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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 ...
 
What does it look like when fascism turns your country upside down? How do you fight bigotry and hatred when hopelessness and apathy have set in? How does individual action make a difference in the quest for equality and freedom? And what is so important about the post office? These are not questions about modern day America, these are questions we investigate about 1940s Hungary. Join us every Wednesday for this 6-part series. Please rate, subscribe, like and share. Subscribe to https://www ...
 
Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
I'm Cullen Burke and this is Cauldron, a history of the world battle by battle. Every two weeks I'll cover the important battles in history and then hash out listener theories and thoughts on how the world would look if the outcome were different.
 
A bi-weekly podcast read from the diary of Edward R Kofke recording his experience in World War II as the tail gunner of a B-24 Liberator, the 'Shoo-Shoo Baby'. As part of the 779th squadron of the 464th' Bomb Group - 15th Army Air Force, Kofke and his crew survived 50 dangerous missions over hostile NAZI targets from Italy in 1944-1945.
 
Battlecast is the world’s foremost podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact. Each month Dr. Luke Wolf works to bring you an unfiltered understanding of the most important battles and wars of mankind’s history. The official motto of the show: “not left, not right: above,” provides a fresh look at the conventional understandings found in history books. So pull up a chair, grab a beer, and join the conversation.
 
We're Back on https://www.spreaker.com/show/cold-war-radio Cold War Radio is an effort to ensure this period in our history is not forgotten or rewritten. The show provides analysis of current events as well as reflections into the post WWII decades. Your Host Hutch Bailie Jr. mans the Northeast Command deep down in the Bunker, Co host Ward Miller is back on Monday's also from Pittsburgh, Co host Stacy Rush runs the political desk from Atlanta and our newest member Sal hails from western Pen ...
 
Words of War was an anthology of war stories, "told by the men and women who have seen them happen." It was produced in cooperation with the Council on Books in Wartime, promising "stories of the battlefronts, of behind-the-scenes diplomacy, of underground warfare, of the home front, of action on the seas." Each show was to be "a living record of this war and things for which we fought."
 
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
Radzyn is the legendary village where those who remain authentic to their personal truths have prospered in secret for centuries. As WWII approaches, and Europe enters her darkest years, each man, woman and child will be tested to see who can stay, and who cannot.
 
The world is facing the largest displacement crisis since WWII as a number of humanitarian emergencies rage on. Grant Gordon and Ravi Gurumurthy from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) have in-depth conversations with leading humanitarians, foreign policymakers, and innovators to understand how they think about, and tackle these global crises. Produced by the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Theft of the Master has been described as the Boys from Brazil meets The Da Vinci Code —Kirkus Private Investigator Al Hershey takes the reader across the globe in his search for a young woman's killer. Hired by the girl's parents to look into her "accidental" death Al finds he is in the middle of a more than a murder investigation. Modern day Nazis and a stolen renaissance sculpture all play a part in this intricate character driven tale of promises and deceit.
 
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In attempting to smash MacArthur’s line on the Bataan Peninsula, Gen. Homma will send several amphibious end runs behind the lines. If all works out well, in this Battle of the Points, the Allies will loose all. If not, those Japanese troops may find themselves sacrificed, with nothing to show for it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcast…
 
The number of far-right extremists in the German Armed Forces has grown by almost a third, while the number of military personnel rejecting the post-WWII German state has almost doubled, a commissioner told Germany's parliament. German military counterintelligence has found a total of 477 suspected right-wing extremists within the ranks of the coun…
 
Blaz Torkar discusses his WWII history book “Mission Yugoslavia” (McFarland, 2020) Check out this book here https://amzn.to/2ZDmiwM Interview Timeline Blaž Torkar is an assistant professor of history at the Military Schools Centre of the Slovenian Armed forces. He researches the history of intelligence services, Allied military missions in Yugoslav…
 
Besides sending many of its best overseas, Louisiana played important roles in World War II including ship manufacturing, training and housing German POWs. Dwight Eisenhower even spent times here overseeing maneuvers. Louisiana is still part of the World War II story as it is home to the war’s national museum. Kim Guise, a curator for the museum, j…
 
George Walsh learned to fly before he learned to drive. He then served as a Navy dive bomber pilot in the Pacific theater of World War II. He shares his memories of service from critical battles such as Iwo Jima and Leyte. Walsh is also a longtime historian about the dive bombers and a tireless advocate for dive bombers getting their due credit for…
 
The World Economic Forum, globalist champion of the Great Reset, has ruffled feathers online with an “out-of-touch” tweet how Covid-19 lockdowns are “quietly improving cities” across the globe. A video accompanying the Friday tweet by the WEF shows images of deserted streets, grounded airliners and idled factories, then notes record declines in air…
 
Leslie Bull Allen: orphan, pig farmer, day laborer, hero. Seventeen: that’s how many wounded and helpless men were saved from direct modern combat by Bull Allen – a man beyond measure. Bull braved dangers that actually drove him insane. The thing is: he didn’t have to do it. He volunteered to do the impossible. There are those who say heroes aren’t…
 
Ten years ago, on February 27, 2011, America's last World War I veteran passed away. Frank Buckles was 110 years old. Four years earlier, we visited with Mr. Buckles to learn his story. In this special edition of "Veterans Chronicles" narrated by Greg Corombos, you'll learn about the determination of Mr. Buckles to join the Army despite not being o…
 
Riyadh has rejected the US intelligence report blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “abusive and incorrect,” even as the Kingdom is unlikely to face serious punishment. “The Kingdom's government categorically rejects the abusive and incorrect conclusions contained in the report about the Ki…
 
At least five people were killed and more than 170 wounded in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Iraq's fourth largest city, Nasiriyah, according to local reports. The unrest in the main city of the Dhi Qar Governorate, located some 360 km southeast of Baghdad, has continued since erupting on Sunday when demonstrators…
 
The Public Prosecutor's Office in Brazil has asked the Federal Audit Court to suspend an order for 20 million doses of the Covaxin Covid-19 jab made by India's Bharat Biotech, ahead of a vaccine factory inspection next week. Just one day earlier, Brazil's health ministry inked a deal with the private Indian firm worth 1.6 billion reais ($290,000), …
 
A proposal to plunge Paris into a hard three-week Covid-19 lockdown and then fully reopen the French capital's entire economy was slammed by the country's Prime Minister Jean Castex on Friday. The PM said it was “nonsense” that a so-called “circuit-breaker” lockdown would allow Paris to reopen after just a few weeks due to the threat of new, more i…
 
Numerous people across Israel flouted the nationwide curfew on the first day of the Purim holiday, with police breaking up over 100 parties, issuing thousands of fines and making dozens of arrests. Celebrated for three days, Purim is the one of the merriest Jewish holidays, with costume parties and big feasts with family and friends. Read more 50% …
 
India’s newspapers have joined the offensive against Google, urging it to raise the ad revenue share for publishers to 85 percent. The tech giant has recently faced demands to pay local outlets for news in multiple countries. The bold demand was produced on Thursday by the Indian Newspaper Society (INS), which brings together print media houses of …
 
German authorities have raided a far-right crime network, in their second major operation in two days. More than 500 officers, including special units, targeted 27 homes and business premises. Ten arrests have been made. The detained were aged between 24 and 55, and were members of a far-right network allegedly involved in drug and weapons traffick…
 
The French government has said it will review plans, submitted by Paris’s deputy mayor on Thursday, to lock down the capital for three weeks, after the PM placed the city and 19 other departments under “reinforced surveillance.” “The proposal of the town hall will be studied, that’s why we are doing a consultation,” government spokesman Gabriel Att…
 
A German radio host has invoked the wrath of K-Pop fans around the world after comparing the group BTS to Covid-19 and saying they deserve a 20-year vacation in North Korea for daring to cover Coldplay’s song ‘Fix You’. Firebrand host of station Bayern3, Matthias Matuschik, reportedly compared the Korean pop idols, whom he referred to as “these lit…
 
As the EU remains divided on how exactly Covid-19 health passports should be implemented, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged members to hurry to find a European solution, warning that Big Tech might step in first. European leaders got together for a large two-day video conference on Thursday, discussing the outstanding issues the bloc …
 
The US has targeted Iran-backed militia in Syria, the Pentagon confirmed, adding that the airstrikes were approved by US President Joe Biden and intended as reprisal for rocket attacks on US bases in Iraq. “At President Biden’s direction US military forces earlier this evening conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian backed m…
 
The European Union has declared Venezuela’s chief diplomat at the bloc “persona non grata,” calling the move retaliation after Caracas expelled the EU’s ambassador in protest over a new round of sanctions from Brussels. “The Council today agreed that the head of the Mission of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the European Union be declared p…
 
Paris Deputy Mayor Emmanuel Grégoire has said that his administration will likely place the French capital under a harsh three-week lockdown to curb Covid-19, and he doesn’t care what President Emmanuel Macron thinks. A curfew is currently in place in Paris to slow the spread of Covid-19, but Grégoire said it’s “not enough to settle the curve.” Spe…
 
Glen Pitre’s first film “Belizaire: the Cajun” (1986) starring Armand Assante was backed by Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute. Pitre would go on to have more successes, including “The Scoundrel’s Wife” (2002) starring Tatum O’Neal. Roger Ebert, the late film critic on the Chicago Sun-Times, described Pitre as a “legendary American regional direct…
 
The office of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has halted the sending of Covid-19 jabs to other countries after the move sparked questions from the state attorney general and angered Defense Minister Benny Gantz. The suspension was announced on Thursday, shortly after Israel's attorney general, Avichai Mandelblit, asked National Security Adviser Meir …
 
Amid a slow vaccine rollout in the European Union, several of the bloc’s member states say they were contacted by middlemen who offered to sell them some 900 million doses of Covid-19 jabs, EU anti-fraud agency OLAF has revealed. The "alleged intermediaries" were asking for a total of 12.7 billion euros for the vaccines which they claimed to posses…
 
Fast food giant McDonald’s has reportedly set up a team of ‘intelligence analysts’ to monitor and gather data on employees suspected of being members of the ‘Fight For $15’ movement, which seeks a minimum wage hike. The damning revelation on the alleged in-house espionage practiced by McDonald’s was published by Vice’s Motherboard on Wednesday. The…
 
Four contributors to the recent book China's Quest for Foreign Technology: Beyond Espionage discuss China’s foreign technology acquisition. Is it nefarious, or just typical behavior of an upwardly mobile nation? Is the myth of a stateless global society dead? And why does such a pressing issue seem invisible in the West? Please consider supporting …
 
More than 800 officers were on duty as police in Berlin and Brandenburg carried out 26 raids across the region to enforce a ban on a Salafist group which was advocating terrorist attacks and the killing of Jews. Berlin Interior Senator Andreas Geisel told a news conference on Thursday that 19 members of the Jama’atu Berlin were targeted during the …
 
The EU’s advocate general has delivered a damming opinion on Hungary’s treatment and processing of migrants following its 2018 reforms, noting that Budapest failed to fulfill its obligations under European law. “By imposing criminal penalties on organizing activities intended to enable persons to initiate the international protection procedure who …
 
The Director Generals of Military Operations (DGsMO) of India and Pakistan have announced that they agreed to stop firing across the Kashmir border in an attempt to secure sustainable peace in the region. A ceasefire between India-administered and Pakistan-controlled Kashmir has technically been in place since 2003. However, both countries have reg…
 
A number of Latin American countries have reportedly experienced extremely aggressive negotiating tactics by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, which has demanded full immunity from any civil claims and state assets as a guarantee. The questionable negotiating tactics by the pharmaceutical giant have been highlighted in a fresh report by the UK-based …
 
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has said it has no knowledge that US diplomats were being subjected to “undignified” anal probing in order to test for Covid-19 in China, refuting reports published by Vice on Wednesday. “To my knowledge... China has never required US diplomatic staff stationed in China to conduct anal swab tests,” Foreign Ministry spok…
 
The French minister for digital transformation has said mafia-type gangs from Eastern Europe are probably behind a spate of attacks on French hospitals and laboratories during the pandemic, rather than foreign state actors. “Concerning the hospitals, in all likelihood, it is not foreign powers, but rather Mafia-type organizations – often situated i…
 
Facebook announced in a blog post on Thursday that it has removed Instagram and Facebook accounts used by Myanmar’s military to communicate with the public in the wake of a coup by the armed forces in the Asian nation. The social media company said it was left with no choice but to ban the accounts following the “deadly violence” in the country aft…
 
It's a sad day! Pete and Gary bid farewell to the brave men of the South Notts Hussars in this final podcast following their exploits in the Second World War. This episode explores their time in Germany and their demobilisation at the end of the war. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more gre…
 
Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly urged US President Joe Biden to maintain his predecessor’s sanctions against the International Criminal Court, arguing that even if he disagrees with them, the US and Israel must stick together. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu personally called up Biden last week to request he keep the Trump administration’s sanct…
 
Riots have continued in the Spanish region of Catalonia for a ninth consecutive night as demonstrators voice their anger over the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel for insulting the monarchy and glorifying terrorism on Twitter. Protesters pelted police with bottles and stones and torched refuse containers in the town of Vilanova i La Geltrú, in the prov…
 
We get an update about the film, film festivals, and we hear from Jason and Josh, who were not at all prepared for this. Christian talks us through some of the other films at the festival. Then we are joined by Michael Peroff, a filmmaker who’s film Behind the Strings dives deep into Chamber Music and the Shanghai Quartet. Michael fills us in on ho…
 
From this Friday, the city of Dunkirk and the surrounding area will enter a weekend lockdown similar to that in Nice, France's Health Minister Olivier Veran has announced while warning of an uptick in Covid-19 cases nationwide. "The epidemic situation is deteriorating in our country," Veran said during a televised news briefing on Wednesday from Du…
 
We all talk to ourselves all the time. This kind of inner dialogue can be a good thing, helping us focus and work through problems, but it can also go off the rails, turning into worry and negative rumination. My guest today calls this negative self-talk "chatter," and in a book of the same name he outlines how to get a handle on it. His name is Et…
 
A man described as the head of Islamic State’s (IS, formerly ISIS) recruiting network in Germany has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in a high-profile case that took more than three years to try. An Iraqi man identified as Ahmad Abdulaziz Abdullah A., also known as Abu Walaa, has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison by a regional c…
 
The Polish government has banned the wearing of face coverings and scarves as an acceptable means of protecting oneself against Covid-19, as the third wave of the virus gathers momentum in the east European state. “Until now, we had the opportunity to use alternatives to masks. But now we want to stop using them. A face covering can be used in addi…
 
Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday it “inadvertently” blocked some content including a large swathe of charity and state health pages when it imposed a week-long ban on news in a standoff over Australia’s new media code. The admission of error comes a day after Facebook agreed to reverse its prohibition on Australian news content after the …
 
James McEachin joined the U.S. Army before turning eighteen, fascinated with the idea of being part of answering Uncle Sam's call to join the United States military. During his years in uniform, McEachin experienced the integration of the U.S. Armed Forces and deployed to fight in Korea in 1952. In this edition of "Veterans Chronicles," Mr. McEachi…
 
Iran’s Central Bank says the country expects to receive at least $1 billion dollars of frozen Iranian assets being held by South Korea in accordance with US sanctions on Tehran, after Seoul agreed to release some of the funds. “In the meeting with the South Korean envoy, we stressed how Iran could use its resources,” Governor of the Central Bank of…
 
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