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Season 2

July 27, 2022

U.S. Marine Corps Major Fred Galvin (ret.), A Few Bad Men, Part Two

Join Robert Child for the conclusion of his conversation with author and retired U.S. Marine Major Fred Galvin. Fred served twent…

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July 25, 2022

August Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

We’ve got some great guests coming in August as we kick off Season Three of Point of the Spear . Our guests include NY Times best…

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July 20, 2022

U.S. Marine Corps Major Fred Galvin (ret.), A Few Bad Men, Part One

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author and retired U.S. Marine Major Fred Galvin. Fred served twenty-seven years in the…

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July 13, 2022

Author Benjamin Sledge, Where Cowards Go to Die

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Benjamin Sledge. Ben is a wounded Special Operations combat veteran with tours i…

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July 6, 2022

Author Mark Greaney, Armored

Join Robert Child for a conversation with returning guest author Mark Greaney. Mark has written or co-written seven Tom Clancy no…

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July 3, 2022

Gettysburg Voices from the Front, Part Two

Join Robert Child for the conclusion of our two-part narrative special, Gettysburg Voices from the Front. Today’s program is anot…

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July 2, 2022

Gettysburg Voices from the Front, Part One

Join Robert Child for a part one of a two-part narrative special, Gettysburg Voices from the Front. Today’s two-part program is a…

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July 1, 2022

Director Ronald F. Maxwell, Gettysburg and the Civil War

Join Robert Child for a special interview with director Ron Maxwell. Ron is an award-winning Hollywood filmmaker best known for h…

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June 29, 2022

Author Walt Larimore, At First Light

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Walt Larimore. Walt is a prolific author and has written or co-written forty boo…

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June 22, 2022

Author Lindsay Powell, Bar Kokhba

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Lindsay Powell. Lindsay writes for Ancient History and Ancient Warfare magazine…

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June 20, 2022

July Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

We’ve got some great guests coming up in July as summer sizzles on Point of the Spear. We kick off the month on the first with fi…

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June 15, 2022

Fearghal McGarry, The Irish Revolution: A Global History

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Fearghal McGarry . Fearghal is a Professor of Irish History at Queen’s Universit…

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June 8, 2022

Author Thomas McKenna, Moro Warrior

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Thomas McKenna. Tom is an anthropologist who has lived and worked for years in M…

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June 1, 2022

Author Mark Hager, The Last of the 357th Infantry: Harold Frank's WWI…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Mark Hager. Mark is is a historian and award-winning documentary filmmaker based…

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May 25, 2022

Author Toby Harnden, First Casualty: The Untold Story of the CIA Miss…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Toby Harnden. Toby is a recipient of the Orwell Prize for Books and a former for…

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May 22, 2022

June Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

We’ve got some great guests coming up in June as we kick off summer on Point of the Spear. On the first author Mark Hager speaks …

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May 18, 2022

Author Tom Clavin, To the Uttermost Ends of the Earth

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Tom Clavin. Clavin, who returns to Point of the Spear, has received awards from …

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May 11, 2022

Author Jared Frederick, Fierce Valor: The True Story of Ronald Speirs…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Jared Frederick. Jared is a history instructor at Penn State Altoona. He’s also …

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May 4, 2022

Author Martin Dugard, Killing the Killers: The Secret War Against Ter…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Martin Dugard. Martin Is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and co-author of…

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April 27, 2022

Author Chris Kolakowski, Nations in the Balance

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Chris Kolakowski. Chris spent his career interpreting and preserving American mi…

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April 24, 2022

May Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

We’ve got some great guests coming up in May. Kicking off the month author Martin Dugard returns to Point of the Spear to talk ab…

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April 20, 2022

Author and Retired Marine Lt. Colonel David Kelly, Hell in the Street…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Author and retired Marine Lt. Col. David Kelly. David served as an infantry officer wit…

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April 13, 2022

Author J.D. Dickey, The Republic of Violence: The Tormented Rise of A…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with New York Times Bestselling author J.D. Dickey. J.D. has been writing books for 20 years…

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April 6, 2022

Author Alex Kershaw, Against All Odds:

Join Robert Child for a conversation with New York Times Bestselling author Alex Kershaw. Alex is a journalist, public speaker an…

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March 30, 2022

History Expert Angus Wallace, Host of the WW2 Podcast

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Angus Wallace. Angus is a Post Graduate Researcher at the University of Leeds. He spent…

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March 25, 2022

Medal of Honor Recipient Vernon Baker, Immortal Valor

Join Robert Child for a special National Medal of Honor Day episode - an interview with recipient Vernon Baker. Vernon served as …

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March 23, 2022

Authors Bruns and Olson, Command and Control

Join Robert Child for a conversation with writing duo of Bruns and Olson and their new military thriller series Command and Contr…

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March 18, 2022

April Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

We’ve got some great guests coming to Point of the Spear in April. Kicking off the month on April 6th New York Times bestselling …

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March 16, 2022

Author R.J. Patterson, 5-Book Cold War Spy Series

Explore Bonus Video Content and More on the Point of the Spear Youtube Channel. Jump on the mailing list. Twice monthly receive o…

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March 9, 2022

Authors Andrews and Wilson, Rogue Asset

Explore Bonus Video Content and More on the Point of the Spear Youtube Channel. Join Robert Child for a conversation with authors…

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March 5, 2022

Author and Retired Naval Aviator Marc Liebman, Failure to Fire

Explore Bonus Video Content and More on the Point of the Spear Youtube Channel. Join Robert Child for a conversation with author …

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March 2, 2022

Author Brad Taylor, End of Days

Explore Bonus Video Content and More on the Point of the Spear Youtube Channel. Join Robert Child for a conversation with author …

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Feb. 23, 2022

Author Steve Berry, The Kaiser's Web

Explore Bonus Video Content and More on the Point of the Spear Youtube Channel. Join Robert Child for a conversation with author …

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Feb. 19, 2022

Author Carole Engle Avriett, Marine Raiders: The True Story of the Le…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Carole Engle Avriett about her book Marine Raiders: The True Story of the Legend…

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Feb. 17, 2022

March Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

Join Robert Child in March on Point of the Spear when he welcomes many outstanding guests including authors Brad Taylor, End of D…

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Feb. 16, 2022

Author Mark Greaney, Sierra Six

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Mark Greaney about his book Sierra Six . Mark is a #1 NYT best selling author of over 1…

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Feb. 12, 2022

Author Paul Woodadge, Angels of Mercy

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Paul Woodadge about his book Angels of Mercy. Paul is an author, filmmaker and battlefi…

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Feb. 9, 2022

Author Linda Hervieux, Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black H…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Linda Hervieux about her book Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes . Lin…

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Feb. 2, 2022

Author Katherine Pangonis, Queens of Jerusalem: The Women Who Dared t…

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Katherine Pangonis about her new book Queens of Jerusalem. Pangonis specializes …

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Jan. 26, 2022

Weather and Warfare

Join Robert Child for a narrative special. Weather and Warfare dramatically retraces the meteorological forces during battlefield…

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Jan. 19, 2022

February Guests Coming to Point of the Spear

Join Robert Child in February on Point of the Spear when he welcomes many outstanding guests including authors Katherine Pangonis…

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Jan. 19, 2022

Author Allene Carter, Part Two, Honoring Sgt. Carter: A Family’s Jour…

Join Robert Child for part-two of his conversation with author Allene Carter. Allene is a self-taught researcher and union activi…

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Jan. 12, 2022

Author Allene Carter, Part One, Honoring Sgt. Carter: A Family’s Jour…

Join Robert Child for the first of a two-part conversation with author Allene Carter. Allene is a self-taught researcher and unio…

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Jan. 5, 2022

Author Solace Wales, Braided in Fire

Join Robert Child kicking off season two of Point of the Spear for a conversation with author Solace Wales. The author's interest…

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Jan. 2, 2022

Coming in January on Point of the Spear

January kicks off Season Two of Point of the Spear and the focus is on the black Medal of Honor recipients of WWII to celebrate m…

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