History Of The Great War

History of the Great War is a weekly podcast that will cover the First World War that occurred from 1914 and 1918. Every week we will be discussing the events that occurred exactly 100 years ago. We will journey from the borders of France in the blistering heat of 1914, to the shores of Gallipoli, to the banks of Somme, to the final knockout attempt by the German army in the spring of 1918.

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      Revolution: Russia Pt. 6


      With the Bolsheviks now in control it was time to get out of the war, and the cost would be great.

      Sources:
      Italy: From Interventionism to Fascism, 1917-1919 by Giovanna Procacci
      Eastern Front by Norman Stone
      Russian Military Intelligence 1905-1917: The Untold Story behind Tsarist Russia in the First World War by Alex Marshall
      The...


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      Revolution: Russia Pt. 5


      The second Russian Revolution of 1917 would come to pass in October, and behind it would be a group called the Bolsheviks.

      Sources:
      Italy: From Interventionism to Fascism, 1917-1919 by Giovanna Procacci
      Eastern Front by Norman Stone
      Russian Military Intelligence 1905-1917: The Untold Story behind Tsarist Russia in the First World War by Alex Marshall
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      Revolution: Russia Pt. 4


      When your country is crumbling around you, the best course of action is to launch an attack, obviously.

      Sources:
      Italy: From Interventionism to Fascism, 1917-1919 by Giovanna Procacci
      Eastern Front by Norman Stone
      Russian Military Intelligence 1905-1917: The Untold Story behind Tsarist Russia in the First World War by Alex Marshall
      The...


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      22m
       

      Revolution: Russia Pt. 3


      With the Tsar now gone, Russia continues its slide into the abyss.

      Sources:
      Italy: From Interventionism to Fascism, 1917-1919 by Giovanna Procacci
      Eastern Front by Norman Stone
      Russian Military Intelligence 1905-1917: The Untold Story behind Tsarist Russia in the First World War by Alex Marshall
      The Russians, the Allies, and the War,...


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      21m
       

      Revolution: Russia Pt. 2


      The February Revolution would bring the Tsarist government toppling down, but what would take it's place?

      Sources:
      Italy: From Interventionism to Fascism, 1917-1919 by Giovanna Procacci
      Eastern Front by Norman Stone
      Russian Military Intelligence 1905-1917: The Untold Story behind Tsarist Russia in the First World War by Alex Marshall
      The...


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      20m
       

      Revolution: Russia Pt. 1


      1917 would be a hard year for Russia as it experienced 2 revolutions, in this episode we discuss some of the causes.

      Sources:
      Italy: From Interventionism to Fascism, 1917-1919 by Giovanna Procacci
      Eastern Front by Norman Stone
      Russian Military Intelligence 1905-1917: The Untold Story behind Tsarist Russia in the First World War by Alex Marshall
      ...


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      15m
       2017-07-13

      Italian Front 1917 Pt. 7


      Part 7 of our Italian front episodes sees the Caporetto attack come to is conclusion, and we bid farewell to an old friend.

      Sources:


      Discipline in the Italian Army 1915-1918 by Vanda Wilcox
      Italy and the War in the Adriatic by Renato Sicurezza
      Morale and Discipline in the Italian Army, 1915-1918 by John Gooch
      Morale and Battlefield Performance at Caporetto, 1917...


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      19m
       2017-06-30

      Italian Front 1917 Pt. 6


      Part 6 of our Italian front episodes and the climax of the Italian front arrives as the Germans and Austrians launch the Battle of Caporetto.

      Sources:


      Discipline in the Italian Army 1915-1918 by Vanda Wilcox
      Italy and the War in the Adriatic by Renato Sicurezza
      Morale and Discipline in the Italian Army, 1915-1918 by John Gooch
      Morale and Battlefield Performance...


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      21m
       2017-06-25

      Italian Front 1917 Pt. 5


      Part 5 of our Italian front episodes sees us finally arrive in 1917. It is time for the Italians do to what the Italians had been done, 10th time's a charm?

      Sources:


      Discipline in the Italian Army 1915-1918 by Vanda Wilcox
      Italy and the War in the Adriatic by Renato Sicurezza
      Morale and Discipline in the Italian Army, 1915-1918 by John Gooch
      Morale and...


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      23m
       2017-06-15

      Premium Preview: Dealing with Doctrine


      Special introduction episode to a new series of Patreon episodes.

      Support the podcast on Patreon where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.


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      17m
       2017-06-11