Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast – For You the War is Over

(See my other Podcast related posts) – I have been an avid podcast listener for many years. Recently I have been on the outlook for those relevant to WWII. One of the podcasts I recently subscribed to is For You the War is Over. The series is available from Apple Podcasts.

This podcast touts itself as A PODCAST ABOUT ALL THINGS WW2 POW ESCAPES PRESENTED BY A HISTORY NERD AND A TECH GEEK. The series recently completed its second season. There are now 19 episodes available. Each episode looks at a different POW camp escape during WWII. I have listened to the first 11 episodes so far. The episodes are well done. The hosts are self-proclaimed History Nerd Dave McRobbo and Tech Geek Dave Harrysson. Most have been about men and escape attempts that I had never heard of.

If you like to listen to podcasts and you are interested in WWII this would make a good addition to your subscriptions.


If you have an interest in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Resources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 560 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

Podcast: Stories of the Second World War

(See my other Podcast  related posts) – If you follow my Blog you know that I listen to a lot of podcasts. One of those i recently began listening to is Stories of the Second World War. So far I have listed to the first nine episodes and found them all very interesting.

On the About page of the website the claim for the podcast is: A podcast that explores every aspect of World War II. Hosted by Noah Tetzner. There are 19 episodes at the time I write this post. Unfortunately they seem to have ended in April of 2020. They are all in the 20-40 minute range for each episode.

The host is a historian, writer, and the host of several podcasts. The World War II era is one of Mr. Tetzner’s interests. The other being the Viking Age. If this sounds of interest you can find it on Apple Podcasts.

If you are interested in WWII you will enjoy these podcasts.


If you have an interest in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Resources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 520 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

Podcast: Bletchley Park

Updated 3/26/21

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(See my other Podcast related posts) – As I have mentioned many times in my Blog, I listen to many podcasts, particularly those that focus on the WWII era in history. One of the podcasts I have been listening to for some time is the Bletchley Park Podcast. Bletchley Park is, of course, the home of British codebreaking in WWII. 

At the date of this posting, there more than 220 episodes (150 hours of content) available. They range from 30 to 90 minutes in length, with most coming in at around an hour. August 10, 2012, saw the publication of the first episode. New episodes appear about every two weeks. 

If you are interested in the WWII period of history you will find this podcast of interest.

If this podcast interests you you might also want to read Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park, Code Wars: How ‘Ultra’ and ‘Magic’ Led to Allied Victory, and Bletchley Park’s Secret Source: Churchill’s Wrens and the Y Service in World War II.


If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Resources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 520 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

Podcast – The Second World War by Stephen Bedard

(See my other Podcast  related posts) – I listen to a lot of different podcasts. In the past couple of years I have been searching for those that cover the World War II period in history. One of those that I found is The Second World War Podcast by Stephen Bedard.

The length of the podcasts vary widely, though all look to be under an hour. Most are in the 9-15 minute range. I have listened to the first 11 episodes so far and enjoyed them. I’ll be listening to the last four podcasts over the next few weeks.

Sadly he hasn’t recorded any new episodes since September of 2020. There are 15 episodes though that you can download and enjoy.


If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Resources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 510 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

Podcast Series: “Fighting Through from Dunkirk to Hamburg”

(See my other Podcast related posts) – I listen to a lot of podcasts while driving, working in the yard, or just setting and relaxing. Lately I have subscribed to several podcasts that are dedicated to WWII history. One of these is the “Fighting Through from Dunkirk to Hamburg” podcast.

These podcasts have been created by Paul Cheall, the son and editor of his late father Bill Cheall’s second world war memoirs. More than 60 episodes of this podcast have been released so far. He says on his website:

Since Dad’s WWII memoirs were published by Pen and Sword, I’ve been in contact with the families of several of his former comrades. The amazing amount of original, unpublished WW2 material I’ve been sent inspired me to produce a podcast to share with the whole world what these brave men, women and boys went through. I’ve got letters home, anecdotes, memoirs, battles, photographs, interviews with veterans … the lot. All blended into an engaging edge of the seat offering. There’s comedy, drama, poignancy and tragedy in abundance.

And the collection of material continues to expand, gradually extending beyond Dad’s immediate circle to other wars and spheres of battle, such as the brutal WWI battle of Gallipoli.

I began listening to the podcast with episode 1 which was published April 11, 2013. I have most recently finished #24. Episodes range from about 30 up to 90 minutes in length. I’m a couple of years behind, but I am catching up rapidly. The primary focus is on the British Army infantry unit the Green Howards Regiment, but he covers material from a variety of sources.

The stories told on this podcast deal with the war in a personal way. I have enjoyed listening to this podcast. Not surprising, the podcast has gathered more than 150 5-star ratings on Apple Podcasts. If you are interested in WWII history, you will enjoy this podcast.




If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Sources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 490 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

Podcast – BBC World Service Witness World War II

(See my other Podcast related posts) – I only found and began listening to the BBC World Service Witness World War II podcast a short time ago. As they say on their website: More than 50 first-hand accounts of significant moments in WW2. Looking back at almost six years of global conflict, from Hiroshima to the Holocaust.

These are relatively short podcasts and there are actually far more than 50 available. It is more like 110+ episodes. Most episodes are 9 minutes long. They began December 10, 2010 with the last one airing November 6, 2019. They are in no particular order and cover the entire WWII period.

If you are interested in WWII period of history you will enjoy these podcasts.


If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Sources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 490 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

World War II Chronicles podcast

(See my other Podcast related posts) – I have been listening to the World War II Chronicles Podcast for a few weeks. This is a short (usually 3-4 minutes) podcast produced weekly by American Veterans Center. The description on their website:

World War II Chronicles is a radio documentary series produced by Radio America and the American Veterans Center. From overviews of battles to intimate stories of veterans, World War II Chronicles covers the entirety of the US in the conflict, week by week.

The first episode was released December 7, 2016 and it remembers the attack on Perl Harbor. Episode 195 was released at the end of August and there is no indication that the series will soon end. If you are interested in the WWII period in history, you may find this an enjoyable addition to your Podcast list.


If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Sources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 470 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

Podcast Series – WW2 Podcast

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(See my other Podcasts related posts) – I listen to many Podcasts, several of them focusing on the WWII time period. One I have recently begun to follow is “WW2 Podcast“.

In the WW2 Podcast host Angus Wallace I interviews an expert on a subject. They cover the military history aspect as well as looking at the home front of each topic. At the time I write this post there are 124 episodes of the podcast available. The podcast began in April of 2015 with two new episodes released each month.

If you are interested in WWII you will find this podcast of interest.


If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Sources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 440 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

History Extra Podcast: A Nazi serial killer

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(See my other Podcast related posts) – I found the History Extra podcasts a couple of weeks ago. I spent some time culling through them looking for WWII related topics.

Another early episode I found is “A Nazi serial killer and a Tudor gentleman“. In this episode, there is a short (9 minute) discussion at the beginning about a serial killer in WWII Berlin. The episode brings up the interesting problem of increased crime during blackouts. I have not read much about this happening in the UK, but I am sure that it did. I thought it gave some interesting views on the home front challenges.


If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Sources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 370 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

History Extra Podcast – Secrets of WWII

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(See my other Podcast related posts) – I found the History Extra podcasts a couple of weeks ago. I spent some time culling through them looking for WWII related topics.

One of the early episodes I found is “Secrets of WWII, the French Revolution and ‘The History of Scotland’“. In this episode, there is a short (15 minute) discussion of some of the secret dealings with Stalin. I thought it gave some interesting insights.


If you are interested in the WWII era of history, you may find these three pages of interest. 

  • The “World War II Sources” page is a constantly growing collection of more than 370 links to museums, memorials, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds and other sources with information on the World War II-era in history.
  • The “World War II Timeline” page expands almost daily and shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.
  • The About WWII page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.