Huskie HistoryDec 01, 2022
S01E04 - The Deluge, Part 1
On this episode of Huskie History, Michal and Philip take us to Poland to discuss the "Deluge" -- a 17th century military campaign that brought an end to the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
S01E03 - Al Capone and Other Stories
On this episode of Huskie History, Michal and Philip take us to 1920s Chicago to discuss Al Capone and other gangsters, plus tidbits on pizza and a diversion into the life of Count Raphael Dante.
S01E02: Balloon Tanks and Drugged-out Nazis: Stories of D-Day
On this episode of Huskie History, Michal Nowakowski and Philip Kopacz take us behind the scenes of D-Day, discussing in particular the amount of deception that went into the planning of the operation. From tanks made from balloons to tales of Nazi soldiers drugged out on meth, they give us some of the lesser-known stories of "the Longest Day."
More information about what was discussed on this episode can be found at the following links:
Balloon Tanks: https://www.livescience.com/wwii-ghost-army.html
Meth and German Soldiers: https://time.com/5752114/nazi-military-drugs/
General D-Day Background: https://news.virginia.edu/content/historians-full-story-d-day-more-complex-myth
S01E01 - The Battle of Osowiec Fortress
On this, the premiere episode of Huskie History, Michal Nowakowski and Philip Kopacz discuss the Battle of Osowiec Fortress from the First World War. This battle is notable because it included a massive gas attack, which rendered the Russian soldiers into zombies. Well, maybe not zombies per se, but they were described as walking dead.