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Christmas in Wartime – Part II

In Part II of the Christmas in Wartime podcast, Mark reviews some of the happenings that American and Allied soldiers experienced during WWII. There are a few items from...

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Christmas in Wartime – Part I

War brings few joyous moments. Over the years, Christmas time has provided a few glimmers of warmth. From a surprise victory for George Washington, to mules masquerading as reindeer...

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Predicting Pearl Harbor

As the 80th Anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor during WWII approaches, Mark revisits his interview with historian Ronald J. Drez. They discuss his book, Predicting Pearl Harbor:...

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Conspiracy Theories: JFK and Pearl Harbor

As the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor nears, December 7, Mark revisits his interview with historian Marty Morgan on “Conspiracy theories: JFK and Pearl Harbor.” They discuss Lee Harvey...

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History Events That Happened in August: Civil War and WWII

This week, Mark takes a look at some of the events that happened during the month of August in the American Civil War and WWII. He discusses the infamous...

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Remembering WWII Veteran Mort Sheffloe: Part II

Just a few summers ago Mark was traveling in France with WWII Veteran Mort Sheffloe, who sadly, recently passed away. While walking the sands of Omaha Beach and Utah...

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Remembering WWII Veteran Mort Sheffloe: Part I

Just a few summers ago Mark was traveling in France with WWII Veteran Mort Sheffloe, who sadly, recently passed away. While walking the sands of Omaha Beach and Utah...

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Civil War: The Fall of New Orleans

Continuing his discussion of the fall of New Orleans during the Civil War, Mark discusses the Union bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip by David Dixon Porter’s mortar...

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Civil War New Orleans

Mark discusses New Orleans during the Civil War. General Mansfield Lovell assumes military command of New Orleans and begins to shore up the defenses. He affirms that the threat...

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Civil War New Orleans: Prelude to Conflict

New Orleans fell to the Union on April 29, 1862. As we approach the anniversary of this historic moment, Mark takes a comparative look at developments leading up to...

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