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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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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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IWM First World War Galleries
 
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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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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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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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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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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Regenerates: A Doctor Who Podcast
 
A podcast about Doctor Who!
 
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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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Adventures of Bulldog Drummond
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Havoc by OPPENHEIM, E. Phillips
 
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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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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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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Robin by BURNETT, Frances Hodgson
 
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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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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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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WWI Digger Stories Podcast
 
Well, Percy is in Blighty at the 1st Southern General Hospital at Edgebaston when he hears disturbing news about an old mate from the 3rd Battalion who was killed in his sleep. He recovers fairly quickly at the 3rd Australian Auxillary Hospital and gets furlough, when he finally catches up with brother Bert and meets the alter-matriarch of the ...…
 
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MacArthur Memorial Podcast
 
In June 2017, the MacArthur Memorial, the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and the VA WWI and WWII Commemoration Commission hosted a symposium to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway. Anthony Tully, co-author of Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway, explored the battle from the Japanese perspective.…
 
In this broadcast airing Sunday, June 25, 2017 US-UN Report examines why the United Kingdom or England is experiencing an increase in terrorist attacks. We explore the history which dates back to WWI and might help explain why it's being targeted so often. Join Tom Osborne, Ken McCaleb and Dr. David Kanervo as they give you the back story to th ...…
 
Vincent Vitale joins us from Austin, TX as part of Aspire Food Group which produces Aketta, edible crickets. They raise food-grade crickets on a commercial scale, and actively work to normalize the consumption of insects in the western world. Additionally, they commercially farm palm weevil larvae and run a program which empowers peri-rural far ...…
 
Highlights: Introduction: Espionage and Sedition Acts | @00:45 Guest: Mike Shuster “Where Are The Americans?” | @02:15 Feature: Going big on the air war | @06:45 War In the Sky: the “Flying Circus” | @10:15 Feature: The StoryTeller & The Historian - Americans arrive | @12:45 Commission: Memorial restoration matching grant deadline extension | @ ...…
 
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Entrenched: The First World War & Its Impact
 
To understand just how much WWI changed things, we must understand the world as it was. Let’s take a tour of the globe in 1914.
 
Certainly, you’ve heard the old cliché A picture is worth a thousand words. I did some research on this statement and was delighted to learn that prior to photography, individuals used to say, A painting is worth a thousand words. Images, whether captured or manufactured, are powerful. I cannot remember that last Tweet I sent that was imageless ...…
 
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American Military History Podcast
 
A bit of a deviation this week as we venture briefly into WWI to discuss the entrance of women into the Armed Services with Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs, however our conversation stretches from the Rev War all the way to WWI.
 
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Weird With You Podcast
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Bib Fortuna's Bibs for Tuna! We discuss the Great Emu War of 1932, the origins of Ryan Gosling, and why you should fear elk.
 
In June 2017, the MacArthur Memorial, the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and the VA WWI and WWII Commemoration Commission hosted a symposium to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway. Elliot Carlson, author of Joe Rochefort's War, discussed how cryptanalysis and intelligence shaped the outcome of the Battle of Midway.…
 
Welcome to the second part of our 75th episode of the BGN Comic Shop. Our main event: the new Wonder Woman movie, the first official feather in the DCEU's cap! Behold the glory of the "No Man's Land" sequence! Imagine the God of War looking smashing in a "Mustache Rides: 10 Cents" T-shirt! Brendan explains why Erich Ludendorff is the one WWI Ge ...…
 
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Army Wife Talk Radio brought to you by Army Wife Network
 
Join the AWN Core Team and special guest, Jeffrey K. Walker, as they discuss his new book, None of Us the Same, the first book of a WWI-era trilogy, all with strong women characters. Army Wife Talk Radio is the leading internet talk radio show for Army wives, by Army wives. AWTR is hosted by the Army Wife Network Core Team - www.ArmyWifeNetwork ...…
 
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Just A Story: Urban Legend Podcast
 
In WWI an urban legend was born that has persisted for a century. Its parents? British intelligence officers. They spread a nasty story about the Germans turning their own war dead into soap. And it stuck. But have people been turned into soap? We'll examine the true stories of inhumane craft projects and the dirty secrets of notorious detergen ...…
 
Lewis Milestone’s ground-breaking sound film epic treats WWI not as an allegory, as many of its predecessors had, but as a painfully human story, showing the hopes and fears of a group of young men being thrust into battle. While in no way an obscure film, it had been cut to ribbons by a variety of editors over the years until it was merely a s ...…
 
In this concluding episode, we discuss the aftermath and fall-out from the Battle of Jutland, including the debate over the actions of the British commanders of the Grand Fleet. Also included is discussion over whether British ship designs at the time were flawed, leading to increased casualties. We conclude by putting the role of the battleshi ...…
 
In this concluding episode, we discuss the aftermath and fall-out from the Battle of Jutland, including the debate over the actions of the British commanders of the Grand Fleet. Also included is discussion over whether British ship designs at the time were flawed, leading to increased casualties. We conclude by putting the role of the battleshi ...…
 
In traditional histories of American art, World War I tends to be treated passingly. Except for Horace Pippin, no major American artists served in the war, and the fighting occurred far from home. It was a time when the New York avant-garde was absorbing the lessons of the Armory Show of 1913 and experimenting with Picasso’s Cubism. They were, ...…
 
Highlights 100 Year Ago: Flag Day 1917 like no other |@ 00:45 100 Year Ago: First Liberty Bond drive big success |@ 02:30 Guest: Mike Shuster - Pershing Arrives in Europe |@ 09:15 Guests: Eileen Dumont & Paul Callens on Ralph Talbot |@ 13:00 Feature: The Storyteller and The Historian: on the selective service |@ 19:00 PTSD Month: Charles Whittl ...…
 
A story from National Geographic.By the time the United States entered World War I, 100 years ago today, the conflict had been raging in Europe for nearly three years. It was to become one of the deadliest wars in human history, claiming more than 15 million lives.Advances in military technology—including more lethal artillery and rapid-fire ma ...…
 
We return to the battlefields of WWI to talk over Patty Jenkins’ new WONDER WOMAN, both on its own and as it relates to Stanley Kubrick’s PATHS OF GLORY. After discussing what worked and didn’t work in WONDER WOMAN, we bring in the Kubrick film to discuss how these two stories approach themes of leadership and the military, as well as their vie ...…
 
We return to the battlefields of WWI to talk over Patty Jenkins’ new WONDER WOMAN, both on its own and as it relates to Stanley Kubrick’s PATHS OF GLORY. After discussing what worked and didn’t work in WONDER WOMAN, we bring in the Kubrick film to discuss how these two stories approach themes of leadership and the military, as well as their vie ...…
 
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Weird With You Podcast
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Grief Parrots! We discuss a handful of obscure celebrities and what they are doing now that they are no longer in the limelight. Turns out, there is usually a pretty good reason.
 
Today's episode delves into WWI history with the life and writings of T. E. Lawrence.
 
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Welcome to the latest episode of THE 250! Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney are joined by special guest Marianne Cassidy for This Just In, a subset of the fortnightly The 250 podcast looking at notable new arrivals on the list of the 250 best movies of all-time as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. This time, Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman. ...…
 
Starling Tribune – ONE SHOT – Wonder Woman 2017 (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) #156 The Official Arrow and Green Arrow Podcast of the Gonna Geek Network Covering DC Comics and CW Based DC Comic TV Shows WONDER WOMAN Release Date: June 2, 2017 Director: Patty Jenkins Story by: Zack Snyder, Allan Heinberg, and Jason Fuchs Screen ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
Remember that “reverse English Invasion” that happened 50 years before the Beatles landed in New York in 1964, when American modernist poets landed in London just before the outbreak of WWI? One of those American poets was Robert Frost, and he soon struck up a friendship with an English writer Edward Thomas. Thomas was in his mid-30s by then, a ...…
 
A new WisPolitics Book Club podcast features Madison defense attorney Dean Strang on the latest edition of his University of Wisconsin Press book about a WWI-era trial of 11 Italian immigrants in Milwaukee and the impact of a notorious bombing and a famous lawyer -- plus, what it all means today. The book is titled: "Worse Than the Devil: Anarc ...…
 
Rachel Greenberg hopes to help others who are suffering from grief through her organization Connections of Hope. I invited her on to discuss the almost universal feeling of grief after we humans lose a loved one. However, her story takes a strange turn in the form of Induced After Death Communication; a psychological treatment for post traumati ...…
 
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MacArthur Memorial Podcast
 
In June 2017, the MacArthur Memorial, the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and the VA WWI and WWII Commemoration Commission hosted a symposium to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway. Dr. Timothy Orr, co-author of Never Call Me a Hero, explored the role of USN pilots at the Battle of Midway.…
 
Highlights Official Bulletin: Ships, planes, wood, film, and phones |@ 03:00 Guest: Mike Shuster on the big explosion on the Messine Ridge. |@ 10:00 The Storyteller & The Historian: George Cohan’s “Over There” turn 100 |@ 14 :00 Events: Virginia WW1 Reenactment Day |@ 20:30 Special: PTSD awareness month |@ 21:30 Guest - 100C/100M: Dr. Steve Kel ...…
 
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MacArthur Memorial Podcast
 
In June 2017, the MacArthur Memorial, the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and the VA WWI and WWII Commemoration Commission hosted a symposium to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway. Walter Borneman, author of The Admirals and MacArthur at War, kicked off the symposium with an overview of the Pacific War leading up to June 1942.…
 
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Neighbors Again with Seth Tower Hurd
 
This is an episode that originally ran on How We Got Here with Seth Tower Hurd, a podcast I tried, but couldn’t keep up on (it took 4 hours of research to create a 30 minute episode). Wonder Woman was #1 at the box office this weekend, and another terrorist attack rocked London. While these may seem to be completely unrelated, they both have ti ...…
 
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The Usual Podcast
 
Before the guys start the show proper, they spend a few minutes talking about the origins of the show, and share their favorite moments from the last two years. Thanks to the amazing patrons who have supported the show for this long. This show is what it is because of you. Star Wars: The Old Republic Section In the Star Wars: The Old Republic s ...…
 
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection
 
The Guys ask Thomas Loftus, author of A Loftus-Marshall Family History, to email them with contact information. Several listeners are interested in obtaining his book. The news includes: MyHeritage introduces the Collection Catalog at its website that lists the historical records that are indexed and available there. Do you and your father look ...…
 
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection
 
The Guys ask Thomas Loftus, author of A Loftus-Marshall Family History, to email them with contact information. Several listeners are interested in obtaining his book. The news includes: MyHeritage introduces the Collection Catalog at its website that lists the historical records that are indexed and available there. Do you and your father look ...…
 
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection
 
The Guys ask Thomas Loftus, author of A Loftus-Marshall Family History, to email them with contact information. Several listeners are interested in obtaining his book. The news includes: MyHeritage introduces the Collection Catalog at its website that lists the historical records that are indexed and available there. Do you and your father look ...…
 
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Gaming and BS RPG Podcast
 
We have Alex Kammer, Director of Gamehole Con, come on so we can ask him about the kids track that they have in place for this year’s event. Announcements Want to run games under our Banner at Gamehole? Submissions are open! So let us know what you’d like to run Brett in Origins What’s the latest info on Gamehole? Random Encounter Jared Rasher, ...…
 
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Gaming and BS Podcast: Roleplaying Games | Tabletop Gaming | Geekery
 
We have Alex Kammer, Director of Gamehole Con, come on so we can ask him about the kids track that they have in place for this year’s event. Announcements Want to run games under our Banner at Gamehole? Submissions are open! So let us know what you’d like to run Brett in Origins What’s the latest info on Gamehole? Random Encounter Jared Rasher, ...…
 
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Weird With You Podcast
 
This week's episode is brought to you by SupahBroom! We talk about the shifting TV landscape and why some stories are better suited to TV, while others make better films. Also Alien Covenant sucked, and Santiago HATES Two Broke Girls!
 
In this mini-episode, the dudes are still wrapped up in alien thoughts after seeing Alien: Covenant. Dave takes Andy down a mysterious hatch with the numbers 4 8 15 16 23 42... oh wait, nope, that's something else (and it's entirely meaningless). The dudes countdown their Top 5 movies where aliens are the bad guys. Dude, did you hear? LITE We’r ...…
 
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Piper's Dojo Audio Experience
 
A run-through of Donald MacLeod's "Lament for the Iolaire." This was a tune written to lament a ship returning from from WWI whose sinking on January 1st, 1919 in the Minch was one of the worst maritime disasters in United Kingdom history. At least 205 men perished of the 280 aboard.
 
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Fake Nerd Podcast
 
A new episode of The Fake Nerd Guys Podcast! But you guys already know that. We keep it light on the news this week between a Sin City TV show and a WB lawsuit, we have some good content to get to before our main course! A review of Wonder Woman! Did DC finally give us a good film?? Listen to find out! Are there any WONDER puns?? Knowing us, pr ...…
 
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