Vlogging Through History

Episodes for the Vlogging Through History

Episodes for the Vlogging Through History


Episode 7: The Tragic Lives of U.S. Presidents (Part Three)

In the United States, there are few who are idolized, mythologized, or even demonized quite like those who have held the office of President of the United States. It is easy to forget these men were husbands and fathers, and had lives that existed outside of their role as President.…

Episode 6: John Buford, the Real Hero of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg is often described as the turning point of the American Civil War. From July 1-3, 1863, there were a number of key decisions that led to the decisive Union victory. The decision that may have won the battle, however, took place before it even started, and…

Episode 5: The Tragic Lives of U.S. Presidents (Part Two)

In the United States, there are few who are idolized, mythologized, or even demonized quite like those who have held the office of President of the United States. It is easy to forget these men were husbands and fathers, and had lives that existed outside of their role as President.…

Episode 4: The Tragic Lives of U.S. Presidents (Part One)

In the United States, there are few who are idolized, mythologized, or even demonized quite like those who have held the office of President of the United States. It is easy to forget these men were husbands and fathers, and had lives that existed outside of their role as President.…

Episode 3 – The Lost Battalion

In October, 1918, nine companies of American soldiers were trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest. Led by a lawyer from Harvard, they survived furious German attacks and devastating friendly artillery fire. A week later, less than 200 men were left. This is their story.

Episode 2 – Alvin York: An American Legend

In 1941, Gary Cooper won an Academy Award for his title role in the film Sergeant York. Who was Alvin York? What happened in his early life to prepare him for that legendary moment in the Argonne Forest in the final weeks of the Great War? How did one man…

Episode 1 – Horror at the Somme: The Accrington Pals

July 1, 1916 is generally considered the deadliest day in the history of the British military. That day, over 19,000 men were killed along a 20-mile front at the Somme, most of them in only a few hours. More than a dozen divisions went over the top that morning, but…

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