Podcast Episodes

Episode 295-The Battle of Toungoo

This episode brings in Gen. Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell as he “takes command” of Chinese Armies bound for Burma. Yet, as he will find, appearances can be deceiving. The RAF and AVG crews are pushed out of Burma as the Japanese 55th Division comes at Toungoo, to...

Episode 294-The Redoubtable Gen. William Slim

This episode introduces Gen. William Slim of BurCorps. It would be his job to turn the tables on the Japanese in Burma, by working with American Gen. Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell. But first, we look back at Slim's experiences in the Middle East as the Allies subdue...

Episode 293-Burma: The Ground War Begins

The Japanese 15th Army invades Burma, hoping to use speed to reach Rangoon. But several British officers hope to hold them off until reinforcements can arrive. The episode covers the fighting retreat from the Salween River, the fighting retreat from the Bilin River...
Episode 7-Japan expands into China.

Episode 7-Japan expands into China.

Japan continues to expand their operations into China and find themselves facing Chairman Mao, backed by the Soviet Union and Chiang Kai Shek.

Episode 6-Japan, 1853-1936.

Episode 6-Japan, 1853-1936.

Japan is opened up to western ways, but the government loses control of the military. Covers from 1853 to 1936.