BattleWalks podcast

BattleWalks

Living History

Historians Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith explore the great battlefields of Europe, from ancient times to the Second World War.

40 Episodes

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    BattleWalk38: Frankfort Trench, 1916

    26:03

    Pete takes us on a stroll across the battlefields of 1916 and explores Frankfort Trench, the scene of a costly British attack in the closing days of the Battle of the Somme. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.
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    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Battlefield Tours are Back!!

    6:04

    Join Mat McLachlan as he unveils our full range of tours for 2022!
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    BattleWalk 37: Guadalcanal - The Thin Red Line

    1:07:38

    Mat and Pete are heading further afield, on their first BattleWalk in the Pacific! In this episode they travel to Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, scene of one of the longest and most savage campaigns of the Pacific War. In the first of a special series of episodes they will explore the feature known as Galloping Horse, scene of the battle made famous in the book and movies The Thin Red Line. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.
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    BattleWalk 36: Brighton in WWI

    23:06

    Pete is in the UK! In a special episode, Pete visits some keys sites in Brighton including the Chattri Memorial and the Brighton Pavilion, both of which reveal fascinating stories about the area's links with the First World War. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.
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    BattleWalk 35: Ypres - Bellewarde Ridge

    40:40

    Mat and Pete return to the Ypres Salient to explore Bellewarde Ridge, scene of bitter fighting in 1915. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.
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    SPECIAL: Bonus episodes now available!

    11:26

    We are excited to announce that bonus episodes of the BattleWalks podcast are now available to subscribers on Apple Podcasts. Sign up for a free 7-day trial and hear Mat and Pete exploring more battlefields and more history topics! Sign up on the Apple Podcasts app.
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    BattleWalk 34: Montbrehain

    1:03:04

    Mat and Pete walk the ground near the French village of Montbrehain, scene of the last Australian infantry attack of the First World War. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.
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    SPECIAL: Olympian Cecil Healy

    31:47

    We are back! After a short summer break, BattleWalks returns to celebrate the Olympics, with a special episode on swimmer-turned-soldier Cecil Healy. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.
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    BattleWalk 32: Le Quesnoy

    51:38

    Mat and Pete visit the northern French town of Le Quesnoy, scene of one of New Zealand's most important victories of the First World War. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.
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    BattleWalk 31: The Last Cavalry Charge

    27:32

    In this special live episode, Pete explores the battlefield at Montcel, where the last lancer-vs-lancer cavalry charge took place in September 1914. Presenters: Mat McLachlan and Peter Smith Producer: Jess Stebnicki Don't forget to subscribe, and visit www.LivingHistoryTV.com for more great history content! BattleWalks is a Living History production.

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