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 1: Fort Necessity and the Battle of Jumonville Glen


In the year 1754, twenty two year old George Washington was on a mission from the Governor of Virginia to enforce the colony's land claim on the area of western Pennsylvania. The French forces had just built Fort Duquesne (modern day Pittsburgh) as a...


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 2018-01-15  14m
 
 

episode 2: Mikhail Petrovic Devyataev


Mikhail Petrovic Devyataev was the 13th child of a Moldovian blacksmith who provided one of the most extraordinary stories of World War 2. The Soviet pilot, captured by the Germans in July 1944, made an incredible escape from Usedom, an island on the...


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 2018-01-28  13m
 
 

episode 3: Caesar


Julius Caesar waged campaigns of strategic boldness and tactical prudence. He fused himself into both head of state and military commander and in the chaos of the late republic, where it became nearly impossible to distinguish war as politics by other...


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 2018-02-11  21m
 
 

episode 4: The Battle of Bunker Hill - Part 1


On June 17, 1775, over one thousand New England militia stood on a hill overlooking Charlestown, Massachusetts and Boston Harbor. Arrayed in front of them in their scarlet and white uniforms, brushed clean for the occasion, were regiments of the...


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 2018-02-25  14m
 
 

episode 5: The Battle of Bunker Hill Part 2


British soldiers in Boston were furious. They were pent up in the city by a bunch of farmers and merchants while their commander seemingly did nothing. April turned to May. The militia forces grew stronger as more companies joined the siege. By now,...


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 2018-03-11  26m
 
 
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 2018-03-25  16m
 
 

episode 7: Led By Lions: MPs and their sons who fell in the First World War


MPs and their sons who fell in the First World War


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 2018-04-08  28m
 
 

episode 8: The Battle of Assaye


The Duke of Wellington, late in life, was asked what was his most difficult battle during all his years of soldiering, after a short pause he replied with just one word, Assaye; his great victory against the Marathas in 1803. A hard fought battle, he...


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 2018-04-22  15m
 
 

episode 9: The Battle on the Medway


A more successful attack was made in 1667 by the Dutch, they sailed up the river Medway, which flows into the Thames estuary, attacking British ships whilst they were in dock. It proved to be a crushing defeat for the Royal Navy


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 2018-05-06  15m
 
 

episode 10: The Battle For Dorking and Spy Fever


A battle at Dorking, that never happened, and German spies that never existed were a cause of great anguish to the British in the early part of the twentieth century. The result would be the creation a secret service, the rounding up of foreign...


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 2018-05-21  17m
 
 
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