Show 18: Enemy at the Gates: The Battle of Stalingrad part 1

Stalingrad. It’s a name we’ve all heard before. It’s a showdown between two totalitarian systems and a battle that sent millions of people to the grave. Can you even imagine millions upon millions of men at war? Think about it. In our show today, this tragedy will take place in your ear drums, will desecrate… Continue reading Show 18: Enemy at the Gates: The Battle of Stalingrad part 1

Show 17: The Caravan of Death – The Chilean Coup

On September 11, 1973, tanks ground the pavement of Chile’s capital city. Chilean air force jets bombed the presidential palace. Men fought in the streets. Snipers danced in between buildings, shooting friend and foe, and even each other. The whole nation was under martial law. The radio was taken over. The schools were taken over.… Continue reading Show 17: The Caravan of Death – The Chilean Coup

Show 15: Death Forest – Battle of Teutoburg Forest

In today’s episode we have one of the most important battles in world history: Teutoburg Forest. A loose confederation of Germanic tribes, led by a Romanized German named Arminius, seeks to stem the irresistible Roman advance into the heart of Germany. It was Arminius’s actions that saved the German language. It was his actions that… Continue reading Show 15: Death Forest – Battle of Teutoburg Forest

Show 14: Canada Must Fall – the Plains of Abraham

The Battle of the Plains of Abraham was fought outside the walls of Quebec City. It decided the fate of not only the French in North America but also hundreds of Native American tribes across  the continent. In today’s show we have ethnic cleansing on a vast scale – entire provinces and regions deliberately depopulated.… Continue reading Show 14: Canada Must Fall – the Plains of Abraham

Show 13: Black Hawk Down – The Battle of Mogadishu part 2

It’s our anniversary show here at Battlecast and we’re starting our second year off with an action-packed episode on the Battle of Mogadishu.  In today’s episode you’ll hear an epic story of self-sacrifice as two Delta Force operators attempt to hold back an entire city of hostiles. Meanwhile, General Garrison struggles to scrape together a… Continue reading Show 13: Black Hawk Down – The Battle of Mogadishu part 2

Show 12: Black Hawk Down – the Battle of Mogadishu part 1

It’s October 3, 1993 and 160 soldiers of an American task force are making a routine raid into Mogadishu. It should have been just another minor skirmish. It became a battle that would cost the lives of thousands. On today’s show we’ve got a classic showdown of cutting-edge military technology and training versus the sheer… Continue reading Show 12: Black Hawk Down – the Battle of Mogadishu part 1