Cannons & Gunpowder with Joe Warner

November means more talks about war machinery! Today we talk with Joe Warner about the evolution of cannons and gunpowder.  It was a dance between how much powder you could use to make this thing go, versus how much will it take to blow up the cannon. Since Joe has a History degree, we love…

War Tanks with Elias Parent

Welcome to the world of Tanks! Today we chat with Elias Parent about war Tanks. His passion for everything about World Wars is evident when he speaks about the subject. The heavy tanks had a big gun, big armour, they were really slow but they were tough. The medium tanks were a jack-of-all-trades, […] with…

Enlistment during WW1 with Patrick Beaudry

Welcome again! This is an episode to lead us into next week, with the Remembrance Day that is celebrated in Canada on November 11th every year. Patrick speaks to us about the social pressures to enlist during the First World War, as well as social pressures that created resistance to enlistment. This topic was his…