The Second World War Podcast Episodes

Written by Winston S. Churchill , John Keegan

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17th January 1944: Allies launch the Battle of Monte Cassino during the Second World War

HistoryPod - January 17, 2022 03:05 ★★★★ - 214 ratings
The Battle of Monte Cassino began when Allied forces launched the first of four attacks against the Gustav Line in ...
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Unit 5, Discussion 3: Diplomacy Between the Wars and the Causes of the Second World War

Audibly Speaking: Listening to History - January 08, 2020 18:55 ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Why did the first World War not end in 1919 and really only end in 1945?
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2: The Origins of the Second World War

Understanding War - November 24, 2019 17:49 - 36 minutes
In this episode we explore the various impacts of the First World War/WW1, known at the time as "The Great War," on the Second World War/WW2. We'll look at how the immense loss of life, the complete destruction of a generation of young men, and the trauma these problems caused for international s...
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1: The Second World War

Understanding War - November 24, 2019 16:21 - 19 minutes
In this opening episode we describe the scope of Season 1, namely the history of the Second World War/WW2. Please subscribe so you don't miss out on Episode 2, looking at the origins of the Second World War. Follow Jon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonbaldie If you enjoy this podcast and would ...
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The Second World Wars with Victor Davis Hanson- Air Power

American Conservative University - November 09, 2019 12:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
The Second World Wars with Victor Davis Hanson | Air. Watch this presentation at- https://youtu.be/ulQlBOkivu4 Hillsdale College Begin the full course now at https://bit.ly/2HUwedg to watch the other free lectures, including an introduction from Larry P. Arnn. This is the second lecture in...
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Memoirs of the second World War

Information Morning Fredericton from CBC Radio New Brunswick (Highlights) - November 08, 2019 05:10 - 12 minutes ★★★★ - 2 ratings
Angus Hamilton of Fredericton has many memories of serving during the Second World War. The 97-year-old veteran has just written a book about those years, and shares some of those stories with us.
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11: The Second World War

The Aotearoa History Show - October 31, 2019 18:00 - 20 minutes
A second world war swept the globe, dragging New Zealand once more onto the battlefield, this time in the Pacific as well as Europe. In the likes of Crete, Greece and North Africa and on Pacific islands Kiwis served and died. At home, women joined those in reserved occupations to support the...
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Unit 5, Discussion 4: The Second World War, 1939-1945

Audibly Speaking: Listening to History - October 24, 2019 18:28 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Transcript of the Above Episode (Enhanced) In this podcast we trace the major events of the Second World War. This podcast will help you answer the Discussion assignment question that you have for the Unit 5, Discussion 4 of this course.
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Antony Beevor: The Second World War 11.02.2019

Litteraturhuset i Trondheim - Norwegian - October 17, 2019 11:51 - 1 hour
THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND ITS CONSEQUENCES Antony Beevor, en av vår tids mest leste forfattere, kommer til Litteraturhuset for å snakke om andre verdenskrig og konsekvensene av den. Den britiske forfatteren og historikeren har gjort enorm suksess med sine krigsbøker. Som ung tjenestegjorde Beevo...
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Matthew A. Sutton, "Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War" (Basic Books, 2019)

New Books in Religion - October 17, 2019 08:00 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 17 ratings
What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he secretly recruited a team of religious activists for the Office of Strategic Services. They entered into a world of lies, deception, and murder, confident that their nefarious deeds would eventually help them...
Religion & Spirituality

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Matthew A. Sutton, "Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War" (Basic Books, 2019)

New Books in Christian Studies - October 17, 2019 08:00 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 7 ratings
What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he secretly recruited a team of religious activists for the Office of Strategic Services. They entered into a world of lies, deception, and murder, confident that their nefarious deeds would eventually help them...
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Matthew A. Sutton, "Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War" (Basic Books, 2019)

New Books in American Studies - October 17, 2019 08:00 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 20 ratings
What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he secretly recruited a team of religious activists for the Office of Strategic Services. They entered into a world of lies, deception, and murder, confident that their nefarious deeds would eventually help them...
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Matthew A. Sutton, "Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War" (Basic Books, 2019)

New Books in Military History - October 17, 2019 08:00 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 106 ratings
What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he secretly recruited a team of religious activists for the Office of Strategic Services. They entered into a world of lies, deception, and murder, confident that their nefarious deeds would eventually help them...
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Matthew A. Sutton, "Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War" (Basic Books, 2019)

New Books Network - October 17, 2019 08:00 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 109 ratings
What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he secretly recruited a team of religious activists for the Office of Strategic Services. They entered into a world of lies, deception, and murder, confident that their nefarious deeds would eventually help them...
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Matthew A. Sutton, "Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War" (Basic Books, 2019)

New Books in History - October 17, 2019 08:00 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 166 ratings
What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he secretly recruited a team of religious activists for the Office of Strategic Services. They entered into a world of lies, deception, and murder, confident that their nefarious deeds would eventually help them...
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46 Through German Eyes in the Second World War

Fighting Through WW2 History - Afar - October 13, 2019 10:59 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 150 ratings
Stories about the German side of the Second World War. "There was a vast number of ships, absolutely vast. I can tell you that my throat went dry painfully dry, and my hands began to shake. I wasn't the only man to be affected that way, one of the very young lads began to retch as if he was go...
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Episode 102: Interview with Rishi Sharma, founder of Heroes of The Second World War

Distraction Avenue - September 21, 2019 02:31 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
While in high school Rishi Sharma started Heroes of The Second World War, a non-profit organization whose mission is to interview veterans of World War II. He started by biking around his city to interview veterans and three years later he has interviewed over 1,000 veterans from the Allied coun...
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Revisiting the Second World War

BrainBox - September 20, 2019 17:16 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
How should we remember the largest and deadliest conflict in human history, now that we are 75 years away from D-Day and 80 years from the beginning of the Second World War? We discuss the most significant aspects and some lesser-known parts of what might better be called “The Second Thirty Year...
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ACFS Podcast - Episode 5 – Cold War Pawns - The Second World War

African Camp Fire Stories - August 19, 2019 01:49 - 16 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
SUMMARY of Episode 5 – Cold War Pawns – The Second World War Paranoia reigns between the Western Allies (the USA and Britain) and the USSR. The countries allied against Adolf Hitler’s Germany meet to reach agreements; but those agreements are not kept. There are problems with Poland. Hitler ...
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15 August 2019: Atomic espionage in the Second World War, and exploring the early Universe

Nature Podcast - August 14, 2019 17:01 - 24 minutes ★★★★★ - 619 ratings
This week, spilling nuclear secrets, and a mysterious period in the Universe’s history. In this episode: 00:46 "The most dangerous spy in history" We hear the story of Klaus Fuchs, who gave away the details of building an atomic bomb.  Books and Arts: The scientist-spy who spilt secrets of t...
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Robert Crowcroft, "The End is Nigh: British Politics, Power, and the Road to the Second World War" (Oxford UP, 2019)

New Books in History - August 06, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 166 ratings
Few decades have given rise to such potent mythologies as the 1930s. Popular impressions of those years prior to the Second World War were shaped by the single outstanding personality of that conflict, Winston Spencer Churchill. Churchill depicted himself as a political prophet, exiled into the w...
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Robert Crowcroft, "The End is Nigh: British Politics, Power, and the Road to the Second World War" (Oxford UP, 2019)

New Books in Western European Studies - August 06, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
Few decades have given rise to such potent mythologies as the 1930s. Popular impressions of those years prior to the Second World War were shaped by the single outstanding personality of that conflict, Winston Spencer Churchill. Churchill depicted himself as a political prophet, exiled into the w...
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Robert Crowcroft, "The End is Nigh: British Politics, Power, and the Road to the Second World War" (Oxford UP, 2019)

New Books in British Studies - August 06, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 2 ratings
Few decades have given rise to such potent mythologies as the 1930s. Popular impressions of those years prior to the Second World War were shaped by the single outstanding personality of that conflict, Winston Spencer Churchill. Churchill depicted himself as a political prophet, exiled into the w...
Society & Culture History

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Robert Crowcroft, "The End is Nigh: British Politics, Power, and the Road to the Second World War" (Oxford UP, 2019)

New Books in Military History - August 06, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 106 ratings
Few decades have given rise to such potent mythologies as the 1930s. Popular impressions of those years prior to the Second World War were shaped by the single outstanding personality of that conflict, Winston Spencer Churchill. Churchill depicted himself as a political prophet, exiled into the w...
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Robert Crowcroft, "The End is Nigh: British Politics, Power, and the Road to the Second World War" (Oxford UP, 2019)

New Books Network - August 06, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 109 ratings
Few decades have given rise to such potent mythologies as the 1930s. Popular impressions of those years prior to the Second World War were shaped by the single outstanding personality of that conflict, Winston Spencer Churchill. Churchill depicted himself as a political prophet, exiled into the w...
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193: The Second World Wars & Case for Trump with Dr Victor Hanson

Heroic Investing Show - July 04, 2019 04:27 - 20 minutes ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
Gary Pinkerton talks with Dr. Victor Hanson, author of the new book The Case for Trump and his earlier book The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict was Fought and Won, about why he's interested in military history and how Trump was able to pull off a win that nobody saw coming. Ke...
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Episode 26 - Nazis, Canadian Jews and the Second World War

On War & Society - July 01, 2019 04:00 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
Jewish people are traditionally depicted as victims in the Second World War literature. This should come as no surprise, as six million Jews were killed at the hands of the Nazis during the Holocaust. Ellin Bessner, in her new book Double Threat, insists that at least in the case of Jewish Canad...
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Jonathan Fennell, "Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War" (Cambridge UP, 2019)

New Books in World Affairs - June 18, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 18 ratings
Jonathan Fennell’s new book, Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2019) is an unprecedented, panoramic history of the 'citizen armies' of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand and South Africa, the...
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Jonathan Fennell, "Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War" (Cambridge UP, 2019)

New Books in British Studies - June 18, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 2 ratings
Jonathan Fennell’s new book, Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2019) is an unprecedented, panoramic history of the 'citizen armies' of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand and South Africa, the...
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Jonathan Fennell, "Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War" (Cambridge UP, 2019)

New Books Network - June 18, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 109 ratings
Jonathan Fennell’s new book, Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2019) is an unprecedented, panoramic history of the 'citizen armies' of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand and South Africa, the...
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