Packing up for your end-of-the-summer road trip? No need to leave history behind when you can download free episodes of the History with Mark Bielski podcast. Along with fellow historians, Mark delves into the characters, backstories and often intrigues that drove events through history, with special attention to WWII and the American Civil War.
History with Mark Bielski List of Episodes
Operation Overload Part 1 – Mark discusses the planning of the D-Day invasion. Includes excerpts from Stephen Ambrose’s lectures.
Operation Overload Part 1 – Mark covers the grand plan to fool Hitler about the D-Day invasion.
D-Day Airborne Operations – Mark and historian Marty Morgan discuss the actions of the American 82nd and 101st Airborne and the British 6th Airborne Divisions on D-Day.
D-Day Beach Landings – Marty Morgan returns to discuss the invasion operations, Omaha Beach landings and actions at Vierville Draw on D-Day.
In Normandy with Mort Sheflloe Part 1 – Combat veteran Mort Sheffloe discusses his WWII experiences in Normandy and Brittany in 1944. Some of the interviews took place while walking the sands and in the cafes of Utah and Omaha Beaches.
In Normandy with Mort Sheffloe Part 2 – Mort Sheffloe continues discussing his WWII experiences, including Operation Cobra and being shot by a German sniper near Brest.