Special Past Access DYK: Cher Ami and the Lost Battalion
World War One was full of many great stories of bravery, sacrifice, and loss. The American "Lost Battalion" was one such story. Over 600 American infantrymen were surrounded by German forces in the Argonne Forrest in October of 1918. Their own American artillery mistakenly fired on their position and the only saving option rested on the wings of the carrier pigeon named Cher Ami.
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Past Access Presents: The Great War Revisited (Part Two)
In Part Two of the Great War Revisited, follow Pete Collman to the battle of the Somme, Verdun, Passchendaele, and many points in between to experience the trauma we know as World War One.Past Access visited museums and battlefields across Europe to test limits of wheelchair accessibility at these historic locations from 2014 through 2021.
The Czechoslovak Legion: Homeward Bound
Modern-day re-enactors commemorate the unique contribution the Czechs and Slovaks made to one of the more interesting stories of the great war.....the Czechoslovak legionnaires battle to the sea.
A Czech Merry Christmas
It is Christmastime again in the Czech Republic and even though the Covid Pandemic has put a damper on the normal celebrations, the spirit of Christmas still survives.We will take you on a nostalgic tour of the Prague Christmas market back in 2019 and offer you a seat at the Christmas Eve dinner table in 2020.Join Pete as he waits for the Golden Pig and preps for Czech Christmas Carp. Czech holiday traditions are alive and well in 2020!!!Veselé Vánoce!!!