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Battles and Banter: A Relaxed Military History Podcast

Nov 21, 2021

On this episode of Battles & Banter, Avery and Codie continue the Petersburg Campaign series with the long-awaited third installment. The guys take on the months that followed the Battle of The Crater leading all the way to the Presidential Election of 1864 in November. Actions at the Weldon Railroad, New...


Nov 13, 2021

On this episode of Battles & Banter, Avery is joined by his good friend and Civil War historian, Ryan Quint, to discuss the first combat action for Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War: The Battle of Belmont. One of the more overlooked and misunderstood actions of the war, Belmont served as the first taste of...


Oct 24, 2021

On this episode of Battles and Banter, Avery, Codie & Tony reunite after a brief hiatus to discuss one of the smaller engagements of the American Civil War that ended up having deeper repercussions for how the Union high command conducted themselves during military campaigns, specifically the heavily politicized Union...


Sep 19, 2021

Returning with another solo installment of the Korean War 70th Anniversary Series, Avery discusses another battle during the "Attrition Period" of the conflict that followed the fighting on Bloody Ridge: the more renowned Battle of Heartbreak Ridge. After a month of fighting on a 7-mile long mass of hills that towered...


Sep 11, 2021

On this retrospective episode of Battles & Banter, Avery, Codie and Tony take a look back on their personal experiences and thoughts from the day of September 11, 2001. On that tragic day, over 3,000 people lost their lives due to the heinous terrorist attacks inspired by Osama Bin Laden. Two planes flew into the...