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For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features lon ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
History of the Great War is a weekly podcast that will cover the First World War that occurred from 1914 and 1918. Every week we will be discussing the events that occurred exactly 100 years ago. We will journey from the borders of France in the blistering heat of 1914, to the shores of Gallipoli, to the banks of Somme, to the final knockout attempt by the German army in the spring of 1918.
 
Achtung! Achtung! Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War. We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a bi-weekly show exploring the war in close up. James and Al have a stunning knowledge of their subject, but don't expect a linear narrative. The boys love a tangent and a forgotten tale. We Have Ways of Making You Talk roams down forgotten front lines, casts new villains and makes the case for unlikely heroes. Send questions to James and Al via Twitter us ...
 
Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic battles? From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars”, “Gladiator” and “The Lead” comes SPORTS WARS, a new series that offers an immersive look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: two superpower nations facing off in the Miracle on Ice. The battle for the starting quarterback gig in Green Bay between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. And many more. Host D ...
 
Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to beat Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully… except one, Eric Bischoff. From a “C-Team Announcer” to the President of WCW, Eric did it all! The nWo, Monday Night Nitro, and most importantly beating Vince not once, but 83 times in a row! Hear all about it on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson!
 
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.
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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 ...
 
Bletchley Park is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict. The site is now a museum and heritage attraction, open daily. The Bletchley Park Podcast brings you fascinating stories from Veterans, staff and volunteers on the significance and continued relevance of this site today.
 
History is Sexy is a podcast presented by historian Dr Emma Southon and writer Janina Matthewson answering listener questions about history. What did the Romans do for us? Where did marrying for love come from? What was world war one all about? Produced and edited by Oliver Kealey. Theme music by Ketsa.
 
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Steve Dale calls Martha Bolton, co-author of “Dear Bob: Bob Hope’s Wartime Correspondence with the G.I.s of World War II,” and discusses how Bob Hope impacted the lives of the soldiers he visited. Later in the interview, Martha goes on to read a letter one of the soldiers wrote to Hope. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3827607/3827607_2021-04-11-20…
 
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…
 
Following the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s, international courts sought to bring justice to the victims of war crimes.While many cases were taken on by the International Tribunal at The Hague, other local authorities and courts also convicted people, often along partisan and ethnic lines.This may be what happened to Mirko Graorac, a Serbian traffic p…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Zack, Alex, and returning guest Jen Kirby talk about the potential for a “bloodbath” in Myanmar. Since the military deposed the democratic government in a February 1 coup, pro-democracy protesters and armed ethnic groups have risen up against the junta. They’ve been met with extreme violence, leading to more than 500 dead and concerns from experts …
 
World BEYOND War's chapter leaders build regional movements to address a global problem. In this episode, Guy Feugap of Yaoundé, Cameroon, Helen Peacock of South Georgian Bay, Canada and Heinrich Buecker of Berlin, Germany join Marc Eliot Stein to talk about the activist chapters they run and the shared hopes and motivations behind the work they do…
 
The conflict in Norway between the Axis and Allies was only a taste of what was to come. France must fall. But how? The first (but not only) part of the invasion would come through the low countries of the Netherlands and Belgium. The French and British came to their aid but things didn't go the way of the Allies. Please support this podcast throug…
 
As a bonus for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Killer Role, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison. An actress playing a killer in a horror film is so good, you’d almost think she’d done it in real life. Turns out she had… Dateline’s Keith Morrison takes you inside a story where fiction an…
 
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.…
 
This episode looks at a deathbed promise from a daughter to a mother, which leads the daughter on a journey to write about her grandfather who was a famous war hero. But this journey had a terrible destination: the discovery that he was a Nazi war criminal. Today’s guest is the daughter -- Silvia Foti – author of the book “The Nazi’s Grandaughter."…
 
In the wake of his death, Al Murray and James Holland discuss the Duke of Edinburgh's war record and his role in the Royal Navy. They also answer questions on Civilian Affairs and Hanz Speidels' drinking habit. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Pat…
 
Chauvin Trial Judge REFUSES To Sequester Jury As BLM Riots ERUPT, Media Tainting Public Perception. Another police incident in the Minneapolis area could cause serious problems. Jurors who hear about the widespread black lives matter riots and antifa clashes could become fearful that finding chauvin not guilty could have very serious consequences T…
 
The AD Free Show family celebrates Eric's induction into the WWE Class of 2021 Hall of Fame. Skip the meat on foam trays at the grocery store and enjoy craft meat without leaving your house. Porter Road has you covered from weeknight staples to weekend cooking projects and everything in between. Right now, Porter Road is offering our listeners $20 …
 
Steve Dale speaks with Sandy DeLisle on the movie she’s writing and executive producing, “You’re OUT! The Movie.” She describes the movie as “a modern-day ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’—with baseball. And a dog hero.” In addition to highlighting Chicago, Sandy would also like to showcase that all breeds of dogs have the potential to be adopted, whic…
 
The Regional Vice President of City Cruises, Dan Russell, joins Steve Dale over the phone to speak on the reopening of the Odyssey Boat Tours on Valentine’s weekend as well as the measures they are taking to make sure everything will be safe for passengers. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3827604/3827604_2021-04-11-204704.64kmono.mp3…
 
President at Trader Todd’s, Virginia Carstarphen, speaks with Steve about how the bar became a popular Chicago karaoke spot, the mixology that goes behind some of the drinks served there, and the best/worst karaoke performances she hasheard. Virginia also takes the time to give her thoughts on a caller’s rendition of “Come Sail Away.” https://serve…
 
Steve Dale talks to with actress Ruta Lee about her experiences with people such as Lucille Ball and Frank Sinatra, her book that came out in March, as well as her endeavor as the Chairwoman Emeritus of The Thalians to assist our veterans. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3827606/3827606_2021-04-11-205606.64kmono.mp3…
 
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…
 
Part Three 1942/3 - New Guinea adventures and more. Australian Leslie Eric Cook was in the second 14th of the Australian Imperial Force. He served in Greece, Crete, New Guinea, Borneo and Japan. Australian War Memorial website. Loads of pics and background. https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/blog/remembering-war-new-guinea Web site episode page - Full…
 
Al Murray and James Holland read family stories sent in by listeners to We Have Ways of Making You Talk. These wartime experiences took place in the seas off Norway, in the skies over Bremen and on the airfields of both northern and southern Africa. With thanks to Richard Garnett, Colin Tait, Sam Crowley, Stuart Burbridge, Dominic Butler and Michae…
 
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.…
 
Chauvin Trial Lawyer Lands Slam Dunk AGAIN Using States Own Witness, But Floyd Prosecutors Did Well. While yesterday and today seem to be going well for the State prosecutors the Defense still landed several excellent points raising reasonable doubt. While BLM activists and Democrat personalities continually just run the narrative as though Derek C…
 
Blake Bailey’s long-awaited biography of Philip Roth has generated renewed conversation about the life and work of the towering American novelist who died at 85 in 2018. Bailey visits the podcast this week to take part in that conversation himself. “Most of Philip’s life was spent in this little cottage in the woods of Connecticut, standing at a de…
 
Biden Wrongly Denounces Constitutional Rights In Order To Enforce Democrat Gun Control Agenda. Joe Biden pushed several incorrect statements as to our first amendment rights and our second amendment rights. Republicans don't fare much better as they tend not to fight on behalf of conservatives all that often but Democrats take the cake here. To use…
 
Zack, Jenn, and Alex break down the royal drama that has roiled the normally quiet kingdom of Jordan this week: The king has accused his half-brother, the former crown prince, of a vague conspiracy against the crown and has put him under house arrest. The Worldly crew lays out what we actually know about what happened, what led to this family tensi…
 
If it stinks, fix it. How to build trust up the chain of command. Putting up with shit, and checking your ego. Implementing new Police training procedures. Cover and move with your spouse. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/jocko-podcast/exclusive-contentBy Jocko DEFCOR Network
 
There’s nothing in human DNA that makes the 40-hour workweek a biological necessity. In fact, for much of human history, 15 hours of work a week was the standard, followed by leisure time with family and fellow tribe members, telling stories, painting, dancing, and everything else. Work was a means to an end, and nothing else. So what happened? Why…
 
Black Americans being victimized and killed by the police is an epidemic. As the trial of Derek Chauvin plays out, it's a truth and a trauma many people in the US and around the world are again witnessing first hand. But this tension between African American communities and the police has existed for centuries. This week, the origins of policing in…
 
What makes the best gun and how complicated is the development of small arms? Al Murray and James Holland are joined by Dr Matthew Ford from the University of Sussex to talk about the small arms used during the Second World War. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday ev…
 
MASSIVE Backfire Against Prosecutor May Have Just Gotten Derek Chauvin Acquitted In Floyd Trial. Expert witnesses keep stating that Chauvin was entitled to use more force than he did. State witnesses even go on to say they would or have done similar things to Derek Chauvin. Already the worry is in the air that black lives matter and antifa activist…
 
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…
 
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