Podcast Episodes

Episode 445-Race to the Stalin Line

Soviet Gen. Kirponos does reasonably well in defending his SW Front, when he is told what is going on. But that is irregular at best. Soon, Lvov falls and all know that the next major battle will take place along the Stalin Line.

Episode 453-Operation Barbarossa: What’s Plan B?

Gen. Zhukov has outsmarted and outlasted Gen. Von Bock to the north, south and now, in front of Moscow. The Germans will take a rest. But then the Soviets say, my turn. Images and more at https://bit.ly/49fJbYO RSS – https://feeds.megaphone.fm/history-of-world-war-ii...

Episode 452-Operation Typhoon: All or Nothing

With the panzers attacking on the flanks, Von Bock’s main thrust is coming right at Moscow. But between the weather, a lack of fuel and Gen. Zhukov’s determination, Army Group Center can’t seem to close the deal. Images and more at https://bit.ly/3vVYYO3 RSS –...
Episode 440-Can a Warship be Cursed?

Episode 440-Can a Warship be Cursed?

Here are three stories to hold you over until I can get back to the Eastern Front. They include the story of the USS William D. Porter, the Massacre at Bamber Bridge and the de Havilland Mosquito. Enjoy!

Episode 439-Dieppe Was Avenged

Episode 439-Dieppe Was Avenged

The conclusion of Operation Jubilee, the Dieppe Raid. The nightmare on the beach is over, but it’s repercussions have only begun in London, Ottawa and Berlin. But two years later, the Allies will be back and Dieppe will be liberated. Not that the war of words will end...

Episode 436-Retreat, Yes! But How?

Episode 436-Retreat, Yes! But How?

Operation Jubilee has failed, but now the men have to be rescued. Yet the Germans are determined not to let a single man, ship or plane leave without having fought their way out. To view the podcast with captions please subscribe to The History of WWII...