The History Network

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

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episode 1: The Battle of Marathon - Part 1


On September 10th 490 BC, hoplites from the Greek city of Athens faced an invasion force sent from the enormous and powerful Persian Empire to the east on the field at Marathon, a bay 26.2 miles (42.195 kilometres) northeast of Athens. The Athenians...


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 2021-09-12  20m
 
 

episode 2: The Battle of Marathon - Part 2


The Athenian army moved into position for the coming struggle. The right wing was commanded by Callimachus – for it was the regular practice at that time in Athens that the polemarch should lead the right wing; then followed the tribes, in order of...


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episode 3: Interwar Naval Treaties and Battleship Development


At the end of the First World War France and Italy had wanted the German High Seas Fleet divided between them, Britain and the USA wanted it scuttled, which Germany did anyway without permission. The resulting Treaty of Versailles imposed strict...


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