He lasted about 30 seconds.
I Started listening to the half track one and he starts off describing the tank. 'In British use they were all slow and seen as support weapons to the infantry. Fuller and Hart suggested fast ones, but it wasn't until Guderian...'
Its like he reached into my head and flicked all the switches that get my back up, and has clearly done bugger all work on the subject.
Superb Podcast - both series are excellent.Agreed. Did you listen to the sequel on Apollo 13?
50 things that made the modern economy.I generally listen to a large amount of podcasts during the week (Easily 2-3 hours a day), so I'm always fishing about for more. Thus I'm after more suggestions.
At current I have the following:
- We have ways: Pretty much more of this please! I mean both of them get stuff wrong, but its generally hilarious, and goes in interesting directions.
- History of England: A decent podcast, albeit a bit slow at times.
- History of Witchcraft: When it's good its very good, however it does have a habit of jumping about all over the place, and the in podcast advert is ******* irritating as there's no warning. Which leads me onto:
- History of World War Two: Same guy who does the advert in the above podcast, and the same advert is in this one. Which is very annoying. Equally, I'm beginning to question the guy's narrative. Such as repeatedly claiming the US beat Japan, and that Nomonhan was a 'large scale tank battle'. So he's on a warning really, and likely to get binned. Really he's only here at current because I've got bugger all other choices.
So with the above in mind, do we have any suggestions?
- Pax Britannica: But that's very hit and miss and doesn't seem pull me in as much as I was expecting.
- Ancient Warfare: The audio quality is shocking on this, and the standard of information is abysmal. First episode, in-between the whine of the noise coming out of my earphones the lead presenter asks one of his co presenters a question about Light infantry. The response was several paragraphs discussing the role of Light infantry, and frequent references to 'They'... which they? Whom are we talking about? Cave men? Persians? Egyptians? WHO?
- Hardcore History: first five minutes started off with some bloke quoting the dictionary entry for the word Laconic. SKIP.
- The Anglo-Boer War: Some South African rapidly speaking down the microphone, and hopping about like a Bunny on crack made it difficult to follow. Frequent repetitions of information, and assumption of extensive background knowledge.
- Revolutions: I tried this one because I was looking for a decent podcast on the ECW, which doesn't seem to exist. This managed to get from the background, to the end of the first ECW in eight episodes. So it was in no way a decent look at the subject. The rest of the series seems to be French and American only.
(I do know of the similar thread, but its a few years old, so hopefully we'll get some new contenders)
Hi, re above, do you have any recommendations RE military related or behind the scenes intelligence type podcasts? Clearly nothing sensitive gets broadcast, but ive been listening to Skys Into the Grey Zone, really enjoyed it and was after anything similar to that. Its all about hacking and i suppose you could say non kinetic methods of warfare. Anything dealing with China id be interested in too if you have any recomends inthat areaNone of the ones I listen to really match that criteria, but I thought I’d ask.
Mine seem to mostly be Sci-fi, Aviation, comedy or modern military study.
If you ever fancy a light hearted off beat comedy podcast I’d recommend ‘The beef and dairy network’ podcast.
For anyone who might like to listen, try starting at episode six or later.
To avoid giving away any spoilers, it’s not a podcast that is actually for farmers.
The World of intelligence.Hi, re above, do you have any recommendations RE military related or behind the scenes intelligence type podcasts? Clearly nothing sensitive gets broadcast, but ive been listening to Skys Into the Grey Zone, really enjoyed it and was after anything similar to that. Its all about hacking and i suppose you could say non kinetic methods of warfare. Anything dealing with China id be interested in too if you have any recomends inthat area
ETA ideally anything i can get via apple podcasts!