The History Network
The military history podcast specialists, looking at all aspects of war through the ages.

The origins of the Zulu War of 1879 can be traced to the first decade of the 19th century. It was then, that a rather minor clan of the Bantu people begun to grow into a formidable military force united under a single warrior chief. Zulu were always united in their ways by kinship. Dur: 28mins File: .mp3

Direct download: 1504_The_Battle_of_Islandhlwana.mp3
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Contrary to the 2010 film version of Robin Hood there was no medieval landing craft version of the "Saving Private Ryan" ilk. Before the Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel (the LCVP), boats needed to be beached and their occupants jump over the side into water. Vital time was lost. Dur: 23mins File: .mp3

Direct download: 1503_The_Higgins_Boat.mp3
Category:military -- posted at: 10:21am UTC