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History of the Second World War is a weekly podcast which will cover World War 2, beginning with the tumultuous years after the First World War, continuing into the descent into war during the 1930s, through the war years, and then into the post war aftermath.

History of the Second World War Wesley Livesay

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History of the Second World War is a weekly podcast which will cover World War 2, beginning with the tumultuous years after the First World War, continuing into the descent into war during the 1930s, through the war years, and then into the post war aftermath.

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Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    64: The Third Republic Pt. 4 - Left Left Left Right Left

    64: The Third Republic Pt. 4 - Left Left Left Right Left

    The events of February 6th 1934 would result in a new unity on the French Left, enter the Popular Front.

    • 19 min
    21: Fighter Pilot Nostalgia with Dr. Michael Hankins

    21: Fighter Pilot Nostalgia with Dr. Michael Hankins

    Release Note: I was unable to record this week, so pulling forward this interview that was going to release later this year.

    In this interview I was joined by Dr. Michael Hankins to discuss Fighter Pilot Nostalgia before, during and after the Second World War. The conversation ends up far past the Second World War, but I simply cannot resist a discussion of jet fighters.

    You can follow Dr. Hankins on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hankinstien
    Dr. Hankins' Website: http://mwhankins.com/index.html
    Flying Camelot: The F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia: https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501760655/flying-camelot/
    From Balloons to Drones: https://balloonstodrones.com

    • 34 min
    63: The Third Republic Pt. 3 - France and Friends

    63: The Third Republic Pt. 3 - France and Friends

    Among the most important projects by France during the 1930s would be relations with other nations.

    • 22 min
    62: The Third Republic Pt. 2 - The Shadow of Victory

    62: The Third Republic Pt. 2 - The Shadow of Victory

    After their victory during the First World War the French had some very real problems. Those problems and their possible solutions would shape French policy during the interwar years.

    • 22 min
    61: The Third Republic Pt. 1 - The Maginot Line

    61: The Third Republic Pt. 1 - The Maginot Line

    During the interwar period the French decided to take a bit of concrete and build some fortifications, 5 billion Francs later they had completed an impressive bit of construction.

    • 36 min
    20: Fascism in Interwar France with Dr. Chris Millington

    20: Fascism in Interwar France with Dr. Chris Millington

    Follow Dr. Millington on Twitter: @DrCMillington

    A History of Fascism in France: From the First World War to the National Front https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/history-of-fascism-in-france-9781350006539

    • 44 min

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