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Halifax Explosion – Peace in the East? | THE GREAT WAR Week 176

Halifax Explosion – Peace in the East? | THE GREAT WAR Week 176

Even far from the battlefields it happens now – civilian casualties of the war. And this week it happened in a flash – 10,000 victims of the war in one instant in Nova Scotia. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the… Continue Reading

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The Ostende Raid – Peace of Bucharest I THE GREAT WAR Week 198

The Ostende Raid – Peace of Bucharest I THE GREAT WAR Week 198

What do you do to stop the enemy from sending his submarines and destroyers at you? You try to destroy his harbors, and how do you do that? You raid them by night. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great… Continue Reading

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Just Peace Or Day of Dishonor? – The Treaty of Versailles I THE GREAT WAR June 1919

Just Peace Or Day of Dishonor? – The Treaty of Versailles I THE GREAT WAR June 1919

This episode of the Great War is sponsored by you, our supporters on Patreon and YouTube. We could not make this show without you wonderful people. In fact, here is a dramatic recreation of what the show would look without… Continue Reading

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Kaiser Karl Wants Peace – The Sixtus Affair I THE GREAT WAR Week 139

Kaiser Karl Wants Peace – The Sixtus Affair I THE GREAT WAR Week 139

We see battle after battle, all around the world, and yet no side can achieve victory. The millions of men fighting are obviously affected by the war each day, but unlike earlier wars, this war is total war and it… Continue Reading

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Peace In The East – The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk I THE GREAT WAR Week 189

Peace In The East – The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk I THE GREAT WAR Week 189

It was a momentous occasion. 43 months after the war began, the first one of the major players was leaving it for good. This week, Russia signed a peace treaty with the Central Powers. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the… Continue Reading

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Post WW1 Violence Theory – Paris Peace Conference I BEYOND THE GREAT WAR

Post WW1 Violence Theory – Paris Peace Conference I BEYOND THE GREAT WAR

Hi I’m Jesse and I’m Flo and welcome to an exciting new episode of beyond the Great War the segment where we answer your questions about what happened 100 years ago. Hi Jesse. Hi Flo. Are you wondering why I’m… Continue Reading

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Armistice – But Peace? I THE GREAT WAR Week 225

Armistice – But Peace? I THE GREAT WAR Week 225

What can I say about this week this week the war ends I’m indy neidell. Welcome to the great war Last week what was left of the austro-hungarian Empire signed an armistice leaving Germany as the last man standing of… Continue Reading

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No Peace For The Wicked I THE GREAT WAR Week 129

No Peace For The Wicked I THE GREAT WAR Week 129

Food shortages, strikes, assassinations, covert attempts to end the war, covert attempts to expand the war, the situation in Russia by now was dangerously unstable. It wouldn’t get any better this week, though as there was yet another political shakeup… Continue Reading

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The Treaty of Versailles And The Economic Consequences Of The Peace I THE GREAT WAR 1919

The Treaty of Versailles And The Economic Consequences Of The Peace I THE GREAT WAR 1919

This episode of The Great War was made possible by our supporters on Patreon. 2019/1919 was a crazy year for The Great War channel and we just want to say a big thank you to everyone who supports us on… Continue Reading

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No War, No Peace – Trotsky’s Gamble I THE GREAT WAR Week 186

Russia and Ukraine were no longer fighting the world war, or were they? They were making separate peace negotiations with the Central Powers even as the Bolsheviks were invading Ukrainian territory. Well one of those pieces was signed this week,… Continue Reading