29 episodes

Covert takes listeners on a heart-pounding journey through the most dangerous military operations of all time. From the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and how two Israeli snipers foiled Syria’s plan to develop a nuclear bomb, to the real story that inspired the movie Black Hawk Down and the harrowing tale of a British Major’s escape from 2,000 heavily armed militants, you'll be brought to the front line of history’s greatest special forces missions.

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Covert takes listeners on a heart-pounding journey through the most dangerous military operations of all time. From the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and how two Israeli snipers foiled Syria’s plan to develop a nuclear bomb, to the real story that inspired the movie Black Hawk Down and the harrowing tale of a British Major’s escape from 2,000 heavily armed militants, you'll be brought to the front line of history’s greatest special forces missions.

    Introducing: Truth vs Hollywood

    Introducing: Truth vs Hollywood

    Introducing the newest Audioboom original podcast, Truth vs Hollywood. Join Film lovers David Chen and Joanna Robinson as they do a deep dive into well known films and discuss how similar they are to the actual story. The discussion also features interviews with experts, historians, and people who were involved in the real stories. Truth vs Hollywood premieres 6/12.
    Subscribe to Truth vs Hollywood (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/truth-vs-hollywood/id1510582080) on Apple Podcasts: 

    • 14 min
    Introducing Life's Little Mysteries

    Introducing Life's Little Mysteries

    Life's Little Mysteries is the newest Audioboom original podcast and co-production with Live Science. This podcast is for everyone and anyone who loves science and wants to know more about everything around us. Join hosts Mindy Weisberger and Jeanna Bryner of Live Science every Monday as they give you the low-down on all things big and small that truly make you wonder.
    Life's Little Mysteries has new episodes every Monday. Subscribe (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lifes-little-mysteries/id1496044775) to Life's Little Mysteries on Apple Podcasts

    • 12 min
    Introducing: What Makes a Killer

    Introducing: What Makes a Killer

    Listen to new episodes of What Makes a Killer for a look into the life and crimes of the world’s most infamous serial killers. Featuring interviews with family members, forensic experts, law enforcement, and witnesses.
    What Makes a Killer premieres 10/31. Subscribe to What Makes a Killer (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-makes-a-killer/id1483611909) on Apple Podcasts.

    • 6 min
    Assault on Al-Qaeda, Part 2

    Assault on Al-Qaeda, Part 2

    Under the leadership of Joint Special Operations Command, military officials finally track down the elusive mastermind behind numerous terrorist attacks and killings in Iraq: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Hims (https://www.forhims.com/covert)
    Manscaped (https://www.manscaped.com/ ) CODE: COVERT
    VistaPrint (https://www.vistaprint.com/ ) CODE: COVERT
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) .  Music in this episode is “Something (Bonus Track)” and "Scenery" by Kai Engel; "Take Off and Shoot a Zero" by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/) and "Arid Foothills" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com/) .
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  

    • 49 min
    Assault on Al-Qaeda, Part 1

    Assault on Al-Qaeda, Part 1

    This is the true story of how a coalition effort between American and British special force units brought down, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the mastermind behind countless bombings, kidnappings and beheadings in Iraq as the leader of A.Q.I.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Great Courses (https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/covert)
    Mint Mobile (https://www.mintmobile.com/covert)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) .  Music in this episode is “Something (Bonus Track)” by Kai Engel; “Never Again” by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) ; "Haunty Fourstroke", "Violin Spider" and "Blhlicht" by Marco Trovatello (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Marco_Trovatello/) .
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    • 35 min
    Che Guevara's Last Revolution, Part 2

    Che Guevara's Last Revolution, Part 2

    With Che's guerilla fighter, Paco, captured, CIA agent Felix Rodriguez was positive they would soon be able to capture Che himself. But what he hadn't realized - he was the only one who wanted to capture Che alive.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Ridiculous History (https://www.ridiculoushistoryshow.com/)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is “Delirium,” “Morbid Imagination,” “Saturn (Lessons Learnt),” “Aveu,” “visium,” and “Something (Bonus Track)” by Kai Engel; and “Lucerna” by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) .
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    • 32 min

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