Show 25: War to the Knife – the Paraguayan War II

This is the second part of our series on the Paraguayan War, the bloodiest war in South American history. It’s a war of waste, of burned cities and child soldiers. It’s a war of tyrants and monarchs. It’s a war to the knife. It’s all here and it’s all for free on Battlecast – the world’s foremost podcast on military history and its sociopolitical impact. You can find the first episode in this series here: link 

Download this episode here: link


The Road to Armageddon by Thomas Whigham link: amazon

The Paraguayan War: Causes and Early Conduct by Thomas Whigham link: amazon

I Die with my Country: Perspectives on the Paraguayan War by Hendrik Kraay and Thomas Whigham

Francisco Solano Lopez and the Ruination of Paraguay by James Saeger

Seven Eventful Years in Paragay by George Masterman

The War in Paraguay by George Thompson


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