A City Burning: The Battle of Berlin /// 67

Imagine millions of men trying to kill each other on a front more than 30 miles long. That’s what this podcast is all about. Millions of men fought in both urban and rural settings, tens of thousands were killed and wounded on this one day. It was April 25th, 1945. This is the story. It’s… Continue reading A City Burning: The Battle of Berlin /// 67

A World in Flames: The Battle of Berlin /// 66

The Fall of Berlin was one of the most important battles in human history. In this ongoing series, Dr. Wolf recounts the story of the last titanic struggle between two totalitarian regimes in minute, exhaustive detail. Drawing from sources never translated into English, this is the definitive history of the Fall of Berlin and the… Continue reading A World in Flames: The Battle of Berlin /// 66

Twilight of the Idols: The Battle of Berlin /// 65

This is part four of the definitive podcast history of The Battle of Berlin. This special double episode covers April 21-23. You can find episode three here: episode three, episode two here: episode two, and episode one here: episode one. It’s one of the most exhaustive histories on the Fall of Berlin that’s ever been… Continue reading Twilight of the Idols: The Battle of Berlin /// 65

A Military History of the Battle of Berlin /// 64

This is part three of the definitive podcast history of The Battle of Berlin. This episode covers April 20. You can find episode two here: episode two and episode one here: episode one. It’s all here and it’s all free on Battlecast, the world’s foremost podcast on war and its sociopolitical impact. Download episode three… Continue reading A Military History of the Battle of Berlin /// 64

Der Untergang: The Fall of Berlin /// 63

This is part two of the definitive podcast history of The Battle of Berlin. This episode covers April 17 through April 19. You can find episode one here: episode one. It’s all here and it’s all free on Battlecast, the world’s foremost podcast on war and its sociopolitical impact. Download episode 63 here: download link… Continue reading Der Untergang: The Fall of Berlin /// 63

Downfall: The Battle of Berlin /// 62

The Battle of Berlin was one of the most important battles in human history. One of the greatest cities ever built, a city whose culture had transformed the Western world, was utterly destroyed. Hundreds of thousands of Germans were killed, wounded, or captured. Hundreds of thousands of Soviets lost their lives. Millions of women were… Continue reading Downfall: The Battle of Berlin /// 62

The Definitive Historical Atlas of the Battle of Berlin

Maps: The Battle of Berlin Block by Block – A Series of Maps by Day and Place: Appendix 1: Maps and Illustrations References: Berlin 1945: A Documentation. (1995). Edited by Reinhard Rurup and translated by Pamela Selwyn.  Berlin 1945: The Final reckoning by Karl Bahm Berlin Diaries 1940-1945 by Marie Vassiltchikov The Fall of Berlin,… Continue reading The Definitive Historical Atlas of the Battle of Berlin

A Short Introduction to Geopolitics

Gérard Chaliand and Jean-Pierre Rageau  Editor’s Introduction: This short selection from Gérard Chaliand and Jean-Pierre Rageaus’ excellent introduction to the field of geopolitics (1993) provides a succinct and comprehensive overview of the key thinkers and ideas in geopolitical thinking. Anyone interested in geopolitics would do well to begin their inquiry with Chaliand and Rageaus’ atlas. … Continue reading A Short Introduction to Geopolitics

Samurai Onslaught: The Japanese Invasion of Korea /// 61

The Imjin War was one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history. Hundreds of thousands were killed. Hundreds of thousands were enslaved. Entire regions were depopulated – former provincial capitals turned into ghost towns. In this episode there is weeping without end; pain without ceasing. An entire people abused and mistreated. This is the story… Continue reading Samurai Onslaught: The Japanese Invasion of Korea /// 61

A Military History of the Imjin War /// 60

In this third episode of an ongoing series, Dr. Luke details the massive Chinese counterattack which spilled across the Chinese-Korean border in the winter of 1593. Tens of thousands of Chinese soldiers linked up with tens of thousands of Korean guerillas and warrior monks to drive the samurai across the Korean peninsula and into the… Continue reading A Military History of the Imjin War /// 60