first the Cenobite will need to convince a sadistic nightclub owner to free him from the carbonite confines of a modern art sculpture. Meanwhile a leggy TV journalist with daddy issues, partnering with a homeless Goth girl and the ghost of a WWI soldier, search for a way ...…
 
Hans Fex is a successful entrepreneur and the creator of the fascinating Mini-Museum (www.minimuseum.com). What is a mini-museum? In a nutshell, it is a collection of rare and interesting artifacts, sliced and diced into tiny specimens and sealed in a small epoxy display case. If you're a history buff or fascinated by artifacts, this item is ri ...…
 
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Enrique Granados, pianist Eric Dzugan and soprano Katie Manukyan will perform at the Frick Fine Arts Building in Oakland on the University of Pittsburgh campus Saturday November 11 at 7pm. In this conversation with Jim Cunningham they detail the life of Granados, his Catalan and family ties, tra ...…
 
So, did the ghost hunt and follow-on discussion persuade me that there are indeed ghosts amongst us? You'll have to listen to find out. In this companion episode to WWI#76 I pick John Mathis' and Vincent Genna's brains about the paranormal world. We review some of the events of the night and discuss personal stories with the unexplained. Please ...…
 
So, did the ghost hunt and follow-on discussion persuade me that there are indeed ghosts amongst us? You'll have to listen to find out. In this companion episode to WWI#76 I pick John Mathis' and Vincent Genna's brains about the paranormal world. We review some of the events of the night and discuss personal stories with the unexplained. Please ...…
 
On October 16, 2017, I invited paranormal investigator John Mathis and renowned psychic Vincent Genna to explore the possible sources of unexplained events taking place at Revival 1869, a craft cocktail bar located at the center of Clayton, NC. As a self-proclaimed skeptic-at-heart, I wanted a chance to see these events through the eyes of true ...…
 
Tim and Tom have a super fun and informative interview with Lora Vogt, Curator of Education at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. They discuss the museum's history in Kansas City, how they cycle artifcacts and displays, the beautiful park surrounding the museum, WWI's impact on our culture today, and so much more. Tim and Tom also have some ...…
 
Hey, we're broadcasting the annual HALLOWEEN LIVE EPISODE this MONDAY 10/16 (that's two days from now) from Mike and Maleah's bar Revival 1869! We're investigating unexplained events with some paranormal experts. The show starts at 9pm. I'll tweet out the link from @wwipodcast and post the feed to the WWI FaceBook page (www.facebook.com/wwipodc ...…
 
Our Man In Paris, journalist Vincent de Monicault reports from northern France where Australia's WWI troops are regarded as war heroes by the locals and where at Villers-Bretonneux next ANZAC Day they will open a memorial to our WWI military leader, General Sir John Monash. He masterminded the Allied attack at the Battle of Amiens on 8 August 1 ...…
 
Professor John Mitcham teaches history at Duquene University and serves as the Director of the 2017 Duquesne University History Forum. He stopped by to introduce the event from one of the most distinguished authors in the field of WWI history, Dr. Michael Neiberg Chair of War Studies at the Army War College who is a Pittsburgh native. He will p ...…
 
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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle
 
A World War I soldier from Wheeling, West Virginia, Lester Scott was drafted in 1917 and trained at Camp Lee, Virginia, where so many Wheeling draftees and volunteers were trained. Scott served as a Wagoner (mule team driver) in the 314th Field Artillery Supply Company, Battery “A,” 80th (Blue Ridge) Division in France. This is his letter home ...…
 
This is the final installment of my First Amendment series where I interviewed a number of guests (liberal and conservative) who share the common passion of "freedom" from oppression via de facto censorship. From his patreon site: As many of you are aware YouTube has been getting quite strict around what they consider "sensitive" content and as ...…
 
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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle
 
A World War I soldier from Wheeling, West Virginia, Lester Scott was drafted in 1917 and trained at Camp Lee, Virginia, where so many Wheeling draftees and volunteers were trained. Scott served as a Wagoner (mule team driver) in the 314th Field Artillery Supply Company, Battery “A,” 80th (Blue Ridge) Division in France. This is his letter home ...…
 
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MontanaHistoricalSociety
 
Using the digitized newspapers available on Chronicling America and Montana Newspapers, MHS Digital Projects Librarian Natasha Hollenbach focuses on how newspapers can add context and personal stories to the often-told narrative of World War I. Jeannette Rankin’s vote against US entry is highlighted, although with liberty loans and the Selectiv ...…
 
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The Join Us in France Travel Podcast
 
Join Us in France Travel Podcast "Big picture of why we like to tour France with our children is because I love the span of history in France. The history that you can get by traveling through France is tremendous: you can go back 20,000 years when you go see cave art paintings, then you've got the Romans, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, WWI, ...…
 
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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle
 
Charles "Dutch" Riggle was drafted into the US Army in 1917 and trained at Camp Lee, Virginia, where so many Wheeling draftees and volunteers—including his sister-in-law Minnie Riggle's brother, Lester Scott—were trained. Dutch Riggle was a Private First Class in the 314th Field Artillery Supply Company, Battery “A,” 80th (Blue Ridge) Division ...…
 
A trio of narrators give strong performances of the novel’s three heroines. In parallel stories, Jorjeana Marie animates 17-year-old Adri, bound for Mars in 2065; Bailey Carr reads Cat’s emotional journal written during the Dustbowl; and Fiona Hardingham brings out Lenore’s conflicted emotions during WWI. Compelling audio.Read the full audiofil ...…
 
A trio of narrators give strong performances of the novel’s three heroines. In parallel stories, Jorjeana Marie animates 17-year-old Adri, bound for Mars in 2065; Bailey Carr reads Cat’s emotional journal written during the Dustbowl; and Fiona Hardingham brings out Lenore’s conflicted emotions during WWI. Compelling audio.Read the full audiofil ...…
 
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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle
 
World War I soldiers from Wheeling, West Virginia, Lester Scott and Charles "Dutch" Riggle were drafted in 1917 and trained at Camp Lee, Virginia. Lester Scott served as a Wagoner (mule team driver) in the 314th Field Artillery Supply Company, Battery “A” 80th (Blue Ridge) Division in France. Dutch Riggle was a PFC with the same unit. These are ...…
 
Daniel Duerst is the creator of "Duerst the Wuerst" YouTube channel. He describes himself as "I am a center left, liberalish guy who goes around filming political protests, live bands, and other crazy, random, weird occurrences." We live in a strange era where the average person with a cell phone can become a citizen journalist just by the act ...…
 
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