History of the Second World War

By Wesley Livesay

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 Dec 29, 2021
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History of the Second World War is a weekly podcast which will cover World War 2, beginning with the tumultuous years after the First World War, continuing into the descent into war during the 1930s, through the war years, and then into the post war aftermath.

Episode Date
180: The Fall of France - French War Plans
May 29, 2024
179: The Fall of France - Can We Fight Somewhere Else?
May 22, 2024
178: The Fall of France - Preparations for War
May 15, 2024
177: The Fall of France - Playing the Long Game
May 08, 2024
Summary 3: The September Campaign
May 01, 2024
Summary 2: Germany Prepares for War
Apr 24, 2024
Summary 1: The Third Republic
Apr 17, 2024
176: The Invasion of Norway - The End and Beginning of Norwegian Resistance
Apr 10, 2024
175: The Invasion of Norway - The Recapture of Narvik
Apr 03, 2024
174: The Invasion of Norway - The Snows of Narvik
Mar 27, 2024
173: The Invasion of Norway - "Your troops haven't been defeated!"
Mar 20, 2024
172: The Invasion of Norway - Allied Reactions
Mar 13, 2024
171: The Invasion of Norway - The Naval Battles of Narvik
Mar 06, 2024
170: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 8 - Narvik
Feb 29, 2024
169: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 7 - Fight We Shall
Feb 21, 2024
American History Tellers: The Underground Railroad
Feb 15, 2024
168: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 6 - The Battle for Oslofjord
Feb 14, 2024
167: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 5 - Denmark, Kristiansand, Sola, and Trondheim
Feb 07, 2024
166: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 4 - The Gallant Glowworm
Jan 24, 2024
165: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 3 - Operation Weserübung
Jan 18, 2024
164: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 2 - British and French Invasion Plans
Jan 10, 2024
163: The Invasion of Norway Pt. 1 - The Altmark Incident
Jan 04, 2024
162: The Early War at Sea Pt. 12 - The 1940 Sea Change
Dec 28, 2023
161: The Early War at Sea Pt. 11 - Never Enough Boats
Dec 20, 2023
160: The Early War at Sea Pt. 10 - Opening U-Boat Moves
Dec 13, 2023
159: The Early War at Sea Pt. 9 - Finding U-Boats
Dec 06, 2023
158: The Early War at Sea Pt. 8 - The End of the Admiral Graf Spee
Nov 29, 2023
157: The Early War at Sea Pt. 7 - Admiral Graf Spee on a Rampage
Nov 22, 2023
156: The Early War at Sea Pt. 6 - Panzerschiffe
Nov 15, 2023
155: The Early War at Sea Pt. 5 - Danger Above and Below
Nov 09, 2023
154: The Early War at Sea Pt. 4 - Opening Moves
Nov 02, 2023
Introducing AUSA’s Army Matters podcast
Oct 27, 2023
153: The Early War at Sea Pt. 3 - The Kriegsmarine
Oct 25, 2023
152: The Early War at Sea Pt. 2 - Building Big British Battleships
Oct 18, 2023
151: The Early War at Sea Pt. 1 - All Around the World
Oct 11, 2023
Preview 12: Treaty Cruisers
Oct 04, 2023
Preview 11: The Washington Naval Treaty
Sep 27, 2023
Interview 29: Leyte Gulf: A New History of the World's Largest Sea Battle with Mark Stille
Sep 25, 2023
Preview 10: The Imperial Japanese Navy
Sep 20, 2023
Preview 9: The Victorious Royal Navy
Sep 13, 2023
150: The Winter War Pt. 8 - The End
Sep 06, 2023
149: The Winter War Pt. 7 - The Isthmus Grind
Aug 30, 2023
148: The Winter War Pt. 6 - The War in the North
Aug 23, 2023
147: The Winter War Pt. 5 - Suomussalmi
Aug 16, 2023
146: The Winter War Pt. 4 - Tolvajärvi
Aug 09, 2023
Member Preview 8: Shattered Sword
Aug 02, 2023
145: The Winter War Pt. 3 - The Attack Begins
Jul 26, 2023
144: The Winter War Pt. 2 - Plans
Jul 19, 2023
143: The Winter War Pt. 1 - Nordic Defiance
Jul 12, 2023
142: The Baltic Takeover
Jun 28, 2023
141: The Soviet Union Pt. 11 - By Air and By Sea
Jun 21, 2023
140: The Soviet Union Pt. 10 - The Red Army
Jun 17, 2023
139: The Soviet Union Pt. 9 - The Military Purges
Jun 07, 2023
138: The Soviet Union Pt. 8 - The Great Purges
May 31, 2023
137: The Soviet Union Pt. 7 - The Other Five Year Plans
May 24, 2023
136: The Soviet Union Pt. 6 - Holodomor
May 17, 2023
135: The Soviet Union Pt. 5 - Collectivization in Action
May 10, 2023
134: The Soviet Union Pt. 4 - Collectivization
May 03, 2023
133: The Soviet Union Pt. 3 - The First Five Year Plan
Apr 26, 2023
132: The Soviet Union Pt. 2 - Stalin Comes to Power
Apr 19, 2023
131: The Soviet Union Pt. 1 - The Man from Saqartvelo
Apr 12, 2023
Member Preview 7: Reichswehr Pt. 3
Apr 05, 2023
Member Preview 6: Reichswehr Pt. 2
Apr 01, 2023
Member Preview 5: Reichswehr Pt. 1
Mar 22, 2023
Member Preview 4: Polish-German Documents
Mar 15, 2023
Member Preview 3: German-Soviet Relations
Mar 08, 2023
Member Preview 2: The British Blue Book
Mar 02, 2023
Member Preview 1: The French Yellow Book
Feb 22, 2023
130: The September Campaign Pt. 22 - The Long War Ahead
Feb 15, 2023
129: The September Campaign Pt. 21 - The End
Feb 08, 2023
128: The September Campaign Pt. 20 - The Last Surrenders
Feb 01, 2023
127: The September Campaign Pt. 19 - The Fall of Warsaw
Jan 25, 2023
126: The September Campaign Pt. 18 - Mopping Up
Jan 18, 2023
125: The September Campaign Pt. 17 - A War on Two Fronts
Jan 11, 2023
124: The September Campaign Pt. 16 - The Advance on Warsaw
Jan 04, 2023
123: The September Campaign Pt. 15 - Battle of the Bzura
Jan 04, 2023
122: The September Campaign Pt. 14 - Collapse
Dec 14, 2022
121: The September Campaign Pt. 13 - A Disappointing Start
Dec 07, 2022
120: The September Campaign Pt. 12 - Poland's Allies
Nov 27, 2022
119: The September Campaign Pt. 11 - The Southern Front
Nov 23, 2022
118: The September Campaign Pt. 10 - The Central Front
Nov 16, 2022
117: The September Campaign Pt. 9 - Army Pomorze
Nov 09, 2022
116: The September Campaign Pt. 8 - Danzig and Army Modlin
Nov 08, 2022
115: The September Campaign Pt. 7 - September 1, 1939
Oct 19, 2022
114: The September Campaign Pt. 6 - The Last Days of Peace
Oct 12, 2022
113: The September Campaign Pt. 5 - Panzers
Oct 05, 2022
112: The September Campaign Pt. 4 - Fall Weiss
Sep 28, 2022
111: The September Campaign Pt. 3 - Justifiable Bad Choices
Sep 14, 2022
110: The September Campaign Pt. 2 - Polish Rearmament
Sep 08, 2022
109: The September Campaign Pt. 1 - Poland
Sep 04, 2022
108: Interwar Reflections
Aug 30, 2022
107: Highway to the Danger Zone Pt. 5 - Gonna Take It Right Into the Danger Zone
Aug 17, 2022
106: Highway to the Danger Zone Pt. 4 - The Hotter the Intensity
Aug 10, 2022
105: Highway to the Danger Zone Pt. 3 - The Further on the Edge
Aug 03, 2022
104: Highway to the Danger Zone Pt. 2 - Always Where I Burn to Be
Jul 20, 2022
103: Highway to the Danger Zone Pt. 1 - Out Along the Edges
Jul 13, 2022
102: Nomonhan Pt. 4 - Disaster on the Holsten
Jul 06, 2022
101: Nomonhan Pt. 3 - July Attacks
Jun 29, 2022
28: Close Air Support with Dr. Matthew Powell
Jun 26, 2022
100: Nomonhan Pt. 2 - Opening Phases
Jun 22, 2022
99: Nomonhan Pt. 1 - Changkufeng
Jun 15, 2022
98: Hungary Pt. 2 - Expansion
Jun 08, 2022
97: Hungary Pt. 1 - Eastern European Outcast
Jun 01, 2022
27: First World War Bombing Raids with Dr. Brett Holman
May 29, 2022
96: Interwar Airpower Pt. 5 - Schemes and Dreams
May 25, 2022
95: Interwar Airpower Pt. 4 - Axis of Airpower
May 18, 2022
Presenting - History Daily
May 15, 2022
94: Interwar Airpower Pt. 3 - National Overviews
May 11, 2022
93: Interwar Airpower Pt. 2 - Where do you expect us to go when the bombs fall?
May 04, 2022
92: Interwar Airpower Pt. 1 - So Close Yet So Far
Apr 27, 2022
91: The British Empire Pt. 6 - The Approach of War
Apr 20, 2022
90: The British Empire Pt. 5 - Army of Empire
Apr 13, 2022
89: The British Empire Pt. 4 - Rearmament
Apr 06, 2022
26: 1930s Britain with Dr. Alan Allport
Apr 01, 2022
88: The British Empire Pt. 3 - Mare Nostrum
Mar 30, 2022
87: The British Empire Pt. 2 - The Other Side of the World
Mar 23, 2022
86: The British Empire Pt. 1 - Domestic Politics
Mar 09, 2022
25: The Vickers MG Collection & Research Association with Rich Fisher
Mar 03, 2022
85: The Night of Broken Glass
Feb 23, 2022
84: Germany Prepares for War Pt. 7 - Influences and Decisions
Feb 16, 2022
83: Germany Prepared for War Pt. 6 - The Luftwaffe
Feb 09, 2022
24: Hindenburg, Ludendorff, and Hitler with Alex Clifford
Feb 06, 2022
82: Germany Prepares for War Pt. 5 - More Boats
Feb 02, 2022
81: Germany Prepares for War Pt. 4 - All About Them Boats
Jan 26, 2022
80: Germany Prepares for War Pt. 3 - Running on Fumes
Jan 19, 2022
79: Germany Prepares for War Pt. 2 - The Plan
Jan 12, 2022
78: Germany Prepares for War Pt. 1 - Overview
Jan 05, 2022
77: The Munich Agreement Pt. 9 - Aftermath
Dec 29, 2021
76: The Munich Agreement Pt. 8 - The Munich Agreement
Dec 22, 2021
75: The Munich Agreement Pt. 7 - To the Brink
Dec 15, 2021
74: The Munich Agreement Pt. 6 - I Am Altering the Deal
Dec 13, 2021
73: The Munich Agreement Pt. 5 - We had no other choice....
Dec 02, 2021
72: The Munich Agreement Pt. 4 - Plan Z
Nov 24, 2021
71: The Munich Agreement Pt. 3 - The Summer of 1938
Nov 22, 2021
70: The Munich Agreement Pt. 2 - The May Crisis
Nov 10, 2021
69: The Munich Agreement Pt. 1 - Background
Oct 27, 2021
68: The Third Republic Pt. 8 - The French Army
Oct 20, 2021
67: The Third Republic Pt. 7 - Rearmament
Oct 13, 2021
23: A Naval Chat with Dr. Alexander Clarke
Oct 10, 2021
66: The Third Republic Pt. 6 - Political Cleanup
Oct 06, 2021
22: The Politics of Veteran's Benefits with Dr. Crotty, Dr. Diamant, and Dr. Edele
Oct 03, 2021
65: The Third Republic Pt. 5 - Popular Front in Power
Sep 30, 2021
64: The Third Republic Pt. 4 - Left Left Left Right Left
Sep 22, 2021
21: Fighter Pilot Nostalgia with Dr. Michael Hankins
Sep 15, 2021
63: The Third Republic Pt. 3 - France and Friends
Sep 08, 2021
62: The Third Republic Pt. 2 - The Shadow of Victory
Sep 01, 2021
61: The Third Republic Pt. 1 - The Maginot Line
Aug 25, 2021
20: Fascism in Interwar France with Dr. Chris Millington
Aug 22, 2021
60: Anschluss Pt. 4 - Operation Otto
Aug 18, 2021
59: Anschluss Pt. 3 - The February 1938 Meeting
Aug 11, 2021
58: Anschluss Pt. 2 - Hossbach Memorandum
Jul 28, 2021
57: Anschluss Pt. 1 - The Dreams of Greater Germany
Jul 21, 2021
Season 2 Introduction
Jul 18, 2021
56: Second Sino-Japanese War Pt. 7 - Sinking Deeper
Jun 16, 2021
55: Second Sino-Japanese War Pt. 6 - Death and Suffering in Nanking
Jun 09, 2021
54: Second Sino-Japanese War Pt. 5 - Failure and Retreat
Jun 02, 2021
53: Second Sino-Japanese War Pt. 4 - Battle for Shanghai
May 26, 2021
52: Second Sino-Japanese War Pt. 3 - Shanghai
May 19, 2021
51: Second Sino-Japanese War Pt. 2 - Moving South
May 05, 2021
50: Second Sino-Japanese War Pt. 1 - Background
Apr 28, 2021
49: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 14 - Legacy
Apr 21, 2021
48: Spanish Civil War Pt. 13 - The End of the Spanish Republic
Apr 14, 2021
47: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 12 - Disaster on the Ebro
Apr 07, 2021
46: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 11 - The Battle of Teruel
Mar 31, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 18: Memory and the Civil War with Tom Wardle
Mar 15, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 17: Antiauthoritarian Counterculture in Francoist Spain with Dr. Louie Dean Valencia
Mar 08, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 16: Civil War Veterans with Dr. Stephanie Wright
Mar 01, 2021
Intelligent Speech 2021
Mar 01, 2021
45: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 10 - The Battle of Brunete
Feb 24, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 15: British Foreign Office and the War with Stephen Rainbird
Feb 22, 2021
44: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 9 - Struggles for Power
Feb 17, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 14: Scotland and the Civil War with Fraser Raeburn
Feb 15, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 13: Military History with Dr. Charles Esdaile
Feb 12, 2021
43: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 8 - The War in the North
Feb 10, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 12: Prisoners in Francoist Spain with Jessica Thorne
Feb 08, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 11: Gender Violence in the Spanish Civil War with Charlotte Walmsley
Feb 05, 2021
42: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 7 - Jarama and Guadalajara
Feb 03, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 10: Milicianas with Jessica McIvor
Jan 31, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 9: Stalin's Niños with Dr. Karl Qualls
Jan 29, 2021
41: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 6 - International Involvement
Jan 27, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 8: Basque Children with Dr. Ed Packard
Jan 24, 2021
40: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 5 - Madrid
Jan 20, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 7: International Brigades with Alexander Clifford
Jan 17, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 6: British Public and the Civil War with Harry Taylor
Jan 15, 2021
39: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 4 - Disagreements
Jan 13, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 5: Cuban Antifascism with Dr. Ariel Lambe
Jan 10, 2021
38: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 3 - Violence
Jan 06, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 4: Transnational Anarchism with Dr. Morris Brodie
Jan 03, 2021
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 3: Spanish Anarchism during the Civil War with Dr. Danny Evans
Dec 20, 2020
37: The Spanish Civil War Pt. 2 - The Coup of July 1936
Dec 16, 2020
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 2: Asturian Revolution with Dr. Matthew Kerry
Dec 14, 2020
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 1: Spanish Anarchism with Dr. James Yeoman
Dec 13, 2020
Spanish Civil War Interview Series 0: Introduction
Dec 13, 2020
HMS Warspite with Iain Ballantyne
Dec 11, 2020
36: Spanish Civil War Pt. 1 - The Second Republic
Dec 09, 2020
35: The Second Italo-Ethiopian War Pt. 2 - Resolution
Dec 02, 2020
Special 1: HMS Warspite
Dec 01, 2020
34: The Second Italo-Ethiopian War Pt. 1 - Invasion
Nov 25, 2020
33: The Third Reich Pt. 19 - The Rhineland
Nov 11, 2020
32: The Third Reich Pt. 18 - Rearmament
Nov 04, 2020
31: The Third Reich Pt. 17 - Nuremberg Laws and the Saar
Oct 28, 2020
30: The Third Reich Pt. 16 - We Live in a Society
Oct 21, 2020
29: The Third Reich Pt. 15 - Control
Oct 14, 2020
28: The Third Reich Pt. 14 - Work Work Work
Oct 07, 2020
27: The Third Reich Pt. 13 - Show Me the Money
Sep 30, 2020
26: The Third Reich Pt. 12 - Night of the Long Knives
Sep 23, 2020
25: The Third Reich Pt. 11 - Changes
Sep 16, 2020
24: The Third Reich Pt. 10 - The Enabling Act
Sep 09, 2020
23: The Third Reich Pt. 9 - The Reichstag Fire
Sep 02, 2020
22: The Third Reich Pt. 8 - January 1933
Aug 26, 2020
21: The Third Reich Pt. 7 - "We Will Win Ourselves to Death"
Aug 19, 2020
20: The Third Reich Pt. 6 - The 1932 Presidential Election
Aug 12, 2020
19: The Third Reich Pt. 5 - The Election that Broke Germany
Aug 05, 2020
18: The Third Reich Pt. 4 - The Republic
Jul 29, 2020
17: The Third Reich Pt. 3 - The New Nazi Party
Jul 22, 2020
16: The Third Reich Pt. 2 - The Munich Years
Jul 15, 2020
15: The Third Reich Pt. 1 - The Austrian
Jul 08, 2020
14: The Great Depression Pt. 4 - Unemployment in Germany
Jun 24, 2020
13: The Great Depression Pt. 3 - London and Paris
Jun 17, 2020
12: The Great Depression Pt. 2 - The Depression
Jun 10, 2020
11: The Great Depression Pt. 1 - The Crash
Jun 03, 2020
10: Rise of Mussolini Pt. 4 - The Italian Fascist State
May 27, 2020
9: Rise of Mussolini Pt. 3 - Prime Minister Mussolini
May 13, 2020
8: Rise of Mussolini Pt. 2 - March on Rome
May 06, 2020
7: Rise of Mussolini Pt. 1 - Fascism
Apr 29, 2020
6: League of Nations Pt. 3 - Failure
Apr 22, 2020
5: League of Nations Pt. 2 - Around the World
Apr 16, 2020
4: League of Nations Pt. 1 - Foundations
Apr 13, 2020
3: The Paris Peace Conference
Apr 12, 2020
2: The War to End All Wars
Apr 11, 2020
1: Season 1 - Introduction
Apr 06, 2020
0: Introduction
Apr 05, 2020