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Season 1

Dec. 29, 2021

Author Frank van Lunteren, The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Frank van Lunteren. Frank was born and raised in Arnhem, the Netherlands. His in…

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Dec. 25, 2021

The Christmas Crossing, Part Two

Point of the Spear Special Presentation. Part Two of The Christmas Crossing. Late December 1776 – A ragged Continental army has n…

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Dec. 24, 2021

The Christmas Crossing, Part One

Point of the Spear Special Presentation. Part One of The Christmas Crossing. Late December 1776 – A ragged Continental army has n…

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Dec. 22, 2021

Author Don Hagist, Managing Editor of the Journal of the American Rev…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Managing Editor of the Journal of the American Revolution Don Hagist. Don is an indepen…

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Dec. 18, 2021

Christmas Week Specials on Point of the Spear

It's a Revolutionary Christmas on Point of the Spear. First, on December 22nd join Robert Child for a conversation with Managing …

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Dec. 18, 2021

Author Robert Sutton, Nazis on the Potomac: The Top-Secret Intelligen…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with retired National Park Service historian and author Robert Sutton about his book, Nazis …

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Dec. 15, 2021

Retired Air Force Col. Mark Mark Vlahos, Men Will Come: A History of …

Join Robert Child for a conversation with retired Air Force Colonel and author Mark Vlahos about his book, Men Will Come. Vlahos …

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Dec. 8, 2021

Author Katja Hoyer, Blood and Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German E…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Katja Hoyer about her book, Blood and Iron. Hoyer is a German-British historian …

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Dec. 4, 2021

Author and Retired US Army LTC Ed Sherwood, Courage Under Fire

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author and retired US Army LTC Ed Sherwood about his book, Courage Under Fire . Sherwoo…

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Dec. 1, 2021

Author John C. McManus, Island Infernos: The US Army's Pacific War Od…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author John C. McManus about his new book, Island Infernos. McManus is one of America’s…

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Nov. 27, 2021

Author and Television Producer Rick Beyer, The Ghost Army Legacy Proj…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author and television producer Rick Beyer about his Ghost Army Legacy Project. Beyer is…

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Nov. 24, 2021

Author Robert Gaudi, The War of Jenkin's Ear: The Forgotten Struggle …

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Robert Gaudi about his latest book, The War of Jenkin's Ear. Gaudi is a Washingt…

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Nov. 20, 2021

Author Tom Clavin, Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Tom Clavin about his latest book, Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Surviv…

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Nov. 17, 2021

Author Don Hollway, The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Ha…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Don Hollway, author of The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Hardrada. Don is …

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Nov. 13, 2021

December Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

Join Robert Child in December on Point of the Spear when he welcomes many outstanding guests including authors John C. Mcmanus, K…

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Nov. 13, 2021

Author, Historian, Paul Woodadge WW2TV on YouTube

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Paul Woodadge. Paul is an author, filmmaker and battlefield guide. He launched the popu…

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Nov. 11, 2021

Veterans Day Special: Richard Casper - Cofounder of Creativets

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Richard Casper. He is the cofounder of an organization that helps wounded veterans rele…

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Nov. 10, 2021

Film Producer, Rylan Soref, Sixth of June

As part of a special Veterans' Week celebration, Point of the Spear showcases an exceptional WWII documentary, which is a themati…

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Nov. 6, 2021

Historian Dr. Gregory Urwin, The Yorktown Tragedy: Washington's Slave…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Dr. Gregory Urwin, author of the recent article in the Journal of the American Revoluti…

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Nov. 3, 2021

Author, Col. Keith Nightingale, Just Another Day in Vietnam

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Colonel Keith Nightingale, author of Just Another Day in Vietnam. Colonel Nightingale i…

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Nov. 2, 2021

Veterans Day Week: Two Special Point of the Spear Episodes

As part of our Veterans' Week celebration, Point of the Spear has produced two very special episodes. First on November 10th we s…

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Oct. 27, 2021

Author Prit Buttar, The Reckoning: The Defeat of Army Group South, 19…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Prit Butter, author of The Reckoning: The Defeat of Amy Group South, 1944. Buttar has w…

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Oct. 20, 2021

Author Patrick Bishop, Operation Jubilee, Dieppe, 1942: The Folly and…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Patrick Bishop, author of Operation Jubilee Dieppe, 1942: The Folly and the Sacrifice. …

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Oct. 13, 2021

Author Myke Cole, The Bronze Lie, Shattering the Myths of Spartan War…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Myke Cole, author of The Bronze Lie: Shattering the Myth of Spartan Warrior Supremacy. …

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Oct. 8, 2021

November Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

Join Robert Child in November on Point of the Spear when he welcomes several great guests including author Don Hollway, filmmaker…

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Oct. 6, 2021

Author Robert Laplander, Finding the Lost Battalion

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Robert Laplander, author of Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Myths and Legends of…

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Sept. 29, 2021

Author Allen Guelzo, Robert E. Lee: A Life (Part Two)

Join Robert Child for part-two and the conclusions of a conversation with Dr. Allen Guelzo, author of Robert E. Lee: A Life. Alle…

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Sept. 22, 2021

Author Allen Guelzo, Robert E. Lee: A Life (Part One)

Join Robert Child for a part one of a two-part conversation with Dr. Allen Guelzo, author of Robert E. Lee: A Life. Allen is Seni…

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Sept. 20, 2021

October Guests on Point of the Spear

Join Robert Child in October on Point of the Spear when he welcomes several great guests including Robert Laplander, Prit Butar, …

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Sept. 15, 2021

Founder of the WWII Website StoriesBehindtheStars.Org, Don Milne

Join Robert Child for conversation with Don Milne the founder of the nonprofit initiative Stories Behind the Stars. A lifelong hi…

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Sept. 11, 2021

Founder and President of the WWII Foundation, Tim Gray

Join Robert Child for conversation with Tim Gray, founder, and president of the nonprofit World War II Foundation. The organizati…

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Sept. 8, 2021

Author Martin Dugard, Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of L…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Martin Dugard He is the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of the “Killing” …

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Sept. 4, 2021

Author and WWI Expert Mitch Yockelson, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Mitch Yockelson. He is the recipient of the Army Historical Foundation’s Disting…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Author Bob Welch, Saving My Enemy: How Two WWII Soldiers Fought Again…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Bob Welch. He is the author of Easy Company Soldier: The Legendary Battles of a …

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Aug. 25, 2021

Major General and Author, Mari K. Eder, The Girls Who Stepped Out of …

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Major General (ret.) Mari K. Eder. She has authored an outstanding new book, The Girls …

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Aug. 21, 2021

Author Jared Frederick, Hang Tough: the WWII letters and artifacts of…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Jared Frederick. His latest book is Hang Tough: The WWII Letters and Artifacts o…

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Aug. 18, 2021

Former Army Ranger and Author Dr. Tony Brooks, Leave No Man Behind

Join Robert Child for a conversation with former Army Ranger Dr. Tony Brooks, author of Leave No Man Behind: The Untold Story of …

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Aug. 14, 2021

Author Colin Cahoon, Mended Wings: The Vietnam War Experience Through…

Robert Child speaks with Colin P. Cahoon a writer of historical nonfiction and historically based fiction, a patent attorney, and…

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Aug. 12, 2021

Point of the Spear Season One Trailer

Just a sampling of what you'll hear on the new military history podcast hosted by author Robert Child. Point of the Spear feature…

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Aug. 11, 2021

Former Navy SEAL and Author Ben Milligan, By Water Beneath the Walls:…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with former Navy SEAL, Bronze Star recipient, and author Ben Milligan. Ben has written By Wa…

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