Podcast Episodes

Episode 394-Warrior Next Door Podcast Interview & Tobruk Has Fallen

First, Ryan Fairfield and Tony Lupo, the hosts of The Warrior Next Door Podcast return to share more clips of WWII Veterans and their experiences. The Second Episode: Now that the Battle of Gazala is over and the bulk of the 8th British Army was back along with...

Episode 393-Interview w/ James Shone: Host of Taiwan Through Time Podcast & Operation Harpoon

Two Episode Special! James Shone comes on to share what Taiwan, then Formosa, was going through during, but also, before the war. Then, as Rommel prepares to surround Tobruk, Churchill and the War Cabinet decide to once again, try to get supplies to Malta. What...

Episode 392-Interview w/ Dr. Paul Gill Jr: Armageddon in The Arctic Ocean and Tobruk is Surrounded

Another two episode special! First, Dr. Paul Gill Jr. comes on to talk about his dad’s book about his life and war time adventures, Armageddon in The Arctic Ocean: Up the Hawse Pipe from Galley Boy to Third Mate on a Legendary Liberty Ship in the Biggest Convoy Battle...
Bad Women: The Blackout Ripper

Bad Women: The Blackout Ripper

Here’s a preview of Bad Women: The Blackout Ripper. Over a single week in February 1942, a depraved serial killer stalked London’s dark and WWII bomb-ravaged streets, hunting for victims in the city’s bars and clubs. Using new research from police files, court...

Episode 388-The Battle of Bir Hakeem: The Redemption of French Honor

Episode 388-The Battle of Bir Hakeem: The Redemption of French Honor

Now that the Battle of the Cauldron was over, Rommel could come for the Free French at Bir Hakeem, to his SW. With this outpost removed, Africa Corps would be free to drive to the NE and take Tobruk. But the Desert Air Force would strive mightily to save the French,...

Episode 387-The Battle of The Cauldron

Episode 387-The Battle of The Cauldron

Rommel anticipates British 8th Army’s attack and prepares. The attack, Operation Aberdeen is launched, but will come to a sad end. This allows Rommel to commence his own attack, scattering thousands of Allies troops before him. The Battle of the Cauldron was supposed...

Episode 385-The Cauldron

Episode 385-The Cauldron

Rommel’s lunge at Tobruk causes his panzers to get trapped. So the Desert Fox changes his plans and 8th Army Commander Ritchie gives Rommel days of freedom, while the Commonwealth troops set up to push on to Libya. Rommel uses this time to attack the isolated 150th...