7 episodes

The First World War was, arguably, the most important conflict in human history, yet many people feel minimal interest in studying the war beyond the cursory glance they're given in grade school. In this podcast, you'll be taught the not only the events of the war, but also the conflict's long-term consequences and how they impact your day-to-day life.

Entrenched: The First World War & Its Impact Andrew McDowell

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

The First World War was, arguably, the most important conflict in human history, yet many people feel minimal interest in studying the war beyond the cursory glance they're given in grade school. In this podcast, you'll be taught the not only the events of the war, but also the conflict's long-term consequences and how they impact your day-to-day life.

    Episode 6: The Paris Peace Conference

    Episode 6: The Paris Peace Conference

    At the war's conclusion, Allied leaders met in Paris and discovered an unfortunate historical truth: defeating an enemy is the easy part, creating a lasting peace is substantially more difficult.

    • 40 min
    Special Episode: The Christmas Truce

    Special Episode: The Christmas Truce

    In late 1914, the guns fell silent across certain portions of the front. What can we learn from this momentous occasion?

    • 19 min
    Episode 5: The War

    Episode 5: The War

    The "war to end all wars" was brutal, global, and violent. This episode provides a summary of what you absolutely need to know.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 4: A Continent-Sized Game of Connect the Dots

    Episode 4: A Continent-Sized Game of Connect the Dots

    In a single month, one assassination led to a confrontation between five of the globe's strongest nations. Here's how.

    • 32 min
    Episode 3: It is Nothing

    Episode 3: It is Nothing

    The assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the event which led to war, was largely the result of inept security measures and blind luck

    • 29 min
    Episode 2: The World As It Was

    Episode 2: The World As It Was

    To understand just how much WWI changed things, we must understand the world as it was. Let's take a tour of the globe in 1914.

    • 1 hr

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