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I forgot to mention the latest podcast is out... The Seige of Khatroum and the Death of Gordon

A rebellion in Egyptian controlled Sudan threatened English outposts. The Gladstone liberal  government in London had little interest in putting down a popular revolt against the Mahdi. But it was felt that British interests in the region could not be…
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Prince Eugene of Savoy is the subject of the latest podcast... We're halfway through season 21! How time flies!!!

Napoleon was a keen student of military history. At some point he penned a list of the seven commanders he deemed to be the “greatest”. Many of these names you will be familiar with; Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Hannibal, Gustavus Adolphus and…
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In the latest podcast we look at the #ACW Battle of Franklin...

As night fell on July 4, 1863, the fate of the Confederate States of America had been sealed.  General Robert E. Lee’s second attempt to invade the Union had been turned back at Gettysburg with heavy and irreplaceable losses.  In the west the city of…
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In the latest #WW2 Podcast Angus is looking at Douglas MacArthur and the #war in the #pacific...

In this episode Angus is looking at Douglas MacArthur with Walter Borneman. MacArthur is one of those personalities that war throws up which are hard to pin down. They have a big personalities and seemingly a huge confidence within themselves that…
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A bit of a different WW2 Podcast for you. In the look at the Stug Angus talked to Jon Phillips who was close to completing his two year restoration of his Stug III. The deadline for getting the engine in and running was the Yorkshire Wartime…
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Anthropoid: Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich is the topic of the latest #WW2 Podcast...

We’ve seen the 1975 film Operation Daybreak and was aware of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, but what Angus wasn’t aware of was the utter destruction of the village of Lidice as an act of vengeance and how the Staffordshire miners helped with the…
We’ve seen the 1975 film Operation Daybreak and was aware of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, but what Angus wasn’t aware of was the utter destruction of the village of Lidice as…
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In the latest Ancient Warfare Magazine podcast we look at the Mithridatic Wars, 88BC to 63AD

“The Mithridatic Wars, pitting the Roman Republic against a defiant Graeco-Persian ruler of a small but wealthy kingdom on the Black Sea, involved some of the largest armies and bloodiest battles in Classical antiquity.” In this episode we’re looking…
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We're in the desert for the latest #WW2 Podcast looking at Operation Agreement, the Allied raid on Tobruk with the SAS and LRDG...

We’re in North Africa in this episode of the podcast. The War in the desert was full of ups and downs for both Axis and Allies. In January 1941 Tobruk fell to the Allies. With the arrival of Rommel the Allies were forced back and Tobruk held out under…
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In the latest Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy podcast we look at crafting men into soldiers with Pendraken and Victrix...

In our second podcast we decided to look at the little men we craft into soldiers and how they are produced. Angus chats with Leon Pengilly from Pendraken who produce 10mm led miniatures and carry possibly one of the most extensive ranges to game almost…
In our second podcast we decided to look at the little men we craft into soldiers and how they are produced. Angus chats with Leon Pengilly from Pendraken who produce 10mm led miniatures and carry …
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From a listener suggestion we're looking at the Cataphract in the latest podcast...

Throughout history there have been many versions of armoured cavalrymen. In the west we might typically think back to the medieval Knight.  Dig down a little deeper and we find that its  precursor was the Frankish panzerotti from the 8th 9th and 10th…
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