Front Lines

By Legion Magazine

Front Lines is a weekly podcast produced by Legion Magazine, Canada’s leading military history publication. Join writer Stephen J. Thorne each week for fascinating stories and compelling commentary on Canada’s rich military past and present.

  1. 1.
    German U-boat crews abandon plans to scuttle; surrender instead
    8:14
  2. 2.
    Coffee: The soldier’s drink of ‘choice and remembrance’
    12:08
  3. 3.
    Capture of 22-metre transatlantic narco-sub marks new era in war on drugs
    13:22
  4. 4.
    Inside Afghanistan: Remember the Afghan translator
    11:00
  5. 5.
    Inside Afghanistan | Life and art of the barter
    9:03
  6. 6.
    The Magnificent 11
    20:44
  7. 7.
    Christmas at war: Sent to Korea by mistake
    7:14
  8. 8.
    Of contemptible pirates and desert isles: The saga of Captain Barnabas Lincoln
    13:59
  1. 9.
    Jack Widdicombe: From combine to Lancaster and back
    14:31
  2. 10.
    The medic’s trauma book
    13:03
  3. 11.
    More angel than mortal: The nursing sisters of The Great War
    8:40
  4. 12.
    Born on the first of July | Canadians in the Vietnam War
    22:39
  5. 13.
    Always the first one to know
    16:34
  6. 14.
    Performance enhancers and war go hand in hand
    13:15
  7. 15.
    Lives measured in kilograms: Mitigating the soldier’s load
    9:56
  8. 16.
    The dream of space thrives
    9:13
  9. 17.
    Winston wets his whistle: Churchill’s indulgences
    12:37
  10. 18.
    A feather in your cap
    10:56
  11. 19.
    Reinhard Hardegen: Last of the U-boat aces
    10:38
  12. 20.
    The Yankees were thinking of coming!
    11:38
  13. 21.
    The story of a forgotten airplane
    11:02
  14. 22.
    The bombing of East Grinstead
    11:40
  15. 23.
    John Stewart Hart: “The Spitfire every time”
    19:42
  16. 24.
    ‘And all who sail in her. . . .’
    8:46
  17. 25.
    From Dieppe to D-Day
    11:14
  18. 26.
    A German commander’s assessment of the D-Day invasion
    12:30
  19. 27.
    The mighty word on D-Day
    9:47
  20. 28.
    SS Caribou
    11:47
  21. 29.
    Reginald Wise: Saviour of Easter Sunday, 1945
    12:16
  22. 30.
    The seizing of Europe’s bells
    15:17
  23. 31.
    Ted Martens: Dutch resistance fighter
    8:58
  24. 32.
    Ernie Verhulst (Part 1): A wide-eyed boy in Rotterdam, May 1940
    9:05
  25. 33.
    Hitler, Raeder, and the demise of the Kriegsmarine
    12:00
  26. 34.
    A Letter of Marque from the King
    9:58
  27. 35.
    Last soldier standing
    10:11
  28. 36.
    Ross Mitchell: A sniper from the farm
    9:26
  29. 37.
    “I don’t think we’ll make it back to the pub tonight”
    12:07
  30. 38.
    First Blood
    14:00
  31. 39.
    Jenkin Ratford and the War of 1812
    12:29
  32. 40.
    CANEX: The Company Store
    7:48
  33. 41.
    Inside Afghanistan: Politics, war and buzkashi
    13:10
  34. 42.
    Douglas Gordon (Part 2): The troubles with Typhoons
    11:37
  35. 43.
    Douglas Gordon (Part 1): Bail out or glide for England
    12:29
  36. 44.
    I’ve Got Your Back
    10:28
  37. 45.
    A woman pilot in wartime Britain
    11:06
  38. 46.
    Witness to Slaughter: Canadians in the Medak Pocket
    26:58
  39. 47.
    The Language of War
    12:10
  40. 48.
    On operations with G.I. Joe
    7:02
  41. 49.
    Christmas at war: A cabin in the Hurtgen Forest
    13:55

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