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 247 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 2 hours 23 minutes

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episode 1: The Battle of Bushy Run


Fort Duquesne, a French outpost fort in present day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was strategically placed where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers merge into the Ohio River. The Ohio then flows into the Mississippi River producing an important waterway...


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 2017-08-06  16m
 
 

episode 2: Achtung Panzer


This week we re-run a classic episode from Season 2 (due to a scheduling error and not having a script quite ready!). We didn't want to put out anything rushed, so we hope you enjoy this re-run of one of episodes from the archives. Dur: 13mins...


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 2017-08-20  13m
 
 

episode 3: WW1 Artillery


In this episode we take a look at the problems, tactics and solutions of World War 1 Artillery.


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 2017-09-03  20m
 
 

episode 4: Operation Frankton, The Cockleshell Heroes


Operation Frankton, which took place from 7th to 12th December 1942, had the intention of sending a handful of Royal Marines paddling 70 miles up the River Gironde during the hours of darkness with the goal of laying limpet mines on enemy shipping to...


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 2017-09-17  13m
 
 

episode 5: The Battle of Worringen


The Limburg War of Succession began in 1283, and ended with the Battle of Worringen on June 5, 1288, fought fifteen kilometers north of Cologne. On this day, Duke Jean I of Brabant fought Count Henry VI of Luxembourg for the rights to the Duchy of...


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 2017-10-01  14m
 
 

episode 6: The Battle of Worringen Part 2


The Limburg War of Succession began in 1283, and ended with the Battle of Worringen on June 5, 1288, fought fifteen kilometers north of Cologne. On this day, Duke Jean Ier of Brabant fought Count Henry VI of Luxembourg for the rights to the Duchy of...


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 2017-10-15  20m
 
 

episode 7: The Battle of the Medak Pocket


The battle of the Medak Pocket in the autumn of 1993 was, up to that point, the biggest military engagement participated in by Canadian soldiers since the Korean War. Though it was an almost day-long battle against Croatian forces bent on ethnic...


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 2017-10-30  17m
 
 

episode 8: Samurai - Part 1


The term samurai is a word that is almost universally recognized around the world. This is somewhat unusual for a historically based word, particularly for one that traces its origins back to a culture as unique as 10th century Japan. The image...


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 2017-11-12  29m
 
 

episode 9: Samurai - Part 2


One of the key issues with the Japanese conscript army was that it had primarily been established to counter an invasion from the continent. As such it had been modelled along the same lines as the enemy forces that the Japanese had assumed they would...


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 2017-11-26  24m
 
 

episode 10: Darkest Hour


Winston Churchill in 1940


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 2017-12-10  23m
 
 
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