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A look into the history, culture, traditions, and people of the Czech Republic from the eyes of two American expats.
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bohemican Peter Collman

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 9 Ratings

A look into the history, culture, traditions, and people of the Czech Republic from the eyes of two American expats.
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    Past Access Presents: The Great War Revisited (PART ONE)

    Past Access Presents: The Great War Revisited (PART ONE)

    Part One........The Great War was a traumatic world event that helped shape the 20th century and continues to influence the world today. Follow Pete Collman to Belgium, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, and the United States to witness how the global community paid tribute to all those lost and forever changed by World War One.
    Past Access visited museums and battlefields across Europe to test limits of wheelchair accessibility at these historic locations from 2014 through 2018. The two years that followed were full of research and editing leading to this 2-part documentary....The Great War Revisited.

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    • 20 min
    Past Access Presents: The Great War Revisited (Part Two)

    Past Access Presents: The Great War Revisited (Part Two)

    In Part Two of the Great War Revisited, follow Pete Collman to the battle of the Somme, Verdun, Passchendaele, and many points in between to experience the trauma we know as World War One.
    Past Access visited museums and battlefields across Europe to test limits of wheelchair accessibility at these historic locations from 2014 through 2021.

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    • 29 min
    The Czechoslovak Legion: Homeward Bound

    The Czechoslovak Legion: Homeward Bound

    Modern-day re-enactors commemorate the unique contribution the Czechs and Slovaks made to one of the more interesting stories of the great war.....the Czechoslovak legionnaires battle to the sea.
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    • 5 min
    A Czech Merry Christmas

    A Czech Merry Christmas

    It is Christmastime again in the Czech Republic and even though the Covid Pandemic has put a damper on the normal celebrations, the spirit of Christmas still survives.
    We will take you on a nostalgic tour of the Prague Christmas market back in 2019 and offer you a seat at the Christmas Eve dinner table in 2020.
    ​Join Pete as he waits for the Golden Pig and preps for Czech Christmas Carp. Czech holiday traditions are alive and well in 2020!!!
    Veselé Vánoce!!!

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    • 16 min
    Special Past Access DYK: Cher Ami and the Lost Battalion

    Special Past Access DYK: Cher Ami and the Lost Battalion

    World War One was full of many great stories of bravery, sacrifice, and loss. The American "Lost Battalion" was one such story. Over 600 American infantrymen were surrounded by German forces in the Argonne Forrest in October of 1918. Their own American artillery mistakenly fired on their position and the only saving option rested on the wings of the carrier pigeon named Cher Ami.
    Veteran Suicide Hotlines:
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    www.veteranscrisisline.net

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    • 13 min
    Special Past Access DYK: Epic Fail of the Sinking of the Vasa

    Special Past Access DYK: Epic Fail of the Sinking of the Vasa

    The sinking of the Vasa in 1628 was a tragic and expensive failure by the Swede navy.
    On her maiden test run in August of that year, this top-heavy flagship took on water after opening the canon gunports and sank within minutes.
    Found nearly 330 years later, the Vasa was brought to the surface and underwent decades of conservation to be placed in its own state-of-the-art museum in Stockholm.
    This epic fail turned out to be a historic gift for millions of visitors to this amazing museum.

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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

jvaclavik ,

Really good!

It’s very interesting podcast even though I’m Czech. But come on mate, “rohlíky” are the best if you know where to buy them 😂 Try to buy them in Kvilda’s bakery.

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