The Saga of World War 2: a Casus Belli Project

By Cassus Belli Guy

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A podcast covering the entire second world war from beginning to end.

Episode Date
Episode 29: Thermopylae on Matanikau
The New Guinea campaign, the final defense of Henderson field, and the Battle of Santa Cruz.
Apr 05, 2020
Episode 28: Death Island
The next stage in the Epic of Guadalcanal including the battle of Cape Esperance and a short bio of Admiral "Bull" Halsey.
Mar 22, 2020
Episode 27: Sabers in the Sun
The Battle of Guadalcanal continues at the battles of Bloody Ridge and Torpedo Junction.
Mar 08, 2020
Episode 26: the Eagle Strikes Back
America finally begins the long campaign to defeat japan.
Feb 23, 2020
Episode 25: Yamomoto's Gambit
The battles of the Coral Sea and Midway through the lens of Naval doctrine and Carrier tactics of the early pacific war.
Feb 09, 2020
Episode 24: Fox Catcher
In this installment we continue the North African campaign and set the stage for the battle of El Alamein and introduce another iconic character; Bernard Law Montgomery.
Jan 26, 2020
Appendix D: Return to the Reich; an Interview with Eric Lichtblau
An interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Eric Lichtblau and his book Return to the Reich; a Holocaust Refugee's Mission to Defeat the Nazis.
Nov 11, 2019
Episode 23: Blue Jubilee
The war on the eastern front continues with the soviet winter counter offensive. Then raid on Dieppe provides the allies with dire lessons.
Oct 26, 2019
Episode 22: the Reluctant Dragon
In this episode we pause for a moment before returning to Europe to see where America was as she entered the War.
Sep 07, 2019
Appendix C: In Toni's Footsteps, an interview with Carl Timms
In this episode I interview Carl Timms of Dark Matter Films about his documentary "In Toni's Footsteps" which can be found on Vimeo.
Aug 17, 2019
Episode 21: Shangri-la
The fall of the Philippines, Japanese raids in the Indian Ocean, and the Doolittle raid.
Jul 28, 2019
Appendix B: Panzer Commander, an interview with Stephen Robinson
My interview with Stephen Robinson about his new book "Panzer Commander Herman Balck, Germany's Master Tactician."
Jul 13, 2019
Episode 20: the Sledgehammer and the Egg
The Japanese Invasion of the Dutch East Indies and the Raid on Darwin.
Jun 02, 2019
Episode 19: the Honor of the Empire
The Japanese conquest of Hong Kong and the Fall of Singapore.
Jan 13, 2019
Episode 18: Kaminari Sen
The Japanese blitz in South East Asia including the occupation of French Indochina and British Malaya.
Dec 21, 2018
Episode 17: Atarimashita!
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and subsequent operations.
Dec 09, 2018
Episode 16: Japan Prepares for War
In this episode we detail Japan's road to war with the United States.
May 28, 2018
Episode 15: Rising Sun
We trace the rise of Modern Japan from isolationist backwater to World Power.
Apr 29, 2018
Appendix A: Charles de Gaulle
A brief rundown of the life of Charles de Gaulle
Apr 08, 2018
Episode 14: the End of the Begining
The war on the eastern front continues, the arctic convoys, and Operation Crusader.
Mar 25, 2018
Episode 13: Germania Delenda Est
The war on the eastern front continues.
Mar 10, 2018
Episode 12: Man of Steel
The life and rise of Joseph Stalin, the infamous Premier of the Soviet Union.
Feb 25, 2018
Episode 11: Kicking in the Door
The sinking of the Bismarck and the first days of the invasion of Russia.
Feb 10, 2018
Episode 10: War on the Periphery
In this episode we cover the invasion of Yugoslavia and Greece, the battle for Crete, and discuss the life and career of Erwin Rommel.
Jan 29, 2018
Episode 9: Fox Killed in the Open
In this episode we cover the first months of the North Africa Campaign and General O'Connor's Operation Compass.
Sep 15, 2017
Episode 8: the War at Sea
The Battle for the Atlantic and naval operations in the Mediterranean.
Jun 21, 2017
Episode 7: Their Finest Hour
A look at the Battle of Britain and Winston Churchill.
May 22, 2017
Episode 6: a Miracle in a Sea of Disasters
This time we cover the fall of France and its Aftermath.
May 11, 2017
Episode 5: Polish the Shield, Neglect the Sword
In this installment we cover Fall Gelb and the Invasion of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
May 08, 2017
Episode 4: a Phony War and a Winter War
In this installment we will cover the winter war, the occupation of Norway and Denmark and the early naval engagements of the war.
Apr 07, 2017
Episode 3: a Beer Hall Coup and an Invasion Too
In this episode we finish our bio of Hitler and begin the war with the invasion of Poland.
Apr 03, 2017
Episode 2: Architect of Armageddon
This week we will cover the lead up to september 1939 and Hitler’s life until he joined the Nazi Party.
Mar 26, 2017
Episode 1: Versailles to Fascism
In the first installment of the Saga of World War 2 we cover the prewar years from the disastrous treaty of Versailles to the rise of Fascism.
Mar 26, 2017