The History Network

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

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 247 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 2 hours 23 minutes

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episode 1: Violence and "Red Rubber" in the Belgian Congo


In 1909, famed mystery writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published The Crime of the Congo, an exhaustive book cataloguing the evils of Congo Free State. On the first page, Doyle included unsettling photographs of African women with severed hands, cut off...


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 2013-12-22  28m
 
 

episode 2: Ranald Slidell Mackenzie - Part 1 The Civil War


On January 20, 1889, the following death notice appeared in the New York Times: "MACKENZIE—At New Brighton, Staten Island, on the 19th of January, Brig. Gen. Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, United States Army, in the 48th year of his age." Such a...


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 2014-01-05  18m
 
 

episode 4: K-278 Komsomolets


May 8, 1945 marked the end of the War in Europe while August 15 marked the same in the Pacific theatre. With the defeated nations being occupied and made into new allies, an entirely different conflict for the world was now beginning. The Cold War had...


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 2014-02-02  21m
 
 

episode 5: Russian Life Line: The Arctic Convoys


For a year Britain and her Commonwealth stood alone against Germany, in June 1941 Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, invading Russia. Churchill was desperate for allies, and Stalin had been openly hostile to Capitalist Britain but now as the...


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 2014-02-16  20m
 
 

episode 6: Ranald Mackenzie Part 2


Following the Civil War, Mackenzie reverted to the rank of Captain and rejoined the Corps of Engineers in New Hampshire, improving fortifications along the Atlantic coast. However, after spending the last two years in a combat command, engineering no...


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 2014-03-05  41m
 
 

episode 7: Antiochus The Great


Few ancient states could match the scope and power of the Seleucid Empire. Founded in the late 4th century BC by Seleucus Nikator, a former officer of Alexander the Great, the Seleucid Empire at its peak included the modern states of Turkey, Syria,...


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 2014-03-16  20m
 
 

episode 8: he Battle of Adowa


The Battle of Adowa stands out during the scramble for Africa of the 19th century. It was was that rare event of a native African army defeating a well equipped, modern European force. Dur: 18mins File: .mp3


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 2014-04-02  17m
 
 

episode 9: Lettow-Vorbeck


To commemorate our 6 millionth download this week, we've gone back in the archives and edited a two-parter from season 10 together on Lettow-Vorbeck. Enjoy!... The lasting image of the First World War is that of trench warfare. However, far away from...


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 2014-04-13  51m
 
 

episode 10: Operation Compass


The Dessert War or Western Desert Campaign was one of the two major stages of the North Africa Campaign of WW2. The Western Desert was crucial to the allied forces being able to continue their fight against the Germans following allied defeats and...


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 2014-04-26  13m
 
 
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