Braveheart: William Wallace and the Battle for Scotland /// 39

William Wallace is an enigmatic figure – most of what we know about him was written by his enemies but tonight we go deep down the rabbit hole to find every shred of evidence that we know about his life. It’s an epic tale complete with guerilla warfare, vicious torture, and the making and breaking… Continue reading Braveheart: William Wallace and the Battle for Scotland /// 39

The Battle of Dunkirk: Operation Dynamo /// 38

Dunkirk. It’s a battle that has inspired countless filmmakers, novelists, and historians – a battle that saved a nation, and quite possibly, the modern world as we know it. As a direct result of the actions of the men you will hear about in this episode, Great Britain survived to fight another day. The cornerstone… Continue reading The Battle of Dunkirk: Operation Dynamo /// 38

Episode 1: Dien Bien Phu

Join us in the bunker this week as we recount the harrowing tale of Dien Bien Phu. Dien Bien Phu was fought between the French and Vietnamese in 1954. The battle is a classic example of encirclement warfare. Our beer this week is 33 export beer out of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. http://media.blubrry.com/429895/archive.org/download/BattlecastDienBienPhuUpdate2/battlecast%20dien%20bien%20phu%20update2.mp3 Download… Continue reading Episode 1: Dien Bien Phu