Podcast Episodes

Episode 468-The Comics of WW2

Even before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Superman and Batman were declaring themselves against Hitler and his ways, while the American Bund, a pro Nazi organization, wanted the U.S. to be more like Nazi Germany. After Pearl Harbor, those same comic book heroes and many...

Episode 467-Interview w/ Damien Lewis about his book, Churchill’s Secret Warriors

Historian Damien Lewis comes on to discuss his book about Churchill’s Secret Warriors who will take the fight to the Nazis. Now a major motion film, we cover the brave men and women of Operation Postmaster and other operations that wear down the Axis in Europe.

Episode 466-Odessa Has Fallen

The final episode of the Siege of Odessa. The port city will fall, but not before tying down over 300,000 Axis troops for months. Odessa will be the first Hero City of the Soviet Union. And in their evacuation, the Soviets leave several nasty surprises for the city’s...
Episode 456-The Stalin Line: Merely the Shadow of A Dream

Episode 456-The Stalin Line: Merely the Shadow of A Dream

The fighting only grows in intensity, with Kiev being threatened. But the German’s right flank is holding operations up. Still, in time, but with much loss, Gen. Kirponos pulls back his men and sets up a new defensive line, from Kiev to Uman. RSS –...

Episode 445-Race to the Stalin Line

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?

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 RSS – https://feeds.megaphone.fm/history-of-world-war-ii Facebook –...

Episode 452-Operation Typhoon: All or Nothing

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 RSS –...

Episode 449-Killing Their Way to Moscow

Episode 449-Killing Their Way to Moscow

Though desiring an economic knockout blow provided by his panzers, Hitler will eventually return to the capture of Moscow. Which means Army Group Center will need to destroy whatever is in front of them. But Moscow has learned a thing or two and will salvage what they...