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Tales of Honor Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast where the true stories of every recipient of the Medal of Honor are told. There are over 3,500 recipients and you may know a few of the names but there are many that you do not know, and you should! The episodes are available to you every Wednesday and Sunday at 7pm EST, everywhere media is consumed. Please be sure to share this podcast with friends and family. The more people that hear these stories, the more these heroes will not be forgotten. ...
 
Backyard Battlefields is a military history program which explores historical sites throughout Australia and beyond. Backyard Battlefields gives Australia’s military history a context by explaining its significance within the grander narrative of world events. Presented by James De Leo. For more information visit backyardbattlefields.com
 
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.
 
The Pacific War Channel covers the complete history of the Asia-Pacific War of 1937-1945 and all the major events that led up to it. Topics include: The Opium Wars, Taiping Rebellion, Meiji Restoration, Sino-japanese war, Boxer Rebellion, Russo-Japanese War, WW1 in Asia and the Second Sino-Japanese War. *We also have our "SpeakEasy" Podcast where we still speak about History, but also silly stuff like anime, gaming, Godzilla, movies, comics all while drinking profusely.
 
Walk the battlefields of the First World War with Military Historian, Paul Reed. In these podcasts, Paul brings together over 35 years of studying the Great War, from the stories of veterans he interviewed, to when he spent more than a decade living on the Old Front Line in the heart of the Somme battlefields.
 
This play does have Cinderella and a Godmother, Royalty, and glass slippers, but it takes place in WW1 and is certainly not your typical fairy tale! Produced on Broadway in 1916, it was made into a silent movie in 1925. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list (in order of appearance): Mr. Bodie: Peter Yearsley Policeman: ToddHW Cinderella: VivianWeaver Gentleman: Mike Harris Mrs. Maloney: Michele Eaton Marion: Amy Deuchler Man: Tomas Peter Marie-Therese: April6090 Gladys: Leanne Yau Delphine: Lydia Go ...
 
Telling the stories of rock & roll pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, dance hall singer Dora Hand, WW1 spy Mata Hari and more, singer-songwriter Frank Turner talks to historians, poets and fellow musicians about twelve historical women who have been largely forgotten but should be celebrated. And his mum. Every Wednesday, starting on July 3rd, Frank will release a new song and explore the story behind it in a new episode of the podcast. No Man’s Land the album is available for pre-order now. A F ...
 
नमस्कार मित्रांनो, पॉडकास्ट मराठी दररोज नवीन पॉडकास्ट एपिसोड्स घेवून येत आहे . कधी कथा , कधी श्रवणभटकांती, तर कधी कादंबऱ्यांच पुनरावलोकन तर ऐकायला विसरू नका....! वेबसाईट वर जाऊन आपला अभिप्राय आवश्य नोंदवा. http://mypodcastmarathi.wordpress.com फॉलो करा इंस्टाग्राम वर नवीन एपिसोड्स चे अपडेट मिळवण्यासाठी.......
 
Welcome to our series of podcasts launched to mark the 90th anniversary of the Armistice. These evocative podcasts bring alive the individual experiences of those who served in the First World War. They highlight some of the unusual and interesting stories that can be found in military records at The National Archives.New podcasts will be added to the series until 21 November 2008.Stay informed of each new podcast release by signing up to our Voices of the Armistice RSS feed.If you would lik ...
 
Explore shipwrecks with me as I chronicle my real-life adventures during the early years of SCUBA diving, off the Cornish coast in the 1960's. Discover a world where shipwrecks litter the ocean, diving with the Penzance Sub-Aqua Club and then, in further episodes, join me as a semi-professional salvage diver, searching for previously undiscovered ship wrecks, using explosives and risking life and limb in pursuit of big money and the hunt for treasure!
 
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 ...
 
Here and Then is an award winning series of fast paced, information packed features hosted by local historian John Quarstein. Through this series of one-minute vignettes, viewers gain a perspective about the rich history of Hampton Roads through visits to Isle of Wight County and St. Lukes Church, Jamestown and the first settlers, Lincolns visit to Ft. Monroe and the first landing at Cape Henry and more.
 
Think you know your history? Think again. From the former slave that taught Darwin to the first female playwright who was also a spy for the English King, historian, author and broadcaster Dr Fern Riddell is exploring some little-known characters from history to reveal not just their incredible stories, but also why they're so important for our view of what the past looked like. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Podcast devoted to the art, science, politics and transcendental pleasure of cycling, in London and beyond. Presented by Jack Thurston the show has been running since 2004, initially as a radio show on Resonance FM. It covers the intersections of cycling, culture, society and creativity from a variety of perspectives. From Tour de France to roller-racing, from Brompton commuters to bicycle messengers, from Kraftwerk to hip hop, from urban design to countryside trips. Literature, history, tra ...
 
The Battles of the First World War Podcast goes in-depth into the battles of the Great War of 1914-1918. The goal is to really go into the details of how and why these battles unfolded and happened as they did. In telling the narrative of these clashes we can revisit some of the stories of the men and women who lived, fought, and died during the first titanic struggle of the 20th Century, for these people have stories that deserve to be told.
 
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How do war stories work? And what do they do to us? Join University of St Andrews historians Alice König and Nicolas Wiater as they explore how war and battle get presented in art, text, film and music. With the help of expert guests, they unpick war stories from all sorts of different periods and places. And they ask how the tales we tell and the pictures we paint of war influence us as individuals and shape the societies we live in.
 
The Real Time History Podcast (formerly The Great War podcast) is hosted by Jesse and Flo from Real Time History. We are an independent production company known for The Great War channel on YouTube, the documentary series 16 Days in Berlin and Rhineland 45 and more. On the podcast Jesse and Flo interview historians from around the world on their topics and current publications to bring you the newest in historic research.
 
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With the Great War battlefields still seeming far away, this week we travel to a picturesque church in Somerset to look at memorials to men bound together by family, sacrifice and duty, and in the churchyard discover the grave of one of the major Great War poets: Siegfried Sassoon. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/oldfrontline)…
 
In this episode, Alice talks to acclaimed composer Dr Anthony Ritchie about his oratorio 'Gallipoli to the Somme', which was commissioned for the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra and City Choir Dunedin as part of the centenary commemorations of the First World War. Also joining us is Dr Kate Kennedy, a musician, librettist and expert on the poetry and so…
 
On episode four hundred and fifty-eight, the story of George H Cannon is told and all stories from September and October will be recipients from World War 2. A big thank you goes out to this month's show sponsor, Motor City Munitions. Use promo code TALESOFHONOR for 5% off of your online order today! All your firearm related needs with service so f…
 
Pete and Gary tell the story of Oswald Boelcke, one of the leading fighter aces of the First World War. 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…
 
I am back with round eleven of reading the comments! I hope to keep this going for a while and if you want to leave a comment that can be read on air (must be a clean comment), you can do so on YouTube, Facebook, or can send an email to talesofhonorpodcast@gmail.com. A big thank you goes out to this month's show sponsor, Motor City Munitions. Use p…
 
We often focus on the views we can see through windows, but what about the windows themselves? Matt Elton speaks to cultural sociologist Rachel Hurdley to explore what windows can reveal about our past – from living conditions and architectural styles to wider issues of defence, politics and social change. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-…
 
In this episode, Alice talks to Prof. Julian Wright, a historian of modern Europe and Head of the Department of Humanities at Northumbria University. Julian specialises in French intellectual, political and cultural history, but more broadly he is fascinated by the idea and experience of time. With colleagues from other disciplines, he has just pub…
 
Christina Ezrahi speaks to Elinor Evans about the story of Nina Anisimova, one of the most famous ballerinas in Stalin’s Soviet Union. After being arrested for supposed counter-revolutionary activity, Anisimova was transported to a forced labour camp, only to make a remarkable return to the stage. (Ad) Christina Ezrahi is the author of Dancing for …
 
A panel of expert historians discuss how history can help make sense of current events in Afghanistan The Taliban recently regained control of Afghanistan as US forces withdrew after two decades in the country. How can history help make sense of this seismic moment? Matt Elton joins a panel of experts – William Dalrymple, Rabia Latif Khan, Elisabet…
 
On episode four hundred and fifty-seven, the story of Robert E Bush is told and all stories from September and October will be recipients from World War 2. A big thank you goes out to this month's show sponsor, Motor City Munitions. Use promo code TALESOFHONOR for 5% off of your online order today! All your firearm related needs with service so fas…
 
What did the word ‘pharaoh’ mean? How did you become an ancient Egyptian king? And what was that beard all about? Speaking with Emily Briffett, Joyce Tyldesley answers listener questions and top internet search queries about ancient Egypt’s royal rulers. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Historian Dan Jones’s new book, The Tale of the Tailor and the Three Dead Kings, reimagines a medieval ghost story for modern audiences. He explains to Dave Musgrove what it tells us about attitudes to the afterlife in the Middle Ages. (Ad) Dan Jones is the author of The Tale of the Tailor and the Three Dead Kings: A medieval ghost story (Head of Z…
 
In this episode, we travel away from the Western Front to Gallipoli. Here there are thirty-one British and Commonwealth cemeteries on the Gallipoli Penninsula, and we visit some on the beaches and others in more isolated locations, along with the stories of the men buried there from the 1915 Campaign. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/oldfr…
 
Chris Pearson talks to Elinor Evans about his latest book, Dogopolis, which explores how human-canine relationships shaped urban living in three cities – New York, Paris and London – in the late 19th and 20th centuries, from differing attitudes towards pets and strays, to their roles in modern security. (Ad) Chris Pearson is the author of Dogopolis…
 
On episode four hundred and fifty-six, the story of Francis X Burke is told and all stories from September and October will be recipients from World War 2. A big thank you goes out to this month's show sponsor, Motor City Munitions. Use promo code TALESOFHONOR for 5% off of your online order today! All your firearm related needs with service so fas…
 
Martha S Jones discusses her Cundill History Prize-shortlisted book Vanguard, which charts African-American women’s long and determined fight for the vote. She speaks to Ellie Cawthorne about how the battle for suffrage connected to other issues and a wider struggle for political power. (Ad) Martha S Jones is the author of Vanguard: How Black Women…
 
Pete and Gary tell the story of SMS Emden, a German raider that terrorised Allied shipping on the high seas during the First World War. 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/LivingH…
 
This week Alice and Nicolas return to the Imperial War Museum, with the second episode of our mini-series on the recently redesigned WWI, WWII and Holocaust Galleries. Last episode focussed on the WWI Galleries; in this episode we take a closer look at the WWII and Holocaust Galleries, which open to the public on the 20th of October. Among our gues…
 
Tim Harper speaks to Ellie Cawthorne about his Cundill History Prize-shortlisted book Underground Asia, which reveals how clandestine networks of anti-colonialist rebels operated across Asia in the early 20th century. (Ad) Tim Harper is the author of Underground Asia: Global Revolutionaries and the Assault on Empire (Allen Lane, 2020). Buy it now f…
 
Following the fortunes of one extended family in a south-western French town in the 18th and 19th centuries, Emma Rothschild’s Cundill Prize-shortlisted book An Infinite History builds up a picture of what life was like for ordinary people in provincial France. She tells Rhiannon Davies how generations of the family survived revolution, wars and sw…
 
Efforts to relieve the Lost Battalion and break the German hold on the Argonne Forest led to an innovative attack devised by AEF 1st Corps commander LTG Hunter Liggett. The BFWWP is on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/BattlesoftheFirstWorldWarPodcast. Any questions, comments or concerns please contact me through the website, www.firstworldwarpodcas…
 
On episode four hundred and fifty-five, the story of Richard E Bush is told and all stories from September and October will be recipients from World War 2. A big thank you goes out to this month's show sponsor, Motor City Munitions. Use promo code TALESOFHONOR for 5% off of your online order today! All your firearm related needs with service so fas…
 
Wayne Dooling answers listener questions on South Africa’s Apartheid regime. Speaking to Ellie Cawthorne, he covers subjects including the policy’s origins, the everyday experience of racial segregation, internal and international resistance, and the regime’s legacy on the country today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Historian Marjoleine Kars tells Elinor Evans about a little-known 1763 rebellion by enslaved people in Berbice, in present-day Guyana. Chronicled in her Cundill prize-shortlisted book Blood on the River, it was an event that revises our understanding of the actions of enslaved people at the dawn of the Age of Revolution. (Ad) Marjoleine Kars is the…
 
Hannah Skoda delves into the bloody and brutal spectacle of trial by combat in the Middle Ages To coincide with the release of new film The Last Duel, Hannah Skoda explores the bloody and brutal spectacle of trial by combat in the Middle Ages. Speaking to Ellie Cawthorne, she reveals how judicial violence was used to settle legal disputes, and reco…
 
Pete and Gary look at the life and career of controversial figure Sir Hugh Trenchard, who commanded the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. 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.youtub…
 
On episode four hundred and fifty-four, the story of Raymond O Beaudoin is told and all stories from September and October will be recipients from World War 2. A big thank you goes out to this month's show sponsor, Motor City Munitions. Use promo code TALESOFHONOR for 5% off of your online order today! All your firearm related needs with service so…
 
Tyler Stovall speaks to Ellie Cawthorne about his Cundill prize-shortlisted book White Freedom, which explores how European and American ideas about ‘liberty’ and ‘freedom’ have been underpinned by racism since the Enlightenment. (Ad) Tyler Stovall is the author of White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea(Princeton, 2021). Buy it now from Water…
 
In this week’s podcast, Alice and Nicolas discuss strategy with Prof. Phillips O’Brien. Phil joined the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews in 2016 as Professor of Strategic Studies; he also directs the university’s interdisciplinary Institute for the Study of War and Strategy, which has some obvious areas of overlap w…
 
Andrew Roberts discusses his landmark new biography of King George III and takes on some of the myths that have surrounded the monarch Historian Andrew Roberts discusses his landmark new biography of King George III with Rob Attar. He takes on some of the myths that have surrounded the king, such as: Was he really a tyrant? Was his “madness” caused…
 
Jack talks with founding father of the mountain bike Gary Fisher about his life in cycling, the subject of his new book “Being Gary Fisher”, published by Blue Train Publishing. After talking with Gary, Jack chats with Guy Andrews and … Continue reading → The post No Cops, No Cars, No Concrete: Gary Fisher’s Life on Two Wheels first appeared on The …
 
Jack talks with founding father of the mountain bike Gary Fisher about his life in cycling, the subject of his new book “Being Gary Fisher”, published by Blue Train Publishing. After talking with Gary, Jack chats with Guy Andrews and … Continue reading → The post No Cops, No Cars, No Concrete: Gary Fisher’s Life on Two Wheels first appeared on The …
 
“The Horde” was an empire like no other, ruled by Nomadic Mongol Khans for three centuries. But how was the Mongol empire governed, and what was everyday life like within it? Marie Favereau speaks to David Musgrove about her Cundill prize-shortlisted book on the subject. (Ad) Marie Favereau is the author of The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the Wo…
 
On episode four hundred and fifty-three, the story of Vernon J Baker is told and all stories from September and October will be recipients from World War 2. A big thank you goes out to this month's show sponsor, Motor City Munitions. Use promo code TALESOFHONOR for 5% off of your online order today! All your firearm related needs with service so fa…
 
Nick Baker and John Woolf, writers of Stephen Fry’s Edwardian Secrets, discuss some lesser-known aspects of the Edwardian age The Edwardians were not just about the afternoon tea and croquet on the lawn. Behind the Downton Abbey image of the age lies a much murkier reality. Nick Baker and John Woolf, writers of the new Audible series Stephen Fry’s …
 
From when our ancestors first mastered fire to the rise of modern cities, humanity’s progress has been accompanied by a revolving door of parasites, bacteria and viruses, wreaking havoc on our health. Kyle Harper, author of Plagues Upon the Earth, discusses the sprawling history of infectious disease. (Ad) Kyle Harper is the author of Plagues Upon …
 
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