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The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr
The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr
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A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.

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The Show Must Go On

As the escorting destroyers fill up with rescued crewmen, now it’s the Ohio’s turn as her engines give up the... more

31 May 2023 · 27 minutes
Interview w/ Craig Nelson about his book V is For Victory

Craig Nelson's book V is For Victory has it all: FDR's early days of combatting the Great Depression, restoring faith... more

23 May 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
The Terrifying Had Become Commonplace

When the sun rose on August 13th, the Axis forces in the Mediterranean knew they had one last day to... more

18 May 2023 · 28 minutes
Ships That Sink In The Night

Within a four hour period of darkness, Pedestal will lose many ships. By morning, 7 of the 14 merchants were... more

08 May 2023 · 31 minutes
In the Lap of the Gods

As August 13th turns into the 14th, more ships of Pedestal are lost. Some fought bravely during their last moments,... more

01 May 2023 · 35 minutes
I Was Always Grateful to Mussolini

The ships of Pedestal have entered The Narrows. Waiting for them are Italian E-boats that rule the night. But Keith... more

24 Apr 2023 · 33 minutes
Courage and Cowardice

Churchill visits Stalin for the first time, only to give him bad news. There will be no Second Front in... more

16 Apr 2023 · 28 minutes
The Deadly Game of Dodge Bomb

As Pedestal nears the Narrows, more escorts and merchant ships are lost to Axis planes and submarines. The convoy had... more

10 Apr 2023 · 32 minutes
Four Torpedoes Can Make All the Difference

As Force Z leaves Force X and Pedestal to their fate, Italian subs and torpedo boats line up in the... more

01 Apr 2023 · 27 minutes
Will This Day Never End?

It’s still August 12, 1942 and after two large attacks, the Axis now launch their main attack, that afternoon. There... more

24 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr
The Show Must Go On
The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr