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Military History Inside Out

Cris Alvarez

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Military History Inside Out
Military History Inside Out

Military History Inside Out

Cris Alvarez

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Serious history for the critial thinker. I interview military historians about their work.

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WWI military history book – “Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I” (University Press of Kentucky, 2019) – Jon B. Mikolashek interview

Jon Mikolashek is a military historian who has written extensively on US military history. We discuss his latest book about George Patton’s life during WWI. 0:51 – Jon talks about how he became interested in writing on Patton 2:50 – Jon talks about his book is different from other Patton books. 5:27 – Jon talks about why he started the book in 1916. 7:41 – Jon explains why Patton modeled himself after Perhsing. 9:02 – Jon talks about how Patton got into tanks. Patton wanted command and quick promotion. 12:36 – Jon talks about how Patton approached commanding tanks. 15:52 – Jon talks about Patton picking his tank commanders. 17:53 – Jon talks about Patton’s approach to combined arms. Patton didn’t like the infantry much. 22:03 – Jon talks about an incident where Patton hits a soldier with a shovel. 22:58 – Jon talks about traumatic brain injury. 25:26 – Jon talks about Patton’s diaries and other resources he used. 29:45 – Jon talks about Patton’s relationship with his wife. 38:42 – Jon talks about Patton’s indecision to join the tank corps. 42:50 – Jon talks about the importance of WWI to patton’s career. 48:58 – Jon is on facebook at Jon Mikolashek and twitter @slavoshek. Links of interest https://www.kentuckypress.com/live/title_detail.php?titleid=5623#.XcbxY697mM8 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jon-Mikolashek/538694696173063 For more “Military History Inside Out” please follow me at www.warscholar.org, on Facebook at warscholar, on twitter at Warscholar, on youtube at warscholar1945 and on Instagram @crisalvarezswarscholar Guests: Jon B. Mikolashek Host: Cris Alvarez Tags: military, history, military history, conflict, war, interview, non-fiction book, Patton, wwi, wwii, us army, mexico, punitive expedition, pershing, polo, tanks, staff officer, cavalry, infantry, salerno, billy mitchell, air power, virginia military institute, Rockenbach, renault, omar bradley, interwar

50 MIN5 d ago
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WWI military history book – “Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I” (University Press of Kentucky, 2019) – Jon B. Mikolashek interview

19th and 20th C military history book – “Arguing About Alliances” (Cornell University Press, 2019) – Paul Poast interview

Paul Poast is a professor and writer in the field of International Relations. We spoke about his latest book on how military pacts are negotiated. 1:00 – Paul talks about his research on military pacts. 3:53 – Paul talks about the 1939 negotiations between the French, British and Soviet Union. 7:13 – The book covers the early 1800s to WWII. 9:09 – Paul talks about elemenst of negotiation. 12:34 – Paul talks about transparency in negotiations. 15:27 – Paul talks about the 1901 pact negotiations between Britain and Germany. 20:39 – Paul talks about worries about changes of government during negotiations. 24:12 – Paul talks about the limited duration of military pacts. 28:06 – Paul talks about the differences between pacts negotiated during peace and during war. 53:17 – Paul talks about how the 1916 Wheat Executive agreement of WWI is the template for a lot of modern treaties. 56:17 – Paul talks about how much of western international relations studies are focused on Russia. 59:23 – Paul can be found on twitter @ProfPaulPoast. He’s also at PaulPoast.com. Links of interest https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501740244/arguing-about-alliances/ https://twitter.com/ProfPaulPoast?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.paulpoast.com/ For more “Military History Inside Out” please follow me at www.warscholar.org, on Facebook at warscholar, on twitter at Warscholar, on youtube at warscholar1945 and on Instagram @crisalvarezswarscholar The podcast “Military History Inside Out” can be found on all major podcast feeds. Guests: Paul Poast Host: Cris Alvarez Tags: military, history, military history, conflict, war, interview, non-fiction book, military pacts, Britain, france, soviet union, NATO, germany, austria-hungary, europe, east asia, japan, cornell university, international relations, WWI, Jean Monet

63 MIN2 w ago
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19th and 20th C military history book – “Arguing About Alliances” (Cornell University Press, 2019) – Paul Poast interview

WWII history book – “Escape from Paris” (Da Capo, 2019) – Stephen Harding interview

Stephen Harding is currently editor of Military History Magazine. He’s been an Army staff historian, a magazine writer and editor and he’s written numerous popular books on World War II. We talk about his latest book “Escape from Paris” which focuses on three B-17 gunners shot down over France and the young French woman and her family who help them evade capture in German-held Paris. 0:44 – Stephen talks about how he got into studying and writing on WWII. 4:47 – Stephen talks about his book “Escape from Paris.” 10:20 – Stephen talks about he mixes the big picture and the personal stories in the book. 11:51 – Stephen talks about the American aerial gunners he focused on in the book. 12:54 – Stephen talks about how this book is similar to his previous books on the real people who fought in WWII. 14:29 – Stephen talks about the French Resistance and how many women were involved with it. 18:34 – Stephen talks some more about how many women in France were engaged in combat a...

47 MINOCT 17
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WWII history book – “Escape from Paris” (Da Capo, 2019) – Stephen Harding interview

WWI history book – “The Polar Bear Expedition” (William Morrow, 2019) – James Carl Nelson interview

James Carl Nelson is a writer who focuses on military history subjects. We spoke about his latest book on the participation of the U.S. in the WWI Allied invasion of Russia; the only time U.S. troops have fought Russian troops on Russian soil. 0:46 – James talks about how he got into studying and writing on WWI. 2:29 – James talk about the focus of the book. 3:13 – James talks about the Bolshevik revolution in Russia and how it affected WWI. 9:40 – James talks about the equipping and supplying of these troops. 15:17 – James talks about the type of warfare these troops used in northern Russia. 17:00 – James talk about the little bit of air warfare that was going on around these troops. 19:50 – James joked about how some of the U.S. troops were taking on Bolshevik tendencies. 20:19 – James talks about medical and supply support. 22:20 – James mentions the Polar Bear Memorial Association. 24:15 – James talks about how Russia still teaches this event to students. 25:10 – Jame...

39 MINOCT 7
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WWI history book – “The Polar Bear Expedition” (William Morrow, 2019) – James Carl Nelson interview

WWII and Cold War history book – “War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972” (University of Kentucky Press, 2019) – Hal Friedman interview

Dr. Hal M. Friedman is Associate Chair of History and Professor of Modern History at Henry Ford College. He has published multiple books on U.S. national security policy in the immediate postwar Pacific. He recently edited a book on the same subject and we spoke about the subject matter and the process of publishing essay collections. 0:46 Hal talks about how he got into writing on this subject and how his father had fought in WWII. 3:25 – Hal wanted to do a collection that marked the 60th anniversary of Operation Crossroads. He talks about how this collection came about. 6:16 – Hal talks about the essays in the book and the Pacific thread that binds them together. 9:25 – Hal talks about his trilogy on American national security in the Pacific basin and how those connect to this book. The U.S. dropped Japan as the main enemy and replaced it with the Soviet Union. 11:00 – Hal brings up the term American Lake for the Pacific. 15:00 – Hal talks about the goals of the US Navy befor...

58 MINSEP 29
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WWII and Cold War history book – “War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972” (University of Kentucky Press, 2019) – Hal Friedman interview

16th century Spanish New World history book – “A Most Splendid Company” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – Richard Flint interview

Richard Flint is a historian who has been writing on the 16th century Coronado Expedition for many years. His latest book deals with the global context of the expedition and we spoke about it. 0:59 – Richard talks about how he got into studying and writing on the Coronado Expedition. 4:16 – Richard talks about how this book differs from their previous books on the Coronado expedition. 12:15 – Richard addresses how military focused the expedition was. 14:40 – Richard talks about the armor used on the expedition. 19:00 – Richard describes the evidence that the expedition was not looking for gold but rather was looking for trade routes. 21:03 – Richard talks about what the motives of the native Mexican warriors on the expedition were. 25:45 – Richard talks about how they did the research to determine the roster of the expedition. 51:47 – Richard talks about non-Spanish documents that would be helpful for this research. 57:00 – Richard talks about a document he found about a sl...

73 MINJUN 14
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16th century Spanish New World history book – “A Most Splendid Company” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – Richard Flint interview

NASA history book – “The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – John Bisney interview

John Bisney has worked as a reporter, on news radio, in public relations and is a NASA enthusiast. We talked about the latest book he has co-authored “The Space Age presidency of John F. Kennedy” which is a photographic history of NASA’s work during JFK’s presidency. 1:03 – John talks about how he got into studying and writing on this subject. 7:35 – John talks briefly about NASA illustration art. 7808 – John talks about how they lay out the book. 11:23 – John talks about doing research at the Kennedy library. 13:34 – John talks about his favorite photos in the collection. He touches on Alan Shepherd in the White House Rose Garden. 15:24 – John talks about how he chose the pictures they used. 18:03 – John talks about the companies that worked on the space program. 22:21 – John talks about other important people found in the photos. 23:43 – John talks about interesting people who also show up in the pictures. 36:54 – John talks about video of JFK’s travels. 43:35 – Th...

46 MINMAY 17
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NASA history book – “The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – John Bisney interview

Air Force and NASA history book – “Come Fly With Us” (University of Nebraska Press, 2019) – Mel Croft and John Youskauskas interview

Mel Croft and John Youskauskas are both space program enthusiasts who have previously written a book on the NASA space program. They recetly wrote another book on space shuttle payload specialists and we discussed this new book. 1:414 – They talk about how they got into writing on this subject. 2:27 – They talk about how they organized the book. 3:18 – They explain what the pauload specialist program is. 6:51 – They discuss some of the interesting aspects of the program. 9:58 – They talk about writing on STS-51L. 12:26 – They talk about the reactions people had to being chose as payload specialists. 29:47 – They talk about what they might do with all the information they obtained that didn’t end up in the book. 35:44 – They talk about what the specialists thought when they saw they Earth from orbit. 45:28 – They talk about how the DoD affected the shuttle design and missions. 48:38 -They talk about how payload specialists handle being called astronauts. 54:06 – They talk ...

60 MINAPR 29
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Air Force and NASA history book – “Come Fly With Us” (University of Nebraska Press, 2019) – Mel Croft and John Youskauskas interview

Cold War history book – “Spy Pilot” (Prometheus Books, 2019) – Francis Gary Powers, Jr. interview

Francis Gary Powers, Jr. is son of the famed U-2 pilot who was downed during a mission. Gary has spent years researching his father’s life and developing the Cold War Museum. We spoke about his new book that covers his father’s and family’s life and career. 1:06 – Gary explained why he wrote the book on his father. 4:00 – Gary talks about he structured the book. He discusses who he interviewed for the book and FOIA requests. 5:53 – Gary talked about how he got the government to help him with his research. 10:18 – Gary talks about how the US government initially refused to believe that the Soviets had missiles that could have reached his father’s plane. 12:00 – Gary talks about how he got into this research. 15:50 – Gary talks about the various sections of the book. 17:01 – Gary talks about how his book adds to the history of this event. 18:40 – Gary talks about the Soviet pilot who was shot down chasing Gary Powers. 21:25 – Gary talks about how the Russians celebrated t...

56 MINAPR 17
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Cold War history book – “Spy Pilot” (Prometheus Books, 2019) – Francis Gary Powers, Jr. interview

WWII warfare history book – “Ghost Riders” (Da Capo Press, 2018) – Mark Felton interview

Mark Felton is an author and historian who has written extensively on World War II. He also produces short films on various subjects. We spoke about his latest WWII history book Ghost Riders. 0:57 – Mark talks about how he got into writing on this subject. 2:44 – Mark talks about how he tells the story in the book. 5:00 – Mark talks about Patton and the individuals who were important to this story. 7:20 – Mark talks about how he treats the Soviets in the book. 9:37 – Mark talks about the SS in this story. 13:10 – Mark talks about plans for an Aryan warhorse. 18:20 – Mark talks about how General Patton launched this operation. 24:00 – Mark talks about the Cossacks in the book. 26:00 – Mark talks about how he collected his information for the book. 36:00 – Mark discusses the Disney film “Miracle of the White Stallions” which is a ficitonalized version of this story. 57:58 – Mark can be found at markfelton.co.uk and he has a youtube channel with lots of films at Mark Felto...

62 MINMAR 23
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WWII warfare history book – “Ghost Riders” (Da Capo Press, 2018) – Mark Felton interview

Latest Episodes

WWI military history book – “Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I” (University Press of Kentucky, 2019) – Jon B. Mikolashek interview

Jon Mikolashek is a military historian who has written extensively on US military history. We discuss his latest book about George Patton’s life during WWI. 0:51 – Jon talks about how he became interested in writing on Patton 2:50 – Jon talks about his book is different from other Patton books. 5:27 – Jon talks about why he started the book in 1916. 7:41 – Jon explains why Patton modeled himself after Perhsing. 9:02 – Jon talks about how Patton got into tanks. Patton wanted command and quick promotion. 12:36 – Jon talks about how Patton approached commanding tanks. 15:52 – Jon talks about Patton picking his tank commanders. 17:53 – Jon talks about Patton’s approach to combined arms. Patton didn’t like the infantry much. 22:03 – Jon talks about an incident where Patton hits a soldier with a shovel. 22:58 – Jon talks about traumatic brain injury. 25:26 – Jon talks about Patton’s diaries and other resources he used. 29:45 – Jon talks about Patton’s relationship with his wife. 38:42 – Jon talks about Patton’s indecision to join the tank corps. 42:50 – Jon talks about the importance of WWI to patton’s career. 48:58 – Jon is on facebook at Jon Mikolashek and twitter @slavoshek. Links of interest https://www.kentuckypress.com/live/title_detail.php?titleid=5623#.XcbxY697mM8 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jon-Mikolashek/538694696173063 For more “Military History Inside Out” please follow me at www.warscholar.org, on Facebook at warscholar, on twitter at Warscholar, on youtube at warscholar1945 and on Instagram @crisalvarezswarscholar Guests: Jon B. Mikolashek Host: Cris Alvarez Tags: military, history, military history, conflict, war, interview, non-fiction book, Patton, wwi, wwii, us army, mexico, punitive expedition, pershing, polo, tanks, staff officer, cavalry, infantry, salerno, billy mitchell, air power, virginia military institute, Rockenbach, renault, omar bradley, interwar

50 MIN5 d ago
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WWI military history book – “Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I” (University Press of Kentucky, 2019) – Jon B. Mikolashek interview

19th and 20th C military history book – “Arguing About Alliances” (Cornell University Press, 2019) – Paul Poast interview

Paul Poast is a professor and writer in the field of International Relations. We spoke about his latest book on how military pacts are negotiated. 1:00 – Paul talks about his research on military pacts. 3:53 – Paul talks about the 1939 negotiations between the French, British and Soviet Union. 7:13 – The book covers the early 1800s to WWII. 9:09 – Paul talks about elemenst of negotiation. 12:34 – Paul talks about transparency in negotiations. 15:27 – Paul talks about the 1901 pact negotiations between Britain and Germany. 20:39 – Paul talks about worries about changes of government during negotiations. 24:12 – Paul talks about the limited duration of military pacts. 28:06 – Paul talks about the differences between pacts negotiated during peace and during war. 53:17 – Paul talks about how the 1916 Wheat Executive agreement of WWI is the template for a lot of modern treaties. 56:17 – Paul talks about how much of western international relations studies are focused on Russia. 59:23 – Paul can be found on twitter @ProfPaulPoast. He’s also at PaulPoast.com. Links of interest https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501740244/arguing-about-alliances/ https://twitter.com/ProfPaulPoast?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.paulpoast.com/ For more “Military History Inside Out” please follow me at www.warscholar.org, on Facebook at warscholar, on twitter at Warscholar, on youtube at warscholar1945 and on Instagram @crisalvarezswarscholar The podcast “Military History Inside Out” can be found on all major podcast feeds. Guests: Paul Poast Host: Cris Alvarez Tags: military, history, military history, conflict, war, interview, non-fiction book, military pacts, Britain, france, soviet union, NATO, germany, austria-hungary, europe, east asia, japan, cornell university, international relations, WWI, Jean Monet

63 MIN2 w ago
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19th and 20th C military history book – “Arguing About Alliances” (Cornell University Press, 2019) – Paul Poast interview

WWII history book – “Escape from Paris” (Da Capo, 2019) – Stephen Harding interview

Stephen Harding is currently editor of Military History Magazine. He’s been an Army staff historian, a magazine writer and editor and he’s written numerous popular books on World War II. We talk about his latest book “Escape from Paris” which focuses on three B-17 gunners shot down over France and the young French woman and her family who help them evade capture in German-held Paris. 0:44 – Stephen talks about how he got into studying and writing on WWII. 4:47 – Stephen talks about his book “Escape from Paris.” 10:20 – Stephen talks about he mixes the big picture and the personal stories in the book. 11:51 – Stephen talks about the American aerial gunners he focused on in the book. 12:54 – Stephen talks about how this book is similar to his previous books on the real people who fought in WWII. 14:29 – Stephen talks about the French Resistance and how many women were involved with it. 18:34 – Stephen talks some more about how many women in France were engaged in combat a...

47 MINOCT 17
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WWII history book – “Escape from Paris” (Da Capo, 2019) – Stephen Harding interview

WWI history book – “The Polar Bear Expedition” (William Morrow, 2019) – James Carl Nelson interview

James Carl Nelson is a writer who focuses on military history subjects. We spoke about his latest book on the participation of the U.S. in the WWI Allied invasion of Russia; the only time U.S. troops have fought Russian troops on Russian soil. 0:46 – James talks about how he got into studying and writing on WWI. 2:29 – James talk about the focus of the book. 3:13 – James talks about the Bolshevik revolution in Russia and how it affected WWI. 9:40 – James talks about the equipping and supplying of these troops. 15:17 – James talks about the type of warfare these troops used in northern Russia. 17:00 – James talk about the little bit of air warfare that was going on around these troops. 19:50 – James joked about how some of the U.S. troops were taking on Bolshevik tendencies. 20:19 – James talks about medical and supply support. 22:20 – James mentions the Polar Bear Memorial Association. 24:15 – James talks about how Russia still teaches this event to students. 25:10 – Jame...

39 MINOCT 7
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WWI history book – “The Polar Bear Expedition” (William Morrow, 2019) – James Carl Nelson interview

WWII and Cold War history book – “War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972” (University of Kentucky Press, 2019) – Hal Friedman interview

Dr. Hal M. Friedman is Associate Chair of History and Professor of Modern History at Henry Ford College. He has published multiple books on U.S. national security policy in the immediate postwar Pacific. He recently edited a book on the same subject and we spoke about the subject matter and the process of publishing essay collections. 0:46 Hal talks about how he got into writing on this subject and how his father had fought in WWII. 3:25 – Hal wanted to do a collection that marked the 60th anniversary of Operation Crossroads. He talks about how this collection came about. 6:16 – Hal talks about the essays in the book and the Pacific thread that binds them together. 9:25 – Hal talks about his trilogy on American national security in the Pacific basin and how those connect to this book. The U.S. dropped Japan as the main enemy and replaced it with the Soviet Union. 11:00 – Hal brings up the term American Lake for the Pacific. 15:00 – Hal talks about the goals of the US Navy befor...

58 MINSEP 29
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WWII and Cold War history book – “War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972” (University of Kentucky Press, 2019) – Hal Friedman interview

16th century Spanish New World history book – “A Most Splendid Company” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – Richard Flint interview

Richard Flint is a historian who has been writing on the 16th century Coronado Expedition for many years. His latest book deals with the global context of the expedition and we spoke about it. 0:59 – Richard talks about how he got into studying and writing on the Coronado Expedition. 4:16 – Richard talks about how this book differs from their previous books on the Coronado expedition. 12:15 – Richard addresses how military focused the expedition was. 14:40 – Richard talks about the armor used on the expedition. 19:00 – Richard describes the evidence that the expedition was not looking for gold but rather was looking for trade routes. 21:03 – Richard talks about what the motives of the native Mexican warriors on the expedition were. 25:45 – Richard talks about how they did the research to determine the roster of the expedition. 51:47 – Richard talks about non-Spanish documents that would be helpful for this research. 57:00 – Richard talks about a document he found about a sl...

73 MINJUN 14
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16th century Spanish New World history book – “A Most Splendid Company” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – Richard Flint interview

NASA history book – “The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – John Bisney interview

John Bisney has worked as a reporter, on news radio, in public relations and is a NASA enthusiast. We talked about the latest book he has co-authored “The Space Age presidency of John F. Kennedy” which is a photographic history of NASA’s work during JFK’s presidency. 1:03 – John talks about how he got into studying and writing on this subject. 7:35 – John talks briefly about NASA illustration art. 7808 – John talks about how they lay out the book. 11:23 – John talks about doing research at the Kennedy library. 13:34 – John talks about his favorite photos in the collection. He touches on Alan Shepherd in the White House Rose Garden. 15:24 – John talks about how he chose the pictures they used. 18:03 – John talks about the companies that worked on the space program. 22:21 – John talks about other important people found in the photos. 23:43 – John talks about interesting people who also show up in the pictures. 36:54 – John talks about video of JFK’s travels. 43:35 – Th...

46 MINMAY 17
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NASA history book – “The Space-Age Presidency of John F. Kennedy” (University of New Mexico Press, 2019) – John Bisney interview

Air Force and NASA history book – “Come Fly With Us” (University of Nebraska Press, 2019) – Mel Croft and John Youskauskas interview

Mel Croft and John Youskauskas are both space program enthusiasts who have previously written a book on the NASA space program. They recetly wrote another book on space shuttle payload specialists and we discussed this new book. 1:414 – They talk about how they got into writing on this subject. 2:27 – They talk about how they organized the book. 3:18 – They explain what the pauload specialist program is. 6:51 – They discuss some of the interesting aspects of the program. 9:58 – They talk about writing on STS-51L. 12:26 – They talk about the reactions people had to being chose as payload specialists. 29:47 – They talk about what they might do with all the information they obtained that didn’t end up in the book. 35:44 – They talk about what the specialists thought when they saw they Earth from orbit. 45:28 – They talk about how the DoD affected the shuttle design and missions. 48:38 -They talk about how payload specialists handle being called astronauts. 54:06 – They talk ...

60 MINAPR 29
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Air Force and NASA history book – “Come Fly With Us” (University of Nebraska Press, 2019) – Mel Croft and John Youskauskas interview

Cold War history book – “Spy Pilot” (Prometheus Books, 2019) – Francis Gary Powers, Jr. interview

Francis Gary Powers, Jr. is son of the famed U-2 pilot who was downed during a mission. Gary has spent years researching his father’s life and developing the Cold War Museum. We spoke about his new book that covers his father’s and family’s life and career. 1:06 – Gary explained why he wrote the book on his father. 4:00 – Gary talks about he structured the book. He discusses who he interviewed for the book and FOIA requests. 5:53 – Gary talked about how he got the government to help him with his research. 10:18 – Gary talks about how the US government initially refused to believe that the Soviets had missiles that could have reached his father’s plane. 12:00 – Gary talks about how he got into this research. 15:50 – Gary talks about the various sections of the book. 17:01 – Gary talks about how his book adds to the history of this event. 18:40 – Gary talks about the Soviet pilot who was shot down chasing Gary Powers. 21:25 – Gary talks about how the Russians celebrated t...

56 MINAPR 17
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Cold War history book – “Spy Pilot” (Prometheus Books, 2019) – Francis Gary Powers, Jr. interview

WWII warfare history book – “Ghost Riders” (Da Capo Press, 2018) – Mark Felton interview

Mark Felton is an author and historian who has written extensively on World War II. He also produces short films on various subjects. We spoke about his latest WWII history book Ghost Riders. 0:57 – Mark talks about how he got into writing on this subject. 2:44 – Mark talks about how he tells the story in the book. 5:00 – Mark talks about Patton and the individuals who were important to this story. 7:20 – Mark talks about how he treats the Soviets in the book. 9:37 – Mark talks about the SS in this story. 13:10 – Mark talks about plans for an Aryan warhorse. 18:20 – Mark talks about how General Patton launched this operation. 24:00 – Mark talks about the Cossacks in the book. 26:00 – Mark talks about how he collected his information for the book. 36:00 – Mark discusses the Disney film “Miracle of the White Stallions” which is a ficitonalized version of this story. 57:58 – Mark can be found at markfelton.co.uk and he has a youtube channel with lots of films at Mark Felto...

62 MINMAR 23
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WWII warfare history book – “Ghost Riders” (Da Capo Press, 2018) – Mark Felton interview
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