The History Network

A fortnightly military history podcast looking at all aspect of war throughout the ages.

http://www.thehistorynetwork.org

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 249 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 2 hours 55 minutes

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episode 3: Bougainville: Civil War leads to new nation


Bougainville is a 9000 sq. km pacific island and was first subject to European contact in 1768 when Louis Antoine De Bougainville landed there and, in an act of typical vainglory, named it for himself. People had been on Bougainville for 28,000...


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 2020-04-05  17m
 
 

episode 2: The Battle For New York - Part 2


The year 1776 began joyously for the American rebels. After the Battle of Bunker Hill and the subsequent siege of Boston, the rebel army, now formally organized into the Continental Army commanded by George Washington, successfully forced the British...


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 2020-03-22  27m
 
 

episode 1: The Battle For New York - Part 1


The year 1776 began joyously for the American rebels. After the Battle of Bunker Hill and the subsequent siege of Boston, the rebel army, now formally organized into the Continental Army commanded by George Washington, successfully forced the British...


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 2020-03-08  32m
 
 

episode 10: The Battle of The Standard - Part 2


At the moment when the Galwegians were at their most hard pressed, it seems as if Prince Henry led his Battle in a charge (the detail is not in Richard of Hexham). Henry 'hurled himself, fierce as a lion, upon the opposing wing.' He put the English to...


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 2020-01-19  18m
 
 

episode 9: The Battle of The Standard Part 1


King David I of Scotland invaded England in the summer of 1138 in support of his niece, the Empress Matilda, who was embroiled in a fight against her cousin, King Stephen (of Blois) for control of the English throne. This period of civil war, known as...


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 2020-01-05  20m
 
 

episode 8: The Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior


Alexander confronts the Achaemenids, 334–331 BC


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 2019-12-22  25m
 
 

episode 7: Surviving a Siege


The treatise How to Survive Under Siege by Aineias Tacticus, is among the earliest treatises to survive from the genre of didactic military literature. Its author was regarded as the pre-eminent authority on military science in subsequent centuries...


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 2019-12-08  23m
 
 

episode 6: Franco-German Rivalry


In the First World War, one of the main aims of the French was to retake the "lost provinces" of Alsace and Lorraine, which had been occupied by the Germans since the Franco-Prussian war of 1871. But this was only one phase of a long cycle of power...


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 2019-11-24  23m
 
 

episode 5: The British Campaign In Egypt 1801 - part 2


The British now occupied the tip of the Aboukir peninsula directly opposite the French forces. The flanks of both armies were secured by the Mediterranean Sea on the one side, and the marshy ground of the dried up Lake Mareotis on the other. Following...


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 2019-11-03  27m
 
 

episode 4: The British campaign in Egypt 1801 - part 1


If one was to ask about the contribution of the British army during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, some of the immediate responses would concern the Duke of Wellington, the Peninsular War and the Battle of Waterloo. These subjects have...


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 2019-11-01  27m