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Movie: Paths of Glory

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 8, 2016 - 4 comments

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 55 - Blueprint for Armageddon VI

The Americans are coming, but will the war be over by the time they get there? Germany throws everything into a last series of stupendous attacks in the West while hoping to avoid getting burned by a fire in the East they helped fan.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 8, 2015 - 2 comments

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 54 - Blueprint for Armageddon V

Politics, diplomacy, revolution and mutiny take center stage at the start of this episode, but mud, blood, shells and tragedy drown all by the end.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 30, 2015 - 3 comments

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 53 - Blueprint for Armageddon IV

Machine guns, barbed wire and millions upon millions of artillery shells create industrialized meat grinders at Verdun and the Somme. There's never been a human experience like it and it changes a generation.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 23, 2015 - 1 comment

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 52 - Blueprint for Armageddon III

The war of maneuver that was supposed to be over quickly instead turns into a lingering bloody stalemate. Trench warfare begins, and with it, all the murderous efforts on both sides to overcome the static defenses.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 16, 2015 - 0 comments

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 51 - Blueprint for Armageddon II

The Great Powers all come out swinging in the first round of the worst war the planet has ever seen. Millions of men in dozens of armies vie in the most deadly and complex opening moves of any conflict in world history.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 9, 2015 - 0 comments

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