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American Military History Podcast

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Join amateur military historian podcaster Justin Johnson as he covers the military history of America in the American Military History Podcast. Covering America’s Military History from the Revolutionary War through current day conflicts. New episodes release every Thursday. Subscribe on iTunes to stay up to date.

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Join amateur military historian podcaster Justin Johnson as he covers the military history of America in the American Military History Podcast. Covering America’s Military History from the Revolutionary War through current day conflicts. New episodes release every Thursday. Subscribe on iTunes to stay up to date.

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Please come back

By USAFCCF - Oct 21 2019
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I hope this podcast returns at some point as I find it very good to listen to.

Great podcast

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I just wish I had been listening as the podcast was running.

iTunes Ratings

733 Ratings
Average Ratings
621
63
20
16
13

Please come back

By USAFCCF - Oct 21 2019
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I hope this podcast returns at some point as I find it very good to listen to.

Great podcast

By Mo poppins - Aug 14 2019
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I just wish I had been listening as the podcast was running.

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American Military History Podcast

Updated 6 days ago

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Join amateur military historian podcaster Justin Johnson as he covers the military history of America in the American Military History Podcast. Covering America’s Military History from the Revolutionary War through current day conflicts. New episodes release every Thursday. Subscribe on iTunes to stay up to date.

Rank #1: The Coming Storm – Civil War: Part 1

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We discuss the causes and some triggering actions for the start of the Civil War and discuss the siege of Fort Sumter

Jan 18 2018

54mins

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Rank #2: The USS Constitution

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As the oldest ship in the American Navy, the USS Constitution deserves a special place in military history. She's seen duty from the Barbary Wars to the Civil War, and she's still around today. For our 100th episode, we'll take a look at her history.

May 18 2017

1hr 35mins

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Rank #3: Battle of Yorktown – Part I

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In what many consider the final battle of the Revolutionary War, George Washington faces off against Charles Cornwallis in Yorktown, VA

Nov 03 2016

37mins

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Rank #4: War of 1812 Part I – Overview

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We're starting our multi-week discussion on the War of 1812 with an overview of the war, it's causes, and several facts & beliefs about the war.

Feb 09 2017

32mins

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Rank #5: Military Tactics and Technology of the 1700s

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As we near one of the first major military confrontations and the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Before we get there, it’s important for us to understand how the militaries of the time fight and what technologies they use. In this brief interlude, we’ll discuss these technologies and tactics.

Jul 16 2015

19mins

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Rank #6: Andrew Jackson Invades Florida

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In our final episode on the First Seminole Wars, we learn about Andrew Jackson's invasions of East and West Florida.

Jun 15 2017

32mins

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Rank #7: Boston Massacre Fallout, Gaspee Affair and the Boston Tea Party

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After the events labelled as the Boston Massacre, we see an American population growing weary of taxation without representation. The burning of the Gaspee and the Boston Tea Party are two examples of physical protest against British taxation of the colonies.

Jul 09 2015

23mins

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Rank #8: Fort Sumter Fallout & Army Organization – Civil War Pt 2

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The short 2 months (ish) period after Fort Sumter brought with it A LOT of action is gearing up for the war on both sides. We'll talk about those as well as how the armies were organized and how some of those organizations have made it into the modern day armed forces

Feb 01 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #9: Battle of Yorktown Pt II & War Wrap-up

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We'll discuss the surrender at Yorktown, and how Cornwallis didn't even show, instead he delegated it. As well as move into an overview of the American and British performance in the War of American Independence, our last episode, on the Revolutionary War

Nov 10 2016

33mins

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Rank #10: The Black Hawk War Begins

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This week begins a bloody, but brief 15 week engagement between American forces and Sauk and Fox Native Americans living in Illionios

Aug 17 2017

33mins

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Rank #11: Spying During the Revolutionary War – Part I

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There have been TV series and movies that centered around covert activities or spying during the Revolutionary War. What actually happened that you should be aware of?

Dec 03 2015

29mins

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Rank #12: The Battle of Shiloh

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Shiloh means "Place of Peace" in Hebrew - which was a complete misnomer for two days in April of 1862 as the Union and Confederate armies slugged it out in what was the first "great battle" of the war

Jul 04 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #13: The Battle of Saratoga – Part I

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The Battle of Saratoga would result from Burgoyne's maneuvering of his troops in an advance on Albany NY, but in his way stood Horatio Gates, who had just recently relieved Phillip Schuyler of his command.

Mar 17 2016

24mins

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Rank #14: The Cherokee War of 1776

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In the year 1776, the United States of America actually had TWO wars going on: The Revolutionary and the Cherokee war. We'll focus this week on the initial Cherokee offensive strategy

Nov 24 2016

27mins

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Rank #15: The Mexican-American War – Annexation of Texas & Battle of Palo Alto

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To understand the Mexican War, we have to start out with some politics and learn why Mexico was upset about losing Texas to the United States, and we'll learn that the dispute really focused on one thing...land.

Sep 07 2017

39mins

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Rank #16: The Fire is Light… Battle of Manassas / Bull Run – CW Pt 4

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The fire has been light, and American history will change forever. Union and Confederate troops converge at Manassas Junction

Mar 01 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #17: The First Barbary War

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United States President Thomas Jefferson refused to pay this tribute to pirates from the Barbary States seizing American merchant ships and holding the crews for ransom, causing Tripoli to declare war against the United States

Feb 02 2017

22mins

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Rank #18: Army? What Army? & The Battle of Tippacanoe

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With an army that was under staffed and under equipped the United States entered into yet another war with England, which would begin with an attempted assassination of an American General.

Feb 16 2017

43mins

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Rank #19: Battle of Lexington and Concord

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The Battles of Lexington and Concord are considered the first battles of the American Revolutionary War, and according to Ralph Waldo Emerson, the first shot of the battle was the "shot heard round the world"

Jul 30 2015

31mins

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Rank #20: Tarleton v Morgan – The Battle of Cowpens, Part II

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This week we continue our discussion on the Battle of Cowpens and we see what happens when an over eager Tarletan engages a poised and ready Daniel Morgan.

Sep 08 2016

42mins

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