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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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Lessons learned: "The Generals: 1 of 2: American Military Command from World War II to Today" by Thomas E. Ricks

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:General Eisenhower, General Patton and President Roosevelt in Sicily, 1943 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lessons learned: "The Generals: 1 of 2: American Military Command from World War II to Today" by Thomas E. Ricks [](https://www.amazon.com/Generals-American-Military-Command-World/dp/0143124099/ref=la_B000AP9JRU_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1529895325&sr=1-4)...

Duration:00:19:59

The other side of D-Day: "The Lions of Carentan: 2 of 2: Fallschirmjager Regiment 6, 1943-1945" by Volker Griesser.

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Date 21 June 1944 Close up photograph of dead German paratroopers (Fallschirmjäger) in the back of a truck, Chambois, France. They are probably members of the Fallschirmjager Regiment 6, the one on the right has collar insignia of a Captain (Hauptmann). Date Taken on 12 June 1944 Source Archivesnormandie 1939-45 Author U.S Army ) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The other side of D-Day: "The Lions of...

Duration:00:03:58

The other side of D-Day: "The Lions of Carentan: 1 of 2: Fallschirmjager Regiment 6, 1943-1945" by Volker Griesser.

6/24/2018
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[](https://www.amazon.com/default/e/B0034P6NW2/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1?redirectedFromKindleDbs=true) AUTHOR. (Photo:Normandie, Fallschirmjäger mit MG 42 Info non-talk.svg Archive description Description provided by the archive when the original description is incomplete or wrong. You can help by reporting errors and typos at Commons:Bundesarchiv/Error reports. Frankreich, Normandie.- Drei Fallschirmjäger mit schwerem Maschinengewehr 42; PK Fs AOK Depicted place Normandy...

Duration:00:20:58

Lessons learned: "The Generals: 2 of 2: American Military Command from World War II to Today" by Thomas E. Ricks

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Senior Allied commanders celebrate at Reims, France, shortly after General Eisenhower had addressed the German mission who had just signed the unconditional surrender document. Present are (left to right): General Ivan Susloparov (Soviet Union), Lieutenant General Frederick E. Morgan (British Army), Lieutenant General Walter Bedell Smith (US Army), Captain Kay Summersby (US Army) (obscured), Captain Harry C. Butcher (US Navy), General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower (US...

Duration:00:21:18

Upon the news that Korean War remains are coming home: "You Are Not Forgotten: 2 of 2: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home" by Bryan Bender

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Mexican-American War remains arrive in U.S. for dignified transfer | Health.mil ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Upon the news that Korean War remains are coming home: "You Are Not Forgotten: 2 of 2: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home" by Bryan Bender...

Duration:00:19:25

Upon the news that Korean War remains are coming home: "You Are Not Forgotten: 1 of 2: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home" by Bryan Bender

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Air Force attacking railroads south of Wonsan on the eastern coast of North Korea ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Upon the news that Korean War remains are coming home: "You Are Not Forgotten: 1 of 2: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home" by Bryan Bender...

Duration:00:21:54

Surviving the 69th in the Meuse Valley, 1918: "Wild Bill Donovan: 2 of 2: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage" by Douglas Waller

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Major General William J. Donovan, Director, OSS and Colonel William H. Jackson in April 1945. US Army Signal Corps - US Government Maj Gen William J 'Wild Bill', Director, OSS and Colonel William Harding Jackson (ca 1945).) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Surviving the 69th in the Meuse Valley, 1918: "Wild Bill Donovan: 2 of 2: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage" by Douglas Waller...

Duration:00:07:46

Neutrino Hunters: 2 of 2: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Ray Jayawardhanaq

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:1987A supernova remnant near the center. Composite of two public domain NASA images taken from the Hubble Space Telescope. Edited with the GIMP. Uploaded to en:Wiki by en:User:Maveric149, higher resolution version uploaded by en:User:JamesHoadley ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Neutrino Hunters: 2 of 2: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Ray Jayawardhana...

Duration:00:22:47

Neutrino Hunters: 1 of 2: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Ray Jayawardhana

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: The first use of a hydrogen bubble chamber to detect neutrinos, on November 13, 1970\. A neutrino hit a proton in a hydrogen atom. The collision occurred at the point where three tracks emanate on the right of the photograph. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Neutrino Hunters: 1 of 2: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Ray Jayawardhana...

Duration:00:20:02

Surviving the 69th in the Meuse Valley, 1918: "Wild Bill Donovan: 1 of 2: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage" by Douglas Waller

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Donovan as a major with the Fighting 69th in France in 1918.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Surviving the 69th in the Meuse Valley, 1918: "Wild Bill Donovan: 1 of 2: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage" by Douglas Waller [...

Duration:00:11:34

Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Double Cross: 2 of 2: The True Story of the D-Day Spies" by Ben Macintyre

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Pas de Calais, Speidel, Lang, Rommel Info non-talk.svg Archive description Description provided by the archive when the original description is incomplete or wrong. You can help by reporting errors and typos at Commons:Bundesarchiv/Error reports. Frankreich, Pas de Calais (K.V.A. C).- Generalfeldmarschall Rommel bei einer Inspektion des Atlantikwalls; v.l. Generalleutnant Hans Speidel, Hauptmann Lang, Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel mit Karte; PK KBZ OB West Depicted people...

Duration:00:21:19

Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Double Cross: 1 of 2: The True Story of the D-Day Spies" by Ben Macintyre

6/24/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Pas de Calais, Atlantikwall, Panzersperren Info non-talk.svg Archive description Description provided by the archive when the original description is incomplete or wrong. You can help by reporting errors and typos at Commons:Bundesarchiv/Error reports. Frankreich, Pas de Calais.- Inspektion des Atlantikwalls durch Generalfeldmarschall Rommel.- Panzerhindernisse aus Stahl ("Tschechenigel") am Strand; PK KBZ OB West Depicted place Pas de Calais Date 18 April 1944 Photographer...

Duration:00:19:59

Before ISIS: Fallujah Awakens: 2 of 2: Marines, Sheikhs, and the Battle Against al Qaeda by Bill Ardolino

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: (Photo:An Iraqi policeman talks with two Iraqi civilians as they wait in line to receive new identification cards at a police precinct in Fallujah on June 30\. Marines and Sailors with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, continue to push on with Operation Alljah to provide stability and protection for the citizens of Fallujah. Sectioning the city into precincts, Marines work with the Iraqi Police and Army to set up operational stations where Iraqi...

Duration:00:21:21

Before ISIS: Fallujah Awakens: 1 of 2: Marines, Sheikhs, and the Battle Against al Qaeda by Bill Ardolino

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. Operation Phantom Thunder began on 16 June 2007, when Multi-National Force-Iraq launched major offensive operations against al-Qaeda and other extremist terrorists operating throughout Iraq http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Before ISIS: Fallujah Awakens: 1 of 2: Marines, Sheikhs, and the Battle Against al Qaeda by Bill Ardolino...

Duration:00:20:01

The Italian enemy: "The Liberator: 2 of 2: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau" by Alex Kershaw

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:This African-American combat patrol advanced three miles north of Lucca (furthermost point occupied by American troops) to contact an enemy machine gun nest. Here a bazooka-man cuts loose at the target some 300 yards distant Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. - This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 531216\. )...

Duration:00:21:26

The Italian enemy: "The Liberator: 1 of 2: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau" by Alex Kershaw

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: American troops fire 81mm mortars in support of the Seventh Army's drive on Palermo. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Italian enemy: "The Liberator: 1 of 2: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau" by Alex Kershaw...

Duration:00:20:05

Immigration crisis 100 years ago: "The Great Departure: 1 of 2: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World" by Tara Zahra

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Gulcemal, in Karaköy, Istanbul. (Estimated photo date between 1928-1937) SALTOnline - https://www.flickr.com/photos/saltonline/14667010374/ www.archives.saltresearch.org/R/DIBGA61CIN2N62F855PCQQDXA... Gülcemal, a passenger steam ship, was constructed in 1874 in Belfast and initially provided service on the Atlantic Ocean under the names Germanic and Ottawa. It was sold to the Ottoman Seyr-i Sefain Management in 1911.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...

Duration:00:19:35

Recommending Health Savings Accounts as part of your estate, like a family castle. Scott Atlas @HooverInst

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Built in 1385, Bodiam Castle in East Sussex, England, is surrounded by a water-filled moat. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Recommending Health Savings Accounts as part of your estate, like a family castle. Scott Atlas @HooverInst [](https://www.wsj.com/articles/health-savings-accounts-for-everyone-1529449512) [https://www.wsj.com/articles/health-savings-accounts-for-everyone-1529449512...

Duration:00:10:31

Canada's The Green Organic Dutchman marijuana grower preparing for legalization October 17 with expansion and robots. Brian Athaide, @GrnOrganicDutch

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: English: The chamber of the Senate of Canada Date 4 August 2008 Source Own work Author Makaristos Permission (Reusing this file) released into public domain) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Canada's The Green Organic Dutchman marijuana grower preparing for legalization October 17 with expansion and robots. Brian Athaide, @GrnOrganicDutch...

Duration:00:10:12

The Libya model, 2003: 2 of 2: Lessons learned for denuclearization of a rogue state. William Tobey, @BelferCenter for Science and International Affairs. Nonproliferation Policy Education Center

6/23/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo President George W. Bush and Jon Kreykes of the National Security Advanced Technologies group, look over equipment obtained from Libya’s former nuclear weapons program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge Tenn., Monday, July 12, 2004\. White House photo by Tina Hager: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Libya model, 2003: 2 of 2: Lessons learned for denuclearization of a rogue state. William...

Duration:00:07:59