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Go behind the scenes as Marc Edelheit is interviewed by Podcasting Passion.  Learn about how the story is told and the 2Centhistory Podcast is developed.  

Direct download: PP013_Marc_Edelheit_-_Telling_a_Story.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

Captain Bob "Punchy Powell. Punchy was a member of the 352nd Fighter Group during the Second World War.  He flew the P-47, P51 and is one of the few Americans to have flown the Spitfire and as a result is a member of the Spitfire Association.  Bob is currently the Historian of the 352nd.  Bob saw a lot of combat and flew 3 missions over the Normandy beaches on D-Day.  He also flew with Aces Major George Preddy and Colonel John C. Meyer. After the war he became good friends with German Generals Adolf Galland and Gunther Rall.  Sit back and listened to someone who lived the history we read about today.

Direct download: Captain_Bob_Punchy_Powell_Interview.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 3:39pm EDT

The second episode a new series of brief shows on books that I found fascinating and worth sharing. In this episode I discuss 2 of my favorite books.  Many of the subjects I might have done a show on. Go to the website to share your own 2Cents and books you’ve enjoyed!

Direct download: 2Cent_Book_Club_2.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT

This is a new series of brief shows on books that I found fascinating and worth sharing.  Many of the subjects I might have done a show on.  Go to the website to share your own 2Cents and books you’ve enjoyed! 

Direct download: 2Cent_Books_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

This show reviews and examines an unusual hanging during the Revolutionary War. The hanging occurred amid a burned and smoldering city.

Direct download: An_Uncommon_Hanging.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am EDT

Part 1 of a 4 Part Series focusing on the Battle of Britain.  In Fighter Pilot we look into the dawn of the modern fighter aircraft, how technology changed aerial warfare and more importantly what it took to be a fighter pilot during the Battle of Britain... what the pilots experienced and endured. This episode is presented mostly from the British point of view.  The German view will be heard from more as we progress further into the series.

Direct download: Battle_of_Britain_-_Fighter_Pilot.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Episode 5: Part 2 The Conclusion of a Series focusing on the start of the American Revolution on April 19th, 1775. In this episode, Lord Percy retires toward Boston under heavy attack as thousands of American converge on him.  General Heath takes command of the American forces and the fate of the regulars hinges on a critical decision by Lord Percy.

Direct download: Episode_5_Part_2_Conclusion.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 9:26pm EDT

Episode 5: Part 1 of a Series focusing on the start of the American Revolution on April 19th, 1775. In this episode, Colonel Smith’s Expedition begins their fateful return march.  Militias from around the region converge on Smith.  The expedition falls under repeated and heavy attack. Lord Percy marches to Colonel Smith’s relief. 

Direct download: Episode_5_Part_1_Shot_Heard_Round_the_World.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 10:22am EDT

Episode 4: Part 2 of a Series focusing on the start of the American Revolution on April 19th, 1775.  In this episode, Colonel Smith’s Expedition finally arrives in Concord 11 hours after the operation began, the search of Concord takes place and Militia Colonel Barrett leads the first American army to take the field against the regulars at North Bridge.

Direct download: Episode_4P2_Shot_Heard_Round_the_World.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 4:36pm EDT

Episode 4 Part 1: Shot Heard Round the World

Episode 4: Part 1 of a Series focusing on the start of the American Revolution on April 19th, 1775.  In this episode, Paul Revere is freed, Hancock and Adams flee, Colonel Smith and Major Pitcairn continue their advance on Concord and on the way encounter a challenge in the form of a small company of village militia.  A shot kicks off the Battle of Lexington and the start of the American War of Independence.

Direct download: Episode_4_Part_1_Shot_Heard_Round_the_World.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 8:15pm EDT