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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 299 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 7 hours 22 minutes


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Gallipoli Part 5

Last week we covered the landings on the five beaches on the tip of the peninsula at Capre Helles so all of the troops are shore. The ANZAC troops from Australia and New Zealand now find themselves in the shallow beachhead at Anzac Cove. The 29th...


 2015-03-15  36m

Gallipoli Part 4

While other troops are landing elsewhere the primary point of effort was at Cape Helles by the men of the British 29th division. They would land on 5 beaches scattered around the end of the Gallipoli peninsula early in the morning of April 25th. Learn...


 2015-03-08  33m

Gallipoli Part 3

The first day of landings on the Gallipoli peninsula. The soldiers of the ANZAC have their date with destiny at what will come to be called ANZAC Cove. The French land on the Asiatic shore, and the RND just sort of wanders around. Learn more about...


 2015-03-01  29m

Gallipoli Part 2

The Allied ships enter the Dardanelles for their final, and largest attack. We then dig into what British plan to do after it fails. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


 2015-02-22  37m

Gallipoli Part 1

This episode will be the first of what I believe to be five episodes on the Dardanelles slash Gallipoli campaign and today we will look at the events leading up to the first shot being fired by Royal Navy battleships off the coast of the Dardanelles...


 2015-02-15  30m

Caucasus Campaign

With the entry of the Ottoman empire into the war fighting quickly begins in the Caucasus Mountains as both Russia and Ottoman troops attack each other in turn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


 2015-02-08  26m

New Entries

There were a group of countries that would enter the war after August 1914, in this episodes we look at each of them in turn to find out why the Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria, Romania, and Italy would enter the war. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...


 2015-02-01  22m

Winter in the East Part 2

In Prussia and Poland Germany is again on the attack first at the Vistula River, where poison gas makes its first appearance of the war and then in Prussia at the Second Battle of the Masuria Lakes. As winter turns into spring the Russians make one...


 2015-01-25  23m

Winter in the East Part 1

As the year turns on the eastern front the fighting continues in the winter conditions of central Poland and the Carpathian mountains. It is cold, it is snowing, but the fight goes o Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


 2015-01-18  31m

Artois and Champagne

This is our second episode covering the events of 1915 so we will of course spend most of the episode talking about what the French did in the last few weeks of 1914. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


 2015-01-11  24m