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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 ...
 
The MacArthur Memorial produces a podcast on a variety of topics related to the life and times of General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964). Topics vary and cover subjects related to World War I, World War II, and the Korean War - all designed to give insights into MacArthur's decisions and beliefs. These podcasts also explore the controversies surrounding MacArthur. The MacArthur Memorial is located in Norfolk, VA and is dedicated to preserving and presenting the legacy of General MacArthur and ...
 
Welcome to The Loe Bros History Podcast. In this show brothers Jacob and Henry Loe provide listeners with interesting perspectives on the most notable people and events that have taken place in History. We cover a wide range of historical topics and discuss how examining the past can help us better understand the present. We examine key historical leaders like Ulysses S. Grant and Winston Churchill along with events and ancient civilizations that have shaped the world as we know it. We look ...
 
War has played a key role in the history of the United States from the nation’s founding right down to the present. Wars made the U. S. independent, kept it together, increased its size, and established it as a global superpower. Understanding America’s wars is essential for understanding American history. In the Key Battles of American History, host James Early discusses American history through the lens of the most important battles of America’s wars. James is an Adjunct Professor of Histo ...
 
Kristen R. Ghodsee reads and discusses 47 selections from the works of Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952), a socialist women's activist who had radical ideas about the intersections of socialism and women's emancipation. Born into aristocratic privilege, the Russian Kollontai was initially a member of the Mensheviks before she joined Lenin and the Bolsheviks and became an important revolutionary figure during the 1917 Russian Revolution. Kollontai was a socialist theorist of women’s emancipatio ...
 
Every food you love has a story. Ever heard of the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist? The World War I Donut Lassies? How about the government-engineered Survival Cracker? Each episode our hosts, food Odd Couple and friends Anna Van Valin (The Foodlosopher) and Lia Ballentine (The Chef-Creator) pick a favorite food or drink and nerd-out on its holidays, histories and scandals. And there are puns. So many puns. Catch up on Season 1 now and stay tuned for Season 2!Connect with us on Insta, Twitt ...
 
On March 17 the Archbishops of Canterbury and York closed all the churches of the Church of England for public worship. The buildings now lie quiet. But the church of God is never silent and we at St Bartholomew hope to bring you some of this joyful noise out into the world. The service of Evensong is one of the great treasures of the Church of England. It is something which can be enjoyed at home wherever you are, almost as much as it can be enjoyed in a beautiful building.We hope the music ...
 
The Silver King's War is a series of World War II plays (The Silver King, Marauder Men, Serviceman and Who Is Della), based on true events about a young man, Stanley Silverfield, who joins the United States Army Air Corps to serve his country as an aviator.Stanley wrote letters to his family throughout World War II from January 1943 to October 1945. He was my dad, The Silver King. I hope you'll enjoy The Silver King's War.
 
Peace In Their Time is a history podcast dedicated to explaining the causes of World War II, and how it became the largest conflict that mankind has ever seen. It will be a deep dive into events both global and local that accumulated over the 1920s and 30s, and will cap off with the war years themselves. I will be working to provide a more detailed context to how such a catastrophe developed and the manner in which it unfolded. This show will be casting a light on details that often get over ...
 
From the creators of Inside Psycho, Inside the Exorcist, and Inside Jaws, comes a new immersive audio biopic about the making of the original 1977 Star Wars. It was a movie made on a shoestring and dumped into a handful of movie theaters. And then it changed the world. This is the story of George Lucas and his dream. We take you inside the stories of the people who struggled to make the original classic and the people who did their very best to stop it dead. Now playing in all galaxies.
 
Facebook. Apple. Amazon. Netflix. Google. These five tech giants have changed the world. But how? And at what cost? Google’s dominance in everything from search and online advertising to YouTube and Android gives it tremendous power and responsibility. In season three, The Google Empire, Recode’s Shirin Ghaffary and Big Technology's Alex Kantrowitz explore how Google became one of the most powerful companies in the world and whether it has become too big for our own good. New episodes every ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Karawane by Hugo Ball. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 5th, 2010.Ball wrote his poem "Karawane," which is a German poem consisting of nonsensical words. The meaning however resides in its meaninglessness, reflecting the chief principle behind Dadaism.Dada or Dadaism is a cultural movement that began in Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1922.[1] The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature— ...
 
The 1918 Spanish Flu killed more Americans during World War I than mustard gas or trench warfare, but there are no monuments or memorials dedicated to the victims of this pandemic. Lost Prologue, a four-part series, explores the history of the 1918 pandemic — its intimate connection to WW1, the ways Americans were inequitably impacted, and the science behind the world’s deadliest pathogen. The people you’ll hear from include prominent virologists, scientists, and historians who reconstruct t ...
 
What was the impact of World War I on those who took part? How has the trauma of World War 1 been depicted in art and literature? And what can we learn from the past to help treat combat stress reactions and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? 2014 marks the centennial year of the beginning of World War 1. It was a war of unprecedented scale and brutality, with countless casualties. It also left a poisonous legacy for the 20th century and beyond. This free online course explores the subje ...
 
The Infinite Bad is a comedy-horror roleplaying podcast from Definitely Human. In the aftermath of World War I, four strangers find themselves caught in a web of evil beyond their reckoning. To survive, they must band together despite their differences and unravel the grisly mysteries that entangle them. Written and games mastered by veteran roleplayer Giorgio Mariani, The Infinite Bad is a weekly descent into horror and silliness. The nightmare begins with The Secret of Drakelow Hall.
 
Letters from a Brisbane doctor posted to the Western Front from 1914 to December 1915. He tells anecdotes of World War I including stories of "de-lousing" an entire regiment, the precise arrangements of the urine trenches and his eyewitness accounts of the battles of Neuve Chapelle and Ypres and a contemporary comment on the Gallipoli campaign. He describes how the enemy rains shells on the ambulances and the retrievals of the wounded from the trenches at night. This was also a time of great ...
 
"I am for England and England only," John Lutchester, the Englishman, asserted. "I am for Japan and Japan only," Nikasti, the Jap, insisted. "I am for Germany first and America afterwards," Oscar Fischer, the German-American pronounced. "I am for America first, America only, America always," Pamela Van Tale, the American girl, declared.They were all right except the German-American. It is during World War I. A chemist, Sandy Graham, has discovered a new powerful explosive, but he let's it sl ...
 
Flora Sandes was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I. Initially a St. John Ambulance volunteer, she traveled to Serbia, where, in the confusion of war, she was formally enrolled in the Serbian army. While the Serbian Army was regrouping in Corfu, Ms. Sandes returned to England to recuperate and publish these memoirs.(Summary from Wikipedia)
 
An eye-witness account of the fall of Antwerp to the Germans in the opening months of World War I, Mack’s story has passages of extraordinary vividness and immediacy. Flawed by the most treacly sentiment in some places and the most ferocious anti-German invective in others, her account endures as an uncommonly forthright, passionate testimony to those tragic events and the ordinary people who were the true heroes of them. As a forty-something, coquettish war correspondent wrapped in sable fu ...
 
"The Sword of Deborah" contains the reflections of a woman journalist visiting women working behind the lines in France during World War I. She writes: "I was glad to have seen all the different convoys I had, because no two had been to me alike, and to each I am indebted for a differing expression of the same vision, which is the vision splendid of a duty undertaken gladly and sustained with courage. From my first convoys -- the Fannies and the G.S.V.A.D.'s -- I got the wonderful facts of i ...
 
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In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Frank Gavin, chair of the editorial board of the Texas National Security Review, sits down with Philip Zelikow to discuss his new book, The Road Less Traveled: The Secret Battle to End the Great War, 1916 - 1917. Gavin and Zelikow explore the story of the peace talks and what might have happened had they succe…
 
With limited space to tell so many stories, museums always have some very interesting items in storage. The Smithsonian is no different! In this episode, Dr. Frank Blazich, Curator of Military History in the Smithsonian's Division of Political and Military History, shares the story of five very interesting artifacts, currently in storage at the Nat…
 
Content Warning: this episode includes graphic descriptions of wounds and combat, as well as strong language. Dr. Jon Heavey is an emergency room physician on the front lines of the battle against COVID, who began his medical career as a battalion surgeon with the 101st Airborne Division in Iraq. Read Jon’s 2012 article “An Unbearable Price” in the…
 
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…
 
Dakota Meyer decided to have some fun with the U.S. Marine recruiter visiting his high school. Within minutes he had a change of heart and signed up to serve. Meyer would serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a horrific day in September 2009 would change his life forever. In this edition of "Veterans Chronicles," Meyer shares the very difficult story …
 
In Wondery’s newest series, Secret Sauce, hosts John Frye and Sam Donner explore the stories and successes behind some of the most inspiring businesses, creative innovators and intrepid entrepreneurs. First up, we’re diving into the company that revolutionized how we vacation, travel, and even how we trust other people...we’re talking about Airbnb.…
 
Ajax All-Star Chip Zdarsky returns to the show this week to talk about meeting Scott Speedman, hot dogs, going vegan, and his busy schedule! Oh, and all the comics he has coming out, including Batman: Urban Legends, The Silver Coin, Daredevil and more! Plus, Matt and Chris take two more competitors for the Great Indoor Fight!…
 
Talvi returns to talk to me about art, creating alts and keeping the game fun. You guys told me what keeps you returning to WoW and I tell you about all the stuff and plans I made for WoW. You can find Talvi here: https://twitter.com/talvionline https://www.twitch.tv/talvionline Where to find the show www.whispersofwar.podbean.com/ https://www.drag…
 
With the 1918-19 Revolution crushed, the victorious Ebert government probably thought it had some space to start picking up the pieces. Well, think again, because the Freikorps were actively hostile to the new government that they saw as little different than the revolutionaries. Almost from the moment the first dust settled, those groups started p…
 
In this episode we breakdown the incredible history of the Zulu tribe of Africa! This is a story of resilience and courage. Our story revolves around how the Zulus defended themselves from one of the greatest super powers of the time, Great Britain. This took place during the height of colonization and everyone was trying to take a piece of Africa.…
 
This episode is Scene Four of Marauder Men. Our hero, The Silver King, and his buddy, JJ Sherry, are training to fly the B-26, Martin Marauder. This is the plane that Stanley wanted to fly. Glenn L. Martin makes a special VIP visit with General Hap Arnold, the Air Corps Commander. They tour Barksdale Field and meet The King and his crew.…
 
We have fun with this episode and talk very generally about the state of 40k in this edition. We can’t wait until it’s safer to get out to events again and we spend a little time discussing what changed from 8th that we like the most. We also talk that even with fewer games being played the meta is still shifting. Hey folks, There is a point in the…
 
Charles Temple Jr. was a skilled craftsman by the time he was a teenager and when he joined the U.S. Navy near the end of World War II his skills were put to immediate use. Temple served aboard a refueling ship that was deployed to the Pacific and arrived there in the spring of 1946. In this edition of "Veterans Chronicles," Mr. Temple explains the…
 
Kristen Ghodsee reads and discusses the first part of Isabel de Palencia's 1947 translation of Alexandra Kollontai's essay, "A Letter to a Young Comrade." This essay was reprinted in a report written by the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1959: "The Communist Conspiracy: Strategy and Tactics of World Communism." This essay is essentially …
 
How Does it Taste? Pepsi Mango Happy Birth/Death Day: Craig T. Nelson, Robert Downey Jr. Grumpy Cat and more This Week in Geek: Professor Utonium Power Puff Girls live casting, Knives Out 2 and 3 going straight to Netflix, Batman and Superman are becoming cowboys, Bhad Bhabie Only Fans has set a new record, Every film that has been the highest gros…
 
The subject of and writer of the new autobiographical graphic novel Butts In Seats, Tony Schiavone and Dirk Manning, join us for the show this week! We talk about Tony's history with comics, Dirk's history with wrestling, adapting Tony's long career into a comic, Halloween Havoc 1993, how the title came to be, unicorns, and a whole lot more!…
 
This episode is Scene Three in Marauder Men, the second play in The Silver King's War podcast series. Glenn Martin's men have been acquiring tide-water properties just east of Baltimore for development as an industrial manufacturing site. It's late at night as Bunk Tilghman considers an offer for his land, which he believes will be a future hunt & …
 
In this show I talk to Joe also known as WoWMartiean. We dive into the world of warcraft and talk about grinding, Auberdine and thirsting for Denathrius. You guys told me about how you are keeping busy until patch 9.1 comes out and I will have a few announcements to make! You can find Joe here: twitch.tv/wowmartiean twitter: @wowmartiean Where to f…
 
Bavaria is a region of Germany that had always kept some distance from the larger nation, and maintained its own identity (and at the time even their own monarch) within the Empire. This independent streak continued into the German Revolution of 1918-19 as events there happened concurrently but separately with what was happening nationally, with th…
 
Introit: Hæc dies – Wood Responses: Rose Psalm: 105 First Reading: Ezekiel 37:1–14 Canticles: Evening Service in D – Bairstow Second Reading: Luke 24:13​–35 Anthem: ‘Tis the Day of Resurrection – Wood Preacher: Fr Jeremy Haselock, Associate Priest Postlude: Toccata – Francis Pott Join the Friends of St Bartholomew: https://www.greatstbarts.com/frie…
 
Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of Angels! The Easter Vigil from the Priory Church, with the Service of Light, Exultet, and Te Deum, marking our Lord's victory over the grave. Music: The heavens are telling (The Creation) – Haydn Jesus Christ the apple tree – Poston Go down, Moses – Tippett Out of the deep – Wood Festival Te Deum – Britten P…
 
I guess I shouldn’t answer the question to the catchy title in the title but hey… maybe I saved you a click. If you play the factions represented in the Book of Rust you know you want it. For others, what you’ll find is a really well thought out book with a lot of cool lore, campaign ideas and awesome art. Get it! Hey all, I play two of the faction…
 
In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Paul Edgar, associate director of the Clements Center at the University of Texas at Austin, sits down with Gen. (ret.) David Petraeus, currently serving as the director of the KKR Global Institute. During the conversation, Petraeus discusses China and other challenges facing U.S. national security after the Tr…
 
Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me? Celebrant: Fr Jonathan Livingstone, The Hospitaller Deacon & Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker, The Rector The Passion: according to St John – Victoria The Reproaches: Sanders Crux fidelis – John of Portugal Civitas Sancti Tui - Byrd Readings: First Reading: Isaiah 52:13–53:12 Epistle:…
 
A solemn Eucharist for Maundy Thursday, with footwashing and watch. Celebrant: Fr Jeremy Haselock, Associate Priest Deacon & Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker, The Rector Mass Setting: Missa brevis – Walton During the Foot Washing: Wash me throughly – Wesley Offertory Motet: Ubi caritas – Duruflé Readings: First Reading: Exodus 12:1–4,11–14 Epistle: 1 Cor…
 
Dr. William H. Bartsch is one of the great historians of the Pacific War. He holds a PhD in Economics and Middle Eastern Studies, and he worked for the UN for a number of years, all over the world. As he worked, he also indulged his passion for Pacific War history and spent years gathering source materials that form the basis of several seminal wor…
 
Lt. Bill Story was born in Winnipeg, Canada. He began his military service as a platoon sergeant in the Winnipeg Light Infantry at the age of 19. In 1943, he became the first enlisted man in the First Special Service Force to be field commissioned as a lieutenant. The Devil’s Brigade disbanded in 1944 and, in 2013, the unit received the Congression…
 
'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…
 
Bill Dawson joined the U.S. Navy shortly after World War II. His first choice was submarine duty but the Navy had other plans. Dawson and other sailors were chosen as part of the new Naval Combat Demolition Unit, known informally as "frogmen". Their job was to clear mines and other booby traps to allow U.S. forces to land on enemy shores - from Nor…
 
Google is now facing antitrust scrutiny at a level it's never experienced before, from both sides of the political aisle. Which means we’re in an unprecedented moment that could define the company, our economy, and our daily lives for years to come. In our season finale, we explore the arguments for and against breaking up or regulating Google. And…
 
With Louis XVIII dead, the new king is his younger brother, the Comte d'Artois. But what kind of man is France's new king? To see, let's rewind back through the first 10 years of the Restoration, from the point of view of the very charming and very conservative Artois. Be sure to follow The Siècle on Twitter @thesiecle, or on Facebook.…
 
Everybody Loves a List: 12 MCU shows coming out after WandaVision This Week in Geek: Two Spongebob episodes no longer being shown, Pro gamers prefer female characters, Sesame Street introduces two black muppets, Animal Crossing cards sold out, Who is Isaiah Bradley? Revs and Rex: Justice League Snyder Cut (spoiler free) As always this is not the FU…
 
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