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. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 2 hours 55 minutes

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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 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 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 4: The ubiquity of the Cretan Archer in Ancient Warfare - Part 1


When a contingent of archers is mentioned in the context of Greek and Roman armies, more often than not the culture associated with them is that of Crete. Indeed, when we just have archers mentioned in an army without a specified origin, Cretan...


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 2020-04-19  13m
 
 

episode 5: The ubiquity of the Cretan Archer in Ancient Warfare - Part 2


One thing to note in regard to Cretans is that when they are mentioned in our sources they are always referred to as Cretan archers or just ‘Cretans’ or, occasionally just archers and we must work out from the context that they were Cretan.


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 2020-05-03  24m
 
 

episode 6: Sir Jeffrey Amherst and the Conquest of New France


The Seven Years War, fought from 1756 to 1763, pitted the alliance of France, Austria, Sweden, Saxony, Russia and Spain; against Great Britain, Prussia and Hanover. The first truly world war, campaigns in the war were fought in Europe, India, North...


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 2020-05-17  26m
 
 

episode 7: The Battle of Stamford Bridge


By the beginning of September 1066, King Harold II was in a quandary. Expecting Duke William of Normandy to invade, he had summoned the fyrd (what passed for the army in Anglo-Saxon times; made up of a proportion of the freemen of each shire who were...


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 2020-05-31  16m
 
 

episode 8: John Hawkwood - The Greatest Mercenary of His Age - Part 1


The greatest mercenary commander of the 14th century, inspiration for historians, poets, novelists and playwrights, John Hawkwood is a name everyone should know. 14th century Europe was a plagued with incessant warfare. The Hundred Years' War began...


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 2020-06-14  17m
 
 

episode 9: John Hawkwood - The Greatest Mercenary of His Age - Part 2


The greatest mercenary commander of the 14th century, inspiration for historians, poets, novelists and playwrights, John Hawkwood is a name everyone should know. 14th century Europe was a plagued with incessant warfare. The Hundred Years' War began...


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 2020-06-28  19m
 
 

episode 10: The Battle of Stony Point


July 15th 1779. The night was dark, the soldiers were ordered to fix bayonets and unload their rifles. Men exhausted, a 14 mile road march in the dead of summer that started at noon got them to this point. Anxiety filled the air as Washington's men...


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 2020-07-12  16m
 
 
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