Month: August 2015

Episode 010

Desertion in the Revolutionary War

Just how bad was the rate of desertion in the Revolutionary War? Strangely enough both horrible conditions and enlistment bonuses contributed to the desertion rate.

Episode 009

The Battle of Bunker Hill – Part II

Colonial Generals Israel Putnam and William Prescott clash forces with British Generals Howe and Pigot, culminating in an almost pyrrhic British victory.

Episode 008

The Battle of Bunker Hill – Part I

The Battle of Bunker Hill (which actually took place on Breed's Hill) is a battle fought near Boston, Massachusetts, on June 17th, 1775 between the Americans, led by Colonels Putnam and Prescott, and the British led by Generals Howe and Clinton.

Episode 007

Presidents Who Served – George Washington

George Washington was not only our countries first President, he was also our military's first commander. But why Washington? What were the events that brought him to, and most importantly made him ready for, leading our countries military.

Episode 006

The Siege of Boston and the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

Angered at the events of Lexington & Concord 15,000 Colonial Troops start the Siege of Boston and Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys take Fort Ticonderoga. War has come to the Americas...