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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episode 1: The Beginning of the End

Nobody at the time knew that 1918 would be the last year of the war, but we do, so lets talk about what you can look forward to over the next 11 months.


 2018-02-06  17m

episode 2: Middle East: Arab Revolt Pt. 1

With the downfall of the Ottoman Empire seemingly imminent, the British would reach out to its subjects in hopes of stoking the fires of rebellion.


 2018-02-14  25m

episode 3: Middle East: Arab Revolt Pt. 2

The Arab Revolt began, and then fizzled very quickly. Lawrence of Arabia also makes an appearance.


 2018-02-21  24m

episode 4: Middle East: Mesopotamia & Caucasus

The Ottoman military would be stretched in multiple directions, some of which were forced upon them, some they forced upon themselves.


 2018-02-28  26m

episode 5: Middle East: The Advance into Palestine

The primary effort for the British in the Middle East in 1917 would be an attack out of Egypt and into Palestine.


 2018-03-06  18m

episode 6: Middle East: Gaza and Beersheba

The war in the Middle East would come to an end, but not before a successful British attack at Gaza and Beersheba.


 2018-03-14  24m

episode 7: Middle East: The End

The war came to an end in 1918, in this episode is a quick summary of what came next.


 2018-03-21  20m

episode 8: Italian Front: The Walking Wounded

On the Italian front both sides stumbled into 1918.


 2018-03-28  20m

episode 9: Italian Front: Last Gasps on the Piave

On the Italian Front both armies entered 1918 beat down from 3 years of war, but they both had enough power for one more effort.


 2018-04-04  22m

episode 10: Italian Front: The End

After three years of fighting on the Italian front, the war was over.


 2018-04-11  22m