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History of the Great War is a weekly podcast that will cover the First World War that occurred from 1914 and 1918. Every week we will be discussing the events that occurred exactly 100 years ago. We will journey from the borders of France in the blistering heat of 1914, to the shores of Gallipoli, to the banks of Somme, to the final knockout attempt by the German army in the spring of 1918.

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The war in East Africa comes to a close.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The war in East Africa heats up. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A previous version of this episode was posted with some incorrect audio.In this previously Patreon exclusive episode we find out about the war in East Africa.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week I travel to Kansas City, Missouri to speak with representatives of the National World War 1 Museum and MemorialVisit the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial's website at https://theworldwar.org Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The listeners asked questions, I found answers. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
230: Weimar Germany Pt. 3

230: Weimar Germany Pt. 3

2019-11-2700:27:561

The Germans did not do a good job of keeping up with their reparation obligations, and so the French decided to take action.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The Anti-Russian Tide in German Socialism, 1918-1920 by William MaehlThe "Black Horror on the Rhine": Race as a Factor in Post-World War I Diplomacy by Keith L. NelsonWeimar Germany as Seen by an Englishwoman: British Women Writers and the Weimar Republic by Colin StorerLord Hardinge As Ambassador to France, and the Anglo-French Dilemma over Germany and the Near East, 1920-1922 by J. Douglas GooldMussolini and the Ruhr Crisis by Sally MarksPolitics of Illusion: Tirpitz and Right-Wing Putschism, 1922-1924 by Raffael ScheckRapallo Reexamined: A New Look at Germany's Secret Military Collaboration with Russia in 1922 by Gordon H. MuellerThe Reich Government versus Saxony, 1923: The Decision to Intervene by Donald B. PryceThe Ruhr Authority and the German Problem by Amos YoderRusso-German Military Collaboration During the Weimar Republic by Hans W. GatzkeThe Ruhr Crisis, 1923-1924 by Conan FischerThe Struggle for Upper Silesia, 1919-1922 by F. Gregory CampbellCivil War in Europe, 1905-1945 by Stanley G. PayneBritain and the Ruhr Crisis by Elspeth Y. O'RiordanThe Weimar Republic by Eberhard KolbPerspectives on modern German economic history and policy by Knut Borchardt (Translated by Peter Lambert)Founding Weimar: Violence and the German Revolution of 1918-1919 by Mark JonesThe German Revolution 1917-1923 by Pierre BroueLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
229: Weimar Germany Pt. 2

229: Weimar Germany Pt. 2

2019-11-2000:24:361

After surviving possible revolution from the left, the Weimar government is thrown out of power from the right. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The Anti-Russian Tide in German Socialism, 1918-1920 by William MaehlThe "Black Horror on the Rhine": Race as a Factor in Post-World War I Diplomacy by Keith L. NelsonWeimar Germany as Seen by an Englishwoman: British Women Writers and the Weimar Republic by Colin StorerLord Hardinge As Ambassador to France, and the Anglo-French Dilemma over Germany and the Near East, 1920-1922 by J. Douglas GooldMussolini and the Ruhr Crisis by Sally MarksPolitics of Illusion: Tirpitz and Right-Wing Putschism, 1922-1924 by Raffael ScheckRapallo Reexamined: A New Look at Germany's Secret Military Collaboration with Russia in 1922 by Gordon H. MuellerThe Reich Government versus Saxony, 1923: The Decision to Intervene by Donald B. PryceThe Ruhr Authority and the German Problem by Amos YoderRusso-German Military Collaboration During the Weimar Republic by Hans W. GatzkeThe Ruhr Crisis, 1923-1924 by Conan FischerThe Struggle for Upper Silesia, 1919-1922 by F. Gregory CampbellCivil War in Europe, 1905-1945 by Stanley G. PayneBritain and the Ruhr Crisis by Elspeth Y. O'RiordanThe Weimar Republic by Eberhard KolbPerspectives on modern German economic history and policy by Knut Borchardt (Translated by Peter Lambert)Founding Weimar: Violence and the German Revolution of 1918-1919 by Mark JonesThe German Revolution 1917-1923 by Pierre BroueLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
228: Weimar Germany Pt. 1

228: Weimar Germany Pt. 1

2019-11-1300:23:543

In the aftermath of the war was left a German state struggling against revolution from all sides.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The Anti-Russian Tide in German Socialism, 1918-1920 by William MaehlThe "Black Horror on the Rhine": Race as a Factor in Post-World War I Diplomacy by Keith L. NelsonWeimar Germany as Seen by an Englishwoman: British Women Writers and the Weimar Republic by Colin StorerLord Hardinge As Ambassador to France, and the Anglo-French Dilemma over Germany and the Near East, 1920-1922 by J. Douglas GooldMussolini and the Ruhr Crisis by Sally MarksPolitics of Illusion: Tirpitz and Right-Wing Putschism, 1922-1924 by Raffael ScheckRapallo Reexamined: A New Look at Germany's Secret Military Collaboration with Russia in 1922 by Gordon H. MuellerThe Reich Government versus Saxony, 1923: The Decision to Intervene by Donald B. PryceThe Ruhr Authority and the German Problem by Amos YoderRusso-German Military Collaboration During the Weimar Republic by Hans W. GatzkeThe Ruhr Crisis, 1923-1924 by Conan FischerThe Struggle for Upper Silesia, 1919-1922 by F. Gregory CampbellCivil War in Europe, 1905-1945 by Stanley G. PayneBritain and the Ruhr Crisis by Elspeth Y. O'RiordanThe Weimar Republic by Eberhard KolbPerspectives on modern German economic history and policy by Knut Borchardt (Translated by Peter Lambert)Founding Weimar: Violence and the German Revolution of 1918-1919 by Mark JonesThe German Revolution 1917-1923 by Pierre BroueLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
227: Irish Civil War Pt. 4

227: Irish Civil War Pt. 4

2019-11-0600:24:46

The Irish-Civil War would come to an end in 1923, not with a bang but with a whimper.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources   1922: the Birth of Irish Democracy by Tom Gravin   Green Against Green – The Irish Civil War: A History of the Irish Civil War, 1922–1923 by Michael Hopkinson   A Short History of the Irish Revolution, 1912 to 1927: From the Ulster Crisis to the formation of the Irish Free State by Richard KilleenLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
226: Irish Civil War Pt. 3

226: Irish Civil War Pt. 3

2019-10-3000:24:461

After some early failures, the Republican Army would face some hard questions, with no good answers.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources   1922: the Birth of Irish Democracy by Tom Gravin   Green Against Green – The Irish Civil War: A History of the Irish Civil War, 1922–1923 by Michael Hopkinson   A Short History of the Irish Revolution, 1912 to 1927: From the Ulster Crisis to the formation of the Irish Free State by Richard KilleenLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
225: Irish Civil War Pt. 2

225: Irish Civil War Pt. 2

2019-10-2300:26:161

The Anglo-Irish war would end with a treaty that had to be accepted in Dublin, but not everybody thought that it was the best path forward. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources   1922: the Birth of Irish Democracy by Tom Gravin   Green Against Green – The Irish Civil War: A History of the Irish Civil War, 1922–1923 by Michael Hopkinson   A Short History of the Irish Revolution, 1912 to 1927: From the Ulster Crisis to the formation of the Irish Free State by Richard KilleenLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
224: Irish Civil War Pt. 1

224: Irish Civil War Pt. 1

2019-10-1700:31:46

With the war over, the dreams of Irish Home Rule quickly turned into a violent nightmareSources   1922: the Birth of Irish Democracy by Tom Gravin   Green Against Green – The Irish Civil War: A History of the Irish Civil War, 1922–1923 by Michael Hopkinson   A Short History of the Irish Revolution, 1912 to 1927: From the Ulster Crisis to the formation of the Irish Free State by Richard KilleenLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The people of Iraq had risen against British rule, but could they actually succeed?Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The 1920 Revolt in Iraq Reconsidered: The Role of Tribes in National Politics by Amal Vinogradov'A Tedious and Perilous Controversy': Britain and the Settlement of the Mosul Dispute, 1918-1926 by Peter J. BeckBritish Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin DaviesThe British Press and the Future of Egypt, 1919-1922 by Michael B. BishkuThe Cambridge History of EgyptCreating Nations, Establishing States: Ethno-Religious Heterogeneity and the British Creation of Iraq in 1919-23 by Guiditta FontanaDid Britain Use Chemical Weapons in Mandatory Iraq? by R.M. DouglasEnemy on the Euphrates: The Battle for Iraq, 1914 - 1921 by Ian RutledgeCompeting Narratives: Histories of the Women's Movement in Iraq, 1910-58 by Noga EfratiLabor Unrest in Egypt, 1906-90 by Donald QuataertBritish Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin DaviesOrdinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation Through Popular Culture by Ziad FahmyThe Other 'Awakening' in Iraq: The Women's Movement in the First Half of the Twentieth Century by Noga EfratiLiminal Loyalties: Ottomanism and Palestinian Responses to the Turkish War of Independence, 1919-22 by Awad HalabiPatterns of the 1920 rising in Iraq: The Rifā'iyya ṭarīqa and Shiism by Thomas EichPeasants in Revolt - Egypt 1919 by Ellis GoldbergSouthern Kurdistan under Britain's Mesopotamian Mandate: From Separation to Incorporation, 1920-23 by Saad EskanderThe Egyptian Revolution of 1919: New Directions in the Egyptian Economy by Robert L. TignorWar and Occupation in Iraq: What Went Right? What Could Go Wrong? by Judith S. YapheLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The new British Mandate of Mesopotamia would rise in revolt in 1920, hoping to throw off their new British rulers. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The 1920 Revolt in Iraq Reconsidered: The Role of Tribes in National Politics by Amal Vinogradov'A Tedious and Perilous Controversy': Britain and the Settlement of the Mosul Dispute, 1918-1926 by Peter J. BeckBritish Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin DaviesThe British Press and the Future of Egypt, 1919-1922 by Michael B. BishkuThe Cambridge History of EgyptCreating Nations, Establishing States: Ethno-Religious Heterogeneity and the British Creation of Iraq in 1919-23 by Guiditta FontanaDid Britain Use Chemical Weapons in Mandatory Iraq? by R.M. DouglasEnemy on the Euphrates: The Battle for Iraq, 1914 - 1921 by Ian RutledgeCompeting Narratives: Histories of the Women's Movement in Iraq, 1910-58 by Noga EfratiLabor Unrest in Egypt, 1906-90 by Donald QuataertBritish Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin DaviesOrdinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation Through Popular Culture by Ziad FahmyThe Other 'Awakening' in Iraq: The Women's Movement in the First Half of the Twentieth Century by Noga EfratiLiminal Loyalties: Ottomanism and Palestinian Responses to the Turkish War of Independence, 1919-22 by Awad HalabiPatterns of the 1920 rising in Iraq: The Rifā'iyya ṭarīqa and Shiism by Thomas EichPeasants in Revolt - Egypt 1919 by Ellis GoldbergSouthern Kurdistan under Britain's Mesopotamian Mandate: From Separation to Incorporation, 1920-23 by Saad EskanderThe Egyptian Revolution of 1919: New Directions in the Egyptian Economy by Robert L. TignorWar and Occupation in Iraq: What Went Right? What Could Go Wrong? by Judith S. YapheLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Egypt and Iraq would both find themselves under the control of the British Empire after the war, neither of them were necessarily thrilled with that arrangement.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The 1920 Revolt in Iraq Reconsidered: The Role of Tribes in National Politics by Amal Vinogradov'A Tedious and Perilous Controversy': Britain and the Settlement of the Mosul Dispute, 1918-1926 by Peter J. BeckBritish Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin DaviesThe British Press and the Future of Egypt, 1919-1922 by Michael B. BishkuThe Cambridge History of EgyptCreating Nations, Establishing States: Ethno-Religious Heterogeneity and the British Creation of Iraq in 1919-23 by Guiditta FontanaDid Britain Use Chemical Weapons in Mandatory Iraq? by R.M. DouglasEnemy on the Euphrates: The Battle for Iraq, 1914 - 1921 by Ian RutledgeCompeting Narratives: Histories of the Women's Movement in Iraq, 1910-58 by Noga EfratiLabor Unrest in Egypt, 1906-90 by Donald QuataertBritish Oil Policy in the Middle East 1919-1932 by Colin DaviesOrdinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation Through Popular Culture by Ziad FahmyThe Other 'Awakening' in Iraq: The Women's Movement in the First Half of the Twentieth Century by Noga EfratiLiminal Loyalties: Ottomanism and Palestinian Responses to the Turkish War of Independence, 1919-22 by Awad HalabiPatterns of the 1920 rising in Iraq: The Rifā'iyya ṭarīqa and Shiism by Thomas EichPeasants in Revolt - Egypt 1919 by Ellis GoldbergSouthern Kurdistan under Britain's Mesopotamian Mandate: From Separation to Incorporation, 1920-23 by Saad EskanderThe Egyptian Revolution of 1919: New Directions in the Egyptian Economy by Robert L. TignorWar and Occupation in Iraq: What Went Right? What Could Go Wrong? by Judith S. YapheLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Greeks would first land in Anatolia in Smyrna, and when they returned it would cause a disaster. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:Paradise Lost: Smryna 1922: The Destruction of a Christian City in the Islamic World by Giles MiltonAtaturk, Lloyd George and the Megali Idea: Cause and Consequence of the Greek Plan to Seize Constantinople from the Allies, June-August 1922 by Michael M. FinefrockGreat Britain and the Greco-Turkish War, 1912-1922 by Karl G. LarewThe Greco-Turkish War, 1920-1922 by Peter Kincaid JensenUnited States Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters, 1919-1924 by Henry P. Beers (1943)Ataturk: Rebirth of a Nation by Andrew MangoAtatürk: The Biography by Kinross, PatrickLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
While Mustafa Kemal solidifies his power in Ankara, the Greeks arrive. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:Paradise Lost: Smryna 1922: The Destruction of a Christian City in the Islamic World by Giles MiltonAtaturk, Lloyd George and the Megali Idea: Cause and Consequence of the Greek Plan to Seize Constantinople from the Allies, June-August 1922 by Michael M. FinefrockGreat Britain and the Greco-Turkish War, 1912-1922 by Karl G. LarewThe Greco-Turkish War, 1920-1922 by Peter Kincaid JensenUnited States Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters, 1919-1924 by Henry P. Beers (1943)Ataturk: Rebirth of a Nation by Andrew MangoAtatürk: The Biography by Kinross, PatrickLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Armistice of Mudros ended the war for the Ottoman Empire, but fighting in the remnants of the Empire was far from over. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:Paradise Lost: Smryna 1922: The Destruction of a Christian City in the Islamic World by Giles MiltonAtaturk, Lloyd George and the Megali Idea: Cause and Consequence of the Greek Plan to Seize Constantinople from the Allies, June-August 1922 by Michael M. FinefrockGreat Britain and the Greco-Turkish War, 1912-1922 by Karl G. LarewThe Greco-Turkish War, 1920-1922 by Peter Kincaid JensenUnited States Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters, 1919-1924 by Henry P. Beers (1943)Ataturk: Rebirth of a Nation by Andrew MangoAtatürk: The Biography by Kinross, PatrickLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
During its fight for independence Lithuania would be trapped between its neighbors.Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917–21 by Prit ButtarThe Baltic States The Years of Independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania 1917-1940 by George Von RauchThe Baltic Germans and German Policy towards Latvia after 1918 by J.W. HidenThe Baltic States: The National Self-Determination of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Edited By Graham SmithThe Baltic States and Weimar Ostpolitick by John HidenDefending National Sovereignty Against two Russians: Estonia in the Russian Civil War, 1918-1920 by Karsten BruggemannThe Formation of the Lithuanian Foreign Office, 1918-1921 by Alfred Erich SennGerman freecorps in the Baltic, 1918-1919 by Charles L. SullivanNational Communism and World Revolution: The Political Consequences of German Military Withdrawal from the Baltic Area in 1918-19 by James D. WhiteThe Lithuanian Card in Russian Policy, 1914-1917 by Raimundas LopataSoviet Policy Toward the Baltic States 1918-1940 by Albert N. Tarulis The Baltic Nations and Europe: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in the Twentieth Century by John Hiden and Patrick SalmonLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
With the retreat of the German army in November 1918, the Latvian began a fight for their future. Do you want to chat with other History of the Great War listeners, and yours truly, come hang out in Discord: https://discord.gg/ASbBjaTSupport the podcast on http://patreon.com/historyofthegreatwar where you can get access to special supporter only episodes.For a no strings attached donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2528RCAZG4R3Y&source=urlSources:The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917–21 by Prit ButtarThe Baltic States The Years of Independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania 1917-1940 by George Von RauchThe Baltic Germans and German Policy towards Latvia after 1918 by J.W. HidenThe Baltic States: The National Self-Determination of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Edited By Graham SmithThe Baltic States and Weimar Ostpolitick by John HidenDefending National Sovereignty Against two Russians: Estonia in the Russian Civil War, 1918-1920 by Karsten BruggemannThe Formation of the Lithuanian Foreign Office, 1918-1921 by Alfred Erich SennGerman freecorps in the Baltic, 1918-1919 by Charles L. SullivanNational Communism and World Revolution: The Political Consequences of German Military Withdrawal from the Baltic Area in 1918-19 by James D. WhiteThe Lithuanian Card in Russian Policy, 1914-1917 by Raimundas LopataSoviet Policy Toward the Baltic States 1918-1940 by Albert N. Tarulis The Baltic Nations and Europe: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in the Twentieth Century by John Hiden and Patrick SalmonLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Andy Bluestein

Good content, ads are obnoxious and happen unexpectedly during the episodes

Nov 12th
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Samfia Dringus

ads are sooo damn loud! can't listen to this with earbuds.

Oct 15th
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Nathaniel Slaten

"Obviously not important at all. it's just a random day in November. "

Jun 3rd
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Austin Lee Vanderlyn

There's a book you might like that I dont see in the sources called "A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and the Great War", about Tolkein, CS Lewis, their friendship, and how the war affected their writing

May 1st
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Peter Chaloner

3 syllables. Myu-tin-nee. Not myoot-nee.

Feb 13th
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Cristian Butusina

Great podcast. Detailed, quite unbiased, well documented

Jan 19th
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wonka whiteMan

Wonderful podcast I love your approach to it.Bravo

Nov 11th
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Peter English

fantastic podcast that tells the story of the first world war with loads of entertainment and respect for every country involved, ads are repetitive tho

Sep 4th
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Peter Chaloner

There is no month called Febb-you-erry, as you claim. February with an R follows January.

Jul 2nd
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Noah Stokes-waters

bloody decent podcast

May 21st
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Peter Chaloner

Iddly is not a country, though all Yanks think it is.

Mar 28th
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Peter Chaloner

Italian tank for sale. Five gears, all reverse.

Mar 28th
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Jack Baribeau

Africa?

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