100 episodes

A weekly podcast on the Korean War

Korean War Podcast Paul Kendrick

    • History

A weekly podcast on the Korean War

    Iran 1953 Coup

    Iran 1953 Coup

    The Iranian oil industry was controlled by the British.  Iranian Prime Minister Mosaddegh nationalise the Oil industry, the British try to boycott the sale of Iranian Oil.  A biography of Mosaddegh, he becomes increasingly illiberal losing some public support, this allows the CIA and MI5 to organise a plot against him in 1953.  The Shah take control of the Country and represents opposition.

    • 20 min
    Consequences

    Consequences

    The peace talks between Israel and the Arab states which ended the war. The plight of refugees from Palestine. The expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Jews. from the Arab states. Why the good relations between the Soviet Union and Israel grew worse. The overthrow of Egyptian King Fakour and his biography.

    • 20 min
    Sinai and Gaza

    Sinai and Gaza

    The Israeli Army wins control of the Western Negev.  The Israeli Army then invades the Sinai, the British Government threatens war if the Israelis did not withdrew from the Sinai, so David Ben Gurion agrees to do so..  In January 1949 the Israeli Army cuts off the Egyptian Army in Gaza. The Egyptian Government is forced to begin peace talks.

    • 20 min
    The Battle for the Negev

    The Battle for the Negev

    The third ad final phase of the war begins in October 1948, with the Israeli Army concentrating its forces in the south against the Egyptian Army.  The Israeli Army encircle the Egyptian Fourth Brigade.  The Israeli Army relives Jewish settlements and conquers the Negev.  A biography of General Allon who led the Israeli Army in this offensive.  

    • 20 min
    The Battle for Northern Israel

    The Battle for Northern Israel

    The story of the second United Nations Cease Fire between July and October 1948., the life and murder of UN peace maker Count Bernadotte.  The end of the Arab enclave of the Little Triangle, south of Haifa.  The start of the third phase of the war in October and the campaign in Northern Israel. 

    • 20 min
    The Ten Days Battles

    The Ten Days Battles

    The first UN backed cease fire breaks down and it takes ten days to arrange a second cease fire.  In the ten days of fighting the Israeli Army captures Nazareth, Ramla and Southern Judea but attempts to take Latrun and the Old City Jewish quarter in Jerusalem are repulsed by the Arab Legion.  A biography of Egyptian Army commander in Palestine Major General Al - Mwawi.

    • 20 min

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