Best wwi podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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Did you ever wish you could go back to class and learn about the most interesting, important, and impactful events in US history all over again...this time without the homework? If so, join the club! In this podcast, join Chris Caldwell and his fellow history nerds as they re-examine United States history one lesson at a time. Enjoy the podcast, and hopefully now you can take pride in knowing just a little bit more about the history of the United States.
 
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 ...
 
The Kingston Memorial Walk was created by PeaceQuest.ca to honour the lived history of Kingstonians who served in, and were affected by, WWI. This walking tour will focus on family homes, individual stories and other relevant points around downtown Kingston. PeaceQuest is a non-profit, non-denominational, and non-partisan organization based in Kingston, Ontario that supports and facilitates peace-building initiatives across Canada.
 
A year-long speaker series sponsored by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative.
 
Unpublished WW2 memoirs. Dunkirk, D-Day; Interviews, memories & more. WWII.
 
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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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.
 
Unpublished WW2 memoirs. Dunkirk, D-Day; Interviews, memories & more. WWII.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Tune in to hear Mark Bielski discuss history from ancient to modern times with experts in their fields of study, with special attention to the Civil War and WWII. We leave the textbooks behind and delve into the characters, backstories and often the intrigues that drove events throughout history. Mark is an historian, writer and the director at Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours.
 
WW1 Centennial News a weekly podcast about WWI THEN - 100 years ago this week and It's about WWI NOW - news and updates about Centennial and Commemoration.
 
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
 
A true war narrative, published in 1918 while WWI was still going on. (Summary by David Wales)
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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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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, ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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)
 
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)
 
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
 
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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On Albert County's "hidden gem" - the Albert County Museum. This fascinating window into history comes alive within the walls of the 9 remaining original buildings set on 6 acres overlooking the Chocolate River.Learn about Petitcodiac pirates, the tragic tale of convicted axe murderer Tom Collins, our small town connection to WWI, and the role ...…
 
"I have arrived safely overseas..."In what is essentially his thirty-seventh letter home, US Army Wagoner (mule team driver) Lester Scott, a World War I soldier from Wheeling, West Virginia, writes, this time courtesy a signed, Red Cross form postcard announcing his safe arrival in France addressed to his brother-in-law (his sister Minnie's hus ...…
 
AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, on 11 November 1922. View is of the south side of the Tomb looking north. Was replaced in 1931 by the present marble Tomb, Date 12 November 2011 Source Library of Congress Author Herbert French ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/sc ...…
 
In this episode of The Brain Food Show, we start out with a follow up to a previous episode in which we mentioned Teddy Roosevelt likely helped delay the start of WWI, but then never actually said in that episode how. Next up we discuss whether the Tyrannosaurus Rex could really not see you if you didn’t move as depicted in Jurassic Park, as we ...…
 
After a year of hard fighting, the war is just getting started for Ernst Junger and Louis Barthas. Follow these brave soldiers into 1916 as Junger fights in the trenches of Monchy and Barthas survives the hell of Cote 304 in Verdun. Source Material: Storm of Steel by Ernst Junger Poilu by Louis Barthas…
 
Rick interview's his friend and author Patrick O'Donnell as they talk about his new book "The Unknowns". Enjoy! Patrick K. O'Donnell, national award-winning author of Washington's Immortals, reveals the untold story behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in a searing narrative that thrusts the reader into the brutal heart of combat in the Great ...…
 
Return to the western front with Ernst Junger and Louis Barthas as we see what the second half of 1915 holds for them. No longer fresh faces to the front, the latter half of 1915 will see Ernst Junger embroiled in bitter trench fighting at the Somme and Barthas surviving a series of ill fated attacks in the flooded trenches of the Neuville-Sain ...…
 
Serving Others To the Core: Values that Drive Us May 27, 2018 This year has flown by so fast that Memorial Day weekend is already here. Memorial Day tends to mark the coming of summer activity and provides the first summer camping trip for many. Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember those who have given their lives in service to our count ...…
 
Welcome to Part Two of our series covering travel! This week, we go over humanity's long relationship with the sea as we cover early mariners and their crappy boats, piracy, kamikaze, scurvy, and sea monsters! Come learn about Julius Caesar's encounter with pirates in his younger days and see how he earned his reputation for ruthlessness early, ...…
 
Haven't Liked us on Facebook yet? Show some love This is going to be a bit of a longer episode in order to unpack this topic fully… You’re probably going to need to relisten Book – Utopia Wishful thinking – the story described perfect, imaginary world. A complex, self-contained community set on an island, in which people share a common culture ...…
 
Today we’re going to look at World War I, or “The War To Cause All Wars!” There will be acronyms, accidental hijinks that get an archduke killed, trench foot, and a really pissed off Germany. That can’t be good. Act 1: The MAIN Causes of WWI Act 2: The Great War Act 3: The Russian Revolution Act 4: The Effects of WWI So, World War One was suppo ...…
 
By the time the First World War began, over 8000 Romanian immigrants had established new lives in the young Dominion of Canada. Over the course of the war, hundreds would enlist in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces to fight for a country they barely knew. History MA student Ilinca Olariu delves in archives and museums in search of their stories ...…
 
A thought experiment on if AGILE could have prevented WWI
 
Join the Music Man, as he, and WWI host Zach McGibbon, venture into Parts Unknown to talk WWE Backlash, as well as the latest in NJPW! Later on in the show, the beginning of Colin's PUWC Champion's Series brings interviews with Big Daddy D-Roy, as well as "The Canadian Belt Collector" Benjamin Tull to the airwaves! Follow Colin on Twitter: @CD_ ...…
 
Grandpa sheds light on what happened to him after the WWI, how he met his first love, and how losing all his money affected him.
 
Welcome back to The Emancipation Podcast Station - the place to hear about history researched and retold through the eyes of Middle school and HS students. Last time on the show… Today we discuss The United States in World War I. Let’s dive in. The presidency of Woodrow Wilson - And Presidential podcast Gabe - Woodrow Wilson was the first south ...…
 
On this episode, Harrison and Alex explore the gold-topped spires of one of the most photographed locations on Earth, Sleeping Beauty Castle. During this episode you will learn how Walt Disney’s time serving in the Red Cross toward the end of WWI helped to create what Sleeping Beauty Castle is today. The hosts will also discuss quite a few cont ...…
 
Join the Music Man as he, along with Wrestling With Ideas host Zach McGibbon, venture into Parts Unknown for the revamped edition of PUWC! This week, the guys talked about the Greatest Royal Rumble, as well as some upcoming NJPW shows, and we got into some good talking points. Check out WWI on Podbean: wrestlingwithideas.podbean.com Follow CD o ...…
 
We're back with Season Two! 1916 brings us to the middle of WWI. There is change afoot at Downton as people are called to help with the war effort. Matthew is engaged to ANOTHER WOMAN, Bates' wife stirs up trouble, and Sybil is the first of the Crawley girls to leave the nest. Thankfully, we can ground ourselves in the consistency of O'Brien's ...…
 
In episode thirty of movies imo., Ben, Brandon, and Daniel yell over each other about Andrew Haigh’s boy-and-his-horse odyssey through rural white America, LEAN ON PETE - but all they really want to talk about is Steven Spielberg’s WWI picaresque equine picture WAR HORSE. Ben argues passionately that its unabashed emotionality and striking imag ...…
 
Nate Thoreson who studies at North Dakota State University and is the Co-Founder and Director of Marketing for a technology start-up called Webblen. We had a great talk about the current atmosphere concerning free speech in our institutions of higher learning and even if a college education will be a necessity in the future.Nate is very knowled ...…
 
Lovin the historic small towns of America, including the largest town of its size, anywhere!; All’s “Faire” in love, with the Bristol Renaissance in Kenosha, Wisconsin; This week’s Love in History: Welcome to our Lovin Nightmare (we hope we don’t scare you) with the story of Alice and Sheryl Cooper. Extended features for Lovin America’s Patrons ...…
 
This morning I want to focus on the never ending fight against our enemies. This scene from All Quiet on the Western Front comes near the end of the movie. It’s WWI, the soldier has survived endless attacks, and many of his friends have not made it through the war. Now, the soldier is writing one last letter home to his girlfriend saying he wou ...…
 
iHeartCountry Trip; Cosmopolitan Covers; Hungry Man Review; Lotto Winner; Amazon Packages; Platonic Colonics; Food Plate; WWI Project
 
Energy Week Podcast is sponsored by Drillinginfo. Get a free trial from Drillinginfo by going here - http://bit.ly/2CQPgvkEllen’s visit with Saudi Shoura Council – learned about what council does and how situation for women is changing in Saudi Arabia. http://bit.ly/2DZw8f1New Mexico and fracking: - https://lat.ms/2I9TRfbPermian is not just in ...…
 
Host Bojidar Marinov Description “God doesn’t tolerate the injustice of closed borders for too long.” Assigned reading: Mark Mathabane, Kaffir Boy Listen Transcript Welcome to Episode 68 of Axe to the Root Podcast, part of the War Room Productions, I am Bo Marinov, and for the next 30 minutes we will look at a crystal clear example of covenanta ...…
 
"I want to come home either well, or if I get killed, I would just as soon be planted in France..."In his tenth letter home from Camp Lee, Virginia, dated March 10, 1918, PFC Charles “Dutch” Riggle, a WWI soldier from Wheeling, WV, tells his brother James “Abe” Riggle that they are losing their captain, probably because he is being sent oversea ...…
 
This week on Sound Effect, stories about finding peace of mind. We head to Cafe Avole , the Rainier Valley coffee shop run by Seattle native Solomon Dubie , to learn what a clay pot has to do with the Ethiopian way of relaxing and connecting. Then we meet sisters Tamara Cullen Evans and Lori Cullen, who share what it was like to come to peace w ...…
 
This week on Sound Effect, stories about finding peace of mind. We head to Cafe Avole , the Rainier Valley coffee shop run by Seattle native Solomon Dubie , to learn what a clay pot has to do with the Ethiopian way of relaxing and connecting. Then we meet sisters Tamara Cullen Evans and Lori Cullen, who share what it was like to come to peace w ...…
 
Episode 41: - The Townshend Acts are repealed (mostly) but the Patriots refuse to allow everything to calm down too much... ----- Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a review on iTunes and reach out to us on social media! Twitter: @ateachershist Facebook: A Teacher's History of the United States Podcast: https://www.face ...…
 
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