Jun 17, 2021
CHM030- The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Revolutionary Wars most casualty producing battle for the British was not Yorktown or Trenton but took place on a hill at the Charlestown Peninsula on July 17, 1775. This episode we go over the mislabelled Battle of Bunker Hill. The lead up, events and personalities...
Mar 27, 2021
CHM029- First Platoon (Interview with Author Annie Jacobsen)
Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen’s new investigative work has profound implications for democracy. First Platoon: A Story of Modern War in the Age of Identity Dominance (Dutton, 2021) reveals the full account of...
Mar 16, 2021
CHM028- Battle of The Crater
One of the most film ready stories of the Civil War. When a stand-off occurs at the Siege of Petersburg looks to be taking a long time towards the end of the war, a seemingly insane plan to break the defenses of the Confederates is born. When failed leadership and planning ends up...
Jan 27, 2021
CHM027- Cold Harbor
Towards the end of the Civil War and the Overland Campaign newly promoted Lt General U.S. Grant faces down General Robert E. Lee. He learns a hard lesson about frontal assaults on reinforced positions.
Jeff & Andrew also speak about the events in D.C. a few weeks ago.
Jan 19, 2021
CHM026- Battle of The Aleutian Islands
Empire of Japan after bombing Pearl Harbor invaded United States soil. The battlefields of World War II make their way onto U.S. land.