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Battles and Banter: A Relaxed Military History Podcast

May 27, 2020

On this fictional battle episode of "Battles & Banter", Avery is joined by Patrick McGuire of "History Things with Pat", Rebekah Oakes Ryer of Martin Van Buren Historic Site, Mary Challman of the "Monster Movie Happy Hour Podcast" & University of Alabama graduate student, Julia Wall. Their topic: The Battle...


May 18, 2020

On May 5-6, 1864, the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia clashed in the thick, dense woodlands of Spotsylvania & Orange Counties; an area that was known as "The Wilderness" (the site of the previous year's battle at Chancellorsville). This engagement was also the first time...


May 2, 2020

Hello everyone! On this episode of Battles & Banter Podcast, Avery, Codie & Tony get together for the final nonfiction installment of the "Remastered/Rebooted/Remade" series: The Battle of Ia Drang Valley (LZ X-Ray & LZ Albany), as seen in the 2002 film "We Were Soldier". The Ia Drang battles marked the first...