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  • October 15, 2018
    Episode 231-Tora, Tora, Tora, The Attack on Pearl Harbor
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    The first air wave of attacking Japanese warplanes reaches Oahu, on their way to Pearl Harbor. But before they...
  • October 1, 2018
    Episode 230-Interview with Robin Hutton-War Animals-The Unsung Heroes of...
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    Writer Robin Hutton talks about her latest book which tells of the animals who contributed to the Allied effort...
  • September 19, 2018
    Episode 229-The United States' First Shot of WWII
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    In the predawn darkness, the Japanese Strike Force has prepared to launch its first wave of bombers and fighters....
  • September 11, 2018
    Episode 228-An Interview with Mary Jo McConahay about her...
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    Writer Mary Jo McConahay comes on the show to discuss her latest book, The Tango War: The Struggle for...
  • August 28, 2018
    Episode 227-This Means War
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    On December 7, 1941, Ambassador Nomura and Special Envoy Kurusu are about to give Secretary of State Hull and...
  • August 20, 2018
    Episode 226-The Japanese are Not Ready for Us Yet
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    Multiple Japanese Assault Fleets are on the move, but with so much incoming information, President Roosevelt and his cabinet...
  • July 25, 2018
    Episode 225-Indianpolis-Interview with Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic
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    Attacked on 30 July 1945, the heavy cruiser was torpedoed by the Imperial Japanese Navy submarine I-58, and sank...
  • June 26, 2018
    Episode 224-Climb Mount Niitaka-Tojo Gets his War
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    Emperor Hirohito reluctantly gives his approval for the attack on Pearl Harbor. As Tojo said, "With war, if you...
  • June 13, 2018
    Episode 223-Roosevelt Learns of the Coming Attack
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    Through MAGIC, the US's ability to read Japan's diplomatic messages, FDR learns of a final deadline and a coming...
  • May 21, 2018
    Episode 222-The Pearl Harbor That Almost Wasn't
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    Tokyo and Washington seem to be making progress in their peace talks. And yet, the Japanese 1st Air Fleet...
  • May 14, 2018
    Episode 221-War with the U.S. Seems Unavoidable
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    Prince Konoye's government collapses as Gen. Tojo demands war with the U.S. Emperor Hirohito then orders Tojo to form...
  • April 25, 2018
    Episode 220-An Interview with Lyuba Vinogradova: Defending the Motherland
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    Dr. Vinogradova comes back to the show to discuss her latest book, Defending the Motherland: The Soviet Women Who...
  • April 24, 2018
    Episode 219-When Diplomacy Fails
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    As the various issues with attacking Pearl Harbor are overcome, the Japanese Military evades telling the truth to Emperor...
  • March 20, 2018
    Episode 218-Pearl Harbor-The Strongest Fortress in the World
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    Washington and Tokyo continue their diplomatic dance but neither side is willing to give in. The Americans have broken...
  • March 5, 2018
    Episode 217-Japan-Do or Die
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    With Washington and Tokyo trying to bend the other to its will, President Roosevelt seeks to strangle Japan's aggression...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 216-The World Goes to War
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    Chiang Kai-Shek struggles to keep China in the war, knowing the Soviet-German Non Aggression Pact can not last. The...
  • February 5, 2018
    Episode 215: Collision Course, the Road to Pearl Harbor
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    Having chased Chiang Kai-Shek back to Chongqing, the Japanese Empire is still unable to get him to surrender. So,...
  • February 8, 2018
    Episode 214-Betrayal, the Burma Road and The Battle of...
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    Chiang Kai-Shek starts over, again, in Chongqing, as the Japanese military seek to deny him the east coast. First...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 213-The 2nd Sino-Japanese War-The Fall of Wuhan
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    Chiang Kai-Shek is staking everything on his defense of Wuhan. As such, the various Japanese forces attempt to encircle...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 212-The Massacre of Nanjing
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    As Chiang Kai-Shek moves his capital and military Head Quarters west and Hideki Tojo becomes directly involved in the...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 211-The End of the Battle of Shanghai
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    Chiang Kai-Shek's forces are barely holding out. But when a second enemy Expeditionary Force lands, it spells the end...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 210-China's Lost Battalion
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    The Japanese Expeditionary Force continues to push south to gain access to Shanghai. Meanwhile, Chiang Kai-Shek's nationalist troops continue...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 209-Dark Days for Chiang Kai-Shek
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    The Chinese Nationalists are loosing the battle of Shanghai. Yet, Chiang has to hold on as the League of...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 208-The Battle of Shanghai-Japanese Reinforcements
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    The Japanese Expeditionary forces set the stage for a much larger attack, once their reinforcements arrive. The plan is...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 207-Shanghai Becomes Chiang Kai-Shek's Stalingrad
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    The Chinese Nationalist forces have pulled back from the coast, yet are determined to establish their own Maginot Line....
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 206-Interview with Dr. Lyuba Vinogradova about her book...
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    Dr. Lyuba Vinogradova discusses her research and the resulting book that covers the young women of Stalin's USSR, who...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 205-Chiang Kai-Shek's Pyrrhic Victory
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    Chiang Kai Shek and his ordinary soldiers are more determined than ever to defend Shanghai in 1937. However, the...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 204-The Japanese Empire Doubles Down in Shanghai
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    The Japanese invasion of Shanghai, nor their desire to teach the Chinese a lesson, is moving forward fast enough...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 203-Shanghai-The Dominance of Japanese Air and Sea Power
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    The Japanese are unloading men and material at a frustratingly slow rate, due to the tides. Until they are...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 202-The Battle of Shanghai Part 2
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    The Japanese bring reinforcements to Shanghai as their marines are bogged down by Chiang Kai-Shek's best troops. Meanwhile, retired US...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 201-The Battle of Shanghai Part 1
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    Chiang Kai-Shek decides that the time has come to openly fight back against Japan. His chosen site is the...
  • August 13, 2017
    Episode 200-The Marco Polo Bridge Incident: Total War Comes...
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    After the clash at the Marco Polo bridge, the Japanese Military decides to occupy northern China. Defying them are...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 199-The Pacific Theatre Prologue-Sino Japanese Relations
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    As we officially begin the Pacific Theatre, this episode covers the building tension between The Japanese Empire, dominated by...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 198-The Beginning of the Big Three
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    President Roosevelt sends Harry Hopkins, again to London, to set up a meeting between himself and Churchill. The U.S....
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 197-The Beginning of the Final Solution
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    Nazi Germany launches its war against the USSR. As such, FDR hopes Germany's attention will slacken on the Atlantic....
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 196-Stalin: Lenins Protege
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    The Great War is over, but the Allies don't know what to do with Russia. So, the german troops...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 195-The Beginnings of Pearl Harbor
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    As Hitler tries to lower the tension between the U.S. and Nazi Germany, the opposite is happening between the...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 194-Interview with Sally Mott Freeman about her book:...
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    With us is Sally Mott Freeman as we discuss her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 193-Churchill and Chiang Kai-Shek, FDR’s Warriors
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    President Roosevelt wins a third term, but the American people still refuse to commit to war. Meanwhile, FDR has...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 192-Hitler’s Reaction to Lend lease and FDR’s Third...
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    President Franklin Roosevelt succeeds in his 3rd term attempt and with the passage of Lend Lease, Hitler knows the...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 191: Lenin's Cruelty, Stalin's Ambition
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    With the Kaiser's forces coming ever closer to Petrograd and Moscow, many Russians lose confidence in Lenin and his...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 190-The Axis Powers and their New World Order
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    Nazi Germany is not the only threat to U.S. peace as the Empire of Japan continues its attacks against...
  • February 9, 2018
    Episode 189-Roosevelt's Secret War against Hitler
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    As the Nazi menace grows across Europe, President Roosevelt knows that America will be threatened one day. His best...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 188-The Great War, Brest-Litovsk and Lenin's Retreat
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    Lenin's Bolsheviks pull Russia out of the Great with the Brest Litovsk Treaty, but the Imperial German Army keeps...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 187-Interview with Scott Miller
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    Mr. Miller's latest book, Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII, covers America's attempt to...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 186-The Battle for Norway, Vidkun Quisling and the...
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    This episode covers the naval battles between the British Royal Navy and the Kriegsmarine just prior to the Battle...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 185-The Pacific Theatre-MacArthur's Retreat
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    Back with us are Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, authors of Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission. Today we discuss...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 184-The Question of Peace, Lenin and Stalin versus...
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    As Lenin deflects others trying to take control of Revolutionary Russia, his Bolshevik Central Committee has to deal with...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 182-Churchill and Hitler Race for Norway, Episode 183-Stalin:...
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    With neither side trusting the other, both the Allies and Nazi Germany ready plans to invade Norway. For Episode...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 180: Sea Battles, Death at Scapa Flow. Ep...
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    Commodore Donitz, in charge of the German submarines, plans a daring raid against the British battleships in Scapa Flow....
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 179-Flashback: The Battle of the Atlantic Begins
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    Backing up a bit, we begin the story of the battle for the Atlantic, as German U-boats attempt to...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 177-Rommel Retreats, The End of Operation Crusader Ep...
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    Gen. Rommel keeps winning battles but losses men and tanks, that are not replaced. Meanwhile, British 8th Army, refuses...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 175-Rommel knows Best Episode 176-Stalin steps in for...
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    Ep 175-As Gen. Rommel sends his panzers to surprise the British 8th Army near the Frontier Wire, Gen. Cunningham's...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 174-Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission by Bob Drury...
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    Our guests today are writers Bob Drury and Tom Clavin to discuss their latest book, Lucky 666-The Impossible Mission....
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 172-Rommel readies for Success Ep 173 Lenin's Civil...
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    Acting on misinformation, both generals, Rommel and Cunningham make plans for the next day, hoping to wipe out the...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 170-Operation Crusader Part 4 Rommel Rises to the...
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    Ep 170-As Operation Crusader goes forward Gen. Cunningham feels confident as his tanks make it close to Tobruk. However...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 168-Crusader Part 3 / Episode 169-Stalin and The...
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    Gen. Auchinleck's Operation Crusader is finally launched, but Rommel does not react as predicted as his focus is still...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 167-Operation Crusader Part 2
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    The British Western Desert Army is transformed into the 8th British Army proper. C in C ME Auchinleck has...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 166-Lenin's Gift to Stalin
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    Stalin will endure several more arrests, but while in exile, Lenin will maneuver to have Koba made a member...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 165-Meanwhile, back in North Africa-Operation Crusader Part 1
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    With a new commander in the Middle East, Churchill wants the war against Rommel renewed, but C in C...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 164-Lenin's Trigger Man
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    Stalin is newly married, but has little time for his wife and soon to arrive child. He is still...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 163-Stalin-Family Man
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    Young Stalin begins to the learn of the wider world of international politics and the intrigues that comes with...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 162-The Winter Fortress Interview with Neal Bascomb
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    In early 1942, the U.S. and Great Britain work together to develop the Atomic Bomb, but London needs to...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 161-Stalin Bio Part 5
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    Stalin, the young revolutionary, stumbles and is on the outs with the Georgian Social Democratic Worker's Party. Yet, after...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 160-Leningrad under Siege, Part 2 Unarmed for War
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    Leningraders volunteer in such numbers that the Stavka orders several divisions to be organized, to resist the German invaders....
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 159-Stalin Bio Part 4-The Rise of Koba
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    Ioseph Jughashvili, AKA Stalin, leaves the seminary under mysterious circumstances. Following the path of his mentor Lado Ketskhoveli, Soso...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 158-Leningrad under Siege
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    The people of Leningrad take an affront to Nazi Germany invading their country. The men volunteer in droves for...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 157-Stalin Bio Part 3
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    Young Stalin begins the process of moving away from the Seminary and towards the life of a revolutionary. The...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 156-Stalin Strikes Back
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    Army Group South continues pressing closer towards the Soviet Capital. But General Secretary Stalin and General Zhukov attempt to...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 155-Stalin Bio 2
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    Sixteen year old Soso (Stalin) enters the Tiflis Theological Seminary, on his way to becoming a priest. But what...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 154-The Spires of Moscow
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    With the mud now frozen hard, Army Group Center advances on Moscow, deciding the weak link is just to...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 153-Stalin Bio 1
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    Stalin, the future Soviet leader is born, far from Moscow and begins his provincial life.
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 152: Operation Typhoon Behind the Lines
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    This episode, narrated Tim Martin, of the newly launched Valiant: Stories of Heroes Podcast, covers Guderian's dash to Tula....
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 151-Operation Typhoon Part 2
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    OKH Chief Franz Halder makes plans for a modest end to 1941 for Operation Barbarossa, but Hitler overrides him...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 150-Operation Typhoon
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    The Germans smash through the latest Soviet Defensive lines. The 4th Panzer Group, along with Gen. Kluge's 4th Army...
  • February 10, 2018
    Episode 149-The March on Moscow Part 3
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    Having shattered the Russian defensive line at Viaz'ma, the Germans expand on their ambitious attack plans, attacking to the...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 148-The March on Moscow Part 2
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    The Germans and Russians clash to the west of Moscow. But within mere days, the Soviet's three Fronts are...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 147-The March to Moscow Part 1
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    With Leningrad cut off and the far South stabilized, Hitler has decreed that the time has come to launch...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 146-The Siege of Leningrad Part III-Slugfest
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    Hitler has renewed the drive to Moscow, Operation Typhoon, and needs the panzers from Army Group North. Which means,...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 145-The Siege of Leningrad Part 2
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    Leeb, commander of Army Group North launches his last major assault before having to turn over most of his...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 144-The Siege of Leningrad Part 1
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    The Germans come ever closer to Leningrad, so Stalin sends his best general to cope, Zhukov.
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 143-The Road to Moscow
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    Army Group Center makes its way East, past Minsk and now on to Smolensk. But waiting for them is...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 142-Douglas Waller Interview
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    Douglas Waller's latest book, Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 141-Stalin's Mistake
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    Stalin's lack of military training causes his country to loose everything to the South, west of the Dnieper River....
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 140-Of Two Minds
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    Marshal Mannerheim of Finland agrees to attack towards Leningrad and around Lake Ladoga, but not much more than that.
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 139-Finland, Ally to the North
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    Hitler manages to bring Finland into his attack against Soviet Russia, but the Finns are mostly concerned with recapturing...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 138-Trading Punches
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    The Panzers come ever closer to Leningrad, though losing men and machines along the way. Meanwhile, Army Group Center...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 137-All Good Deeds
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    The German invaders are now in Russia, proper and are still advancing, but suffer heavier than expected losses. But...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 136-The Fall of Minsk
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    The three German Army Groups advance further into Russia, but Army Group Center has has the most success. Perhaps...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 135-Russia is never as strong as she looks;...
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    Now that Operation Barbarossa had been launched, Hilter attempts to convince the world that this battle is only in...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 134-Reactions to Barbarossa
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    The leaders of the combatant countries react to Nazi Germany invading Soviet Russia. We also cover Army Group North...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 133-It Has Begun
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    Before the sun rises on June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany unleashes Operation Barbarossa, its attack on Soviet Russia and...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 132-Operation Barbarossa
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    Earlier than most people think, Hilter started planning his war against Soviet Russia and Stalin. Operation Barbarossa begins to...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 131-Third Time is the Charm
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    FDR comes through his third election and the British are expectant. Yet there are still hurdles to overcome. But...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 130-Sleight of Hand
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    President Roosevelt continues his struggle against Congress and the Isolationists in trying to help the Allies. France falls from...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 129-Lend Lease
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    It becomes apparant to the U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt that Britian and France are going to need American war...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 128-The End of Wavell, Battle Axe and Exporter
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    With the failure of Operation Battle Axe and the bloody victory in Syria, Churchill finally rids himself of C...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 127-Opeartion Battle Axe
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    Though Operation Exporter is stalled, Operation Battle Axe is launched. Yet the British attack plans are not very creative...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 126-Operation Exporter Part 2
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    The Allies come up against stiff French (Vichy) resistence in Syria and Lebanon. But that was just to set...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 125-Operation Exporter
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    Churchill and the Free French get their way, Vichy controlled Syria will be invaded. But C in C Wavell's...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 124-The End of Crete
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    Here is the last episode of the Battle of Crete. The Allies never contested for air superiority and thus...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 123- Crete Part 4
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    The Allied defense under Gen. Freyberg continues to back pedal on Crete. Meanwhile Adm. Cunningham continues to lose ships,...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 122: Crete Part 3
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    The Allied counter attack faulters, which allows the Germans to land more troops at Maleme. The Royal Navy is...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 121- Crete Part II
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    Gen. Student tries to figure out how to salvage the disaster that has befallen his airborne troops during the...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 120-Crete, Part 1
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    The Germans begin, Operation Mercury, their attack on the island, to further confuse Russia and keep the British away...
  • February 7, 2015
    Promo-Alexander the Great, Episode 1
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    This is the first Episode of Alexander the Great, hosted by myself and Cameron Reilly of The Napoleon Bonaparte...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 119-Churchill, 1932
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    Back by popular demand! Winston S. Churchill
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 118-Operation Brevity, Iraq and Crete
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    C in C M.E. Wavell gives into pressure from Churchill to attack Rommel, before the tanks and planes of...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 117-Tobruk and Iraq
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    Rommel is ready to have another crack at Tobruk, but Berlin is focused on Operation Barbarossa. Yet, Rommel gets...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 116-The Axis Tide
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    German forces complete their conquest of the Greek mainland. Meanwhile Rommel shocks the British led forces in North Africa.
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 115-Operation Marita Part III
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    The Germans continue to drive south, the Greeks throw in the towell and the Allies make plans to evacuate....
  • November 10, 2014
    Program Announcement/Life of Caesar Podcast Ad
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    I've got good news and better news! I'm working hard to put out episodes on a regular schedule. AND...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 114-Operation Martia Part 2
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    The Alikmon Line is breached, the Allies fall back. But the German forces are right behind them all the...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 113-Operation Marita Part 1
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    Greece comes under attack on the same day as Yugoslavia, yet that country's quick demise, sets up the conquest...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 112-He Who Defends Everything, Defends Nothing
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    Nothing can be allowed to stand in the way of Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's plan to destroy Russia. Certainly not...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 111-Our Own Worst Enemy
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    Lt. Gen. Rommel had decided the time has come to ignore his orders and move against the Allies. While...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 110-Back, the Way We Came
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    Lt. Gen. Rommel decides it's time to test the Allied forces within Cyrenaica, as well as his Italian and...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 109-All Roads Lead to Greece
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    The Allies, with Great Britain leading the way, rush all available troops to Greece. Yet, now that Lt. Gen....
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 108-The Germans are Coming
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    As the gods themselves seem to hate Mussolini and all his endeavors, with British Commonwealth forces and Greek soldiers...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 107-The End of the End
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    Here is the last episode of the Churchill Bio. Winston, looses his money, his influence and almost, his life....
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 106-The Beginning of the End
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    Churchill returns from the U.S. to find his party up in arms about the India question and Tory leader...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 105-Up in Smoke
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    The disaffected British voters decide to give someone else a chance to deal with the country's dreary economy. Churchill...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 104-Chartwell
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    Churchill finds his Camelot and then works feverishly to fix it up as his Gwenivere is not impressed.
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 103-Lost and Loss
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    Winston, now a private citizen, will stay this way for two years as British politics and his views take...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 102-His Cup Runneth Over
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    Churchill's post war years are full of success, tragedy and despair. He changes positions within the British Cabinet and...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 101-Interview with Kathryn J. Atwood
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    With us for this episode is writer Kathryn J. Atwood, arthor of Women Heroes of World War II and...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 100-Nazi Germany from Within
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    The following is my 100th Episode Celebration. After thanking those who have shared this journey with me, I interview...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 99-All's Well that Ends Well
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    The Great War comes to an end. Churchill's family grows and life as Winston knew it, has been erased...
  • February 13, 2014
    Episode 98-Once more, unto the Trench
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    Churchill is cleared of the Dardanelles disaster, manages to re-enter of the government, but then almost loses it all...
  • February 8, 2014
    Episode 97B- Talk History
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    Warning! No history is covered here. But somehow, Laszlo of The China History Podcast ended up on the East...
  • February 6, 2014
    Episode 97-Back in the Saddle, Again
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    Churchill's career seems all but over. Still, he finds solace in his family, painting and life in the trench....
  • January 13, 2014
    Episode 96-Foiles and Follies
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    The Dardanelles Campaign starts off well enough, but through bad luck, worse weather and weaker souls, it collapses on...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 95-The Dardanelles, Pt. 1
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    The British War Council decides on a Second Front to hopefully alter the slaughtering in France. Winston, with his...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 94-In for a Penny...
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    With the outbreak of war, Churchill is ready, though the same can not be said of the rest of...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 93-War is Upon Us
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    The events of Sarajevo cause diplomatic tension to build throughout Europe but Churchill is determined that Britain will be...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 92A-Website Update
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    After a bit of trouble with the website, we are back and Episode 93 will be out soon. Thanks...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 92-The Navys the Thing
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    Churchill gets promoted to the Home Office, starts out well, but then becomes his own worst enemy. Now in...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 91-Love's Labors NOT Lost
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    Winston finds love, fights the Tories, gets promoted, nearly dies three times and humbles some Lords.
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 90-Winston's Revenge
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    Winston, now in the House of Commons, plots his revenge against those who fought his father, Lord Randolph. Also,...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 89-Fame and Fortune
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    Churchill's life is covered until the death of Queen Victoria.
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 88 Churchill- War Correspondent
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    We are joined today by James Muller, professor of Political Science at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. We discuss...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 87-Jack El-Hai Book Interview
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    Jack El-Hai joined me today for a conversation about his latest book, The Nazi and the Psychiartrist: Hermann Goring,...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 86-Risks and Rewards, Redux
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    Winston is determined to leave the Army and make his way to Parliament as a hero/correspondent. But the majority...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 85-Risks and Rewards
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    Churchill, having decided his course, willingly risks his life for his ultimate goal, the House of Commons. But he...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 84-Master of My Fortunes
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    Winston loses those in his life he holds most dear. And to defeat boredom, he travels to Cuba to...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 83-The End of the Beginning
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    Winston makes it into Sandhurst, taking a curious route. He nearly dies at least twice, but in the end...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 82-Harrow
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    Churchill enters Harrow, but his defiant ways still exist. His father draws away from him but his mother will...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 81-Churchill, The Early Years
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    This episode covers Winston Churchill's birth, his early school years and his parent's or lack thereof, influence on the...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 80-East Africa, Part 2
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    This episode takes us through the war in East Africa through February 1941, which is the high water mark...
  • February 12, 2018
    Episode 79-East Africa
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    The various British commands in East Africa are ready to move against the Italians. Well, not really. But as...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 78-The Battle of Beda Fomm
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    Gen. O'Connor is planning his next attack when the Italians decide to abandon Cyrenaica. The Race is on! Also,...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 77-Tobruk
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    The British 13th Corps continues pushing west, now it's Tobruk's turn. The situation in East Africa causes only more...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 76-The Army of the Nile
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    The Italians have been pushed out of Egypt and Gen. Richard O'Connor has lost his 4th Indian Division. Still,...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 75-Military Aviation Museum
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    Here is an Mp4 episode of my recent trip to the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, VA. Amazing...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 74-Operation Compass
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    After 6 months of planning, the British are ready to move against Marshal Graziani.
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 73-Italian Checks, Greek Balances
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    Greek soldiers continue to dominate and push the Italian invaders back into Albania and closer to the sea. The...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 72-Taranto Pt 3
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    The last episode covering the Battle of Taranto. The second attack wave of Swordfish make for the harbor, but...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 71-Taranto, Pt 2
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    Adm. Cunningham updates the plan to attack Taranto, but then suffers several setbacks. These are over come, the Italians...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 70-The Battle of Taranto, Pt 1
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    British Admiral Andrew B. Cunningham, commander of the Mediterranean Fleet has his orders: Maintain the sea lanes between Gibraltar...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 69B-Talk History
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    We are joined by Steven Guerra of The History of the Papacy Podcast to discuss Italy's attack on Greece,...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 69-Greek Fire, Part II
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    Italy has invaded Greece, but under Prime Mister Metaxas, the Greeks are ready. The Italians are drawn in and...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 68-Greek Fire, Pt. 1
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    Mussolini and Hitler deceive each other over desired territory, while Prime Mister Metaxas of Greece tries to stay below...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 67-Mare Nostrum
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    Mussolini would pay back Hitler "in his own coin" by invading Greece without first telling his Axis partner. But...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 66-D Day Memorial and Contest Drawing
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    Here is an overview of my recent visit to the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA. This episode is in...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 65-Mediterranean Life Line
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    By 1940, Great Britain had several possessions in the anagazawe.com Mediterranean Sea, that they would use to project power against...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 64-The Royal Navy in the Mediterranean Sea 1940
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    Andrew Lambert, Laughton Professor of Naval History in the Department of War Studies at King's College London, joins us...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 63B-Talk History
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    We are joined by Luke Whitehorn, special effects artist from the movie Iron Sky. WWII and Sci Fi! What's...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 63-October 1940
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    The British plan their attack against General Graziani and the Italian 10th Army. Hitler and Franco meet to discuss...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 62-Failure, Failure Everywhere
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    Marshall Graziani FINALLY moves into Egypt, but then stops. Gen. De Gaulle is in place to take Dakar in...
  • October 30, 2012
    Contest and Announcement
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    Voting for the Podcast Awards starts November 1st. Please think of me! I'm in the Cultural/Arts category. So is...
  • February 13, 2018
    Episode 61B Talk History
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    Jamie Redfern of The History of: Hannibal spends time with us to discuss the war in the desert, Iran...
  • October 11, 2012
    Episode 61-Able but Unwilling
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    This time, we cover the tension between Churchill and two of his three service leaders in North Africa and...
  • October 9, 2012
    Project History Cage Match-Rome: Over-rated?
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    Is the influence and greatness of the Roman Empire over-rated? Listen to your's truly and other history podcasters debate...
  • October 9, 2012
    Episode 60C-WWII meets China History Podcast
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    WARNING: The following is not a normal WWII episode. But, it is entertaining! With the kind permission of The...
  • September 23, 2012
    Episode 60B-Talk History
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    Zack Twamley of the When Diplomacy Fails Podcast joins me in discussing the events of Episode 60 as well...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 60-Sand, Saltwater and Oil
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    Mussolini wants his Roman Empire in Africa. But the British refuse to yield. Gen. Archibald Wavell is asked to...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 59-Miracles and Mistakes
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    Here is the Final Episode of The Battle of Britain series. We sum up the Luftwaffe's chances of ever...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 58-Battle of Britain Day
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    The Germans are convinced that Fighter Command is on its last leg. Waiting out the foul English weather, the...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 57-German Armada
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    Unable to break Fighter Command by the needed date for Operation Sea Lion, the Luftwaffe changes their tactics and...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 56-Breaking Point
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    September brings the beginning of the end of The Battle of Britain. London will become the Luftwaffe's target as...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 55-Battling Friends and Foes Alike
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    As tired as everyone is, Kesselring of Luftflotte Two steps up the intensity of the attacks on RAF airfields,...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 54-Pandoras Box
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    London becomes more of a target for the German bombers, until Goering warms them away. But it's too late....
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 53- Things Missed
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    This episode covers 4 missed or lightly treated subjects: Operation Pied Piper- the evacuation of Britain's children, the disaster...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 52-Moves on the Chessboard
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    C in C of the Luftwaffe Goering calls his young bloods to Karinhall to devise a new strategy to...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 51-The Hardest Day
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    This episode covers August 16 to the 18th. Goering plans on finishing Fighter Command on August 18th, by using...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 50- Black Thursday, August 14-15th
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    August 15th was one of the greatest days of battle in The Battle of Britain. Goering makes his plans...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 49- Adlertag: August 8th-13th
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    Goering is ready for Phase Two. Fighter Command's air shield will be tested as more and more raids approach...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 48: Things Learned. August 2nd - August 7th.
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    The RAF and Luftwaffe size each other up and ready for Adlertag. The war in North Africa has started...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 47- Support Teams & The Battle, July 29th-August...
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    The brave men and women behind the RAF pilots and Fighter Command. The British people come together to defend...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 46-A Day in the Life, July 26th-28th
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    This episode gives a glimpse into the daily routine of Luftwaffe pilots fighting over the English Channel. The Straights...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 45- Numbers Tell, July 23rd-25th
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    The Me 109E will bring Nazi Germany to greatness and to the water's edge at the English Channel. It...
  • February 10, 2012
    Ray Harris appears on Paranormal Eh? Radio
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    Ray Harris appears on the Paranormal Eh? Radio show. The episode is titled 'The Nazi's and the occult'. Listen to...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 44-Defense of the Air.
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    This episode covers the beginning of the RAF and Fighter Command. Air Marshal Dowding is Fighter Command's first Commander...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 43-The Battle, July 16th-19th.
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    German tactics, English weather and the Spitfire.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 42-Battle of Britain, Part 2.
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    A close up of the Hawker Hurricane and the Battle of Britain, July 11th-15th.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 41-Great Britain's turn.
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    Battle of Britain- July 10, 1940.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 40-Unexpected surprise for Hitler.
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    Hitler is ready to end the war, but not Churchill.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 39-Hitler bio, Part 3.
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    Hitler until the Beer Hall Putsch.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 38-Hitler bio, Part 2.
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    Hitler through the end of WWI.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 37-Hitler bio, Part 1.
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    The early life of Adolf Hitler.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 36-The End of the French Third Republic.
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    Petain and the New France.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 35-The question of the French Fleet.
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    Britain and France clash and Churchill settles the question of the French fleet once and for all.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 34-The war of France is over.
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    Petain's government signs the Armistice Treaty with Nazi Germany.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 33-Premier Petain seeks peace.
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    Petain rushes to find peace, giving little thought of the price.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 32-French Premier Reynaud falls.
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    Reynaud falls and Marshal Petain takes over.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 31-Paris falls.
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    Paris falls. June 5th - 13th.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 30-The End of Dunkirk.
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    Rescue operations come to a close as the Germans advance on the Allied perimeter.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 29-June 2nd. Massed ships.
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    British civilians help rescue troops from Dunkirk.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 28-The Miracle.
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    The "Miracle" part of Dunkirk.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 27-29th May.
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    The clouds and smoke roll away and Dunkirk is exposed to the Luftwaffe.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 26-Dunkirk, Part 2.
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    The anxious British troops wait on the beaches and the Mole to be rescued.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 25-Dunkirk, Part 1.
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    The British, seemingly pushed into the sea, organize to save their troops to fight another day.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 24-The panzers reach the coast.
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    Allied forces in Belgium are cut off as the German panzers reach the coast.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 23-The French 9th Army is destroyed.
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    Rommel crosses the Meuse north of Sedan and helps destroy the French 9th Army.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 22-German panzers attack through the Ardennes.
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    German panzers attack through the Ardennes, head for the Meuse River and the town of Sedan.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 21-The fall of France, Part 2.
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    The invasion of Holland and Belgium.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 20-China 1937 to 1940.
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    2
    China 1937-40 and Mao Biography.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 19-The Long March w/ Laszlo Montgomery.
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    The Long March, 1934-1935. Mao and the Chinese Communist Party are saved by running through the mountains and jungles,...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 18-The fall of France, Part 1.
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    The Phony War has undermined what eagerness there was to fight Germany.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 17-The fall of Denmark and Norway.
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    Landlocked Denmark surrenders, but Norway resists. The British try to help but are not organized or equipped properly.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 16-The Phony War and Finland's defeat.
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    The Allies wait for Hitler and Stalin uses the war to attack Finland. But the Soviet Army is far...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 15-The fall of Poland.
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    Hitler's bluffing to gain an empire is over. He will have to fight from now on.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 14-The last days of peace.
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    Diplomatic wrangling rages over Europe during the summer of 1939.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 13-The line is drawn.
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    Britain and France are finished giving in to Hitler.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 12-Appeasement.
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    Hitler's sabre rattling earns him Austria and the Munich Agreement.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 11-Europe 1933 to 1937.
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    Europe 1933-1937: Ethiopia, Rhineland, Spanish Civil War.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 10-The Nazification of Germany.
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    The Nazi Party implements Hitler's vision as written in Mein Kampf.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 9-Hitler takes on the World.
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    Hitler, now in power, removes his enemies and defies the international community.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 8-Japan's China policy?
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    Japan struggles to define its policy on China, but events take the decision out the military's hands.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 7-Japan expands into China.
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    Japan continues to expand their operations into China and find themselves facing Chairman Mao, backed by the Soviet Union...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 6-Japan, 1853-1936.
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    Japan is opened up to western ways, but the government loses control of the military. Covers from 1853 to...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 5-Il Duce (The Leader)
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    Episode covers the first 10 years of Mussolini as Dictator.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 4-Mussolini 1918 to 1922.
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    Episode covers Mussolini from the end of WWI to his being elevated to power.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 3-Early life of Mussolini.
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    Episode covers the early life of Mussolini.
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 2-Nazi Politics, 1929-1933
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    Episode covers German politics and the rise of the Nazi Party from the Great Depression until Hitler comes to...
  • February 17, 2018
    Episode 1-Rise of the Nazi Party.
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    This episode covers Germany from the end of World War I to the advent of The Great Depression.   REFERENCES:   The Rise...