W.T.S.P. Ep-75

On This episode Jeff gives us an update on how things are out in Texas, We are joined by Giovanni McAulay of Diablo customs to talk about his goal of creating a custom Bike Shop where Vets can come learn how to build motorcycles, Be around like minded people, and find therapy thru the use of working with their hands, then Don takes us out to Vero Beach Gun show for the first Living History Event of the year and we sit down with Brian Lemonovich to discuss reenacting WWII Era German soldiers in modern times, plus much more.

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Giovanni McAulay

W.T.S.P. EP-74

This week we sit down for our second discussion with WWII Vet Jake Larson to talk about his experiences during WWII. We are so thankful to have Mr. Larson spends some more time with us and our audience.

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W.T.S.P. EP-74

This week Don and Jeff sit down to discuss life during Covid-19, The 75th Anniversary of Guadalcanal, The movie Midway, The benefits of buying used Reenacting gear, plus much more.

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W.T.S.P. Ep-72

This week Jeff & Don have a little 4th of July Catch Up conversation, we question if the listeners like the new free form conversation before jumping right into the WWII stuff, and then Don sits down for a long for interview with WWII Vet and TikTok Contributor Jake Larson to discuss what it was like making the Landings in Normandy, plus much more.

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Jake Larson of Martinez was a 21-year-old soldier who had top clearance when he worked as a clerk at the Portsmouth, England, U.S. Army headquarters. He was part of the 1944 invasion of Normandy France, when more than 150,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches in a pivotal battle against Axis forces. (Curtesy Karlan Larson)

W.T.S.P. EP-71

This week we remember D-Day, Discuss Forgotten Stories from D-Day, Our Goal for the Show, Jeff Talks about his experience meeting Celebrities during a USO Show while serving in the Middle East, plus much more.

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W.T.S.P. EP-69

It’s The 75th Anniversary of VE Day, A brief History on Women serving during WWII, and we are joined by Living Historian Stella Kappler to discuss Her interest in History, Living History and how to create extended Living History Impressions around the Contributions to the War Effort by Women.

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History Thru Photos.

The EE-8 Field Telephone was used by the Signal Corps from before World War II through the Vietnam War. It was housed in leather, then canvas, and its last production had a nylon case and straps, after the changeover to that material in 1967.

The EE-8 Field Telephone was standardized in 1932 and procurement began in 1937, providing a lighter and more functional unit just in time for the huge mobilization of the U.S. military for WW II. Among other improvements, the EE-8 increased the maximum transmission range of the predecessor EE-5 Field Telephone by six miles or more.


W.T.S.P. EP-68

This week we sit down with Samuel Niles of The Kansas National Guard and WWII Living Historians to discuss the PTO, Native American Code Talkers, Living History, Books, plus much more.

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