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

If one were to travel through the modern day US state Louisiana, you would quickly be transported to what seems like another world. French language signs adorn the streets as the sounds of Zydeco or Louisiana French folk music fills the air. Most would cite the menagerie of foods combining french peasant recipes with African and native additions cooked into the various creatures inhabiting the bayou or swamps as the most intriguing sight of all. The genesis of this unique culture started far to the north in what is now the modern Canadian Maritime province of Nova Scotia. Dur: 22mins File: .mp3

Direct download: 2505_Le_Grand_Derangement.mp3
Category:military -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Although a good amount of time was allowed to prepare for the operation, the campaign itself was poorly planned. Inexplicably, the 13,000 men Napoleon led across the Sinai desert towards Syria in January 1799 were not properly equipped for the desert conditions. Dur: 29mins File: .mp3

Direct download: 2504_The_French_Campaign__in_Egypt_and_Syria_1798-1801_Part2.mp3
Category:military -- posted at: 2:20pm UTC