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Battlecast is the world’s foremost podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact. Each month Dr. Luke Wolf works to bring you an unfiltered understanding of the most important battles and wars of mankind’s history. The official motto of the show: “not left, not right: above,” provides a fresh look at the conventional understandings found in history books. So pull up a chair, grab a beer, and join the conversation.

Battlecast Dr. Luke Wolf

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Battlecast is the world’s foremost podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact. Each month Dr. Luke Wolf works to bring you an unfiltered understanding of the most important battles and wars of mankind’s history. The official motto of the show: “not left, not right: above,” provides a fresh look at the conventional understandings found in history books. So pull up a chair, grab a beer, and join the conversation.

    The Boer War /// 36

    The Boer War /// 36

    The Boer War was fought across the length and breadth of modern-day South Africa. It started as a conventional fight but degenerated into a protracted guerilla war that cost the British people 230 million pounds, approximately 27 billion pounds in today’s money. But the war left another legacy in South Africa – a legacy of… Continue reading The Boer War /// 36

    The First Crusade and the Conquest of the Holy Land /// 35

    The First Crusade and the Conquest of the Holy Land /// 35

    The war for the Holy Land – the First Crusade. On today’s show, we’re taking the besieged crusaders all the way from Antioch to Jerusalem. It’s an epic story filled with war, savagery, and even ghosts the whole way. It’s the story of the Holy Lance of Christ and the bloody conquest of Palestine. It’s… Continue reading The First Crusade and the Conquest of the Holy Land /// 35

    The First Crusade and the Double Battle of Antioch /// 34

    The First Crusade and the Double Battle of Antioch /// 34

    The First Crusade was a watershed moment in both Islamic and Christian history – influencing history across Africa, Europe, and Asia for centuries to come. This is the story. It’s all here and it’s all for free on Battlecast – the world’s foremost podcast on war and it’s sociopolitical impact. I also want to give… Continue reading The First Crusade and the Double Battle of Antioch /// 34

    The H.L. Hunley: First Combat Submarine /// 33

    The H.L. Hunley: First Combat Submarine /// 33

    The H.L. Hunley was the first submarine in human history to effectively engage and destroy an enemy. The story of the Hunley is equal to the story of the Wright brothers’ first flight or Armstrong’s moon landing – a first step with dire repercussions for the future of the world. This is the story. It’s… Continue reading The H.L. Hunley: First Combat Submarine /// 33

    9/11: The September 11 Attacks /// 32

    9/11: The September 11 Attacks /// 32

    The September 11 attacks. Almost 3,000 died. Hundreds of millions of dollars of property was destroyed. 15 pregnant women lost their babies – their bodies spontaneously aborting their children as their fellow citizens fled from the crashing towers in absolute terror. But behind all these figures – these faceless, nameless numbers – there are tens… Continue reading 9/11: The September 11 Attacks /// 32

    The Tet Offensive part 2 / Hue and Khe Sanh /// 31

    The Tet Offensive part 2 / Hue and Khe Sanh /// 31

    The battles for Hue and Khe Sanh were some of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. Hue was the third largest city in South Vietnam and its capture by Communist forces led to the first urban conflict of the Marine Corps since the Korean War. Khe Sanh was the battlefield where classical encirclement strategies… Continue reading The Tet Offensive part 2 / Hue and Khe Sanh /// 31

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