Waterloo /// 27

Waterloo. It’s a battle that’s on the top of every list of decisive battles in human history. It’s a day that changed the world forever. It’s the nail in the coffin for one of the greatest military leaders in human history and it’s all covered on Battlecast, the world’s foremost podcast on war and its… Continue reading Waterloo /// 27

Star Wars and the Concept of Power

Regular listeners to Battlecast will note I often define power as the capacity to nullify the enemy. Some listeners have written in asking what does that really mean? Watch this Star Wars clip and I’ll answer their question below. Darth Vader and the Concept of Power In this clip, Darth Vader clearly encapsulates the concept… Continue reading Star Wars and the Concept of Power

Show 24: The Paraguayan War and the Battle of Tuyutí

The Paraguayan War. It’s the bloodiest inter-state war in South American history. It’s the bloodiest war in modern history on a per capita basis. Because of this war, the Paraguayan people, an entire culture, almost ceased to exist. And how many of you even knew about it before you read this? But it’s not just… Continue reading Show 24: The Paraguayan War and the Battle of Tuyutí

Show 23: Christmas at the Battle of the Bulge

Christmas, 1944. The weakest sector of the American line is getting ready to celebrate the Yuletide when Nazi Germany, like a second-Mordor, disgorged multiple armies no one knew Hitler even had into the green American troops. The tide of steel was overwhelming. Hundreds of thousands of men would die. Hundreds of thousands of mothers would… Continue reading Show 23: Christmas at the Battle of the Bulge

Coming Soon: Bloody Christmas – the Battle of the Bulge

It’s the bloodiest battle in United States military history and it all took place during the Christmas season: the Battle of the Bulge. It’s Hitler’s last roll of the dice and it’s coming soon on Battlecast – the world’s foremost podcast on military history and its sociopolitical impact. We want to thank Mary and Ben… Continue reading Coming Soon: Bloody Christmas – the Battle of the Bulge