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The Silver King's War is a series of World War II plays (The Silver King, Marauder Men, Serviceman and Who Is Della), based on true events about a young man, Stanley Silverfield, who joins the United States Army Air Corps to serve his country as an aviator.Stanley wrote letters to his family throughout World War II from January 1943 to October 1945. He was my dad, The Silver King. I hope you'll enjoy The Silver King's War.
 
The Battles of the First World War Podcast goes in-depth into the battles of the Great War of 1914-1918. The goal is to really go into the details of how and why these battles unfolded and happened as they did. In telling the narrative of these clashes we can revisit some of the stories of the men and women who lived, fought, and died during the first titanic struggle of the 20th Century, for these people have stories that deserve to be told.
 
This series tells the story of UNRRA, The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, the first and largest international aid effort in human history. It's told through the eyes and letters of one of its staff, 29 year old Australian girl, Betty Souter. Few people now living have ever heard of UNRRA or the extraordinary urgent work it performed as the tide of World War 2 turned in favour of the allied nations. Millions upon countless millions of people were displaced, starving a ...
 
This podcast is brought to you by the nonprofit initiative "Stories Behind the Stars".The name Stories Behind the Stars derives its name from the World War II practice of the military giving the families of each of the fallen a banner with a gold star on it. We have the ambitious goal to collect the stories of everyone one of the 400,000+ US WWII fallen in one common database on Fold3.com, freely accessible to all. To make these stories even more accessible, Stories Behind the Stars is devel ...
 
This podcast contains information about World War ll communication. It also contains information about how Nazi Germany used the Enigma to send secret messages during the war. Lastly, this report covers how the Allies cracked the Enigma code. Cover art photo provided by Benjamin Behre on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@hellothisisbenjamin
 
World War II Chronicles is a weekly look back to 'This Week in World War II, 75 Years Ago.' Originally produced in coordination with the National Archives to mark the 50th anniversary of the war, World War II Chronicles features original newsreel reports and archival footage to tell the story as it happened, week by week. Hosted by famed World War II newsreel anchor Ed Herlihy, World War II Chronicles is produced by the American Veterans Center.
 
This podcast series, produced in cooperation with the subcommittee of history of Second World War of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Central European University, introduces cutting edge publications by the members of the subcommittee and other authors. It's aim is to change the ways we talk about the history of the Second World War. The series features both English and Hungarian podcasts.A Közép-európai Egyetem és az MTA második világháború története albizottság közös podcastjában az albiz ...
 
The world could soon transform from WeaponWorld to PeaceWorld. Everyone on Earth is allied in total war against COVID. For the first time in history, we are all fighting on the same side. Each social contradiction of WeaponWorld makes us more vulnerable to Covid, while PeaceWorld would resolve most of them and provide first class health care for everyone on Earth. Crisis and opportunity are the flip sides of the same coin. The mass terror of COVID and its downstream successors may be the cat ...
 
Emerging mysteriously during World War II, metahumans became icons of the best - and worst - humanity had to offer. Yet sixty years later, the world still suffers from war, greed and madness. Worse, man's nadir of systematic cruelty returns with bizarre new weapons. The metahumans of Earth must find a way to defeat this powerful foe and discover what lurks behind the scenes - a secret world hidden from our own. Mercedes Lackey, one of fantasy's most beloved voices, and new talent Steve Libbe ...
 
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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle

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From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Letters of Lester Scott & Charles Riggle

From Camp Lee to the Great War podcast Archiving Wheeling in partnership with the Ohio County Public Library and the Wheeling Academy of Law & Science

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World War I soldiers from Wheeling, West Virginia, Lester Scott and Charles "Dutch" Riggle were drafted in 1917 and trained at Camp Lee, Virginia. Lester Scott served as a Wagoner (mule team driver) in the 314th Field Artillery Supply Company, Battery “A,” 80th (Blue Ridge) Division in France. Dutch Riggle was a PFC with the same unit. These are their letters home. "From Camp Lee to the Great War: The letters of Lester Scott and Charles Riggle" is brought to you by http://archivingwheeling.o ...
 
The longest running independent international affairs podcast features in-depth interviews with policymakers, journalists and experts around the world who discuss global news, international relations, global development and key trends driving world affairs. Named by The Guardian as "a podcast to make you smarter," Global Dispatches is a podcast for people who crave a deeper understanding of international news.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
Since 1984 every wrestling promoter has tried to beat Vince McMahon and the World Wrestling Federation unsuccessfully… except one, Eric Bischoff. From a “C-Team Announcer” to the President of WCW, Eric did it all! The nWo, Monday Night Nitro, and most importantly beating Vince not once, but 83 times in a row! Hear all about it on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff and Conrad Thompson!
 
Why does the cold side of a pillow feel so good? What are the comfiest slippers to wear? Why do we like to collect cool things? This is the sort of stuff that Justin Warner wonders about. With his infinite curiosity about the world, he is on a quest to become the ultimate Bon Vivant, to learn about the things that make life great. Each episode, join Justin as he learns more about life, the things that make life awesome, and answers the question of "Why do these things rule in the first place?"
 
New episodes come out every Monday and Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or t ...
 
November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
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The government of Ethiopia has expelled seven top UN officials from the country. This move comes as the federal government launches a new military offensive against the TPLF -- the Tigray People's Liberation Front. William Davison of the International Crisis Group explains how the civil war in Ethiopia has evolved in recent weeks and describes the …
 
We are nearing the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Honor some of the Pearl Harbor fallen by listening to their stories. You won't believe what these men went through in their lives. Here are the Together We Serve profiles for the men in the episode:-Walter Holzworth-Joseph Guttman-Francis Daniel Day Thank you to Kerilyn Stockdale who researched a…
 
If France wanted to compete militarily with the growing power of Germany, it was going to have to start a serious effort to rearm itself. Email: historyofthesecondworldwar@outlook.com Twitter: WorldWar2Pod Website: historyofthesecondworldwar.comWesley Livesay
 
Today in Geek History: Lee Harvey Oswald, Bob Newhart, The Supremes and more. Every James Bond movie from least to beast This Week in Geek: New World player claims Asmongold's user name before he does, That 70's Show spin-off, internet provider sues Netflix, WandaVision spin-off, China is banning same sex imagery from all media, Edward Scissorhand …
 
The French had fought valiantly but how how long could they resist. The Germans were using innovative tactics that the French had never conceived of. Between the panzers and the Luftwaffe, they could not catch a break. In this episode, we look at how the Battle of France ends. Please visit me at my website. This episode is brought to you by Db. We …
 
Happy Birth/Death Day: Chubby Checker, Gwen Stefani, Janet Leigh and more! Everybody Loves a List: 20 Best G-Rated Halloween Movies! This Week in Geek: Black Widow lawsuit settled--Pokemon Oreos going for thousands--Rocky 4 director's cut--Every hero Marvel creators are suing for their trademark--Choo-Choo Charles game--New Marvel Legends What If..…
 
The battle of the bulge is ramping up Soldiers of the allies are trying to hold of an offensive from the Germans This German offensive is the Germans last attempt at gaining back land and the final chance for a chance at victory Can the allies stop the German offensive, or will the Germans prove to be too strong? Support the show (https://www.patre…
 
Bet chats with her baby sister, Marcelle, about Nanchang life, learning to ride a bicycle, growing concerns about a civil war, and yes, Hank. (Image: Marj Bloch and the UNRRA bicycle)wozfubah
 
Today when most people think of the USMC in WWI, they think about Belleau Wood. They don’t tend to think of the role Marines played in taking Blanc Mont in the Champagne sector in 1918. The French understood the importance of Blanc Mont, but World War I historians tend to devote just a sentence or a footnote to the battle. To discuss the story of t…
 
With mounting hunger, wounds, and death, MAJ Whittlesey and his command continue to hold out in the Charlevaux Ravine. As Whittlesey has said, there will be no surrender. The only book you need to read on the Lost Battalion: https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B06X6N13V8&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_BYXX2G0SGFR7DK0MB2X7 The BFWW…
 
During World War One the 369th Infantry Regiment of the US Army gained a fearsome reputation. One of the most effective fighting units they spent more time in the frontline and suffered more casualties than any other American regiment. Given the nickname Men of Bronze by the French and the Hell-fighters by the Germans they were feared and respected…
 
This episode (published on the 31st anniversary of The Silver King's 1990 funeral) is Part Four and conclusion of Stanley's letters, "Dearest Ones," from Maxwell Field in Montgomery, Alabama. He's completing pre-flight training and is ready to test his talent and training in pilot school. His next posting is the Lodwick School of Aeronautics in Lak…
 
In 1791 the slaves of the French colony of Sant-Domingue rose up against their colonial masters and after a long and bloody struggle, defeated them to found the state of Haiti. Led by charismatic leaders such as Toussaint Louverture it was the only example of a successful slave revolution and the state that was founded was one free of slavery. It w…
 
Lt. Col. Thomas D. Ferran III volunteered to be a part of the first group of trained Marine Corps snipers in the Vietnam War. He spent almost all his time in the field, accompanying various infantry units on their missions. Ferran describes sniping as a personal business, that is simultaneously an art, and a hunt. He was a co-founder and former pre…
 
On 14 October 1066 the armies of William, the Duke of Normandy, and the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson clashed near Hastings in one of the most famous battles in history and one that would decide the fate of the English throne. We all know the outcome but how and why did the battle take place? To answer this question Dan returns with another exp…
 
It’s 2019, and the internet is overflowing with videos of satisfied customers showing off their Shein hauls. But it’s not all smooth sailing when allegations go viral that the company steals from independent designers. Meanwhile, former Topshop brand director Jane Shepherdson has a new gig in the clothing rental business-- but is renting outfits ac…
 
The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) was easily one of Canada’s top contributions to victory in the Second World War. Part of the wider Empire Air Training Plan, in Canada, the BCATP laid the foundations for the training of over 131,500 aircrew (nearly 73,000 with the RCAF) and 80,000 ground crew between October 1940...…
 
On a cold February morning in 1554, Lady Jane Grey was beheaded for high treason. Named as King Edward VI as his successor, Queen Jane had reigned for just 13 tumultuous days before being imprisoned in the Tower, condemned and executed. In this edition of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb talks to author and historian Nicola Tallis w…
 
Hanks back, and that makes for a very happy Bet. A short letter to Mum. (Image: 'K' , Keith Kestevan, at the wheel of 'Old Gert, the trusty UNRRA weapons carrier, preparing for a road trip to Honk Kong with Marj.)wozfubah
 
Dr Maurice Hilleman was a leading American microbiologist who specialised in vaccinology and immunology. He discovered nine vaccines that are routinely recommended for children today, rendering formerly devastating diseases practically forgotten. Considered by many to be the father of modern vaccines, Hilleman was directly involved in the developme…
 
Douglas Wolk, author of the upcoming book All of the Marvels, joins us for the show this week to talk about reading every single Marvel superhero comic since 1961! We talk about his parameters for the project, burning out, whether the Marvel Universe is good, his most and least favorite parts, and much more!…
 
This week Boimler is looking for a bridge buddy, Mariner is getting some Mom-time, and we're spending a long warp getting to know some new Lower Deckers. Join us as we discuss the latest episode of Lower Decks...wej Duj!www.infinitepotato.com
 
On this episode of 83 Weeks, listen as Eric and Conrad revisit TNA Bound for Glory 2011, held on October 16, 2011 at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA! This TNA PPV is probably most remembered for Hulk Hogan vs. Sting in a match for control of TNA with Garett Bischoff as special referee! Other topics include Hulk's physical condition, Hogan'…
 
It’s 2018, and H&M is drowning in billions of dollars worth of unsold inventory. Brick and mortar stores are struggling. But on the internet, Shein is thriving, capitalizing on social media trends to get desirable, ultra-cheap clothing made and into customers’ hands in a matter of days. And once the head of the pack, Topshop is at risk when Philip …
 
In this episode of the Harvey Hunt series, Harvey describes his return to combat in the invasion of Iwo Jima. He also describes the haunting premonitions some fellow Marines would have as well as his impressions of the new B-29 Super Fortress as it began being based on the very islands he invaded and secured. WARNING: Some listeners may find the co…
 
The process by which China makes its foreign policy is often considered to be something of a black box, or at least very difficult for outsiders to discern. Suiseng Zhao is a professor of International Studies and director of the Center for China-US Cooperation at the University of Denver. He has written extensively about the tapestry of Chinese in…
 
In 1888 a series of brutal killings took place in Whitechapel, London which might be the most famous unsolved murders of all time. The case and the killer attracted a worldwide media frenzy like never before and the perpetrator nicknamed Jack the Ripper has gone down in infamy. But an obsession to identify the killer both then and now has meant tha…
 
This episode is Part Three of Stanley's letters, "Dearest Ones," from pre-flight training at Maxwell Field in Montgomery, Alabama. His proximity to Birmingham allows family visits and Ida Mae's home cooking. The hard work of training keeps The Silver King busy, tired and optimistic.Michael G. Sievers
 
After Tyson Fury picked himself up from the canvas again to knock out Deontay Wilder in the eleventh round, Steve and Richie Woodhall break down the action. Steve also gets involved in the chaotic scenes in Fury’s dressing room after the fight.BBC Radio 5 live
 
Usually these interviews start with a topic and go from there, but in this case I was joined by Dr. Alexander Clarke for a wide ranging discussion on naval history. We talked about the Royal Navy, the perception of its preparations for war, the role that naval aviation played in naval planning during the interwar years, Dr. Clarke's upcoming book o…
 
In August 1942 the Allies launched a daring raid across the Channel to capture the port town of Dieppe and hold it for 24 hours. It ended in disaster and death with nearly two-thirds of the attackers killed, wounded or captured. In the aftermath, commanders were quick to try and justify the carnage claiming that the raid was necessary to learn less…
 
Bet despairs at mail lost in a plane crash, shares news and gossip with her mum, and is anxiuously awaiting Hank's return. He's been gone over a month. Will she still like him as much? She hopes so. She thinks so. But intends to be 'very, very sure of myself'. Sounds like things might be getting pretty serious. (Image: In no mans land between the N…
 
Hello and welcome to this weeks episode. Myself, Mr Chris Johnson and Mr Mat 'Simo' Sims await the arrival of our new boss and Psychiatrist to determine if we're loopy or not... but nots all what it seems with our new Col. Kane..... in...... The Ninth Configuration....www.infinitepotato.com
 
After Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder weighed in for their heavyweight world title fight, how could both coming in at their heaviest ever affect the outcome? Steve is joined by former super middleweight world champion Richie Woodhall to break it all down, with contributions from Lennox Lewis and pound-for-pound star Teofimo Lopez. Also, Liam Smith ex…
 
Another great episode about woman's role in WWII learn what it took to be a flight nurse. Read Thelma LaFave's story here https://www.fold3.com/page/638720476/thelma-m-la-fave/stories Volunteer at www.storiesbehindthestars.org Thank you too Lea Schneider for all her work.Stories Behind the Stars
 
London's West End attracts people from across the world to its many theatres, restaurants and famous nightlife but how did this centre of pleasure come to be? Originally on the fringe of London from its very inception, it was the playground of the rich seeking to let their hair down. Many of these entertainments were far from wholesome though with …
 
Today's episode was recorded live in front of a virtual audience and produced in partnership with CGIAR, the world's largest agricultural innovation network. It is part of a series of episodes examining the relationship between climate variability and security. In today's episode, I moderate a panel discussion in which experts discuss the relations…
 
There were big doings in the Nanchang house last night. Calling the fire brigade is not so easy. More of a process really. But the fire is eventually extinguished and hangovers earned in its aftermath. (Image: Tiffin, a light snack, aboard a typical family junk)wozfubah
 
Created by Tinkercast and hosted by Rebecca Sheir (Circle Round), “Who, When, Wow!” is an auditory journey into the lives of unsung heroes, unknown heroines and amazing humans. Each 20 minute “cartoon-for-the-ear” episode immerses kids and their grown-ups in a historical narrative around one fascinating figure you don’t hear about in school but who…
 
As Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder came head-to-head for the final press conference, Steve is joined by American journalist Mark Kriegel to discuss Wilder's changed attitude with new head trainer Malik Scott, and Wilder's manager Shelly Finkel on how they won the court arbitration to get the third fight.…
 
Their attacks of 11 September 2001 sparked a War on Terror which echoes loudly to this day, but where did Al Qaeda come from, how did their ideologies form and what role do they play in the world today? For this episode of the Warfare podcast, James spoke to Dr Afzal Ashraf, an expert in Al Qaeda's ideology and violent religious extremism. Dr Ashra…
 
Happy Birth/Death Day: Chubby Checker, Gwen Stefani, Janet Leigh and more Everybody Loves a List: 20 Best G-Rated Halloween Movies This Week in Geek: Black Widow lawsuit settled, Pokemon Oreos going for thousands, Rocky 4 director's cut, every hero Marvel creators are suing for their trademark, Choo-Choo Charles game, new Marvel Legends What If...?…
 
Family, feuds and the future: the Tormsi family, struggling to make ends meet, reflects on the lack of opportunities in Tunisia today - and the older children especially weigh up their options.There is little money for the family of six that is heavily dependent on their ageing father and the eldest son. Some hard choices need to be made. The two t…
 
Rick Tetrault, Jenn Allen and myself take a belated look at the news of the current Doctor and showrunner announcing their departures in 2022. Elements of this conversation are somewhat obsolete as we recorded this before the news about Russell T. Davies's return to the show was announced.www.infinitepotato.com
 
It’s 2010, and a series of deadly tragedies at factories in Bangladesh paint H&M and the fast fashion industry in a negative light. In response, the company doubles down on sustainability, launching a new eco-friendly line. Meanwhile, Forever 21 goes to court over copyright infringement allegations, and Zara invests in technology to streamline its …
 
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