The Brit, The Yank and the Hobby Podcast

A podcast devoted to the building of historically accurate units based on campaigns and operations that occurred in history. The use of various scales of models to accurately represent these historical units and bring a table diorama to life.
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Jul 7, 2017

Join the crew as they welcome the esteemed Artist David Pentland.  He has many published works in many magazines, box covers, game releases and even the entire series of Battlegroup Campaign books.

This discussion ranges from techniques to the history behind certain paintings.

To check out his work please find him on Facebook at David Pentland Art or following this link:

Jun 23, 2017

Join the crew as they discussion this Bloody battle in the Pacific.

Jun 3, 2017

Join the crew as they discuss upcoming events and joined by return guest Simon Elliott for a in-depth discussion of all things in the Cold War period.

May 4, 2017

Join the crew as they welcome a friend of the podcast John Lambshead, who is the author of new Bolt Action Sealion Book due to be released.  A deep discussion occurs about the British home defense in 1940 and germans dressed as nuns.

The book can be found at

Apr 23, 2017

Join the crew as they discussion Andy's latest trip to Salute and all the new releases from the Various companies.

Please join our Facebook group to see pics of items discussed in this episode.  We have separate picture folders for each company.


Apr 18, 2017

Join the Crew as they welcome back Piers Brand from Ironfist Publishing and PSC on their recent release of Battlegroup Tobruk 1940-1942.  A lengthy discussion of all things desert and with a focus on italian forces in the early part of the desert war during WW2.


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Hope you enjoy the Show!

Mar 24, 2017

Join Carl, Rob and Andy as they are joined by Dr. Simon Elliot who is a Historian and Archaeologist specializing in Britain under the rule of Rome.  A look at his recent published works and discussion of various Roman Topics from the navy to the Battle of Medway. 

Simon Elliot published books:

Sea Eagles of Empire: The Classis Britannica and the Battles of Britian


Mar 8, 2017

Join Carl, Rob and Andy as they go in-depth with Andy H about Feudal Japan and the Test of Honour Rules.

Feb 25, 2017

Join Carl, Rob and Andy as they explore the Dark ages with the Sculptor and founder of Footsore Miniatures: Bill Thornhill

Feb 12, 2017

Join the Crew as they welcome special Guest Jon R from Warlord Games to a in depth discussion about the Korean War: 1950-1953.

Jan 30, 2017

Join Carl, Rob and Andy as they interview Sam Mustafa and the numerous games released by Sam over the past 16 years.  With lengthy discussions on Maurice, Longstreet, Bulcher and the upcoming Release of Rommel in Fall of 2017.

Jan 2, 2017

Join the Crew for a followup with a special guest and a discussion of things from 2016 and what to look forward to in 2017.

Dec 31, 2016

Join the Crew as they revisit with their very first Guest from Episode 1.

Dec 16, 2016

Join the Crew as we discuss Carl's latest trip to Chicago and a indepth talk about Chicago in the 1920"s.

Oct 20, 2016

Join Carl, Rob and Andy as they discuss the grueling battle of Aachen in 1944.

Sep 30, 2016

Join Carl, Rob and Andy as they discussion Combat during the American Civil War with the battle of Spotsylvania in 1864. 

Sep 20, 2016

Join Carl, Rob and Andy as they discuss the Battle of Brody with Special Guest Luke, who quite possibly could be from the Future!

Aug 9, 2016

Join Carl, Rob and Andy for a discussion on the Battle of Peleliu and some insight into a personal relative that fought with the 1st Marine Division.

Jul 7, 2016

Join the Crew for a Discussion of Desert War from the start of Operation Crusader to a focus on the 1st and 2nd battles of El Alamein.  

Jun 27, 2016

Join the guys for a discussion of recent going on's and the return of a previous guest from a past episode, for all things Early War in the invasion of the Low Countries and France in 1940.

Jun 15, 2016

Join the crew for a discussion of the Normandy Campaign that brought the best of the American paras and Infantry vs a elite Fallschirmjager regiment.

May 18, 2016

The American War of Independence

Would you support the Rebels or would you Support the Crown?  Do you prefer the regimented look of the British line or the ragtag look of the colonists.

Join us and find out the general history behind the American Revolution or American war of Independence and a brief overview of different battles, modeling and rule sets.

Apr 14, 2016

Join the crew as we discuss the history of the Battle of the Bulge and take a in depth look at the Battlegroup ruleset.  Our special guest Piers, takes us on journey through the snowy fields of the Ardennes and sets the stage for how 2 armies stumbled into each other during a bitter cold December in 1944.

Disclaimer: We do have some technical issues in this episode. 

Apr 9, 2016

Join the crew for Epsiode 2 , The Raid on Makin Island.