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On this episode we are joined by Neil Dahlstrom from John Deere to discuss John Deere’s contribution to the War Efforts going back to the civil war, plus the formation of the John Deere battalion during WWII.

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This week Don talks briefly about his experience setting up a D-Day Living History Display at the US Army 244th Birthday Dinner Ball, Then we go back to the National Museum Of The Pacific War to interview Resident living Historian and United States Marine Corp Vet, Perry “Gunny” Monroe to talk about the “Program” at the Pacific Combat zone and to discuss WWII and Japanese battle traditions, plus much more.

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This week it’s the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy France, Don is fresh off of his trip to the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg Texas, and our first interview recorded on location with Aaron Verinder.

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On this week’s episode we sit down with the cast and crew of the new intendent short film Walking Point to discuss what it takes to get a project from a dream to a reality and all the hard work and passion that goes along with it.

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Don sits down with Writer, Producer, and Director, RJ Nevens Jr. and his Wife and Executive Producer Chelsea S. Nevens  along with k9 Duke and his  Partner / Handler Ed Soares  to talk about the early process of making this production, casting plus much more.

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Don is joined by Lou Wegner, Josiah Schreiber, and Jeff Copsetta to discuss how they got into acting, how they got involved in the production of Walking Point and the impact this project has had on their lives, and the friendships it’s created.

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Don is joined by actors Obie Sho and Fumitake Karashima to discuss their involvement in the production of Walking Point, what it was like to portray the generation of the Great Grandparents ,and the experiences they have being young Japanese actors in modern day Hollywood.

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On this week’s episode we are joined once again by Jeremy Petrella to discuss the article Debunking the Myths of Robert Capa on D-Day, The independent WWII movie that is currently in production Walking Point, plus much more.


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W.T.S.P -EP-39

This week we talk about the Re-Launch of “Catch 22”, the location of the USS Hornets resting place, and we are joined by Robert Kastelic from Round Canopy Parachuting Team to talk about how you could find yourself doing static line jumps out of a C47.




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On This episode we do a little first anniversary celebration, We talk about The impact Day Light Savings Time had on the war effort, The advent of Super Glue, and remember Medal of Honor Winner Sergeant First Class Edward Allen Carter Jr. and finally we try to simplify this history behind the “Lift and Lot” number stamped under your M1 Helmet Visor.

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On this week’s episode we take the original interview we did with Fritz Lennenbach and processed it down to try and eliminate the echo and background noise to make it more enjoyable. We’ve had a few people tell us it’s a hard listen. This is such a great interview we really wanted our listeners to hear Fritz story.


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This week we are join by College History Teacher / Reenactor Jeremy Petrella to discuss teaching History to modern day College Students, How he got involved in WWII reenacting, The Signal Corps, and a new event Jeremy is organizing in Lakeland Georgia.

Mike Santana joins us to talk about the upcoming event in Vero Beach Florida, plus much more.

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