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Did you go to Salute? Here are the WSS teams take on it....

The Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team, with the Karwansaray the publisher, were present at Salute in London. Between manning the stand and running round meeting people they didn’t have much time, but Guy and Jasper try to convey their impressions of…

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Peter is on location and talking Medieval Undead Armies in the latest Medieval Warfare podcast...

Did the Middle Ages have its own version of The Walking Dead? We talk with Scott Bruce, author of The Penguin Book of the Undead, about some strange medieval tales, including a horde of dead soldiers roaming the countryside around Normandy. Sorry about…

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The Nyadzonya Raid, part of the Rhodesian Bush war, is the topic of the latest #podcast

In the early hours of the 9th of August, 1976, 84 Selous Scouts disguised as local soldiers crept across the Mozambique border into a terrorist training camp on the Nyadzonya River. In the few hours that followed, four Selous Scouts were lightly wounded,…

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Amphibious Operations in #WWII is the topic of the latest #WW2 #Podcast

We’re looking at amphibious operations during WWII in this episode. We’re all pretty familiar with the handful in the European Theatre (Torch, Husky, Avalanche, Overlord and Dragoon), but in the Pacific the list is long… And in many cases the men taking…

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We look at the problems documentary film makers have when dealing with the ancient world in the latest AW Podcast

One of our Patreon supporters suggested for an “extra” we might look at documentary series, such as Barbarians Rising, and the problems of factual programming falling into the same traps that Hollywood feature films fall into. So after we finished talking…

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The battle of Antietam, one of the bloodiest days in US history is the topic of the latest podcast...

“The Battle of Antietam Creek as it was known to the Union, or the Battle of Sharpsburg as it was known to the Confederate States, was fought on the 17th of September 1862 and became the most costly one-day battle of the American Civil War.  The battle…

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Peter is looking at myths about the crusades in the latest Medieval Warfare podcast...

The crusades are a very popular topic. It is also can be one of the most controversial, with books and websites offering misinformation, exaggerations and falsehoods. We take a look at how historians are dealing with the challenges of writing about the…

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The latest WSS podcast is now available featuring Adrian Goldsworthy speaking at Crusade.

Guy, editor of WSS, brings us the latest news from Peter Pig with Men of Company B, a new supplement for In Her Majesty’s Name: Gothic, the Bolt Action Campaign book covering Operation Sea Lion and the 4Ground’s newly announced fantasy war game Legends of…

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Angus talks to Frank Lavin, his father served with the US 84th Infant Div during #WWII seeing action during the Battle of the Bulge...

Angus had been planning to look at some individual soldiers stories for some time, the first was going to be the story of a Green Howard who fought through from D-Day until the end of the war. As his story is similar to Angus’s great uncles everyone in…
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