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

When the Indian Mutiny broke out in May 1857, members of the Honourable East India Company became involved. Soon, several outstandingly brave deeds by them and other volunteer civilians were reported back in England but there was no official way to recognise civilian valour in times of armed conflict. Dur: 26mins File: .mp3

Direct download: 3104_Thomas_Henry_Kavanagh_-_The_First_Civilan_Victoria_Cross.mp3
Category:military -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC

At the end of the First World War France and Italy had wanted the German High Seas Fleet divided between them, Britain and the USA wanted it scuttled, which Germany did anyway without permission. The resulting Treaty of Versailles imposed strict limits on size and number of warships the newly constituted German government was allowed to build and maintain. This nullified the threat of Germany at sea. Dur: 14mins File: .mp3

Direct download: 3103_Interwar_Naval_Treaties_and_Battleship_Development.mp3
Category:military -- posted at: 12:00pm UTC