Join Luke and Chris in the bunker as they recount the battle of Metaurus – the Stalingrad of the Second Punic War. Beer this month is Birra Moretti, 3.5 bullets out of 5. In this battle, Roman commander Nero attempts to turn the tide in the decisive confrontation of the Second Punic War. This battle… Continue reading Episode 6: Punic Stalingrad – The Battle of Metaurus
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These are some of my resources I used while working on the show notes for episode 8, the Battle of Iwo Jima. Tonight, I’m drinking Kona Big Wave and loving life. Wishing you all the best, Luke
I was working on the show notes for episode 8, and came across this quote from the book War Without Mercy. It’s from a popular Japanese song from 1944. This is how the culture of the Samurai was popularized. Imagine Lady Gaga singing about this and think how completely different this society was from ours.
Here is episode 2 of Bonuscast – the website-only show where Luke and Chris discuss their bad haircuts and drink beer. Topics include Portugal, best battles in movies, Ireland, and how our wives hate our podcast. Leave a five star review on iTunes, won’t you? https://archive.org/download/BattlecastBonuscast2/Battlecast%20Bonuscast%202.mp3 Download link: Download
Thought you guys would like to see a map about the Second Punic War. You can thank Bob from Essex for sending me an email. And just for Bob: I’m sorry but Fuller’s London Ale has got nothing on London Porter. The ale is way too malty.
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