History of the Great War

History of the Great War
Hosted by Wesley Livesay
History of the Great War is a weekly podcast that will cover the First World War that occurred from 1914 and 1918. Every week we will be discussing the events that occurred exactly 100 years ago. We will journey from the borders of France in the blistering heat of 1914, to the shores of Gallipoli, to the banks of Somme, to the final knockout attempt by the German army in the spring of 1918.
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History of the Great War

Kaiserschlacht Pt. 7

The German focus shifts north, and Georgette is launched in Flanders.

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Sources

A World Undone by G.J. Meyer
Ring of Steel by Alexander Watson
The First World War by John Keegan
The Great War Perspectives on the First World War by Robert Cowley
The Kaiser’s Battle by Martin Middlebrook
The Evolution of Strategic Thinking in World War I: A Case Study of the Second Battle of the Marne by Michael S. Neiberg
Myth and Memory: Sir Douglas Haig and the Imposition of Allied Unified Command in March 1918 by Elizabeth Greenhalgh
General Ferdinand Foch and Unified Allied Command in 1918 by Elizabeth Greenhalgh
With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918 by David Stevenson
To The Last Man: Spring 1918 by Lyn MacDonald
A World Remade by G.J. Meyer
Pyrrhic Victory: French Strategy and Operations in the Great War by Robert A. Doughty




Kaiserschlacht Pt. 6

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June 13, 2018 • Operation Michael was over, but what had it accomplished?Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only...

| June 13, 2018

Kaiserschlacht Pt. 5

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June 6, 2018 • The German attack has been launched, and the first day was successful. What happens next?Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to...

| June 6, 2018

Kaiserschlacht Pt. 4

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May 23, 2018 • After months of preparation, on March 21st the German attack begins. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter...

| May 23, 2018

Kaiserschlacht Pt. 3

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May 16, 2018 • In the days leading up to the attack the German troops prepared for their great offensive. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access...

| May 16, 2018

Kaiserschlacht Pt. 2

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May 9, 2018 • With the German Army gearing up for an attack, the British and French were still recovering from a disastrous 1917.Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar...

| May 9, 2018

Kaiserschlacht Pt. 1

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May 1, 2018 • 1918 would see the Germans launch the greatest series of offensives yet seen in the war, that story starts here. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar...

| May 1, 2018

The Air War: 1918

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April 24, 2018 • While the war was coming to a climax on the Western Front, in the skies above pilots and machines were reaching new heights. British Military History Journal February 2018 (FREE!)...

| April 24, 2018

Listener Questions Pt. 1

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April 18, 2018 • Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation:...

| April 18, 2018

Italian Front: The End

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April 11, 2018 • After three years of fighting on the Italian front, the war was over. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter...

| April 11, 2018

Italian Front: Last Gasps on the Piave

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April 4, 2018 • On the Italian Front both armies entered 1918 beat down from 3 years of war, but they both had enough power for one more effort. Support the podcast on...

| April 4, 2018

Italian Front: The Walking Wounded

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March 28, 2018 • On the Italian front both sides stumbled into 1918. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For...

| March 28, 2018

Middle East: The End

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March 21, 2018 • The war came to an end in 1918, in this episode is a quick summary of what came next. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to...

| March 21, 2018

Middle East: Gaza and Beersheba

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March 14, 2018 • The war in the Middle East would come to an end, but not before a successful British attack at Gaza and Beersheba.¬†Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar...

| March 14, 2018

Middle East: The Advance into Palestine

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March 6, 2018 • The primary effort for the British in the Middle East in 1917 would be an attack out of Egypt and into Palestine. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar...

| March 6, 2018

Middle East: Mesopotamia & Caucasus

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February 27, 2018 • The Ottoman military would be stretched in multiple directions, some of which were forced upon them, some they forced upon themselves. Support the podcast on...

| February 27, 2018

Middle East: Arab Revolt Pt. 2

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February 20, 2018 • The Arab Revolt began, and then fizzled very quickly. Lawrence of Arabia also makes an appearance. Support the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get...

| February 20, 2018

Middle East: Arab Revolt Pt. 1

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February 14, 2018 • With the downfall of the Ottoman Empire seemingly imminent, the British would reach out to its subjects in hopes of stoking the fires of rebellion. Support the podcast on...

| February 14, 2018

The Beginning of the End

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February 6, 2018 • Nobody at the time knew that 1918 would be the last year of the war, but we do, so lets talk about what you can look forward to over the next 11 months.Learn more about your ad...

| February 6, 2018

Passchendaele: Mud and Misery

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January 28, 2018 • As their major effort for 1917 the British would launch an offensive in Flanders, it would contain some of the most famous, or infamous British actions for the entire war.Learn...

| January 28, 2018

1917 French Mutinies

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December 7, 2017 • After the failures of the Nivelle offensive, the French army decided it had enough of useless failures.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

| December 7, 2017

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