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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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English


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Avenue of Spies: 3 of 4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. Alex Kershaw (Author), Mark Deakins (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

1/20/2020
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Photo:Unknown Title Paris, Eiffelturm, Besuch Adolf Hitler Original caption For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. Zentralbild II. Weltkrieg 1939 - 45 Nach der Besetzung Frankreichs durch die faschistische deutsche Wehrmacht im Juni 1940 besucht Adolf Hitler Paris. UBz: Adolf Hitler mit seiner Begleitung nach der Besichtigung des Eiffelturms. vlnr: SS-Gruppenführer Wolff,...

Duration:00:13:29

Avenue of Spies: 2 of 4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. Alex Kershaw (Author), Mark Deakins (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

1/20/2020
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Photo: Picture news: Clyde Cook, commissionaire, July 1940, by Sam Hood Taken outside the State Theatre theatrette, Sydney. Format: Photograph Find out more about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=25947 Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au (http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/)...

Duration:00:09:30

Avenue of Spies: 1 of 4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. Alex Kershaw (Author), Mark Deakins (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

1/20/2020
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Photo: German Nazi officers parading in the deserted Foch avenue, Paris, France (1940). Screenshot taken from the 1943 United States Army propaganda film Divide and Conquer (Why We Fight #3) directed by Frank Capra and partially based on, news archives, animations, restaged scenes and captured propaganda material from both sides. Français : Officiers allemands paradant sur l'avenue Foch déserte, Paris, France (1940). Photographie tirée du film de propagande de l'Armée américaine de 1943...

Duration:00:10:17

Nixon's Gamble:1 of 2: How a President's Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ray Locker (Author), Kevin Stillwell (Narrator), ListenUp Audiobooks (Publisher)

1/19/2020
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Photo: English: From left to right, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, President Richard Nixon, House Minority Leader Gerald Ford, White House Chief of Staff Alexander Haig meet in the Oval Office to discuss Representative Ford's nomination as Vice President. Date13 October 1973 SourceRichard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum http://www.nixonlibrary.gov/virtuallibrary/gallery5.php AuthorWhite House Photo Office This file is a work of an employee of the Executive Office of the President...

Duration:00:12:20

Nixon's Gamble:2 of 2: How a President's Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ray Locker (Author), Kevin Stillwell (Narrator), ListenUp Audiobooks (Publisher)

1/19/2020
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Photo: President Richard Nixon and staff members with President Charles de Gaulle of France, 03/02/1969. Pictured: background: H. R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, Henry Kissinger, William P. Rogers; foreground: Richard M. Nixon, Charles de Gaulle. Date3 February 1969 SourceItem from Collection NS-WHPO: White House Photo Office Collection, 01/20/1969 - 08/09/1974, US National Archives #194610, Nixon Presidential Materials Staff (NLNS), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, Room...

Duration:00:08:48

1 /8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Landstreitkräfte Österreich-Ungarns / Austro-Hungarian Arms. Public domain. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged....

Duration:00:14:30

2/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Soldier of the Landwehr (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landwehr) -Regiment Nr. 6 in battle dress. Public domain. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged....

Duration:00:07:00

3/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Austro-Hungarian artillery unit appearing in The Illustrated London News (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Illustrated_London_News) in 1914. In public domain in the USA. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios...

Duration:00:13:40

4/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Coat of arms of Istria (the Istrian margraviate). Public domain. The Habsburg Margraviate: After the secular territory of the Patriarchs of Aquileia had been completely conquered by Venice in 1420, most of Istria belonged to La Serenissima. The Austrian House of Habsburg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Habsburg) only held a small territory in the interior of the peninsula around Pazin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pazin) (Mitterburg), which it administered from its Carniolan...

Duration:00:08:29

5/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: The “querulous celebrity general,” Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian general, Chief of the General Staff of the Austro-Hungarian Army, in a 1915 portrait now at the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios...

Duration:00:11:17

6/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Peasants and Jews from Galicia, c. 1886. Galicia was once the small Kingdom of Galicia-Volhynia and later a crown land of Austria-Hungary, the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, which straddled the modern-day border between Poland and Ukraine. The area, named after the medieval city of Halych, was first mentioned in Hungarian historical chronicles in the year 1206 as Galiciæ. In 1253, Prince Daniel of Galicia was crowned the King of Rus (Latin: Rex Rusiae) (note that Kievan Rus is the...

Duration:00:10:07

#TheScalaReport: The complete National Retail Federation podcast sessions, January 13, 2020. Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

1/19/2020
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Photo: Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NYC Date11 November 2019, 15:57 SourceJavits Center - Full Front Author Ajay Suresh from New York, NY, USA Camera location40° 45′ 24.69″ N, 74° 00′ 04.1″ W View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth Licensing[edit] This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix – to adapt the work Under the following conditions: attribution –...

Duration:01:31:34

The 21st century limits of the carrier aviation: 2 of 2: @JerryHendrix11

1/19/2020
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Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Burning_Grumman_F6F-3_Hellcat_of_VF-2_aboard_USS_Enterprise_(CV-6)_on_10_November_1943_(80-G-205473).jpg) File:Burning Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat of VF-2 aboard USS Enterprise (CV-6) on 10 November 1943 (80-G-205473).jpg Created: 9 November 1943 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The 21st century limits of the carrier aviation: 2 of 2: @JerryHendrix11...

Duration:00:10:10

The 21st century limits of the carrier aviation: 1 of 2: @JerryHendrix11

1/19/2020
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Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Japanese_bomb_hits_USS_Enterprise_(CV-6)_flight_deck_during_Battle_of_the_Eastern_Solomons,_24_August_1942_(80-G-17489).jpg) File:Japanese bomb hits USS Enterprise (CV-6) flight deck during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 August 1942 (80-G-17489).jpg Created: 23 August 1942 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The 21st century limits of the carrier aviation: 1 of 2:...

Duration:00:14:04

7/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: The Austro-Hungarian government's declaration of war in a telegram sent to the government of Serbia on 28 July 1914, signed by Imperial Foreign Minister Count Leopold Berchtold (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Count_Leopold_Berchtold) . A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios...

Duration:00:14:07

8/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Unofficial coat of arms of the Kingdom of Bohemia under Austro-Hungarian rule, decorated with non-typical golden wreath; artistic tribute by Hugo Gerhard Ströhl. Public domain. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios...

Duration:00:09:35

Nearby-Centauri: another exoplanet? Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

1/18/2020
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Image: Proxima Centauri b is a super Earth exoplanet that orbits a M-type star. Its mass is 1.27 Earths, it takes 11.2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0485 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2016. Picture: NASA. A second exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri? (https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/a-second-exoplanet-orbiting-proxima-centauri/) January 16, 2020 at 9:32 am...

Duration:00:12:10

Israel launches one, but not yet two, spacecraft within lunar orbit. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

1/18/2020
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Image: A full scale model of Beresheet moon probe, presented at Habima Square (Tel aviv). Photo taken on the day of its launch. Permissions*: see below. SpaceIL gets $1 million grant for building Beresheet-2 (https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/spaceil-gets-1-million-grant-for-building-beresheet-2/) January 15, 2020 at 4:36 pm (https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/spaceil-gets-1-million-grant-for-building-beresheet-2/) Robert...

Duration:00:09:56

1/2 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War, by Robert Tonsetic.

1/18/2020
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Image: Nathanael Greene (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Nathanael_Greene) (May 27, 1742 – June 19, 1786) 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War, by Robert Tonsetic (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Tonsetic/e/B001JOW3JM/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Noah Michael Levine (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Noah+Michael+Levine) (Narrator), Audible Studios...

Duration:00:14:24

2/2 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War, by Robert Tonsetic.

1/18/2020
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Image: The United States delegation at the Treaty of Paris included John Jay (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Jay) , John Adams (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Adams) , Benjamin Franklin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin) , Henry Laurens (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Laurens) , and William Temple Franklin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Temple_Franklin) . Here they are depicted by Benjamin West (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_West) in his 1783...

Duration:00:09:30