35 Best Military History Podcasts
Military History Podcasts
Here are 35 Best Military History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. The WW2 Podcast
London, England, UK
A history podcast looking at all aspects of WWII, military history, social history, the battles, the campaigns, tanks, guns and other equipment, the politics, and those who ran the war. I look at it all.
Also in World War II Podcasts, Military Podcasts
Play⋅ 13.4K⋅ 2.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact
2. New Books in Military History
Interviews with Scholars of Military History about their New Books.
Play⋅ 7.3K⋅ 15K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
3. USAHEC Military History Podcast
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, US
Military History Lectures and Events held at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, brought to you in podcast form. Our lecturers are scholars, soldiers, and authors who are speaking to a U.S. Army audience about military history and the history of war.
Play⋅ 18K⋅ 9.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 7770583 min Get Email Contact
4. The Redcoat History Podcast
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
The podcast for military history geeks and people with a passion for good stories.
Play⋅ 4.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
5. Pete & Gary's Military History
Finchley, England, UK
For more than 40 years historian Peter Hart has interviewed thousands of veterans about their experience of war. Join him and his chum Gary Bain as they explore all aspects of military history.
Play⋅ 1.5K⋅ 4.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 48 min Get Email Contact
6. The Principles of War | Lessons from Military History on Strategy, Tactics and Leadership.
Professional Military Education Learn the lessons of doctrine, leadership, strategy, and tactics by breaking down the great battles of history and studying them through the principles of war.
Play⋅ 2.8K⋅ 674 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
7. The History Network
Great Britain, UK
A fortnightly military history podcast looking at all aspect of war throughout the ages.
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 12K ⋅16 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact
8. Lions Led By Donkeys Podcast
The Lions Led By Donkeys podcast is a military history podcast for laughing at the worst military failures, inept commanders, and crazy stories from throughout the history of human conflict.
Play⋅ 141⋅ 16.9K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 77 min Get Email Contact
9. Point of the Spear with Robert Child
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Author and film director Robert Child hosts a weekly podcast featuring military history authors, filmmakers and movers and shakers.
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
10. The Dogs of War Podcast
A podcast dedicated to telling the stories of America's Military Working Dog Handlers and the history of Military Working Dogs.
Also in North American Military History Podcasts
Play⋅ 512 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 115 min Get Email Contact
11. Odin & Aesop
Odin and Aesop is the podcast where we discuss military history books and break down the events and ideas of the past. Some of these events and ideas still shape our world today.
Play⋅ 5 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 97 min Get Email Contact
12. Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Talks and lectures are held at the Shrine of Remembrance and selected offsite venues. Speakers include academics, historians, authors, veterans, and other experts who present on a range of topics relating to Australian military history. As well as being available online and as a podcast, talks, and lectures are open to the general public.
Also in Australian History Podcasts, Australian Military Podcasts
Play⋅ 29.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 48 min Get Email Contact
From Napoleonic battles to Cold War confrontations, the Normandy landings to 9/11, this podcast opens up fascinating new perspectives on how wars have shaped and changed our modern world. Each week, twice a week, war historian, writer, and broadcaster, James Rogers, teams up with fellow historians, veterans, and experts to reveal astonishing new histories of inspirational leadership, breakthrough technologies, and era-defining battles. Together they highlight the stark realities and consequences of global warfare. Join us on the front line of military history.
Also in War Stories Podcasts
Play⋅ 485.3K⋅ 20.9K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
14. The Strategy Bridge
Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Strategy Bridge podcast features interviews on strategic affairs and diplomatic & military history.
Also in Diplomatic History Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.2K⋅ 31.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact
15. The Unknown Soldiers Podcast
The Forgotten Wars, Battles, and Perspectives of Military History
Play⋅ 151⋅ 15 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact
16. The Digression Podcast
Chris and Jody are Air Force vets who enjoy military history and folklore. This is their podcast. They tell stories. They digress. A lot.
Play⋅ 99⋅ 17 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
17. The Little Military History Podcast
Episodes about significant (even if small) events during conflicts from the 1600s till now.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
18. Yuddha - The Indian Military History Podcast
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
In Yuddha, Anirudh Kanisetti (host of Echoes of India: A History Podcast) and Aditya Ramanathan explore the darker, blood-splattered side of India, beyond Bollywood and school textbooks.
Also in Indian History Podcasts, IVM Podcasts, India Podcasts
Play⋅ 146.1K⋅ 9.8K Get Email Contact
19. Battles and Banter: A Relaxed Military History Podcast
Frederick, Maryland, US
This show will highlight the military engagements of different wars throughout American and World History. We will summarize and analyze the importance of each battle, how they shaped the larger conflict's outcome, and how that conflict shaped, or still shapes, the world as we know it.
Play⋅ 793⋅ 271 ⋅9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 83 min Get Email Contact
20. Khaki Malarkey
Isleworth, England, UK
Killer interviews, with killer authors, on (literally) killer topics. A weekly podcast exploring the most exciting military history books to hit the shelves, covering every area, period, and topic of conflict. Hosted by Olivia Smith and Phoebe Style.
Play⋅ 1.9K ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
21. War Stories by Preston Stewart
'War Stories' is conversational military history hosted by Preston Stewart. Storytelling military and historical events from WWI to WWII, Korea to Vietnam, and Iraq to Afghanistan, we bring on varied guests to help continue to document our warriors, both past and present.
Also in War Podcasts
Play⋅ 612 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact
22. Walking Through Fire
Military history, obscure crime stories, and other interesting topics of history and much more told from a post-9/11 Veteran.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
23. Bourbon and Battles
Where the refined American Spirit meets the grit of American battlefields. We'll review a Bourbon for a few minutes before launching into a battle. I am a Veteran and history nerd that picked up a love for Bourbon. And yes my wife is on to me. This is just an excuse to spend more time talking about military history and drinking with friends.
Play⋅ 11 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 84 min Get Email Contact
24. Military History Inside Out
Serious history for the critical thinker. I interview military historians about their work.
Play⋅ 113⋅ 543 Get Email Contact
25. Pritzker Military Museum and Library Podcasts
Chicago, Illinois, US
Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues.
Also in Museum Podcasts
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26. Front Lines
Kanata, Ontario, Canada
Front Lines is a weekly podcast produced by Legion Magazine, Canada's leading military history publication. Join writer Stephen J. Thorne each week for fascinating stories and compelling commentary on Canada's rich military past and present.
Play⋅ 11.7K⋅ 6.4K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 11 min Get Email Contact
27. Geek Boots; Military Nerds
Our mission; We want to shine light on who we are, what makes us who we are and have those that aren't military, understand us. To help those that have military history to feel like they aren't alone, being nerds and geeks.
Play⋅ 266 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 56 min Get Email Contact
28. Grim Reapers Podcast
Aviation Interviews, Military History and Digital Combat Simulator.
Play⋅ 5.1K⋅ 4.4K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 93 min Get Email Contact
29. The Indictment of the Pearl Harbor 5 Podcast
The 'Indictment of the Pearl Harbor 5', is a podcast based on the book of the same name written by Donald J. Young. It carefully details and rightfully places the blame for the unpreparedness of the December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor disaster, on the heads of the U.S. Navy and War Departments in Washington DC.
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30. The Record of Arms
The Record of Arms examines topics related to the military history and technology of the 19th and 20th centuries. I usually concentrate on the interwar period.
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31. Backyard Battlefields
Backyard Battlefields is a military history program that explores historical sites throughout Australia and beyond. Backyard Battlefields gives Australia's military history a context by explaining its significance within the grander narrative of world events.
Play⋅ 66 Get Email Contact
Military History Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Lions Led By Donkeys||soundcloud.com||96|
|RSC Media Group||anchor.fm||81|
|The History Network||thehistorynetwork.org||73|
Military History Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|All modern war||4|
|All gunpowder war||3|
|All ancient war||3|
|All naval warfare||3|
|18th century war||2|
|All medieval war||2|
|Age of sail||2|
|Pen and sword||2|
|All age of sail||2|
|All ancient history||1|
|History of crime||1|
|Franz steiner verlag||1|
|All american revolution to 1848||1|
|Arc humanities press||1|
|Columbia university press||1|
|General military history||1|
|Simon and schuster||1|
|19th century war||1|
|All general history||1|
|University of north texas press||1|
|All american politics||1|
|All industrial war||1|
|Oxford university press||1|
Military History Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|North American Military History Podcasts||6|