Category Archives: World War II

WWII: Mythology; The Bomb; & What if Germany had Won?

(Episode Excerpts: 10.3, 22.3, 22.5, and 28.2) This week we’ve bundled a collection of World War II segments into a single show: (1) on the anniversary of Hitler’s suicide, Boris and Adrian talk about the mythology of WWII; (2) we discuss the decision to drop the bomb; (3) plus some after-show chatter (I was out of the room during most of the bomb segment. This is, in-part, what we talked about after that show); and (4) Boris and Adrian ask, “what if Germany won WWII?”
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#22.5: The Bomb (our after-show discussion)

(Recorded August 9, 2014) We gave everyone the weekend off for Labor Day. So instead of your regularly scheduled podcast, we’re sharing some never-before-aired after-show chatter. It’s from the recording of Episode 22 in which we discussed the decision to drop The Bomb. We record the podcast via video chat, and David was out of the room during most of the bomb segment. This is, in-part, what we talked about after the show.

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World War II’s Big Three (the Allied leaders)

(Episode Excerpts: 13.3, 15.3, and 16.2) This week, we’ve bundled our discussion of the allied leaders into a single show: (1) Boris and Adrain talk about Uncle Joe Stalin; (2) they reminisce about Churchill despite being born in the 80′s; and (3) we rap things up with a look at FDR – just how many points should he loose for the internment camps?

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