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A history podcast looking at all aspects of WWII, military history, social history, the battles, the campaigns, tanks, gun and other equipment, the politics and those who ran the war. I look at it all. With WW2 slipping from living memory I aim to look at different historical aspects of the Second World War. In each episode of the WWII Podcast I interview an expert on a subject. No topics are out of bounds (as yet), and I cover the military history side of the war as well as looking the home ...
 
Billy Stanley is a neurodivergent advocate. He founded ‘Dyspraxic Help 4U’ in 2019 and hasn’t looked back since! He was officially diagnosed with Dyspraxia as a child back in 1994 and again in 2017. Most recently he was diagnosed with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, M.E, Bilateral Deafness, Anxiety, Depression & Borderline Personality Disorder. He is awaiting tests for ASD. Billy launched ‘The Dyspraxic Help 4U Podcast’ in 2020 where notable people in the community are invited to discuss the st ...
 
The official podcast for Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine. Living up to our classic and nostalgic roots while staying current and ahead of the curve, every episode features entertaining genre pop-culture conversations and interviews with top artists, stars, and filmmakers. Horror. Sci-Fi. Fantasy. Fun! Famous Monsters of Filmland Magazine is available to purchase at CaptainCo.com (http://www.captainco.com/collections/fm-magazine) .
 
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Alan Brooke would take over as the British Chief of the Imperial General Staff in December 1941. For the rest of the war Brooke would organise and coordinate the British military effort, in such a role acted as Winston Churchill’s senior military advisor. Brooke’s relationship with Churchill could be tempestuous. Brooke was not a ‘yes man’ and woul…
 
This podcast aims to raise awareness for Dyspraxia/DCD and give an insight into the life and career of a notable personality living with the disability. This episode is sponsored by 'RFDPM'. Instagram - @holsmale Twitter - @HolSmale Credits: Mike Nelson - Music & Editing #dyspraxia #dcd #dyspraxic #neurodiversity #neurodivergent #hiddendisability #…
 
This week’s guests are Little Falls native Katie Brenny Rudolph, COO of the First Tee of Metropolitan New York and coach of U.S. Open sensation Megha Ganne. Chuck Klecatsky gives us an update on The Gravel Pit Experience, the Lakes area’s latest golf venture.By Colin Macdonald & Chris Foley
 
This week Chris sits down with senior club performance analyst Gerrit Pon from Callaway, they’ll discuss designing Phil Mickelson’s winning clubs at the PGA Championship. Sports Editor Jeremy Millsop from the Brainerd Dispatch also joins the show.By Colin Macdonald & Chris Foley
 
When France capitulated in 1940 and the Vichy government came to power many of the French colonial possessions remained loyal to the new regime. The same was true for the Island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. In this episode I’m joined by Russell Phillips. Russell’s book A Strange Campaign narrates the story of the battle for Madagascar, where …
 
Everyone remembers the role of Churchill and Roosevelt throughout the war, but there was a third man key to their relationship and of the three of them the only one to remain in power at the end of the war in August 1945. Mackenzie King was the Prime Minister of Canada, the largest British Dominion and America's closest neighbour. By the start of t…
 
This week we’re joined by the Director of Golf at Madden’s Resort Glenn Hagberg plus we’ll have part 2 of our interview with short game guru Brandon Stooksbury author of ‘The Wedge Book’ and ‘The Putter Book’.By Colin Macdonald & Chris Foley
 
Two great guests this week: Angus Flanagan from Woking, England and Senior on the Gopher Golf team along with being a member of Great Britain’s Walker Cup team. Our other guest is Brandon Stooksbury, short game guru and author of ‘The Wedge Book’ and his latest ‘The Putter Book’.By Colin Macdonald & Chris Foley
 
It's a simple question, how do you knock out a Panther tank? When the 'boffins' in Britain got hold of a Panther it's the question they were tasked with finding an answer for. Using official reports and documents, Craig Moore has been through the archives piecing together all the faults that the British saw in the German Panther during WWII. In thi…
 
This podcast aims to raise awareness for Dyspraxia/DCD and give an insight into the life and career of a notable personality living with the disability.This episode is sponsored by 'RFDPM'.Instagram - @iamemjcarterFacebook - Drinks With Em JYouTube - Drinks With Em JCredits: Mike Nelson - Music & Editing#dyspraxia​ #dcd​ #dyspraxic​ #neurodiversity…
 
'In the years after World War I, the defeated and much-reduced German Army developed new clothing and personal equipment that drew upon the lessons learned in the trenches. In place of the wide variety of uniforms and insignia that had been worn by the Imperial German Army, a standardized approach was followed, culminating in the uniform items intr…
 
Since the HBO WWII miniseries Band of Brothers aired in 2001, Major Dick Winters of the 101st Airborne has garnered international acclaim. His exploits hit key moments of the North Western European campaign in 1944-45 as Winter’s took part in D-Day, Operation Market Garden and Battle of the Bulge. A modest hero, he epitomizes the notion of dignifie…
 
The common narrative of the war often completely overlooks Germany’s attempts to run spies in Britain. In actual fact, for more or less the whole of the war the German secret service, the Abwehr, were sending agents into Britain. In this episode I’m joined by Bernard O’Connor, author of Operation Lena and Hitler's Plots to Blow up Britain to discus…
 
At the start of 1944 the German army on the Eastern Front was reeling after suffering defeats at Stalingrad and Kursk. Hitler was keen to hold on to the territory occupied by the Germans, but all the while the Wehrmacht was forced to give up ground to the Red Army. In this episode we’re going to be looking at the fighting throughout 1944 for Army G…
 
In previous episodes we’ve touched upon the Spanish civil war, when the war came to an end there was a large number of displaced Spanish living in France and to a less extent other Europe countries. With the second world war looming, the French began to recruit these displaced men into their armed forces. When France fell in 1940 a sizeable number …
 
During the interwar years the US army had worked to develop a light weapons carrier, but by 1940 the ‘perfect’ vehicle had not been found. The war in Europe focused minds in the American army and in June it compiled a list of requirements for a revolutionary new truck to replace the mule as the Army's primary method of moving troops and small paylo…
 
Richard Burt was part of the the 746th Far East Air Force Band, based in the Philippines. At the end of WWII just before the band were split up, using a single microphone they recorded a final performance to magnetic wire. Richard Burt he brought these recordings home and had them transferred to 78rpm discs. Burt squirrelled away these discs and we…
 
Any long protracted conflict is reliant upon the resources that can be brought bear, in which case war is not just about military success. In this episode of the WW2 podcast we’ll be looking at economics and the economists who shaped the second world war and the post war world. This story goes beyond simply looking at treasury departments of the be…
 
In previous episodes 77 and 55 we looked at foreign troops serving in the German army during WWII, in this episode we’re going to be discussing the Georgians who came over from the Russian army to fight with the Wehrmacht. A large number of these men would eventually be posted to the Dutch island of Texel to man the Atlantic war. When the war in Eu…
 
This podcast aims to raise awareness for Dyspraxia/DCD and giving an insight into the life and career of a notable personality living with the disability.Twitter - @Gemma_Wallace18 Instagram - @gemmawallaceactingFacebook - GemmaWallaceActingYouTube - https://youtu.be/-oixojzrolsWebsite - http://gemmawallace.comCredits:Mike Nelson - Music & Editing.…
 
In episode 64 I discussed the start of the Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign with Jeffery Cox. We left that discussion of the campaign unfinished, the Americans were in control of the airfield on Guadalcanal but the Marines had no way secured the island. The US navy had suffered a number of serious losses, including the carrier Hornet and the carrier E…
 
The skill and bravery of the Doolittle raiders during WWII, who bombed Tokyo in 1942 captured the American public’s imagination, but not all the crews returned. Eight US flyers became Japanese prisoners of war who were tortured, put on trial for war crimes and found guilty… Not all of these men would make it home. In this episode we’re not going to…
 
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said there was only one campaign of the Second World War that gave him sleepless nights, that was the Battle of the Atlantic. The Battle began on 3 September 1939 and lasted 2074 days until 8 May 1945, when Germany surrendered. With over 70,000 allied seamen killed, lost on 3,500 merchant vessels and 175 war…
 
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