Join Jeff and Dave as they review the 1957 Soviet classic The Cranes are Flying by Mikhail Kalatozov. You can find the movie on places you most look for digital content.
Join Jeff and Dave as they review the dark comedy Death of Stalin.
A recap of the first 57 Episodes and the first 5 years of the Cold War.
In this episode we examine how Navies developed over the first five years of the Cold War. We examine the Navies, ships, events and technology of the period.
In this episode we examine the development of air power 1945-1950. We examine from a high level the aircraft, events and air forces of the period.
In this episode we examine the weapons, strategy and tactics of the first five years of the Cold War. We look at advances in armor warfare and Guerrilla Warfare. We also examine tank development, the development of the AK 47 and more.
In this episode we examine the rise and fall of the Sino-Soviet Alliance. One of the most important alliances of the Cold War. We explore how and why the alliance came to be and why it eventually split. We examine the role of its silent partners in the alliance the Nations of Eastern Europe and…
In this episode we review the life of Mao Zedong one of the most controversial leaders of the twentieth century. Examining his life from his childhood and youth to his rise to power in the Chinese Communist Party.
In this episode we will examine the Communist victory over the Nationalists explaining how and why the Communists won. We will also examine the critical role that the United States and Soviet Union played in the closing stages of the war and how the Chinese Communist victory effected the wider Cold War and the shape…
In this episode we review the importance and impact of the Second Sino Japanese war and the larger impact of World War II on the Chinese Civil War. We examine how the Communists used the war to their advantage and how the war crippled the Nationalists and laid the foundation for the Chinese Communist victory…