In this photograph you can see Mike Durant’s crash site. We’re covering it in the next show and it’s coming soon. It’s going to be a special episode because it’s our anniversary. I just want everyone to know: the response we have received is tremendous. We’ve grown from tens to hundreds to thousands and we’re… Continue reading Coming Soon: Show 13 – the Battle of Mogadishu part 2
Merry Christmas everyone! Chris and I decided to drop the next episode early as a Christmas gift for you. The Battle of Mogadishu is an epic story of modern war made famous in the film Black Hawk Down. In this epic battle, 160 elite American soldiers will battle an entire city of two million inhabitants. It’s… Continue reading Coming soon: Black Hawk Down – the Battle of Mogadishu
Mankind has reflected on lessons from nature since time immemorial. Consider the book of Proverbs: “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest” (Proverbs 6:6). We could also cite the widespread… Continue reading Wild Beauty – the Work of Grainger McKoy
Chris and I want to thank everyone for the support. We’re working on Episode 11 right now – The Battle of the Alamo. In this epic battle, a little less than 200 Texans will try and stem the surging tide of 4,000 Mexicans at San Antonio. It’s an epic story filled with legends from American… Continue reading Coming Soon: Texas Forever – The Battle of the Alamo
Chris and Luke return next month with another episode of Battlecast, the world’s foremost podcast about battles and the only podcast about the Battle of Iwo Jima. It’s called Clearing Hell: The Battle of Iwo Jima part 3 and it’s coming next month. This is the bloodiest part of the battle and a show you… Continue reading Coming Soon – Clearing Hell: The Battle of Iwo Jima part 3
Check out the trailer for episode 10: Clearing Hell – the Battle of Iwo Jima part 3. Notice the extensive use of flamethrowers. Because of the difficult terrain, which often mitigated the effective use of tanks, the Marines relied on flamethrowers. You can see them in action on Iwo Jima in the trailer footage. Below the trailer, a Marine tells the story of what it was like to wield the flamethrower on Iwo Jima.
In this episode, Luke and Chris will take you through the horrors of the kamikaze, the storming of Mount Suribachi, and an iconic moment in American history. It’s all free and it’s all for you, dear listeners. I want to thank Mark for the six pack and for being our number one fan. Chris wants… Continue reading Coming Soon: Episode 9 – Storming Hell; The Battle of Iwo Jima part 2