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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.
 
History's Best Authors join host Jon Hagadorn to discuss their recent works on subjects that include heroes, legends, histories & mysteries. Some topics: WWII, stories and biographies, lost civilizations, paranormal events, unexplained disappearances, scandals, disasters, and more. Episodes weekly, providing incredible insights to history. Join us every Sunday night at 8 pm ET anywhere great podcasts are found. 1001 History's Best Authors is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Network. Website ...
 
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!
 
This is the Little Blue Suitcase podcast, hosted by Jason McDowall. This podcast recounts the true love story between Bill and Doreen Lewis, told in their own words through the dramatization of their 100s of love letters from the Second World War. Join us on this journey of resilience, courage, and, most importantly, love. To learn more, visit littlebluesuitcase.ca Bill voiced by Connor Sampson Doreen voiced by Grace McNutt
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to DE Classified a podcast showcasing the history of Destroyer Escorts. Each month a member of the USS SLATER’s education crew will highlight a specific Destroyer Escort and share the stories of the sailors who served aboard these Trim But Deadly ships. USS SLATER is a WWII era Destroyer Escort now serving as the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum in Albany, New York.
 
A bi-weekly podcast that takes an in-depth look into the seminal series created by Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler, and Jerry Ordway! Hosted by Billy D, A.K.A. Doc Strange and Herman! Segments will be - discussion of the issue, feedback, and Earth Prime Archive- the real world tie-ins to WWII! Join us as we take an issue by issue look at The All-Star Squadron! Feedback for the show can be left at Aworldonfirepodcast@gmail.com and the show can be found on Twitter @AllSquadron
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
Tessaku (iron fence or barbed wire) is a collection of stories from the Japanese American incarceration during WWII. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the United States went into a state of shock and with poor political leadership, forcibly removing all Japanese Americans from their homes on the West Coast into isolated concentration camps. These are the stories and memories of the people who lived through it. Read more stories and find resources to help in tracking down your own fa ...
 
World War II Chronicles is a weekly look back to 'This Week in World War II, 75 Years Ago.' Originally produced in coordination with the National Archives to mark the 50th anniversary of the war, World War II Chronicles features original newsreel reports and archival footage to tell the story as it happened, week by week. Hosted by famed World War II newsreel anchor Ed Herlihy, World War II Chronicles is produced by the American Veterans Center.
 
Learning English is VOA’s multimedia source of news and information for millions of English learners worldwide. Learning English began as Special English, which Voice of America launched in 1959. Special English newscasts and features were a primary fixture of VOA’s international shortwave broadcasts for more than half a century. In 2014, our line of products was expanded to include more English teaching materials, and the service became known as Learning English.
 
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.
 
Why did a shy farm boy from North Dakota and an obstreperous 17 year old from South Dakota meet in Colorado? How did they forge a relationship that has lasted more than six decades? Lois Hjelmstad, author of Fine Black Lines and The Last Violet, now shares her poignant story of a marriage that has thrived against the odds. Richly detailed, with a deep understanding of life.
 
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.
 
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Marching across occupied France in 1944, American GI Leroy Stewart had neither death nor glory on his mind: he was worried about his underwear. "I ran into a new problem when we walked," Stewart wrote, "the shorts and I didn't get along. They would crawl up on me all the time." Crawling underwear may have been a small price to pay for the liberatio…
 
What were women's roles during World War 2? They were varied and important! Rosie the Riveter symbolized the strength of the millions of women who left the home, entered the workforce, and filled the shoes of the men who were off fighting in the war. They kept the military supplied and the economy moving. At the same time, the “girls” of the All-Am…
 
President Roosevelt, like the rest of America is reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor. But his shock is soon joined by rage. He wants the Japanese Empire taught a lesson. The lessons of war. What is needed is a strike against Tokyo itself. Adm. Ernest J. King and his staff will answer the president’s call, by figuring out how to launch a bombing…
 
This week, Martha sits down with DNA expert & CEO of Huffine International, Ed Huffine, to speak about modern day DNA technology. Ed discusses how these advancements are playing a huge role in identifying the deceased in various tragedies around the world, and how this allows him to give families some finality in determining the death of their love…
 
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in December 1941, Japanese Americans were put in a terrible position in the USA. Many tens of thousands of Japanese Americans were interned in cruel conditions being classified as enemy aliens and held in suspicion of being agents for Japan. Despite this many thousands of young men, mostly second-generatio…
 
The presenter, journalist and “Queen of Mean”, Anne Robinson, is best known for her acerbic style of presenting on 'The Weakest Link'. In the 1960s she was the first young female trainee on the Daily Mail, worked at the Sunday Times and the Daily Mirror, and went on to host programmes from Points of View to Watchdog. Today Anne takes up the Countdo…
 
It is 10 years since the tragic death of the singer Amy Winehouse from alcohol poisoning at the age of just 27. A new documentary film, Reclaiming Amy on the BBC on features Amy's closest friends and family and seeks to tell the story of the real Amy. We hear from her mother, Janis and close friend Catriona Gourlay.For the first time in 125 years, …
 
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 Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics starts today and Team GB are taking more women athletes than men for the first time in 125 years. Of the 376 athletes selected, 201 are female. So could this be the best ever Games for women? We talk to Dame Katherine Grainger, Britain's joint most decorated female Olympian and Chair of UK Sport; double Ol…
 
The city that sits on the River Foyle on the North side of the Irish isle in many ways has stood as a microcosm of the conflicts in Northern Ireland, even to the contestation over the name of Derry/Londonderry. In Derry City: Memory and Political Struggle in Northern Ireland (University of Notre Dame Press, 2020), Margo Shea examines the popular an…
 
Distributing Condoms and Hope: The Racialized Politics of Youth Sexual Health (U California Press, 2020) is a feminist ethnographic account of how youth sexual health programs in the racially and economically stratified city of “Millerston” reproduce harm in the marginalized communities they are meant to serve. Chris Barcelos makes space for the st…
 
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…
 
This week, Martha sits down with investigative reporter for the Miami Herald, Julie K. Brown, to share her Untold Story about the Jeffrey Epstein investigation. Julie details her reporting on the story in her new book, Perversion of Justice: The Jeffrey Epstein Story, explains how he got away with his crimes for so long, and why he was treated so c…
 
Jules Williamson has directed her first feature film in her fifties. The premier is tonight. Off the Rails is a celebration of women. It centres round four friends who went Inter-railing when they were 19, who when one of them dies, revisit the same journey later in life taking her daughter this time. It’s a comedy drama with a great female cast - …
 
In the first episode of Little Blue Suitcase we hear from Doreen writing to her love Bill who is at basic training in Trenton, Ontario. 80 years later, to the day, their grandson Jason reflects on the love of his grandparents, the journey of discovering their love letters, and the powerful impact their words have had. To learn more, visit littleblu…
 
Master Sergeant Michael ‘Top’ Washington served in the Gulf War, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan between 1988 and 2004. He worked mainly in counterintelligence, and also became a Firefighter during this time. His son, Mike Jr., followed in his footsteps and joined the Marines. In 2008, Mike Jr. was killed during combat operations in Afghanistan. Mike…
 
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is sometimes described as “the most important governmental office no one has ever heard of” and it certainly occupies a very important position and role in the functioning of the American presidency and the way that the Executive branch operates. Political Scientists Meena Bose (Hofstra University) and Andr…
 
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…
 
Pete and Gary explore the life and military career of Siegfried Sassoon, one of the Great War's most famous poets. Presenters: Peter Hart and Gary Bain Publisher: Mat McLachlan Producer: Jess Stebnicki For more great history content, visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com, or subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/LivingHistoryTV Pete & Gary'…
 
What a gift the human self is. It enables you to sense and reflect upon your own existence; examine the past and plan for the future; check certain impulses in order to reach for other aims; and conceptualize how others see you, allowing you to better connect with them. But, my guest says, the blessing of the self also comes with a curse, one we ne…
 
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Tanycolagreus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Tanycolagreus-Episode-347/ To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino Dinosaur of the day Tanycolagreus, a Late Jurassic theropod which is most likely a basal coelurosaurian.…
 
Scott Taylor signed up for the U.S. Navy while he was still on high school and he knew from the start he wanted to be a SEAL. It was training that would serve him well when he was deployed to Iraq just a few years later. In this edition of "Veterans Chronicles," Taylor describes the grueling BUD/S training that only he and a small fraction of his o…
 
This Friday marks 10 years since the tragic death of the singer Amy Winehouse from alcohol poisoning at the age of just 27. A new documentary film, Reclaiming Amy on BBC 2 on Friday at 9pm features Amy's closest friends and family and seeks to tell the story of the real Amy. We hear from her mother, Janis and close friend Catriona Gourlay.A brand-n…
 
Photography emerged in the 1840s in the United States, and it became a visual medium that documents the harsh realities of enslavement. Similarly, the photography culture grew during the Civil War, and it became an important material that archived this unprecedented war. Deborah Willis's The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and…
 
Photography emerged in the 1840s in the United States, and it became a visual medium that documents the harsh realities of enslavement. Similarly, the photography culture grew during the Civil War, and it became an important material that archived this unprecedented war. Deborah Willis's The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and…
 
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