Podcast Episodes

Episode 240-An Interview with Dr. Jonathan Fennell about his new book, Fighting the People’s War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and The Second World War

Dr. Jonathan Fennell discusses the big battles and issues such as morale, doctrine and social change in his latest book: Fighting the People’s War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and The Second World War...

Episode 239-Pearl Harbor, The American Perspective, Pt 1

As the Japanese bombs and bullets begin to destroy American equipment and lives, the mostly young men are about to find out what they're made of. This episode focuses on the American's response at Kaneohe Bay Naval Air Station, the Marines' Mooring Mast Field at Ewa...

Episode 238-An Interview with Andrew Roberts about his book of Winston Churchill

This episode is a crossover from The Cold War Podcast that I co-host with Cameron Reilly. With us is historian Andrew Roberts as we discuss his new book, Churchill-Walking with Destiny.
Episode 184-The Question of Peace, Lenin and Stalin versus Trotsky

Episode 184-The Question of Peace, Lenin and Stalin versus Trotsky

As Lenin deflects others trying to take control of Revolutionary Russia, his Bolshevik Central Committee has to deal with the Central Powers and the Great War. The question posed, is peace worth any price. Lenin and Stalin believe the answer is yes, but Trotsky offers...

Episode 175-Rommel knows Best Episode 176-Stalin steps in for Lenin

Episode 175-Rommel knows Best Episode 176-Stalin steps in for Lenin

Ep 175-As Gen. Rommel sends his panzers to surprise the British 8th Army near the Frontier Wire, Gen. Cunningham's forces finally reach Tobruk to help Gen. Scobie and his men escape. Ep 176-Lenin is on the cusp of power, but fails to take the final step. Lenin is then...