Cover image of Battle Ground History
(35)
Society & Culture
History

Battle Ground History

Updated 12 days ago

Society & Culture
History
Read more

Leaders, Military, Rebels, Rouges and Scholars, Villains, Battles or Events, which one will prove to be the greatest person or event in world history? Find out here at Battle Ground History.

Read more

Leaders, Military, Rebels, Rouges and Scholars, Villains, Battles or Events, which one will prove to be the greatest person or event in world history? Find out here at Battle Ground History.

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
1
0
2
0

Poignant, short, informative

By Kamecolo - Feb 12 2020
Read more
This PC isn’t as detailed as some but it’s accurate and entertaining. Well done

Great podcast

By Btbucks - Sep 27 2018
Read more
This podcast covers a great variety of topics and each episode has an appropriate length.

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
1
0
2
0

Poignant, short, informative

By Kamecolo - Feb 12 2020
Read more
This PC isn’t as detailed as some but it’s accurate and entertaining. Well done

Great podcast

By Btbucks - Sep 27 2018
Read more
This podcast covers a great variety of topics and each episode has an appropriate length.
Cover image of Battle Ground History

Battle Ground History

Latest release on Sep 28, 2020

Read more

Leaders, Military, Rebels, Rouges and Scholars, Villains, Battles or Events, which one will prove to be the greatest person or event in world history? Find out here at Battle Ground History.

Rank #1: Episode 1- Peter the Great versus Ronald Reagan

Podcast cover
Read more
The first episode comes from the Leaders bracket pitting the Russian giant, Peter the Great versus the 40th President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

May 20 2018

17mins

Play

Rank #2: Episode 4 - The Battles of Kadesh versus Antietam

Podcast cover
Read more
The Battle of Kadesh was found in ancient times between Egypt and the Hittites. Antietam, fought during the US Civil War was the bloodiest of the conflict.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

May 27 2018

15mins

Play

Rank #3: Episode 3 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr versus Yemelyan Pugachev

Podcast cover
Read more
From the Rebels, Rogues and Scholars bracket, we pit the civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr versus the Russian peasant rebel, Yemelyan Pugachev.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

May 27 2018

14mins

Play

Rank #4: Episodlet #1 - The Chinese Spring and Autumn Period

Podcast cover
Read more
This is the first short episode about a period of Chinese history that is pertinent to next weeks podcast on Sun Tzu versus Alexander the Great

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jun 11 2018

4mins

Play

Rank #5: George Patton versus Belisarius

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Military bracket, we bring you two of the finest generals in world history. The first, was one of the finest leaders of the US Army during World War II. The second, considered by many the last of the Romans, was the great Byzantine general, Belisarius. Find out who will move on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

May 04 2020

24mins

Play

Rank #6: The Mongol Invasions versus the Signing of the Magna Carta

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Events bracket we bring the devastating Mongol Invasions and the signing of the influential Magna Carta. Find out which one moves on over to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jan 27 2020

21mins

Play

Rank #7: Episode 10 - The Battles of Milvian Bridge versus Platea

Podcast cover
Read more
These two pivotal battles in world history face off against each other to see who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jul 03 2018

18mins

Play

Rank #8: Episode 25 - Otto the Great versus Trajan

Podcast cover
Read more

Otto the Great, one of the great leaders of the Holy Roman Empire faces off against the predecessor Roman Empire ruler at its apex, Trajan. Find out who makes it the the second round in this heavyweight battle.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Oct 14 2018

19mins

Play

Rank #9: The Battles of Cynoscephalae versus Gettysburg

Podcast cover
Read more

Today, we head on over to the Battles bracket were we pit an ancient clash between the emerging Roman army against the old man on the block, the Greeks. Their opponent is the turning point contest of the American Civil War, Gettysburg.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Apr 06 2020

20mins

Play

Rank #10: Episode 35 - The Thirty Years' War versus the Crusades

Podcast cover
Read more

Today's episode, comes from the Events bracket where we pit the European conflict, the Thirty Years' War agains the invasions of the Holy Land known as the Crusades. Find out who continues on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jan 20 2019

26mins

Play

Rank #11: Episode 42 - Pol Pot versus Erzsebet Bathory

Podcast cover
Read more

Heading on back tot he Villains bracket, we pit the mass murderer of the Cambodian people, Pol Pot versus one of the most sadistic women in history, Erzsebet Bathory. Find out who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Apr 21 2019

26mins

Play

Rank #12: Queen Victoria versus Constantine the Great

Podcast cover
Read more

In the Leaders bracket we pit the monarch of Great Britain who ruled for 63 years, Queen Victoria. Her opponent, the Emperor of the Roman Empire who allowed Christians to worship freely, Constantine the Great. Find out who moves on to the second round of the tournament.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Apr 26 2020

22mins

Play

Rank #13: Episode 14 - Dwight D. Eisenhower versus Douglas MacArthur

Podcast cover
Read more
In today's episode we have two of the great WWII American generals facing each other, Dwight David Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jul 29 2018

25mins

Play

Rank #14: Episode 51 - Mustafa Kamel Ataturk versus Emiliano Zapata

Podcast cover
Read more

Today, we head on over to the the Rebels, Rogues, and Scholars bracket to see who wins between the father of the nation of Turkey, Mustafa Kamel Ataturk and one of the leaders of the revolutionary forces during the Mexican Revolution, Emiliano Zapata. See who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jul 08 2019

24mins

Play

Rank #15: Episode 20 - Giuseppe Garibaldi versus Napoleon Bonaparte

Podcast cover
Read more
Garibaldi and Napoleon are two of the greatest military generals of all of history. Find out which one moves on to the second round to face off against Alexander the Great

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Sep 09 2018

25mins

Play

Rank #16: Episode 13 - Winston Churchill versus Nebuchadnezzar II

Podcast cover
Read more
In today's battle of the leaders, we pit the former Prime Minister of the UK, Sir Winston Churchill against one of the greatest kings of the ancient era, Nebuchadnezzar II.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jul 22 2018

15mins

Play

Rank #17: Episode 39 - Isaac Newton versus Galileo Galilei

Podcast cover
Read more

Sir Isaac Newton and Galileo Galilei are considered two of the most influential scientists in human history. Find out who moves on to the second round of the Rebels, Rogues and Scholars bracket.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Mar 10 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #18: The Great Schism of 1054 versus the European Invasion of the Americas

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Event bracket, we pit the Great Schism of 1054 between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches versus the European Invasion of the Americas which began in 1492. Find out which one moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Nov 17 2019

27mins

Play

Rank #19: The Battles of Stalingrad versus Leipzig

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Battles bracket, we pit the World War II Battle of Stalingrad, one of the bloodiest and most brutal fights of the war, against the Battle of Leipzig, one of the last conflicts of the Napoleonic Wars. Find out who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jan 13 2020

21mins

Play

Rank #20: Episode 16 - The Battles of Midway versus Poltava

Podcast cover
Read more
Midway and Poltava were two monumental battles that would shape the history of their respective countries, the United States of America and Russia.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Aug 12 2018

21mins

Play

Margaret Sanger versus Mother Teresa and the Battles of Pharsalus versus Agincourt

Podcast cover
Read more

Today, we begin in the Rebels, Rogues, and Scholars bracket where we pit the founder of Planned Parenthood and champion of contraception, Margaret Sanger, Against the winner of the 1979 Noble Peace Prize, Saint Mother Teresa. From the Battles Bracket we put the Roman Battle of Pharsalus against the great upset victory of the British over the French during the Hundred Years' War, Agincourt. Find out who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Sep 28 2020

29mins

Play

Charlemagne versus Ramesses II and Hannibal Barca versus Joan of Arc

Podcast cover
Read more

First, we go to the Leaders Bracket where we pit the Emperor of the Carolingian Empire, Charlemagne against the third pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty of Egypt, Ramesses the Great. From the Military bracket we start with the feared general of ancient times, Hannibal Barca. He goes up against the Maid of Orleans, Joan of Arc.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Sep 08 2020

35mins

Play

World War II versus the Fall of the Berlin Wall and Adolph Hitler versus Felix Dzerzhinsky

Podcast cover
Read more

First, we head to the Events bracket where we find one of the favorites to win Battle Ground History, World War II go up against the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Then, moving over to the Villain bracket, we find another favorite, Adolph Hitler, face off against the leader of the first Soviet secret police agency, the Cheka, Felix Dzerzhinsky. Find out who move on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Aug 16 2020

26mins

Play

Benjamin Franklin versus William Wallace and the Battle of Actium against the Battle of Alesia

Podcast cover
Read more

Today, we present two battles, one in the Rebels, Rogues, and Scholars bracket, where Benjamin Franklin the American polymath faces off against the Scottish rebel, William Wallace. In the second scrum, we pit two Roman fights, the Battle of Actium between the forces of Octavian against Mark Antony and Cleopatra against the Battle of Alesia where Julius Caesar would fight against the massive Gallic army led by Vercengetorix. 

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Aug 02 2020

21mins

Play

Battle Ground History Update

Podcast cover
Read more

Battle Ground History will be paused until July to allow me to write a book I've been asked to produce for my one of work. Don't worry, we'll be back and I promise I'll take this podcast to its conclusion. See everyone soon!

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

May 17 2020

1min

Play

George Patton versus Belisarius

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Military bracket, we bring you two of the finest generals in world history. The first, was one of the finest leaders of the US Army during World War II. The second, considered by many the last of the Romans, was the great Byzantine general, Belisarius. Find out who will move on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

May 04 2020

24mins

Play

Queen Victoria versus Constantine the Great

Podcast cover
Read more

In the Leaders bracket we pit the monarch of Great Britain who ruled for 63 years, Queen Victoria. Her opponent, the Emperor of the Roman Empire who allowed Christians to worship freely, Constantine the Great. Find out who moves on to the second round of the tournament.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Apr 26 2020

22mins

Play

Genghis Khan versus Saddam Hussein

Podcast cover
Read more

In the Villains bracket we pit the man who unified the Mongol people and carried out the mass murder of millions versus the ruthless leader of Iraq, who led his people into a genocidal war against Iran, Saddam Hussein.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Apr 20 2020

20mins

Play

The Invention of the Internet versus the Civilization of Sumer

Podcast cover
Read more

Today, we head on over to the Events bracket where we pit the modern day wonder, the Invention of the Internet, against the most ancient of our contestants, the Civilization of Sumer. Find out who moves on to the second round of the tournament.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Apr 12 2020

16mins

Play

The Battles of Cynoscephalae versus Gettysburg

Podcast cover
Read more

Today, we head on over to the Battles bracket were we pit an ancient clash between the emerging Roman army against the old man on the block, the Greeks. Their opponent is the turning point contest of the American Civil War, Gettysburg.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Apr 06 2020

20mins

Play

Zhu Yuanzhang versus Nicholas Copernicus

Podcast cover
Read more

Over in the Rebels, Rogues, and Scholars bracket, we pit arguably the most successful rebel of all time, the founder of the Ming Dynasty, Zhu Yuanzhang. His opponent, the man whose publication of the principle of heliocentrism, sparked the Scientific Revolution, Nicholas Copernicus. Find out who moves on thte second round. 

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Mar 29 2020

18mins

Play

Tamerlane versus Fredrick the Great

Podcast cover
Read more

Today, we head on over to the Military bracket where we start with "the ultimate hero-monster" Tamerlane, also known as Timur. His opponent is the soldier-statesman from the 18th century, Fredrick the Great. Find out who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Mar 16 2020

21mins

Play

Philip II of Spain versus George Washington

Podcast cover
Read more

In the Leaders bracket, we pit the King of Spain at the height of its global empire, Phillip II against the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. Find out who makes it to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Feb 25 2020

25mins

Play

Vlad Dracul versus Heinrich Himmler

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Villains bracket, we bring out two first-ballot inductees to the evil hall of fame, the Transylvanian Vlad Dracul and Nazi SS-Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler. Find out who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Feb 11 2020

22mins

Play

The Mongol Invasions versus the Signing of the Magna Carta

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Events bracket we bring the devastating Mongol Invasions and the signing of the influential Magna Carta. Find out which one moves on over to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jan 27 2020

21mins

Play

The Battles of Stalingrad versus Leipzig

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Battles bracket, we pit the World War II Battle of Stalingrad, one of the bloodiest and most brutal fights of the war, against the Battle of Leipzig, one of the last conflicts of the Napoleonic Wars. Find out who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Jan 13 2020

21mins

Play

Plato versus Grigori Rasputin

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Rebels, Rogues, and Scholars bracket, we pit the great Ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, against a true rogue, the Russian mystic, Grigori Rasputin. Find out who moves on to the second round to face Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Dec 23 2019

22mins

Play

Erwin Rommel versus Dmitri Donsoki

Podcast cover
Read more

From the military bracket, we bring you two brilliant strategists, General Erwin Rommel from Germany and Grand Prince Dmitri Donskoi. Find out who moves on to meet Julius Caesar in the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Dec 23 2019

23mins

Play

Mansa Musa I versus Hammurabi

Podcast cover
Read more

Heading on over to the Leaders bracket we pit the man who was arguably the wealthiest man who ever lived, Mansa Musa I of the Mali Empire. He faces off against the King of Babylonia who gave us a code of laws that influence our world to this day, Hammurabi. Find out who moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Dec 02 2019

16mins

Play

Idi Amin versus Charles Manson

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Villains bracket, we have the Butcher of Uganda, Idi Amin Dada facing off against the leader of a pack of misfits who committed one of the most heinous murders in American history, Charles Manson. Find out which villain moves on to the second round.

Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

Nov 18 2019

25mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
1
0
2
0

Poignant, short, informative

By Kamecolo - Feb 12 2020
Read more
This PC isn’t as detailed as some but it’s accurate and entertaining. Well done

Great podcast

By Btbucks - Sep 27 2018
Read more
This podcast covers a great variety of topics and each episode has an appropriate length.