Category Archives: War

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: Hurricane Sherman Arrives in Georgia

In this Dispatch, Dr. Deaton discusses General William Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign, which began 156 years ago this week in May 1864, and led to the fall of Atlanta, Lincoln’s re-election, the March to the Sea, and the end of the Confederacy.

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: The Fall of the Third Reich

In this Dispatch, Dr. Deaton looks back 75 years ago this week to events in April 1945, including Hitler’s death and the end of World War II in Europe.

S3E1: One of the Last Living WWII Combat Veterans Remembers: The Invasion of Guam, 75 Years Later

This week’s special guest is 95-year-old Fred Mingledorff, one of the last living combat veterans of World War II. Mr. Mingledorff was there 75 years ago, on June 21, 1944, for the invasion of Guam during World War II, a turning point in the war against the Japanese. He talks with Stan about what he did during the war, how the war affected him, and looking back 75 years later.  

S2E11: D-Day at 75

GHS President and CEO Todd Groce joins Stan for a discussion about the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion and liberation of Fortress Europe—what happened in 1944, its importance in World War II and the defeat of Nazi Germany, and what it all means 75 years later.

S2 E1: The American Revolution and John Ferling, Part 1, October 5, 2018

Stan talks to author John Ferling about his new book, Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe.