1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast

1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast

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THE KATYN FOREST MASSACRE (PT 1)
Oct 14 • 63 min
The incredible story of Poland’s 50 year takeover , first by Russia and Germany- later by Russia- and the atrocities committed upon them by Russia. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREONBecome an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume…
ANDREW JACKSON & THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS
Oct 10 • 27 min
An interview with author Brian Kilmeade about his terrific book, ANDREW JACKSON & THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS. Contains interesting information about Jackson and positions him as the right leader for the time in the War of 1812. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT…
VANISHED ….(PART TWO) UNEXPLAINED DISAPPEARANCES
Oct 7 • 64 min
A newspaper reporter is belted into a chair to spend what what be his last night alive at the legendary Skinwalker Ranch, and more unexplained disappearances are discussed. Our listeners outside the US are invited to send us stories of unexplained…
VANISHED …. (PART 1) UNEXPLAINED DISAPPEARANCES & MISSING CASES
Sep 30 • 60 min
VANISHED….(Part 1) covers a number of strange disappearances taking place in our National Parks, and considers paranormal explanations for these and other time slip occurrences which remain unexplained. (Note: The North Carolina boy announced lost in this…
THE COFFIN CORNER BOYS
Sep 23 • 53 min
The “Coffin Corner Boys” was the nickname given to the B-17 crews of WWII that flew in the most vulnerable corner of the bomber formations. In 1943 and 44 any member of a B-17 crew had a 0% chance of surviving 25 missions over Germany without being shot…
THE MYSTERY OF THE LOST ARK OF THE COVENANT A 1001 HEROES FLASHBACK W GUEST HOST DANTE STACK
Sep 20 • 46 min
One of the greatest mysteries of the Bible, the fate of the Lost Ark of the Covenant, which the Jews carried into battle, and was said to hold all the tablets containing the laws of Moses , has never been discovered. Dante Stack helps to lay out the story…
WAR ANIMALS: THE UNSUNG HEROES OF WWII A 1001 HEROES AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Sep 16 • 59 min
1001 Interviews author Robin Hutton about her new bestseller “War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of WWII”- story which provides a positive and uplifting angle to the ways that hundreds of 4-legged and winged service animals kept up morale and helped the…
THE UNTOUCHABLES
Sep 13 • 54 min
The story of crime in Chicago - how it started- how bad it got by the 1930”s-and one man who fought it with his band of federal agents who couldn’t be bribed and weren’t going to back off-Elliott Ness and his Untouchables.. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT…
THE LEGEND OF THE THREE MARYS
Sep 9 • 43 min
In a tiny town named Sans Marie de la Mer on the Southern coast of France, where the Rhone River empties into the Mediterranean, they still celebrate the coming of a small boat which arrived a little over 2,000 years ago. The boat carried with it a group…
ELFEGO BACA- THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T DIE
Sep 4 • 23 min
In the annals of the American West there lives a man- a legend- by the name of Elfego Baca. His name became synonymous with courage in the early days of the Southwest when he pinned on a tin star and went up against some pretty tough and well armed…
BILLY THE KID (PT 2) THE LAST DAYS (OR WERE THEY?)
Sep 2 • 74 min
Gov. Lew Wallace breaks his promise of clemency to Billy~ Billy joins Dave Rudabaugh’s gang~ Breaks out of jail killing Sheriff and Guard~Pat Garret catches up to him in Ft. Sumner and kills Billy- or does he?- Many believe Billy escaped to Mexico and…
BILLY KID (PT 1) THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY
Aug 26 • 50 min
Billy the Kid„ real name Henry McCarty, has been painted by historians as a ruthless killer and gun for hire- but in truth, he helped bring justice to the Territory of New Mexico in the late 1870’s, providing valuable testimony that helped to bring down a…
BONNIE & CLYDE (PT 2) BORN TO DIE
Aug 22 • 86 min
This episode covers the life of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow through the last half of their crime spree from late 1933 to their death by ambush on May 23, 1934. Bonnie had never killed- but the newspapers and the FBI took the account of one bad witness…
BONNIE & CLYDE (PT 1) BORN TO DIE
Aug 19 • 43 min
This is the incredible story of two of the FBI’s most wanted criminals- Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who went on a love-filled crime spree through 6 states in the American South and Midwest during the depression. Seen as hard-time heroes by many, and…
ANASTASIA (PT 2) THE LAST DAYS OF THE ROMANOV FAMILY
Aug 17 • 81 min
Anastasia Prt 2- The last Days of The Romanov family in 1917 as Russia fell to socialism. Also The Miracle of the Sun in Portugal 1917.
ANASTASIA AND THE RISE OF SOCIALISM IN EUROPE (PT 1)
Aug 17 • 46 min
The story of the last Russian dynasty-The Romanov Family- and the rise of socialism in Europe that ordered the murder of Anastasia and her family and the seizing of all businesses and private property. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREONBecome an…
(PT 2) DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK: NO PEACE IN THE VALLEYS
Aug 12 • 88 min
Warning Explicit In part two of Drums Along the Mohawk we cover: The Cherry Valley and Wyoming Valley Massacres of soldiers and unarmed civilian women and children,~Tory leaders Butler and Brant~The Moravian Massacre of Christian Indians~Survivor…
VOODOO ON THE BAYOU A 1001 FLASHBACK
Aug 9 • 34 min
Voodoo on the Bayou is the incredible story of Voodoo Queen Marie LaVeau and the origins of voodoo worship in New Orleans. ALL NEW LINKS AUGUST 2018SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREONBecome an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume…
DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK: THE HOUNDS OF HELL UNLEASHED
Aug 5 • 76 min
1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries podcast rips the cover off the politically correct version of the American Indian fighting only to protect his lands from white encroachment., as we look into the unholy alliance between the Iroquois nation and…
THE JOURNEYMAN MATT MILLER IN THE COLONIES BOOK SERIES 1001 INTERVIEWS MARK J. ROSE
Aug 1 • 38 min
The Journeyman- The incredible story of a young man who is accidentally transported back into time to Richmond, VA- where he finds he must use his wits to survive and thrive- 1762 colonial America. 1001 Heroes interviews author Mark J. Rose about this…
(PT 2) THE BATTLE OF BLAIR MOUNTAIN: BULLETS, BOMBS, AND TRIALS
Jul 29 • 58 min
The Massacre in Matewan- A shootout in the streets leaves 8 men dead- The coal companies seek revenge using assassinations in broad daylight~The Battle of Blair Mountain~War raging in Logan County West Virginia~Trains commandeered by union men~The…
MOTHER JONES AND THE BATTLE OF BLAIR MOUNTAIN W. VA (PT 1)
Jul 22 • 58 min
In MOTHER JONES AND THE BATTLE OF BLAIR MOUNTAIN PT 1 we take an in-depth look at the horrific conditions that existed in the local mining communities in southwestern West Virginia at the turn of the 20th century, where men were literally worked to death,…
THE JERSEY BROTHERS 1001 INTERVIEWS SALLY MOTT FREEMAN WWII FAMILY SAGA BEST SELLER
Jul 18 • 60 min
1001 Interviews author Sally Mott Freeman about her father’s search for his missing and wounded younger brother, who has been captured by the Japanese during the invasion and occupation of the Philippines..In this gripping factual novel, author Freeman…
SHARK! THE MANEATER OF MATAWAN N.J.
Jul 15 • 51 min
In 1917, the beaches in New Jersey were just coming into their own as tourists began to seek out the pleasures of sand and surf. There had never been a publicized shark attack, and there was no reason to fear the water, All that stopped when the Great…
(PT 2) BRAXTON COUNTY MONSTER/UFO SWARMS OVER DC/TRAIL LEADS TO FLATWOODS
Jul 8 • 71 min
In PT 2 THE BRAXTON COUNTY MONSTER/SAUCER SWARMS OVER DC/THE TRAIL LEADS TO FLATWOODS we tell “the rest of the story”, including the 1952 flying saucer swarms over Washington DC on two consecutive weekends in July of 1952, Washington’s reaction, the…
THE BRAXTON COUNTY MONSTER INCIDENT (THE YEAR OF THE UFO PT 1)
Jul 1 • 73 min
In this three part series THE YEAR OF THE UFO we’ll explore the huge number of UFO events that took place in the United States in 1952, beginning with the #BraxtonCountyMonster incident in Flatwoods, West Virginia on Sept. 12th, 1952 and then looking at…
DO UFO’S EXIST? (PT 1) 1001 INTERVIEWS LEGENDARY NUCLEAR PHYSICIST AND UFOLOGIST STANTON FRIEDMAN
Jun 29 • 65 min
Do UFO’s exist? Yes, according to Stanton Friedman, and our government covers it up very well, many times for all the right reasons. Friedman, a nuclear physicist who worked for two decades on top secret US government projects involving experimental…
(PT 2) THE QUICK AND THE DEAD
Jun 24 • 49 min
In Part 2 of THE QUICK AND THE DEAD we cover Bat Masterson plus 5 other famous lawmen and killers of the Old West.SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY! Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today!…
CONSPIRACIES DECLASSIFIED w BRIAN DUNNING
Jun 17 • 56 min
“Conspiracies Declassified w author Brian Dunning” discusses the brand new book out from Skeptoid Podcast’s creator Brian Dunning as he provides a rational opinion regarding some widely-held conspiracy theories.New Show 1001’s “RADIO DAYS” IS HERE!…
THE QUICK AND THE DEAD (PT I): LEGENDARY GUNFIGHTERS OF THE OLD WEST
Jun 13 • 51 min
THE QUICK AND THE DEAD (PT I) is the story of the legendary gunfighters of the Old West. The stories of John Wesley Hardin, “Mysterious” Dave Mather, Wild Bill Hikock. Wyatt Earp, Ben Thompson, and many more, are included in this two episode…
ERNIE PYLE’S BRAVE MEN
Jun 10 • 89 min
“Ernie Pyle’s Brave Men” is the story of a legendary WWII journalist who inspired millions of Americans with his stories ordinary fighting men. “Brave Men” is one of his four books, and covers Pyle’s assignment to cover the invasion of Sicily, which began…
URBAN LEGENDS VII: (PT I) CALIFORNIA: STRANGER THAN FICTION
Jun 3 • 36 min
“Urban Legends VII: (Pt 1) California” Stranger Than Fiction” is our seventh Urban Legends episode, and covers the following stories: Dead Man’s Curve~The California Flag Bear or Pear?~Giants Beneath Death Valley~German Tourists Disappearing~Skinwaalkers…
THE LOST COLONY (PART II): FOUND
May 27 • 88 min
“The Lost Colony PT II: FOUND!” Tells the incredible story of what happened to the people of Roanoke Island after they abandoned their fort. With interviews and some digging we can see that they were moved to a different location where they were protected…
THE LOST COLONY: AMERICAS GREATEST UNSOLVED MYSTERY (PT 1): THE DARE STONES
May 25 • 69 min
“The Lost Colony Part 1: The Dare Stones”: In 1587, 115 men, women, and children were delivered to Roanoke Island on the Carolina coast with the hopes of beginning a new English colony in the New World. Storms and war with Spain prevented any supply ships…
KILLING MATA HARI
May 20 • 67 min
“Killing Mata Hari” tells the true story of Margaretha Geertruda Zelle, known to most of us as Mata Hari, the dancer supposedly turned spy and definitely executed in 1917. Much information has come to light about her, telling a poignant story of a…
THE LOST CITY OF Z
May 13 • 60 min
“The Lost City of Z” is featured here along with “George Washington’s Boyhood Rules of Behavior” from 1001 Classic Short Stories and Tales as the bonus episode for this week. The Lost City of Z, popularized by the recent book and resulting movie by the…
BLACK SAM BELLAMY AND THE WRECK OF THE WHYDAH (AND BONUS EPISODE)
May 6 • 64 min
“Black Sam Bellamy and the Wreck of the Whydah” tells the story of the notorious pirate Sam Bellamy, who, according to Forbes Magazine, acquired more stolen wealth than any pirate in his time. He was only involved in piracy for one year, 1716-1717, but…
THE RAT PACK (PT 3) AND NOW, THE END IS NEAR
Apr 29 • 79 min
In “The Rat Pack”, Part 3, the conclusion of the story of the group of entertainers that held Las Vegas in their sway in the 50’s and 60’s- Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop. Subjects: Frank, Peter, and JFK~…
THE RAT PACK (PT II): DEAN, SAMMY, FRANK, JOEY & PALS
Apr 22 • 60 min
“The Rat Pack II: Dean, Sammy, Frank, Joey & Pals” covers: Dean Martins rise to fame and his broke days in Manhattan~The making of “Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime”~Sammy’s start in showbiz at age 3, and his rise to fame~ Sammy’s stint in the Army and…
THE RAT PACK (PT 1): FRANK’S WORLD
Apr 15 • 38 min
The Rat Pack (Part 1): Frank’s World begins with the the man who was always at the center of the group- Frank Sinatra- his meteoric rise to stardom by 1945, when he was a teen idol hounded by thousands of screaming bobby soxers (10 years before Elvis)-…
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND: THE INCREDIBLE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE FAMOUS SPIELBERG MOVIE
Apr 8 • 57 min
“Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Incredible Story That Inspired the Spielberg Movie”, tells of Project Serpo, a top-secret U.S. government program that arranged an exchange program with aliens that sent 12 astronauts to a planet 40 light years…
UNSOLVED MYSTERIES: CATTLE MUTILATIONS, UFO’S & BLACK OPS
Apr 1 • 83 min
“Unsolved Mysteries: Cattle Mutilations, UFO’s & Black Ops” reveals the story of the still unsolved 10,000+ cattle mutilations which have been taking place in the U.S. for over 50 years, and the efforts by both the FBI and independent investigators to…
ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT III): THE TRUE STORY OF EUGENE BULLARD, THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FIGHTER PILOT
Mar 25 • 27 min
In “All Blood Runs Red Part III”, we tell the story of Bullard’s escape from war torn France to Spain and then Portugal, where, suffering from wounds and exhaustion, he is placed upon a ship bound for New York. Upon reaching New York, he reunites with…
URBAN LEGENDS VI
Mar 22 • 38 min
“Urban Legends VI” is the all new sixth installment in our popular Urban Legends Series at 1001 Heroes. (Get the first five at 1001 Stories For The Road).Contains: “Good Luck “DeceaMr. Gorsky” Neil Armstrong legend~”The Exploding Toilet”~”Don’t Forget The…
ROLES AND MISSIONS: VIETNAM TO PRESENT AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Mar 18 • 73 min
ROLES AND MISSIONS:VIETNAM TO PRESENT. Former Air Force Chief of Staff and 4 Star General Tony McPeak discusses his latest book ROLES AND MISSIONS and America’s readiness from Vietnam to today’s North Korea in this frank interview. Some highlights:…
ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT II): THE STORY OF EUGENE JACQUES BULLARD
Mar 11 • 49 min
“All Blood Runs Red” (Pt 2): Eugene Bullard: The first African American fighter pilot in HistoryPart II (of three) covers Bullard’s wounding while fighting at Verdun with the French Foreign Legion, his transfer to the French Air Corps and service there,…
ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT 1) THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF EUGENE JACQUES BULLARD:THE WORLD’S FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIGHTER PILOT
Mar 4 • 31 min
“All Blood Runs Red: The Incredible True Story of Eugene Bullard”. WWI & II war hero in France, and the first American born African-American man to become a fighter pilot, Eugene Jacques Bullard was a living legend in France, and a virtual unknown in his…
HOW TO MASTER (AND EVEN ENJOY) DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS
Feb 25 • 48 min
How To Master (And Even Enjoy) Difficult Conversations 1001 Interviews Simona FrumenFor many people- couples, business partners, entrepreneurs, and young adults-the means to unlocking interpersonal, corporate, and family problems can be a…
GEORGE WASHINGTON
Feb 22 • 28 min
This 2016 interview with author Steven Yost reveals a lot about GW’s younger days. Happy Birthday, George Washington, born Feb 22, 1732
IWO JIMA (PT 2): NIGHTMARE IN THE PACIFIC
Feb 18 • 56 min
Part two of Iwo Jima: Nightmare in the Pacific covers the story of the fighting as well as the raising of the first and second flags on Mt. Surabachi, including the stories of the mistaken identities of the flag raisers and that of marine pfc. Ira Hayes.…
ANATOMY OF A GENOCIDE
Feb 11 • 49 min
This interview with author Omer Bartov provides a window to history for anyone who wants to understand how genocide begins and what is being done about it. Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Anatomy-Genocide-Death-called-Buczacz/dp/1451684553 Enjoy…
IWO JIMA (PT 1): NIGHTMARE IN THE PACIFIC
Feb 4 • 73 min
IWO JIMA: NIGHTMARE IN THE PACIFIC (PT I): the US makes the tough decision to attack the well-fortified island of Iwo Jima, and does so beginning on Feb. 18th, 1945, with heavy losses. This episode covers the US attack through day one. Conclusion coming…
BRAVE YOUNG HEROES AUTHOR INTERVIEW w BOLAJI OYEJIDE
Jan 21 • 36 min
Brave Young Heroes- Author Interview-Kids Are Heroes Too! Bolaji Oyejide has wriiten over 50 books for children and young adults in his “Brave Young Heroes” series- giving us stories that help young people face big challenges by letting them know that…
THE LEGEND OF THE LOST DUTCHMAN MINE (PT 2)
Dec 31, 2017 • 57 min
The legend gains national attention when a prospector named Adolph Ruth turns up missing, a search ensues, and 6 months later his skull is discovered with a bullet hole in it. From this point on “get rich quick” prospectors begin to flood the mountains,…
THE LEGEND OF THE LOST DUTCHMAN MINE (PART ONE)
Dec 20, 2017 • 35 min
A fabulous treasure in gold hidden deep in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona and protected by an old Apache curse has led hundreds of men to their deaths in its pursuit. (Part 1).
ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE : THE BACKSTORY & THE MESSAGE~ FEATURING OUR INTERVIEW W/ KAROLYN GRIMES WILKERSON (ZUZU BAILEY)
Dec 3, 2017 • 74 min
“Its A Wonderful Life: The Movie Backstory & Message: The backstory to Frank Capra’s film masterpiece “It’s a Wonderful Life” featuring an exclusive interview with Karolyn Grimes Wilkerson, who played Zuzu Bailey in the film, and ended the movie with the…
WAS MY BROTHER IN THE BATTLE?
Nov 26, 2017 • 52 min
“Was My Brother In The Battle?”- What Civil War meant to my family-Six hundred thousand men died or were wounded in the American Civil War. Just as many families were affected. Mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers all felt the hopelessness of not…
OPERATION MARKETGARDEN (PT II): A BRIDGE NOT TOO FAR: SPIES, LIES, AND ALIBIS
Nov 19, 2017 • 111 min
OPERATION MARKETGARDEN (PT II): SPIES, LIES, AND ALIBIS The two part story of a bold plan to strike the heart of Germany by dropping 36,000 British, Canadian, Polish, and American paratroopers in German controlled Holland in Sept 1944. Dedicated to the…
OPERATION MARKETGARDEN: A BRIDGE TOO FAR (PT 1) #WWII
Nov 12, 2017 • 53 min
OPERATION MARKETGARDEN (PT I): A BRIDGE TOO FAR…The two part story of a bold plan to strike the heart of Germany by dropping 36,000 British, Canadian, Polish, and American paratroopers in German controlled Holland in Sept 1944. Dedicated to the men who…
H.H. HOLMES THE AMERICAN RIPPER 1001 INTERVIEWS AUTHOR JEFF MUDGETT
Nov 5, 2017 • 65 min
AMERICAN RIPPER, Part 4 of our Jack The Ripper series features an exclusive interview with Jeff Mudgett, host of AE/History Channel’s recent 8 episode documentary on the life and crimes of Herman Webster Mudgett, better known as H.H. Holmes, serial…
GHOST HUNTING HISTORY’S HOT SPOTS WITH ROBB DEMAREST
Oct 29, 2017 • 64 min
“Ghost Hunting History’s Hotspots with Rob Demarest (hosted Scify Networks Ghost Hunters International).They’re out there, if you look in the right places, and Robb Demarest has been to most of them. largely as a part of SciFy Network’s show Ghost Hunters…
JACK THE RIPPER (PT III): PRIME SUSPECT: DR. TUMBLETY
Oct 22, 2017 • 62 min
“Jack the Ripper (Pt III): Prime Suspect: Dr. Tumblety. Ripper Author Michael Hawley, author of “The Ripper’s Haunts”, discusses his new evidence on the only Ripper suspect that provides all these proven matches: 1), Was held by police as a suspect in the…
A MAD DOCTOR, A CASTLE, AND A MONSTER: HOW FRANKENSTEIN CAME TO BE
Oct 15, 2017 • 54 min
“Frankenstein-The Story Behind The Story” tells what inspired the original story of a murderous monster created from inanimate parts by an overreaching doctor, it was first published in 1820, was a major success worldwide, and has spawned countless books,…
JACK THE RIPPER (PT II): THE KILLER UNMASKED
Oct 8, 2017 • 104 min
Jack the Ripper (Pt 2): The Killer Unmasked. In this dramatic episode we look at the suspects, narrow them down, and then present a strong hypothesis as to who the Whitechapel murderers were. The evidence is compelling. We will also introduce upcoming…
JACK THE RIPPER: BRITAIN’S GREATEST UNSOLVED MYSTERY (PT 1): MAYHEM IN WHITECHAPEL
Oct 1, 2017 • 95 min
Jack the Ripper: Britain’s Rreatest Unsolved Mystery. One of our TOP all-time episodes. In August of 1888 an outbreak of brutal crimes began that shocked Victorian England and put Scotland Yard back on its heels. One man, apparently acting alone, was…
TSUNAMI II: GOODBYE CALIFORNIA
Sep 24, 2017 • 46 min
“TSUNAMI II Goodbye California” This episode highlights recent scientific studies that prove an imminent Tsunami threat to the US Pacific Nothwest, explaining the dangers to the entire west coast and how the states are preparing their lowland populations…
TSUNAMI! (PT I): WAVES OF DEATH
Sep 17, 2017 • 65 min
TSUNAMI (PT I) WAVES OF DEATH: Deep below the surface of the Indian Ocean, near the island of Sumatra, two portions of the Earth’s crust which had been pushing against each other for the past milennia, one plate, actually the India Plate, gave way along a…
(PT II) UNSUNG HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: SNIPERS, SPIES, WOMEN WARRIORS & GUERRILLA FIGHTERS
Sep 10, 2017 • 69 min
Unsung Heroes of the American Revolution (pt 2):The incredible true stories of the unsung heroes and heroines of the American Revolution, men and women of all colors and from all stations in life, who came together to fight for a common cause-liberty.…
UNSUNG HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (PT I): WASHINGTON’S SPIES
Sep 3, 2017 • 57 min
Unsung Heroes of the American Revolution (Pt 1): The Culper Spy Ring, Nathan Hale, and others: Few people leaving the Banana Republic Store at 66th and 3rd st Manhattan, NY, stop to notice the plaque on the outside wall that mentions the spot less than…
THE COMMANDO RAID ON ST. NAZAIRE: THE MOST DARING RAID OF WWII
Aug 27, 2017 • 60 min
“The Commando Raid on St. Nazaire: the Most Daring Raid of WWII”:The St. Nazaire Raid, also known as Operation Chariot, was a British Amphibious attack on the heavily defended Normandie drydock at St. Nazaire on March 26th, 1942. The objective of the raid…
WHEN KNIGHTHOOD STOOD FOR COURAGE, HONOR, AND HUMILITY
Aug 20, 2017 • 80 min
“When Knighthood Stood For Courage, Honor, and Humility”:When David Bowie turned down the Queen’s offer of Knighthood, society recoiled in shock when he refused it, saying that it really should go to heroes. Many in England agreed, arguing that heroes…
AMELIA EARHART AMERICA’S GREATEST AVIATION MYSTERY: (PT II) CRASH, CAPTURE & COVER-UP
Aug 13, 2017 • 77 min
“Amelia Earhart (pt. 2) Crash, Capture & Cover-Up”: Our Story: In AMELIA EARHART PT II we will discuss a mountain of witness (direct and indirect) testimony telling us that Earhart and Noonan survived their crash and were taken to Japanese held Saipan and…
TOM HORN: THE TRUE STORY OF A WESTERN LEGEND
Aug 6, 2017 • 61 min
“Tom Horn: The True Story of a Western Legend”: He was the man who Geronimo trusted and respected enough to arrange his surrender to Gatewood and Miles. He was there when Ed Schefflin discovered a rich load of gold and gave Tombstone its name. In his life…
AMELIA EARHART (PT 1): AMERICA’S GREATEST AVIATION MYSTERY : CRASH, CAPTURE, AND COVER-UP
Jul 30, 2017 • 75 min
“Amelia Earhart (Pt. 1): America’s Greatest Aviation Mystery”: A trail of Naval Intelligence photos, airplane parts, and witnesses to Amelia Earhart’s crash landing on Barre Reef at Milii Atoll in the Marshalls point to the fact she and Fred Noonan…
REINCARNATION AND KARMA: THE EDGAR CAYCE INTERVIEWS
Jul 26, 2017 • 65 min
“Reincarnation and Karma: The Edgar Catce Interviews”: Two of mankind’s greatest mysteries are discussed here- Reincarnation and Karma, as we sit down with noted author, hypnotherapist, and Cayce expert Peter Woodbury to discuss questions that include “is…
DREAMS- DO THEY MATTER? AND WHAT THEY TELL US: THE EDGAR CAYCE INTERVIEWS
Jul 23, 2017 • 64 min
“Dreams- Do They Matter? And What They Tell us:See www.edgarcayce.org for more information on Cayce’s readings and becoming a member. (Its well worth it at $59 a year with full access to all Cayce’s readings).DREAMS AND WHAT THEY MEAN TO US Edgar Cayce is…
ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS & MYSTERIES : THE EDGAR CAYCE READINGS
Jul 16, 2017 • 66 min
“Ancient Civilizations & Mysteries: the Cayce Interviews”: The first of a multi-part series based upon the readings of the most prolific psychic of the 20th century- Edgar Cayce. The interviews were done with leading authors and experts at The Edgar Cayce…
THE BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL: HELL IN THE PACIFIC #WWII #GUADALCANAL
Jul 9, 2017 • 88 min
The Battle of Guadalcanal-an air, land, and sea battle fought in the Pacific between August 7th and February 9th of 1942, was the first major offensive of WWII that tested American land forces vs. the Japanaese Imperial Army. It was a hard, brutal…
NEVER CALL ME A HERO: AUTHOR INTERVIEW (#THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY)
Jun 25, 2017 • 59 min
An interview with co-authors Dr. Timothy and Laura Orr, discussing their new best-seller “Never Call Me A Hero”, the story of Midway pilot Dusty Kleiss, who helped sink three Japanese ships at the Battle of Midway , which turned the tide of war in the…
THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY: THE TURNING POINT OF WWII, AND THE BATTLE THAT CHANGED NAVAL WARFARE FOREVER #WWII #Navy #Enterprise #Midway
Jun 18, 2017 • 89 min
This episode is dedicated to all the courageous soldiers and sailors who gave their lives for freedom. (#THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY) #WWII #Navy #Enterprise #Yorktown #History #MidwayBy May of 1942 Germany had occupied Europe and was attempting to bomb England…
SHARK! (PT.2): US vs.THEM: WHERE THEY ARE, AND HOW TO SURVIVE THEM
Jun 11, 2017 • 58 min
Shark attacks have been steadily on the increase for the past few years, and many people believe that this increase is due to federal and state laws limiting catches and protecting predator species like the Great White and the Bull Shark.…
URBAN LEGENDS V: FREE CABLE TV? MR. ROGERS A NAVY SEAL? & OTHER URBAN LEGENDS
May 21, 2017 • 38 min
Those crazy, often twisted stories you hear from your friends about things they will swear are true, plus other stuff. Our line-up: 1. Free Cable TV? 2. The Flat Tire 3. The Express Train To Hell 4. Mr. Rogers- A Navy Seal? 5. Julia Child- A Daring OSS…
BLACKBEARD: THE MAN & THE MYTH: 2017
Apr 30, 2017 • 44 min
The story continues to live on that Blackbeard, also known as Edward Thatch, or Teach, was from Bristol England, had 14 wives, one of whom was named Mary Ormond, that the men he killed were many, that he had left buried treasure from Nova Scotia to Texas,…
THE 2011 KILLER TORNADO OUTBREAK: LESSONS LEARNED
Apr 23, 2017 • 85 min
On April 27, the U.S. Storm Prediction Center (SPC) counted 219 tornadoes in the United States, breaking a previous record of 147 which was set in 1974. There were 317 fatalities that day alone, and a record-breaking 4 EF-5 tornadoes cut huge swaths…
A LITTLE IRISH HUMOR FROM 1001 STORIES PODCAST NETWORK
Mar 12, 2017 • 27 min
Here’s some Irish humor to help you celebrate the Irish this week! Play this at your local pub- send us proof-and get a shout out at the top of our next episode! send to : 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com Recommended Books: Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam…
ASTRONAUTS & ALIENS: WE ARE NEVER ALONE (#UFO)
Mar 5, 2017 • 56 min
There was a two minute transmission silence on July 21st, 1969, just before Neil Armstrong stepped off the Lunar Mudule onto the surface of the moon. A HAM radio operator later claimed he had been able to capture what really transpired during those two…
THE RISE OF THE SWAMP APES: RECENT SIGHTINGS (#BIGFOOT)
Feb 26, 2017 • 62 min
This episode deals with reports of sightings of Bigfoot-like creatures, known as hominid cryptids, which stand on their back legs and are said to inhabit the remote areas of the world. In this episode we concentrate on efforts in Florida to find Florida’s…
FLORIDA’S BIGFOOT IMPORTANT PRE-SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT
Feb 26, 2017 • 14 min
Important announcement regarding BFRO.net (Bigfoot Research Organization) website and correction in one of my pronounciations during episode.
THE HEROES OF JADOTVILLE
Feb 12, 2017 • 30 min
The true story behind one of history’s forgotten battles-the Seige of Jadotville- in Katanga Province, Congo, in 1961, recently made famous by the movie “The Seige of Jadotville” on Netflix. Music: Republic of Ireland’s The Soldiers Song National Theme…
THE GOLD WRECK OF WALES
Feb 5, 2017 • 38 min
The incredible true story of the wreck of the Royal Charter on the coast of Anglesey, Wales, in 1859, as she neared the end of her voyage from the Australian goldfields carrying over 400 passengers and crew. The song “Isaac Lewis” about one of the young…
THE KATYN FOREST MASSACRE (PT 2)(#KATYN)
Jan 29, 2017 • 56 min
In 1940, the Soviet Secret Police (NKVD) took the tens of thousands of Polish political prisoners and surrendered Polish officers they had rounded up and put in camps, and executed them all within a period of days, one by one, men and women, dumping their…
RIN-TIN-TIN AND THE LEGEND OF THE WHITE BUFFALO
Jan 16, 2017 • 23 min
A nostalgic look back at one of Hollywood’s biggest canine stars and an 1955 TV episode from the series “Adventures of Rin Tin Tin” titled “The White Buffalo”. box AD FREE PREMIUM ARCHIVES Show credits: Flute: Kerri at www.freemusic.org Legend of White…
FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS
Jan 9, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode we explore the often dark history behind seven nursery rhymes (the eighth is innocent). How many can you guess right before you hear the story? 1. Sing A Song of Sixpence. 2. Baa Baa Black Sheep 3. Ring Around the Rosie 4. Rock A Bye Baby…
THE LOST SQUADRON: VANISHED IN THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE
Dec 26, 2016 • 35 min
On December 5th, 1945, 5 Grumman Avenger airplanes carrying 14 men and 13 men in a Martin Mariner Search and Rescue Seaplane were swallowed up in the Bermuda Triangle, leaving no trace of their existence, despite a search by over 300 ships and planes.…
GREMLINS: THE WWII MYTH THAT BECAME A MOVIE: A 1001 FLASHBACK
Dec 19, 2016 • 24 min
Gremlins arrived long before the 1984 smash hit movie “Gremlins”, although their nature was the same- troublesome, impish, and often mean little gnomes that created problems for anyone who came in contact with them. This was true for British airmen in WWI…
THE AMAZING STORIES BEHIND 11 GREAT SONGS
Dec 12, 2016 • 46 min
In this episode, we bring you the “story-behind-the-story” to 11 songs- some country, some rock, some folk and bluegrass, and some standards. Some of our stories: The performance that led Ray Charles to stardom… Phil Collins dispels an urban legend… The…
THE LEGEND OF THE MALTESE CROSS AND THE GREAT SEIGE OF MALTA
Nov 7, 2016 • 48 min
There are many versions of the Maltese Cross, including the one shown with this episode, which is commonly used by fire and rescue departments. It is also seen around the world on flags, on medals given for bravery, on uniforms, and on military insignias.…
THE SHAG HARBOR UFO INCIDENT
Oct 25, 2016 • 43 min
On the night of October 4th, 1967, at about 11:20pm, it was reported that something had crashed into the waters of Shag Harbor, Nova Scotia. Multiple witnesses reported hearing a whistling sound and then a boom as the flying object approached the waters…
KING TUT’S TOMB & OTHER FAMOUS CURSES
Oct 18, 2016 • 43 min
James Dean was a film star in the 50’s whose career was brought to an abrupt end when his Porsche Spyder crashed, taking his life. There was a chain of tragedies that followed with respect to the people involved with the car-right down to the chassis and…
CASABLANCA: THE INCREDIBLE STORY BEHIND THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER MADE
Oct 3, 2016 • 33 min
This episode tells the story-behind-the story regarding the making of the movie that many critics claim is the greatest movie ever made, including the fact that the movie was filmed while WWII was raging and that many of the people involved in the making…
#JE SUIS CHIEN: OUR CANINE HEROES
Sep 26, 2016 • 31 min
1001 Heroes honors the police and military dogs that put their lives on the line every day to protect our freedoms. Includes the story of Diesel, the French police dog that lost his life in the terrorist attacks by Islamic extremists in the city of Paris…
URBAN LEGENDS IV: THE KILLER CLOWN
Sep 20, 2016 • 31 min
Recent sightings of people dressed as clowns and trying to lure children into the woods have set off a storm of panic in the American South. In England and France clown sightings and fear of clowns has resurfaced often in past decades…it is not a new…
WAUKEWA’S EAGLE by JAMES BUCKHAM
May 1, 2016 • 14 min
In this story by author James Bucham, from our 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales show, a young Indian boy befriends a wounded eaglet and lives to see the kindness returned.
THE MISSING MEN OF BOSTON
Apr 21, 2016 • 40 min
In recent years an alarming number of young men have been found dead in the waterways surrounding major college towns. In most cases, alcohol and drugs are blamed, in others, suicide, and in still fewer, murder. We explore the cases of the missing men of…
THE BATTLE FOR JUSTICE IN ATHENS, TENNESSEE 1946
Apr 12, 2016 • 53 min
This true story, often called “The War in Athens, Tennessee”, describes the actions of the citizens of a small town, in this case mostly GI’s recently returned from the battlefields of WWII, as they armed themselves to insure a fair election against a…
THE TELLTALE HEART by EDGAR ALLEN POE
Mar 26, 2016 • 17 min
This short story comes from our Mysteries file and is a chilling short story from classic American author Edgar Allen Poe. Poe is considered one of the greatest horror story writers and as the only author that has a professional football team named after…
LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN
Mar 22, 2016 • 39 min
In this sequel to our previous “FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS”, we discuss the real meaning behind some of those of those innocent nursery rhymes that kids have been enjoying for years., and look at the “grim” facts behind some well known fairy tales. In…
TRUE LOVE NEVER DIES
Mar 12, 2016 • 15 min
It is the kind of story you expect to find in the movies- but this one is taking place in real life. When 21 year-old American soldier Norwood Thomas met 17 year-old Joyce Durrant on the banks of the River Thames in London a few weeks before the JUne 6,…
THE NAZI GOLD TRAIN
Feb 26, 2016 • 34 min
For years the legend of a missing Nazi train loaded with stolen treasure consisting of everything from gold bullion to the priceless Russian Amber Room have circulated in southwestern Poland. In August of 2015 two men, one Polish, and one German, both…
BLOOD BROTHERS: THE TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE JOHN WAYNE WESTERN “THE SONS OF KATIE ELDER”
Feb 18, 2016 • 38 min
“Blood Brothers: The True Story That Inspired the John Wayne Movie “The Sons of Katie Elder”. On the evening of January 19th, 1889, two wagons and a buggy slowly crossed Dry Creek, two miles east of Graham, Texas. The lead wagon held six prisoners, four…
THE AMERICAN ARMY OF TWO
Feb 13, 2016 • 30 min
This long-lost American tale tells the true story of two young girls, Abigail and Rebecca Bates, the daughters of a lighthouse keeper in Scituate, Massachusetts, who turn back a British warship during the War of 1812. Early in September, 1814, a British…
THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF EDGAR ALLEN POE
Feb 4, 2016 • 35 min
“the Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe”-On September 7, 1849, Edgar Allen Poe, at the top of his career, kissed his fiance goodbye at his home in Richmond, VA, and began a business trip to Philadelphia. He then dropped out of sight for a week, he was…
THE MIRACLE OF THE SUN & THE THREE SECRETS OF FATIMA
Jan 20, 2016 • 62 min
“The Miracle of the Sun and the 3 Secrets of Fatima”- We originally did this story about a year ago, and just came back to it recently knowing that there was more to tell…actually a story within a story, and one that needs telling, in light of the…
THE LAST FIGHT IN THE COLISEUM
Jan 14, 2016 • 25 min
“the Last Fight In The Coliseum” by Charlotte Yonge -The year is 404 -A.D. Rome is changing under the new direction of Christian emperors. The Roman Coliseum is still home to 86,000 spectators all demanding entertainment, and all very conditioned to…
WHO KILLED SUPERMAN ? (remastered)
Jan 8, 2016 • 32 min
“Who Killed Superman?” (remastered)-The death of George Reeves on June 6th, 1959 , in his Laurel Canyon Hollywood home, has been a topic of controversy for over 50 years. George had played the character “Superman” on TV for seven years and had become an…
THE HUNT FOR THE REAL MOBY DICK (remastered)
Dec 29, 2015 • 36 min
“The Hunt For the Real Moby Dick” -In 1839 journalist Jeremiah Reynolds, writing for the New York Knickerbocker Magazine, caught up with the whaling ship “Penguin” off the coast of Chili, and interviewed the first mate, getting the eyewitness account of…
“UNSINKABLE” MOLLY BROWN
Dec 23, 2015 • 35 min
“Unsinkable Molly Brown- A Rags To Riches Story of a Titanic Survivor”-Born Margaret Tobin Brown to poor Irish immigrants in Hannibal Missouri in 1867, “Maggie” Brown worked stripping tobacco leaves to support her family until the age of 18, when she…
SNOWSHOE THOMPSON: THE LEGEND OF THE HIGH SIERRAS
Dec 15, 2015 • 23 min
“The Legend of Snowshoe Thompson” is one of the most enduring tales of the American West. A Norwegian immigrant, Thompson tried his hand at gold mining during the gold rush in California and Nevada but when he married, he went to work delivering mail…
THE SILENT WITNESS AT APPOMATTOX
Nov 6, 2015 • 32 min
“The Silent Witness at Appomattox”- This episode tells the little known story of the McLean family’s unwilling participation at both ends of the Civil War, beginning with their Northern Virginia farmhouse being bombarded at the Battle of Bull Run in 1861,…
URBAN LEGENDS III : HOTEL CALIFORNIA & SATANISM?
Oct 16, 2015 • 31 min
Urban Legends III- Our stories: 1. Did the mob bury Jimmy Hoffa in Giants Stadium? 2. Do Toilet Alligators Exist? 3. Guardian Angels 4. The Haunted Mudhouse Mansion in Ohio 5. A Craigslist Golddigger Meets Her Match 6. Was the Eagles “Hotel California”…
QUANTRILL’S RAIDERS AND BLOODY KANSAS: THE UNCIVIL WAR
Oct 9, 2015 • 45 min
“Quantrill’s Raiders and Bloody Kansas”- In August of 1863, an armed force of 400 men descended upon the anti-slavery town of Lawrence, Kansas and proceeded to systematically destroy it. Seven years before, Lawrence Kansas was sacked and burned mainly due…
THE BOYS OF POINTE DU HOC
Sep 25, 2015 • 58 min
“The Boys of Point Du Hoc”- D-Day #WWII The most dramatic and deadly event of D-Day, June 6, 1944, and there were many, occurred as the Army Rangers 2nd Battalion stormed the 100 foot high vertical cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc at Normandy ti silence a…
ZOMBIES WITH DANTE
Sep 22, 2015 • 36 min
“Zombies With Dante”- Guest host Dante Stack takes us on a sometimes eerie ride into zombie history through the ages, the rise and popularity of zombies, and the reasons zombies terrify and fascinate us. Sources: Syrian Smashed Skulls: article from…
GRACE SHERWOOD-THE WITCH OF PUNGO
Sep 18, 2015 • 33 min
“Grace Sherwood: the Witch of Pungo”-The true story of Virginia’s Grace Sherwood, who was the last person to be tried and convicted as a witch in the state of Virginia. Her accusers were many, and while her husband lived they both went to court often to…
THE MAN WHO CREATED AGENT 007
Sep 12, 2015 • 31 min
“The Man Who Created Agent 007”- The story of Bond creator Ian Fleming, his crucial role in British military intelligence, his first books, and his career. With special insight into the early James Bond movies and Sean Connery. Sources: Amis, Kingsley…
THE GREAT TRAIN CRASH IN CRUSH, TEXAS
Aug 29, 2015 • 29 min
“The Great Train Crash in Crush, Texas”-On Sept. 15th, 1896, the KATY railroad staged a big publicity stunt in North Central Texas that drew an estimated 40,000 onlookers. The draw: a staged crash of two steam powered locomotives. A carnival atmosphere…
THE MYSTERY OF THE GHOST SHIP MARY CELESTE
Aug 22, 2015 • 56 min
“The Mystery of the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste”-The ubrupt disappearance of the Mary Celeste’s Captain, his wife and two year old daughter, and the remaining crew of seven, in December of 1872 in the North Atlantic, has been the subject of countless books,…
THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR: CRUSADERS OR CONSPIRATORS?
Aug 15, 2015 • 44 min
“The Knights Templar: Crusaders or Conspirators?”-Created as a Christian warrior society in the Middle Ages, the Knights Templar were tasked with the duty of protecting Christendom and the oppressed. The crusades increased their power and influence to the…
BARON VON STEUBEN: THE MAN WHO SAVED THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Aug 8, 2015 • 33 min
“Baron Von Steuben: The Man Who Saved The American Revolution”- In the bleak winter of 1777 the American Continental Army was in miserable condition. The enemy had scored decisiove victories in New York and at Brandywine and was warmly ensconsced in…
THE LEGEND OF BUNNYMAN & OTHERS : URBAN LEGENDS II :
Jul 25, 2015 • 49 min
Those Amazing Urban Legends II contains a mixture of urban legends and humurous stories including: 1. The Curse of the Bambino 2. Death By Wedding Rice 3. The Legend of Bunny Man 4. Disney’s Urban Legends 5. The Kangaroo Thief 6. The Groom’s Revenge 8.…
JULIA CHILD’S RECIPE FOR SHARK REPELLENT
Jul 19, 2015 • 26 min
“Julia Child’s Recipe For Shark Repellant”-One of TV’s most beloved chefs was also one of the OSS’s most beloved agents in WWII, according to documents recently declassified at the CIA. Listen to her story here, and join us at www.Facebook.com/1001Heroes…
HOW P.J. HOLLAND FOUND HIS FAMILY
Jul 2, 2015 • 26 min
“How PJ Holland Found His Family”-Imagine for a moment that you have been alive for over 80 years and never been part of a family. You have no parents, real or adopted, no brothers or sisters, no cousins…nobody. Then,thanks to the kindness of a friend and…
URBAN LEGENDS I : MOTHMAN & OTHER STORIES
Jun 28, 2015 • 46 min
“Urban Legends I”- Urban legends are described as often told stories quoted as truth but lacking in verification. Here are ten of our favorites, with some that are true thrown in for posterity. We hope you enjoy them. 1) The Colander Copier Crime Caper,…
AUSTRALIA’S WALERS- A HORSE STORY YOU’LL NEVER FORGET
Jun 19, 2015 • 39 min
“Australia’s Walers- A Horse Story You’ll Never Forget”- The incredible story of a living piece of Australian history-the Waler Horse-and its remarkable journey from a hardy stock horse to a legendary war horse with no equals. The story of the Waler might…
DR. LIVINGSTONE, I PRESUME?: FINDING A MISSING HERO IN THE HEART OF AFRICA
Jun 8, 2015 • 33 min
“Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?”-Born John Rowland to a prostitute in England in 1841 who promptly abandoned him, Henry Morton Stanley emigrated to America in 1861, joined the Confederate Army, was wounded at Shiloh, captured, and became a “galvanized”…
JOHN DELOREAN’S LEGACY AND BACK TO THE FUTURE
Jun 3, 2015 • 30 min
“John DeLorean’s Legacy and Back To the Future”- The story of John DeLorean, the legendary GM auto designer, including his rise and ultimate fall, when DeLorean Motor Company went bankrupt. The DeLorean DMC-12 was the car chosen as the time machine for…
JACK JOUETT’S MIDNIGHT RIDE TO SAVE THOMAS JEFFERSON’S LIFE
May 27, 2015 • 21 min
“Jack Jouett’s Midnight Ride” -“Listen my children, and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere…”. So goes the immortal poem of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in describing Paul revere’s famous ride to warn American patriots that the British were…
THE GIRL WHO FELL FROM THE SKY
May 15, 2015 • 18 min
“The Girl Who Fell From the Sky”- This is the true story of 17 year old Julianne Koepcke, who survived a 10,000 foot fall when the plane she was traveling in broke apart in a thunderstorm over Peru. The only survivor, she kept her wits and survived 10…
THE STORY OF THE FOUR CHAPLAINS
May 10, 2015 • 24 min
“The Story of the Four Chaplains”- Of the 920 men who left NewYork on the U.S.A.T. Dorchester on january 23rd, 1943, only 230 survived the torpedo attack brought upon them by a German u-boat. Four chaplains accompanied 668 men on their way to frigid,…
HISTORY’S BIGGEST HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT: HANNIBAL vs SCIPIO AFRICANUS
May 8, 2015 • 40 min
“History’s Greatest Heavyweight Fight: Hannibal vs Scipio Africanus”- It would make an epic film-with Hannibal’s 40,000 soldiers and 90 elephants meeting Scipio’s rising Roman legions in the Battle of Zama, home turf for the empire of Carthage in what is…
CUSTER’S LAST STAND : THE LAST MAN STANDING
Apr 28, 2015 • 35 min
“Custer’s Last Stand-the Last Man Standing”The incredible story of 7th cavalry trooper Frank Finkel, who for fear of being branded as a deserter, waited 44 years to tell his story of what happened once the action started and Custer’s attack began. In the…
PART II PAPPY BOYINGTON AND THE BLACK SHEEP SQUADRON
Apr 24, 2015 • 21 min
In part two Boyington receives permission to break off from bomber escorts and go on “sweeps” pursuing Japanese zeros, which turn into huge air battles. Boyington is shot down, and survives 18 months in Japanese prison camps. Fred Avey describes life in…
PAPPY BOYINGTON AND THE BLACK SHEEP SQUADRON PT. I
Apr 21, 2015 • 30 min
The story of hard drinking, hard fighting Pappy Boyington, the Marine Corps legend who carried a squadron of heroes to fame over the Solomon Islands in WWII. Boyington won the Medal of Honor for his heroism and authored the book “Baa, Baa Black Sheep”,…
THE 1997 PHOENIX ARIZONA UFO INCIDENT
Apr 10, 2015 • 34 min
“The Phoenix Arizona UFO Incident”-On March 13, 1997, at 8pm Mountain Standard time, a V-shaped craft bearing 5 bright lights, with a tip to tip wingspan of nearly 1400 feet, passed slowly over the hills west of Phoenix and then over the city. It was…
THE HEROES OF KAMDESH
Apr 4, 2015 • 35 min
“The Heroes of Kamdesh”- On Oct. 3, 2009 a Taliban-led force of 150-300 insurgents attacked a US Army Outpost in the Kamdesh area of Afghanistan and nearly wiped it out, save for the heroic actions of the ground and air troops that fought to defend it. 8…
THE FIRST AMERICAN ROAD TRIP
Mar 29, 2015 • 26 min
“The First American Road Trip”- In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in America. The new fangled automobiles were considered by most to be a passing fad. On May 19th of that year, at a gentleman’s club in San Francisco, a Vermont doctor named…
THE KECKSBURG PA UFO INCIDENT
Mar 16, 2015 • 41 min
“The Kecksburg PA UFO Incident (Nazi Bell)- In 1965 a bell-shaped UFO entered the earth’s atmosphere and headed across western Canada, Ohio, and Pennsylvania as a highly visible fireball. As it approached the tiny rural town of Kecksburg, PA, dozens saw…
THE HEROES OF THE USS BARB: THE SUB THAT SANK A TRAIN
Mar 14, 2015 • 29 min
“The USS Barb-The Sub That Sank A Train”- The story of the USS Barb and its heroic captain and crew in 1944 and 1945. The Barb sank more tonnage than any sub in history, and was responsible for launching the only ground raid on the island of Japan during…
PT. 2 THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF ADAM WORTH: SCOTLAND YARD’S “NAPOLEAN OF CRIME”
Mar 9, 2015 • 22 min
“The Incredible Story of Adam Worth, Pt II”- Scotland Yards ‘Napolean of Crime”. This covers crimes in Paris, his forgery ring in Europe, his yacht thefts, his slip up and capture, and his return of the stolen art to The Pinkerton Agency at the end. Worth…
THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF ADAM WORTH: SCOTLAND YARD’S “NAPOLEAN OF CRIME” PART 1
Mar 3, 2015 • 24 min
“The Incredible Story of Adam Worth- Scotland Yard’s “Napolean of Crime”- The story of Adam Worth, unknown to most of us, but a legend in the annals of crime. Worth was the greatest criminal mastermind of the 19th century, and served as the inspiration…
THE DAY JOHN WAYNE WENT TO HARVARD
Dec 17, 2014 • 9 min
“The Day John Wayne Went to Harvard”- Screen legend John Wayne accepts an invitation from Harvard to appear on stage before 1,600 students to defend his unabashed patriotism