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Hosted by John Hudson, the UK military's chief survival instructor, The Spitfire Series explores one of the most iconic planes of all time - the Spitfire. Featuring interviews with Spitfire pilots, engineers and historians, this series accompanies a spectacular, world record breaking expedition - The Longest Flight. This will see two intrepid aviators attempt to fly a Silver Spitfire around the world, taking in some of the most famous landmarks on the planet and taking the Spitfire to countr ...
 
Tune in for the twice-monthly podcast version of FYI Salem! Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll interviews city officials, community leaders, notable residents, and more, and provides a brief update on the latest news and information from the City of Salem.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
Dave and Harry are two great mates who have an hours light-hearted chat every week with a special guest such as Nick Knowles, John Nichol, and the pioneering female Tornado fast jet pilot Amanda Hickson. Think of listening in to two guys down the pub talking to special people, and you have the jist! Dave Wardell is a current serving dog handler who was not only on Britains got talent but also changed laws on animal cruelty. Harry is a former police armed response sergeant and VIP protection ...
 
From Napoleonic battles to Cold War confrontations, the Normandy landings to 9/11, this podcast opens up fascinating new perspectives on how wars have shaped and changed our modern world. Each week, twice a week, war historian, writer, and broadcaster, James Rogers, teams up with fellow historians, veterans, and experts to reveal astonishing new histories of inspirational leadership, breakthrough technologies, and era defining battles. Together they highlight the stark realities and conseque ...
 
In each episode we ask a leading historian, novelist or public figure the tantalising question, "If you could travel back through time, which year would you visit?" Once they have made their choice, then they guide us through that year in three telling scenes. We have visited Pompeii in 79AD, Jerusalem in 1187, the Tower of London in 1483, Colonial America in 1776, 10 Downing Street in 1940 and the Moon in 1969. Chosen as one of the Evening Standard's Best History Podcasts of 2020. Presented ...
 
#HaqSeBolo Podcast #HaqSeBolo is India’s first hip-hop audio and video podcast presented by Rolling Stone India and Qyuki. The 12-episode series features candid conversations between India’s most influential hip-hop artists and Rolling Stone India Executive Editor Nirmika Singh. Artists include breakout rappers Naezy, Kaam Bhaari and DeeMC, producer Sez On The Beat, hip-hop collectives Swadesi, Dopeadelicz and The Dharavi Dream Project, among others. #HaqSeBolo is part of #HaqSeHipHop, a con ...
 
Welcome to Third Party Podcast your #1 source for commentary and comedic analysis of the game Apex legends. Your hosts Henry and Shay publish bi-weekly episodes which include news, leaks, and rumors as well as strategies and debates on Respawn Entertainment's Apex Legends. Come explore this Titanfall universe battle royale with us. We thrive on community interaction and want to hear your thoughts, feelings, and opinions on the game Apex Legends.
 
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Mary Ellis was a pioneering and courageous aviator who flew hundreds of fighters and bombers to Britain’s frontline airfields. She was one of the first women to fly Spitfires, heavy bombers and jet aircraft, blazing a trail for female pilots with her passion and skill. Mary sadly passed away aged 101 on this day three years ago, a short time after …
 
In this lesson to help you improve your English, I explain three different vocabulary words that can be fairly confusing because they all mean pretty much the same thing, but have different connotations. We also talk about a few tricky English phrasal verbs and the term that might be new for you, "a real go-getter." AFFILIATE LINKS FOR AMAZON 📘SHOR…
 
In this episode Matt and Joe begin the Warbird Fighter Series with the venerable Spitfire. And they talk about TRUST: the joint knowledge/awareness test. Discord Invite Show Resource Links: www.flitefest.com Spitfire videos: https://youtu.be/yDF_C6oQctQ https://youtu.be/qqIKzdlHQfo https://youtu.be/fR03Mmv2bUs https://trust.modelaircraft.org/ LAANC…
 
This week marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Britain. In that perilous moment of the Second World War, with the Nazi forces gathered just across the English Channel, the British people put their faith in the pilots of the RAF and that most captivating of aeroplanes: the Spitfire. The Spitfire is widely known as a masterpiece of…
 
Mary Ellis was a pioneering and courageous aviator who flew hundreds of fighters and bombers to Britain’s frontline airfields. She was one of the first women to fly Spitfires, heavy bombers and jet aircraft, blazing a trail for female pilots with her passion and skill. Mary sadly passed away aged 101 on this day three years ago, a short time after …
 
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are finally here, after being delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. From Ancient Greece to when it was reborn in 1896, the tournament has nearly 3,000 years of history. Sports historian, Professor Martin Polley from De Monfort University, joins Dan on the podcast to tell the, sometimes surprising, story of the compe…
 
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are finally here, after being delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. From Ancient Greece to when it was reborn in 1896, the tournament has nearly 3,000 years of history. Sports historian, Professor Martin Polley from De Monfort University, joins Dan on the podcast to tell the, sometimes surprising, story of the compe…
 
‘One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind’: in July 1969 the United States successfully landed on the moon. It was part of a race into space which continues to this week and Jeff Bezos’ short voyage. But how was the American space race aided by Nazi Scientists and their barbaric experiments? Eric Lichtblau has returned to Warfare to tak…
 
The relationship between Elizabeth I and Catherine de' Medici - the two most powerful Queens of their time - is one of the most intriguing and captivating stories of the 16th century. In this edition of our sibling podcast Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb talks to Dr. Estelle Paranque about her new book Blood, Fire and Gold, which e…
 
The relationship between Elizabeth I and Catherine de' Medici - the two most powerful Queens of their time - is one of the most intriguing and captivating stories of the 16th century. In this edition of our sibling podcast Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb talks to Dr. Estelle Paranque about her new book Blood, Fire and Gold, which e…
 
How did a young boy from Georgia become a merciless politician who shaped the Soviet Empire in his own brutal image? Historian and bestselling author, Simon Sebag Montifiore, is back on the podcast to talk to Dan about the rise of Joseph Stalin, a man who caused the death and suffering of tens of millions under his regime of terror. Find out how St…
 
How did a young boy from Georgia become a merciless politician who shaped the Soviet Empire in his own brutal image? Historian and bestselling author, Simon Sebag Montifiore, is back on the podcast to talk to Dan about the rise of Joseph Stalin, a man who caused the death and suffering of tens of millions under his regime of terror. Find out how St…
 
In 1961, UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld's plane was shot down as he flew over the Congo. Dag Hammarskjöld was called ‘the greatest statesman of our century’ by John F. Kennedy, but he was found dead with an Ace of Spades mysteriously placed on his body. In this episode, Dan was joined by award-winning investigative journalist, Ravi Somaiya, …
 
In this lesson to help you improve your English listening, we take a quiz together about food. What better way to learn English than to talk about food? We'll discuss the English verb, mash. We'll talk about the difference between soup and chowder. We'll also explain the difficult English word, polarizing. Some of the food caterogies we'll talk abo…
 
How does a person reckon with a disturbing episode in their family’s past? For the journalist and historian Alex Renton, this question became acute five years ago when he realised the extent of his family’s involvement with slavery. In his book, Blood Legacy, Renton decided to confront this history head-on. As Renton describes in this episode, his …
 
Nej til Nyt er gået på sommerferie. Derfor har vi kastet ansvaret fra os og i hænderne på vores lyttere. Vi svarer nemlig på lytterspørgsmål. Det betyder, at dagens ”Nej til nyt” drejer sig om alt det, almindelige mennesker går og tænker på til dagligt: krænkelser i Danmarks Radio, forholdet mellem konservatisme og radikalkonservatisme, udfordringe…
 
Accurate timekeeping is at the very root of all of the technological advances in the modern world, but how did it all begin? From Roman sundials to medieval water-clocks, people of all cultures have made and used clocks for thousands of years. Dan speaks to horologist, historian and former curator of timekeeping at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, …
 
Accurate timekeeping is at the very root of all of the technological advances in the modern world, but how did it all begin? From Roman sundials to medieval water-clocks, people of all cultures have made and used clocks for thousands of years. Dan speaks to horologist, historian and former curator of timekeeping at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, …
 
In the summer of 1518, one of the most bizarre afflictions in history struck the city of Strasburg; dancing mania. This epidemic of dancing spread, almost like a plague, through the population with many hundreds of people dancing wildly and seemingly uncontrollably often to the point of collapse and even death. Perhaps, even stranger is that the ou…
 
Saladin was one of the greatest Sultans of the middle ages, and the first sultan of Egypt and Syria. He famously defeated the Crusader army at the Battle of Hattin, and recaptured Jerusalem. The Christian armies of the west never recaptured the Holy City. Saladin's legacy still holds resonance across the middle-east today. In 1917, a French General…
 
Saladin was one of the greatest Sultans of the middle ages, and the first sultan of Egypt and Syria. He famously defeated the Crusader army at the Battle of Hattin, and recaptured Jerusalem. The Christian armies of the west never recaptured the Holy City. Saladin's legacy still holds resonance across the middle-east today. In 1917, a French General…
 
For about an hour, I will answer your questions about the English language and American culture. 🟨 To become a member and get special videos, join the Discord server, and special member chats, click this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCakDTg9dhhAsr3WmHyJDa-g/join ⬛ CAN I JUMP OFF THIS BRIDGE WHILE TEACHING ENGLISH?? https://youtu.be/fZpFesa…
 
Recent years have seen a spate of statue removals from the toppling of Confederate statues in the United States, the tearing down of the Edward Colston statue in Bristol and recently the removal of statues of Queen Victoria in Canada. Some have been taken down in an orderly manner and others torn down or defaced by activists. For some, the removal …
 
Recent years have seen a spate of statue removals from the toppling of Confederate statues in the United States, the tearing down of the Edward Colston statue in Bristol and recently the removal of statues of Queen Victoria in Canada. Some have been taken down in an orderly manner and others torn down or defaced by activists. For some, the removal …
 
Starting off as a novice photographer with strong political motivations, Gerda Taro became well known during the Spanish Civil War, only to sadly become the first woman photojournalist to have died covering the frontline of a war, aged 26. In this episode, Jane Rogoyska joins James to talk us through Gerda’s background, her partnership with her fel…
 
REPEAT: Born in 1900, Charles Shaw grew up in poverty, was orphaned at age 14 and worked more tough jobs than he could count over the next two decades before settling into a career as a newspaper journalist and columnist for the Bulletin. On this day in 1952, Hollywood bought Charles's latest novel — and it'd become a movie classic. Though flush wi…
 
From spiral stairs to tunnels leading to pubs and brothels, to witch markings; join us as we find out the truth about medieval buildings. Matt Lewis, from our sibling podcast Gone Medieval, is accompanied by archaeologist and architectural historian James Wright to debunk the myths. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
From spiral stairs to tunnels leading to pubs and brothels, to witch markings; join us as we find out the truth about medieval buildings. Matt Lewis, from our sibling podcast Gone Medieval, is accompanied by archaeologist and architectural historian James Wright to debunk the myths. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
REPEAT: On this day in 1968, geologist Jim Bowler found the bones of an Aboriginal woman who'd died and been ritually cremated and buried more than 40,000 years ago. Mungo Lady — as she became known — and Jim's next discovery — known as Mungo Man — rewrote our history books. More than half a lifetime later, Jim Bowler joins us to recall those disco…
 
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