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The StuG started development before the war and was in full production by 1940. Designated an Assault Gun it was designed round a Panzer III chassis but no turret, this gave it an extremely low profile. It’s role was to support infantry as they followed…
The StuG started development before the war and was in full production by 1940. Designated an Assault Gun it was designed round a Panzer III chassis but no turret, this gave it an extremely low pro…
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In the latest #podcast we look at #WW1 Commerce Raiders that disrupted Allied shipping during the war...

The threat to Britain’s supply lines during the second world war is a story of U-Boat Wolf Packs, preying on the merchant shipping as they brought vital goods to Britain across the Atlantic. But in other seas and oceans there was another threat, much akin…
The threat to Britain’s supply lines during the second world war is a story of U-Boat Wolf Packs, preying on the merchant shipping as they brought vital goods to Britain across the Atlantic. But in…
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2001 The battle of Ilipa

The Second Punic War was already in its twelfth year with neither side in a strong enough position to claim supremacy. The Roman general Scipio had been campaigning successfully in the contested province of Spain for over three years but now the…
The Second Punic War was already in its twelfth year with neither side in a strong enough position to claim supremacy. The Roman general Scipio had been campaigning successfully in the contested pr…
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The latest @Ancient Warfare magazine podcast is available looking at "The Hittites and their Successors"

Angus is joined by Josho Brouwers, Murray Dahm, Mark McCaffery, Steven Weingartner and Sean Manning. They discuss Ancient Warfare Magazine volume IX, issue 3 “The Hittites and their Successors“. “Anatolia juts out from Asia and forms an important gateway…
Angus is joined by Josho Brouwers, Murray Dahm, Mark McCaffery, Steven Weingartner and Sean Manning. They discuss Ancient Warfare Magazine volume IX, issue 3 “The Hittites and their Successor…
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The latest #WW2 Podcast is now available looking at Churchill and #Britain in 1940.

By the end of 1940 Britain defiantly stood alone against Nazi tyranny. Appeasement of the late 1930s was a reaction against the slaughter of the First World War, even after the fall of France some in power advocated a peace with Germany.
By the end of 1940 Britain defiantly stood alone against Nazi tyranny. Appeasement of the late 1930s was a reaction against the slaughter of the First World War, even after the fall of France some …
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Did you know Dracula was a real historical character?

In December 1476, two monks from the monastery of Snagov, about forty kilometers north of Bucharest, stumbled upon a bloody, mangled, headless corpse. Recognizing the clothing, the monks secretly interred the body in the monastery’s crypt. The head,…
In December 1476, two monks from the monastery of Snagov, about forty kilometers north of Bucharest, stumbled upon a bloody, mangled, headless corpse. Recognizing the clothing, the monks secretly i…
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Richard O’Connor came very close to expelling the Italians out of North Africa, if things hadn’t distracted the British drawing away his troops, there very well could have been no Afrika Corps or El Alamein. Rommel and Monty would have had to make their…
Richard O’Connor came very close to expelling the Italians out of North Africa, if things hadn’t distracted the British drawing away his troops, there very well could have been no Afrika Corps or E…
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Parcels From Home: Red Cross Parcels

Parcels delivered by the International Red Cross proved to be a lifeline for many Prisoners of War. These were guaranteed by the Geneva Convention of 1929 providing PoWs with tobacco, food and some hygiene products. For many they supplemented the meagre…
Parcels delivered by the International Red Cross proved to be a lifeline for many Prisoners of War. These were guaranteed by the Geneva Convention of 1929 providing PoWs with tobacco, food and some…
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Angels of the Underground: Resistance in the Philippines

In this episode Angus is joined by Professor Theresa Kaminski. They look at the Japanese occupation of the Philippines and the extraordinary stories of those women who escaped internment and help American POWs and those interned.
In this episode Angus is joined by Professor Theresa Kaminski. They look at the Japanese occupation of the Philippines and the extraordinary stories of those women who escaped internment and help A…
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Latest Ancient Warfare podcast is now out looking at "The ascendancy of Thebes"

In this episode Angus is joined Josho Browers, Murray Dahm, Mark MacCaffery, Owen Rees and Roel Konijnendijk. We look at Ancient Warfare Magazine IX.2 The ascendancy of Thebes. “The women of Sparta screamed at the sight of the flames that raged just…
In this episode Angus is joined Josho Browers, Murray Dahm, Mark MacCaffery, Owen Rees and Roel Konijnendijk. We look at Ancient Warfare Magazine IX.2 The ascendancy of Thebes. “The women of …
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