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 23m. Bisher sind 263 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 7 hours 34 minutes

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episode 1: 3201 The Gothic Genius of Fritigern - Part 1


The Gothic leader Fritigern (possibly based on the Gothic Frithugairns) is, perhaps, one of the most under-appreciated commanders in the ancient world. At the head of a complex confederation of Gothic tribes, he imposed a devastating defeat on the...


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 2022-03-06  20m
 
 

episode 2: The Gothic Genius of Fritigern - Part 2


In the year AD 378, the Eastern Roman Emperor Valens left Antioch to return via Constantinople to deal with the Gothic threat which had been ravaging Thrace and the surrounding provinces since 376. He also sought help from his nephew and the Western...


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 2022-03-20  17m
 
 

episode 3: 3203 The Battle of Poitiers


On the death of King Charles IV of France in 1328, Edward III of England was his closest male heir and therefore the legitimate successor to the throne of the childless Charles. This was due to the ancient Salian (or Salic) law which prevented female...


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 2022-04-10  17m
 
 

episode 4: Ross Lewis Mangles and William Fraser McDonell at the Siege of Arrah


We saw in Season 31 Episode 4 and Season 30 Episode 7 that due to the remarkable actions of several civilians who took up arms under military orders during the Indian Mutiny in 1857 and 1858 that the newly instituted Victoria Cross was altered to...


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 2022-05-01  21m
 
 

episode 5: Saladin


On 4 July 1187, the Sultan of Egypt and Syria, An-Nasir Yusuf Salah ad-Din ibn Ayyub - better known to us as Saladin - won a tremendous victory, one of the most famous of the Middle Ages. Beneath the Horns of Hattin, the twin peaks of an extinct...


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 2022-05-15  25m
 
 

episode 6: The Northwest Indian War - Part 1


In late 1791, during the Battle of the Wabash, also known as St. Clair's Defeat, saw the largest defeat of the American military at the hands of the Native Americans. Out of a force of about 1,000 men, the American suffered a 97% casualty rate:...


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episode 7: The Northwest Indian War - Part 2


The Legion of the United States was America's first attempt to establish a permanent military capable of defending its new borders, from hostile Native Americans, as a reaction to the defeats of the hastily raised regular and militia units during the...


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