Battle Ground History
Battle Ground History
Leaders, Military, Rebels, Rouges and Scholars, Villains, Battles or Events, which one will prove to be the greatest person or event in world history? Find out here at Battle Ground History.
Lech Walesa versus Nikola Tesla
Oct 7 • 25 min
Lech Walesa faces off against Nikola Tesla in the Rebels, Rogues and Scholars bracket.
Charles XII of Sweden versus Georgi Zhukov
Sep 22 • 25 min
In the Military bracket, we pit the King of Sweden, Charles XII against the Soviet General Georgi Zhukov.
Cleopatra versus Wu of Han
Sep 15 • 24 min
Two great leaders face off today, Cleopatra and Wu of Han
Episodlet Five - The Other Battle of VIenna
Aug 25 • 7 min
Today, we go over the other Battle of Vienna fought in 1683.
Henry VIII versus Robert Mugabe
Aug 18 • 25 min
Henry VIII of England goes up against the former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe in the villains bracket.
The Development of the Atomic Bomb versus the Code of Hammurabi
Aug 11 • 22 min
The Development of the Atomic Bomb goes up against the Code of Hammurabi
52 - The Battles of Vienna versus Zama
Jul 21 • 22 min
The Battles of Vienna versus Zama are compared to see who moves on to the second round.
51 - Mustafa Kamel Ataturk versus Emiliano Zapata
Jul 7 • 24 min
The father of Turkey, Mustafa Kamel Ataturk faces off against the Mexican revolutionary, Emiliano Zapata
50 - Julius Caesar versus John Churchill
Jun 23 • 23 min
In the Military bracket we pit the Roman General Julius Caesar against the British General John Churchill
49 - Vladimir the Great versus Diocletian
Jun 16 • 27 min
From the Leaders bracket we pit the Russian Vladimir the Great against the Roman, Diocletian
48 - Mao Zedong versus Maximilien Robespierre
Jun 2 • 22 min
In the Villains bracket we pit China’s Mao Zedong against France’s Maximilien Robespierre.
47 - The Black Death in Europe versus the American Civil War
May 26 • 21 min
The arrival of the Black Death in Europe goes up against the American Civil War.
46 - The Battle of Britain versus D-Day
May 19 • 20 min
The Battle of Britain goes up against D-Day in at Battle’s Bracket faceoff-off.
45 - Robert E. Lee versus Pancho Villa
May 12 • 27 min
Today’s episode pits Confederate General Robert E. Lee against the Mexican rebel Pancho Villa
44 - Alexander Suvorov versus Charles the Hammer Martel
May 5 • 19 min
Russian General Alexander Suvorov faces off against Charles the Hammer Martel.
43 - Selim I versus Abraham Lincoln
Apr 29 • 17 min
From the Leaders bracket, Ottoman Sultan Selim I versus Abraham Lincoln
42 - Pol Pot versus Erzsebet Bathory
Apr 21 • 26 min
In the Villains bracket we pit the Cambodian Pol Pot versus the Hungarian Princess Erzsebet Bathory.
41 - Invention of Agriculture versus On the Origin of Species
Apr 21 • 19 min
The Invention of Agriculture goes up agains the publication of the book, On the Origin of Species.
40 - the Battles of Gaugamela versus Hastings
Mar 31 • 18 min
The battles of Gaugamela and Hastings are discussed to see who moves on to the second round.
Episodlet 4 - The Early Life of Joseph Mengele
Mar 17 • 11 min
How did Joseph Mengele turn into the monster he became at Auschwitz.
39 - Isaac Newton versus Galileo Galilei
Mar 10 • 29 min
Isaac Newton faces off against fellow scientist Galileo Galilei
38 - Ulysses S. Grant versus Mehmed the Conqueror
Mar 3 • 26 min
General Ulysses S. Grant faces off against Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror in the Military bracket.
Episodlet #3 - Constantinople at the Fall
Feb 17 • 7 min
What was the city of Constantinople like when it fell to the Ottoman Empire’s forces in 1453?
37 - Marcus Aurelius versus Suleyman the Magnificent
Feb 10 • 30 min
The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius faces off against the Ottoman Sultan, Suleyman the Magnificent
36 - Joseph Mengele versus Rudolf Höss
Jan 29 • 26 min
From the Villains bracket we pit fellow Nazi SS officers Joseph Mengele against Rudolf Höss.
35 - The Thirty Years’ War versus the Crusades
Jan 20 • 26 min
Today’s episode is the Thirty Years’ War facing off against the Crusades
34 - Red Cliffs versus Teutoburg Forest
Jan 13 • 16 min
The Battle of Red Cliff goes up against the Battle of Teutoburg Forest
33 - Boudica versus Harriet Tubman
Jan 6 • 18 min
The Celtic rebel Boudica faces off against the abolitionist Harriet Tubman
32 - Pompey the Great versus Sulla
Dec 16, 2018 • 16 min
Two Roman generals face of in today’s episode, Pompey the Great and Sulla
31 - Augustus versus Catherine the Great
Dec 9, 2018 • 20 min
Roman Emperor Augustus battles against the Russian Catherine the Great.
30 - Joseph Stalin versus Carlo Gambino
Nov 25, 2018 • 18 min
From the Villains bracket we pit Joseph Stalin agains Carlo Gambino
29 - 9/11 versus the Russian Revolution
Nov 18, 2018 • 20 min
Today we compare the tragedy of 9/11/2001 and the Russian Revolution
28 - The Battle of the Marne versus the Battle of Tours
Nov 11, 2018 • 19 min
The Second Battle of the Marne goes up against the Battle of Tours.
27 - Mahatma Gandhi versus Spartacus
Nov 4, 2018 • 19 min
Today’s battle is between Mahatma Gandhi and the rebel leader Spartacus
26 - William the Conqueror versus Isoroku Yamamoto
Oct 28, 2018 • 19 min
William the Conqueror faces off against Isoroku Yamamoto in a first round battle.
25 - Otto the Great versus Trajan
Oct 14, 2018 • 19 min
Holy Roman Emperor Otto the Great faces off against Roman Emperor Trajan
24 - Vladimir Lenin versus Nero
Oct 7, 2018 • 19 min
Vladimir Lenin faces off against Roman Emperor Nero, in a Villains bracket battle
23 - The Fall of Constantinople versus the Cold War
Sep 30, 2018 • 22 min
The Fall of Constantinople faces off against the Cold War.
22 - The Battles of Gaixia versus Manzikert
Sep 23, 2018 • 13 min
The Battle of Gaixia faces off today against the Battle of Manzikert.
21 - Oliver Cromwell versus Aristotle
Sep 16, 2018 • 19 min
Oliver Cromwell faces off against Aristotle in a battle from the Rebels, Rogues and Scholars bracket.
20 - Giuseppe Garibaldi versus Napoleon Bonaparte
Sep 9, 2018 • 25 min
Garibaldi and Napoleon face off to see who is moving on to the second round.
19 - Louis XIV versus Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sep 2, 2018 • 24 min
King Louis XIV of France faces US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
18 - Caligula versus Shiro Ishii
Aug 26, 2018 • 17 min
Emperor of Rome faces off against the head of Unit 731, General Shiro Ishii
17 - The Invention of Printing Press versus the Industrial Revolution
Aug 19, 2018 • 19 min
The Invention of the Printing Press vs the Industrial Revolution go head-to-head.
16 - The Battles of Midway versus Poltava
Aug 12, 2018 • 21 min
Midway and Poltava are discussed today as they turned the wars they were fought in around.
15 - Leonardo Da Vinci versus Arminius
Aug 5, 2018 • 14 min
Today we pit Leonardo Da Vinci against the German rebel, Arminius
Episodelet 2 - The Class the Stars Fell On
Jul 29, 2018 • 3 min
The West Point Class of 1915 was the greatest ever.
14 - Dwight D. Eisenhower versus Douglas MacArthur
Jul 29, 2018 • 25 min
Pitted against each other we have generals Dwight Eisenhower vs Douglas MacArthur.
13 - Winston Churchill versus Nebuchadnezzar II
Jul 22, 2018 • 15 min
Today’s episode is between Winston Churchill and Nebuchadnezzar II.
12 - Albert Anastasia versus Jack the Ripper
Jul 16, 2018 • 14 min
Today’s episode pits Albert Anastasia versus Jack the Ripper
11 - The Great Depression versus the French Revolution
Jul 8, 2018 • 20 min
The Great Depression and the French Revolution were two of the most cataclysmic events in human history.
10 - The Battles of Milvian Bridge versus Platea
Jul 3, 2018 • 18 min
The Battles of Milvian Bridge and Platea are discussed and compared.
9 - Michael Faraday versus Albert Einstein
Jun 24, 2018 • 19 min
Michael Faraday versus Albert Einstein in a battle of scientific geniuses.
8 - Sun Tzu versus Alexander the Great
Jun 17, 2018 • 18 min
Sun Tzu, the author of The Art of War goes up against Alexander the Great.
Episodlet #1 - The Chinese Spring and Autumn Period
Jun 11, 2018 • 4 min
The Chinese Spring and Autumn Period.
7 - Qin Shi Huangdi versus HRE Charles V
Jun 11, 2018 • 18 min
Qin Shi Huangdi of China faces off against Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.
6 - Ivan the Terrible versus Charles “Lucky” Luciano
Jun 3, 2018 • 20 min
Ivan the Terrible versus Charles “Lucky” Luciano is today’s battle.
5 - The Holodomor versus World War I
Jun 3, 2018 • 15 min
Two the greatest tragedies of the Twentieth Century are discussed, the Holodomor and World War I.
4 - The Battles of Kadesh versus Antietam
May 27, 2018 • 15 min
Two important battles face off, the Battles of Kadesh and Antietam
3 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr versus Yemelyan Pugachev
May 27, 2018 • 14 min
Two rebels face off, Martin Luther King Jr and Yemelyan Pugachev.
2 - Alaric the Visigoth versus Khalid Ibn al-Walid
May 20, 2018 • 14 min
A Military bracket battle between Alaric the Visigoth and Khalid Ibn al-Walid
1- Peter the Great versus Ronald Reagan
May 20, 2018 • 17 min
A Leaders bracket battle pits Peter the Great against Ronald Reagan
Introduction to Battle Ground History
May 20, 2018 • 18 min
Introduction to a new history podcast, Battle Ground History.
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