Archive

Below is an archive of every episode of the American Military Podcast, ordered chronologically for your enjoyment.

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...

Episode 005

Battle of Lexington and Concord

The Battles of Lexington and Concord are considered the first battles of the American Revolutionary War, and according to Ralph Waldo Emerson, the first shot of the battle was the "shot heard round the world"

Episode 004

The Intolerable Acts & Paul Revere

The final straw leading up to the outbreak of war at Lexington and Concord was a series of acts designed to punish the American colonists after the events of the tea party.

Episode 003

Military Tactics and Technology of the 1700s

As we near one of the first major military confrontations and the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Before we get there, it’s important for us to understand how the militaries of the time fight and what technologies they use. In this brief interlude, we’ll discuss these technologies and tactics.

Episode 002

Boston Massacre Fallout, Gaspee Affair and the Boston Tea Party

After the events labelled as the Boston Massacre, we see an American population growing weary of taxation without representation. The burning of the Gaspee and the Boston Tea Party are two examples of physical protest against British taxation of the colonies.

Episode 001

The Stamp Act, Sons of Liberty & British Troops in Boston

The American Revolution didn't happen overnight, nor did it happen without the help of "radical" freedom fighters like the Sons of Liberty, but how exactly did it start and why were the colonists angry enough to rebel against one of the largest world powers of the time?

Episode 000

Announcing The Podcast!

I'm excited to announce that the American Military History Podcast is officially launching on July 4, 2015. Check back then for the first episode!

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