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 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...

Episode 434-Red Beach: To Move is to Die

Episode 434-Red Beach: To Move is to Die

As the flanking attacks to either side of Dieppe have had mixed results, it’s now time for the direct attack on the town. Here, the Germans are well dug in, but coming ashore are 30 Canadian tanks to challenge for supremacy of the beach. Yet there is a slight delay...

Episode 432-Blood on Blue Beach

Episode 432-Blood on Blue Beach

Now that the two attacking flanks had landed men, one went well, the other was a debacle, it was time to land men at Blue Beach, just east of Dieppe. And it would be here that would determine if Operation Jubilee would be a success or not. But the Germans were ready....

Episode 431-The Father and Mother of All Explosions

Episode 431-The Father and Mother of All Explosions

The Commandos land on the far flanks of Dieppe. The attack at the Orange Beaches will see their initial objectives met, but men will be lost. As for Yellow Beach to the East, the commandos will be met with death and the loss of the majority of their team. To view the...