Podcast Episodes

Episode 301-The Great Retreat Begins

It’s the beginning of the end for the Allied defense of Burma. While Gen. Slim’s men are pushed back, their Chinese Allies in the Shan States of attacked and scattered. Their only hope of survival is to head back home. Another seemingly Japanese victory.

Episode 300-Battle of Yenaungyaung

Gen. William Slim will have to use all his experience and cunning to survive this latest defeat and retreat. In the balance is the entire 1st Burma Division. Fortunately for the Allies, Chinese Gen. Sun Li-jen of the 38th Division had dreamed as a boy that he would...

Episode 299-Interview with Michel Paradis about his book Last Mission to Tokyo

Michel Paradis joins us to talk about his book, Last Mission to Tokyo: The Extraordinary Story of The Doolittle Raiders and Their Final Fight for Justice. A few of the pilots are captured by the Japanese, tortured and sentenced to death. And it will be those Japanese...
Episode 62-Failure, Failure Everywhere

Episode 62-Failure, Failure Everywhere

Marshall Graziani FINALLY moves into Egypt, but then stops. Gen. De Gaulle is in place to take Dakar in West Africa. Finally, a quick look at the Italian Navy.

Contest and Announcement

Contest and Announcement

Voting for the Podcast Awards starts November 1st. Please think of me! I'm in the Cultural/Arts category. So is Laszlo, but that's his problem. Also, listen to find out how you can win a replica newspaper from December 8, 1941.

Episode 61B Talk History

Episode 61B Talk History

Jamie Redfern of The History of: Hannibal spends time with us to discuss the war in the desert, Iran and somehow-Buddy Ebsen.

Episode 61-Able but Unwilling

Episode 61-Able but Unwilling

This time, we cover the tension between Churchill and two of his three service leaders in North Africa and the Mediterranean. Marshall Graziani is poised like a statue to invade Egypt. But, like a statue, he doesn't move. And Admiral Cunningham takes his weaker naval...

Episode 60C-WWII meets China History Podcast

Episode 60C-WWII meets China History Podcast

WARNING: The following is not a normal WWII episode. But, it is entertaining! With the kind permission of The China History Podcast, here is the 100th episode of Laszlo Montgomery's podcast. Together, he and I talk about our podcasts, other history podcasts and our...