45 Best World War II (WW2) Podcasts
World War II Podcasts
Here are 45 Best World War II Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. The History of WWII Podcast
A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. A podcast on itunes and a website dedicated to telling the story of World War II.
Also in History Podcasts, War Podcasts
Play⋅ 8.8K⋅ 3.9K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
2. 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 Military Podcasts, Military History Podcasts
Play⋅ 13.4K⋅ 2.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact
3. Warriors In Their Own Words | First Person War Stories
Remarkable stories of war told by the men who fought for a proud nation. Their words. Their voices. Our first episodes tell riveting stories from World War II, then we move on to the Vietnam War and other dramatic conflicts.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
4. Fighting Through WW2 WWII
Hello! I'm Paul Cheall, the son and editor of my late father Bill Cheall's second world war memoirs, Fighting Through From Dunkirk to Hamburg. I live in Norwich, Norfolk, UK. Since Dad's WWII memoirs were published by Pen and Sword, I've been in contact with the families of several of his former comrades. The amazing amount of original, unpublished WW2 material I've been sent inspired me to produce a podcast to share with the whole world what these brave men, women and boys went through.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 77 min Get Email Contact
5. The 2 Half-Squads
Chicago area, USA
Dedicated to the World War II combat simulation game. The 2 Half-Squads is the only podcast dedicated 100% to Advanced Squad Leader. Join Dave and Jeff for an informative, frolicking hour of ASL talk.
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6. World War II Movie Night
On World War II Movie Night, host J. Byron delves into the countless movies made about the greatest conflict in human history. How much can we learn about World War II from how it's portrayed in film? Can movies render this infinite subject more manageable? Fun and stimulation mix in this engaging, thought-provoking podcast.
Play⋅ 8 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
7. Peace In Their Time
Peace In Their Time is a history podcast dedicated to explaining the causes of World War II, and how it became the largest conflict that mankind has ever seen. It will be a deep dive into events both global and local that accumulated over the 1920s and 30s, and will cap off with the war years themselves (someday I hope). If you're a fan of historical context and enjoy play-by-plays of nations in crisis, this is the show for you.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
8. Frenchie Podcast
Frenchie features stories of French-speaking Cajun World War II veterans, as told by the veterans themselves.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
9. Holocaust (Audio)
Scholars and witnesses present evidence documenting the mass atrocities that took place from 1933 through to the end of World War II in 1945, giving voice to the memories of the 6 million Jews and 5 million other victims who were murdered throughout Nazi Germany and German-occupied territories under the command of Adolf Hitler.
Play⋅ 29.2K⋅ 6.2K ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact
10. Softcore History
Austin, Texas, US
A podcast for the casual fan of history. The Wikipedia reader. The kids who grew up with a dad who watched the same 10 hours of World War II specials on The History Channel. Join Dan Regester, Rob Fox, and Jake Goldman as they tastefully insert themselves into the past. The only thing we don't show is our research.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 82 min Get Email Contact
11. The Silver King's War
Portland, Oregon, US
The Silver King's War is a series of World War II plays (The Silver King, Marauder Men, Serviceman, and Who Is Della), based on true events about a young man, Stanley Silverfield, who joins the United States Army Air Corps to serve his country as an aviator. Stanley wrote letters to his family throughout World War II from January 1943 to October 1945. He was my dad, The Silver King. I hope you'll enjoy The Silver King's War.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
12. The Unauthorized History of the Pacific War
The Unauthorized History of the Pacific War Podcast is the creation of Seth Paridon and Bill Toti. Seth is a World War II historian with over 20 years experience who's many roles also was serving as a chief historian for The National WWII Museum for 15 years. Bill is not a historian, but is a retired submarine commodore and military planner with a special interest in the Pacific War. Each week, Bill and Seth dive deep into topics pertaining to the Pacific War during World War II.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 77 min Get Email Contact
13. The Y in History
Analyzing events in history to understand why they happened. The factors that led to various events at different times in history. The show picks certain eras like post-World War II and tries to connect events that happened across the globe around that time.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
14. History on the Net
History on the Net was founded by Heather Wheeler, a historian and former history teacher. The mission to of the site is to explore neglected or forgotten corners of history that changed the world, no matter how strange or controversial. We have blogged on the U.S. Army's failed experiment to use camels as pack animals in the 1840s southwest, failed presidential assassination attempts, and first-hand accounts of the Invasion of Normandy.
Play⋅ 2.6K⋅ 359 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
15. The Warrior Next Door Podcast
We explore the oral histories of World War II veterans from interviews conducted by your hosts Tony Lupo and Ryan Fairfield. We play selected clips from these veteran interviews to explore their experiences in their own words with the hosts providing compelling commentary and historical context. Be ready to get some mud on your boots!
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
16. The Saga of World War 2 | Casus Belli Podcast
A sister project of Casus Belli, the Saga of World War 2 is a podcast with one purpose; to cover the entire second world war from start to finish. An immense task but one that hopefully many will find interesting and informative.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
17. Their Finest Hour
A series of podcasts from Oxford University's 'Their Finest Hour' project. Led by the Faculty of English, this project aims to collect stories, objects, and memories around British involvement in the Second World War using Oxford's Community Collection Model (OCCM). The podcasts will cover what the project is about, how it works, what it is trying to achieve, but also will take deeper looks at material that is submitted and the range of research going on in the field at Oxford.This project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Play⋅ 123⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
18. A Wee Bit Of War
Hello and welcome to 'A Wee Bit Of War', a podcast dedicated to telling the stories of Northern Ireland during the World War II. I'm your host Scott Edgar. I have been researching the history of the World War II in Northern Ireland for over a decade. We will be interviewing a range of guests on the show including authors, academics, historians & family members with stories to tell. There is much more to the story of the World War II in Northern Ireland than just military history. You can expect social history, women's history, black history, queer history...
Play⋅ 4.1K⋅ 2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
19. Tigers by the Fire
WWII Stories and Discussions by a WWII Class from Holy Cross School in New Orleans. Each episode will discuss a different event or topic from WWII. Topics range from various battles to programs, events, and any thing else from the Second World War. It is part of a year long WWII course. All content is created and researched by the cohosts. Tigers by the Fire is recorded out of Holy Cross School in New Orleans.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
20. Beyond Barbarossa:
The first English-language podcast to focus on the history of the eastern front of the Second World War.
Play⋅ 871⋅ 4.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
21. Juno Beach and Beyond
Juno Beach and Beyond is Canada's first Second World War podcast. Discover Canadian stories from the war that changed the world.
Play⋅ 14.4K⋅ 38.5K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
22. For You The War Is Over
A podcast all about the history of Second World War Prisoner-of-War escapes.
Play⋅ 279⋅ 2.2K ⋅6 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
23. The Foxhole Companion
Come with Simon and Dan as they take you on a chronological history of the Second World War as seen through the lens of the silver screen!
Play⋅ 201 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact
24. We Have Ways of Making You Talk
Achtung! Achtung!Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War.We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a bi-weekly show exploring the war in close up. James and Al have a stunning knowledge of their subject, but don't expect a linear narrative. The boys love a tangent and a forgotten tale.We Have Ways of Making You Talk roams down forgotten front lines, casts new villains and makes the case for unlikely heroes.
Play⋅ 32.5K ⋅2 episodes / day ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact
25. The Valiant And Valor Of The Second World War
The Stories of one of the greatest hardy generations!
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26. The Second World War
A Podcast all about the second world war hosted by Stephen Bedard.
Play⋅ 26⋅ 2.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
27. History of the Second World War
History of the Second World War is a weekly podcast that will cover World War 2, beginning with the tumultuous years after the First World War, continuing into the descent into war during the 1930s, through the war years, and then into the post-war aftermath.
Play⋅ 741⋅ 2.3K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
28. Women In WW2: A Novel Experience with Anna Parker-Naples
Women in WW2 at home in Britain had their lives turned upside down. Anna Parker-Naples shares her research and creative writing process as she creates her first novel based on events that happened in her home town Leighton Buzzard, Q-Central and nearby Bletchley Park. From the factory girls at Gossards who made the parachutes for Spitfires, to the Land Girls who fell in love with POW's and the WAAF's and WRN's billeted in the town alongside thousands of East End evacuees, Anna's intention is to share the bits that inspire her work, but may not get included in the final manuscript.
Play⋅ 2.4K⋅ 2.1K ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact
29. Who Knew...? WW2
The history podcast where young historian Kai teaches his father, a kindergarten teacher, about the major and not-so-major moments of WW2. A podcast sharing WW2 history with students, young historians, and teachers around the world.
Play⋅ 6.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact
30. WW2 Nation Podcast
Join me on a journey of discovery into the past and present, as I set out to explore the history of the Second World War. Our travels will take us from the Homefront to the battlefields of Europe and beyond. Travel with us as we revisit historical locations and walk the battlefields of WW2. We will be tracking down wartime artefacts, speaking with veterans and historians alike, and paying our deepest respects to this remarkable generation; as we set out to try and help keep this period of history alive. It's going to be a long journey, in fact it's going to be a life long journey!
Play⋅ 23.6K ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
31. Till Victory (a Podcast about WWII and Peace)
Clément Horvath, French author and history buff talks with WWII veterans and their families about their war stories, the heritage of World War 2 and peace. Clément's award-winning book 'Till Victory - The Second World War By Those Who Were There' is about war letters written by more than 50 Allied soldiers and is available worldwide.
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 68 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
32. Ernie Pyle WWII Museum Podcast
Doug and Drew Hess (father and son) team up to share with you pieces of Ernie Pyle's life from his humble beginning on an Indiana farm to becoming a Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist and war correspondent who is best known for his stories about ordinary American soldiers during World War II.
Play⋅ 44 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
33. Weber County's Greatest Generation
Stories from Ogden and Weber County about the men who served and the happenings here during World War II.
Play⋅ 807 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
34. Victory Kitchen
Victory Kitchen is an exploration of food rationing in wartime America. Join author, historian, and vintage foodie Sarah Creviston Lee as she delves into World War II cookbooks, recipes and menu plan to discover how our grandmas got their food to fight for victory.
Also in Cookbook Podcasts
Play⋅ 380⋅ 63 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 63 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
35. Good Assassins
Season 2 is the unbelievable but true story of the greatest spy of World War II. . Season 1 was a Top 10 hit with millions of listeners, making it one of the Top 20 new podcasts of 2021. Bestselling author and journalist Stephan Talty returns with Season 2 of Good Assassins: the dramatic story of a different kind of spy. Written by CD Carpenter ('American Hostage') and produced by the award-winning team at Diversion Audio.
Play⋅ 48⋅ 246 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact
36. Four Brothers of World War II
The memoirs of the four Quant brothers of little, New London, Wisconsin as they served their country during World War II from the date of entry (enlistment or draft) through to the date of discharge in the United States Army and Army Air Corps. The four brothers' experiences fighting in both Europe and the South Pacific Theatre will be told in factual, vivid detail (good, bad, and even humorous and sarcastic at times). This particular podcast is ideal for history buffs (American history and World history), WW2 history buffs, students (college, graduate school, and even high school).
Also in History Podcasts For Students
Play 4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
37. World War II On Topic
Welcome to a new podcast series where we revisit some of our most riveting and educational discussions on World War II.
Play⋅ 335.6K⋅ 49.2K ⋅14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact
38. Stories of World War Two Fallen Heroes and the Researchers Who Find Their Stories.
This podcast is brought to you by the nonprofit initiative 'Stories Behind the Stars'.The name Stories Behind the Stars derives its name from the World War II practice of the military giving the families of each of the fallen a banner with a gold star on it. This podcast is about our journey to accomplish this goal. Listen to our research their stories and the stories of the fallen they have found and shared.
Play 21 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
39. Queens of the Sapphire Sea
On the eve of World War II, quick-witted and tough-as-nails pilot Belle Bernassi and her innocent but eagle-eyed niece Madeleine protect the skies of 1930s France by taking down fascists and air pirates alike, becoming the best seaplane duo for hire that the world has ever seen.
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
40. History with Mark Bielski
New Orleans, Louisiana, US
Mark Bielski is a historian, writer, and director at Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours and the Ambrose Institute. Listen to historian Mark Bielski discuss history from ancient to modern times with experts in their fields of study, with special attention to the Civil War and WWII.
Also in American Civil War Podcasts
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41. Service On Celluloid
New Orleans, LA
A podcast from The National WWII Museum analyzing how World War II has been depicted on film. Service on Celluloid is a captivating podcast that takes a deep look at depictions of World War II on film over the last 70-plus years.
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42. World War II Chronicles
World War II Chronicles is a weekly look back to 'This Week in World War II, 75 Years Ago.' Originally produced in coordination with the National Archives to mark the 50th anniversary of the war, World War II Chronicles features original newsreel reports and archival footage to tell the story as it happened, week by week. Hosted by famed World War II newsreel anchor Ed Herlihy, World War II Chronicles is produced by the American Veterans Center.
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43. From The Front To The Films: A World War II Podcast
Rhode Island, US
A Unique Podcast Focused on Interviews with World War II Veterans, Authors, Actors, Filmmakers and Those Who Are Telling and Sharing the Stories of World War II in Print, Television and in the Movies, both Past and in the Present.
Also in War Stories Podcasts
Play⋅ 22.5K⋅ 105 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
World War II Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Recorded History Podcast Network||worldwariipodcast.net||118|
|Scott Rank, PhD||historyonthenet.com||105|
|Evergreen Podcasts | The Honor Project||warriorsitow.libsyn.com||37|
|The 2 Half-Squads||the2halfsquads.com||22|
|Michael G. Sievers||thesilverkingswar.buzzsprout.com||17|
|Ryan Fairfield, Tony Lupo||thewarriornextdoor.com||11|
|Sarah Creviston Lee||anchor.fm||8|
World War II Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Advanced Squad Leader||6|
|Bounding Fire Productions||2|
|The 2 Half Squads||2|
|Kansas City ASL March Madness||2|
|World War 2||1|
|Korea Forgotten War||1|
|World War II||1|