Special Episode: The Christmas Truce

December 24, 2017

In late 1914, the guns fell silent across certain portions of the front. What can we learn from this momentous occasion?


Episode 5: The War

August 1, 2017

The "war to end all wars" was brutal, global, and violent. This episode provides a summary of what you absolutely need to know.


Episode 4: A Continent-Sized Game of Connect the Dots

July 10, 2017

In a single month, one assassination led to a confrontation between five of the globe's strongest nations. Here's how.


Episode 3: It is Nothing

June 28, 2017

The assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the event which led to war, was largely the result of inept security measures and blind luck


Episode 2: The World As It Was

June 23, 2017

To understand just how much WWI changed things, we must understand the world as it was. Let's take a tour of the globe in 1914.


Episode 1: Ripples & Tidal Waves

June 11, 2017

In Episode 1, we'll attempt to answer possibly the most important question about any historical event: why should you care?