The Brit, The Yank and the Hobby Podcasts

A collection of podcasts which include (The Brit, The Yank and the Hobby Podcast, History to War Games podcast) devoted to bringing the history to the listener and increasing the visual spectacle of historical units that are accurate to campaigns or 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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Sep 20, 2017

Jason and Rob take listeners through a play through of their most recent game of the American Revolution.  

Ruleset used: "Over The Hills" Authored by Adrian McWalter recent guest on podcast about the Forager Podcast.

We quite enjoyed the ruleset and how the game played out.

Sep 11, 2017

Took a quick tour in September 2017 at the Zoar Village ACW living history event and had a inside look at the 5th Texas, Company A encampment.

Sep 8, 2017

Rob and Jason are joined by David Skibicki as they talk about all things terrain, wargaming and inspiration for Terrain boards.

Sep 3, 2017

Rob is at a recent Live history event and grabs a quick interview will the mic was on.  Also a Thank you to listeners.

Sep 3, 2017

Rob and Jason invited Adrian McWalter to join them for a discussion about his work and a detailed look at Forager Kickstarter that is currently ongoing till October 13, 2017.

Adrian's authored books:

Forager Kickstarter - Napoleonic Skirmish Game

A Clash of Eagles: Russian Campaign

Over the Hills: Napoleonic Brigade/Division Level Game 

Black Powder: Albion Trumphiant V1: The Peninsular Campaign

Black Powder: Albion Trumphiant V2: The Hundred Days Campaign


Thanks for the listen.

Sep 1, 2017

Just happened to walk past a interview of Medal of Honor speaker Ronald Rosser.

He was doing a interview with the local police and spectators.

If you would like more info please head over to the Facebook group

History to War Games podcast.


Aug 31, 2017

A quick visit to a local Air show and a bump into a 37mm Anti-Tank Gun and discussion of live fire exercises.

Please see Facebook group History to War Games Podcast for pictures of Gun.

Aug 30, 2017

Jason and Rob Walk through the fields around the Poffenberger Farm at Antietam.  

Please join the Facebook group History to War Games Podcast to see the map where they were on the Antietam Battlefield.

Aug 27, 2017

Join us for a listen as we Bring on

Alex (MA in History with Hessian/Prussian Focus)


Jasper (Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Magazine)

to take a inside look at Hessians during the American Revolution or American War of Independence episode.

Links to refer to:


Aug 26, 2017

Recent visit to a local American Civil War living history event and interviewed artillery men from the local Ohio Artillery Battery.

Aug 25, 2017

A recent visit to a American Civil War living history event with a quick visit to a Mercantile Store.


Aug 24, 2017

Part 2 of the Antietam Battlefield Hike series.

Join Rob and Jason as they are escorted by Joe Stahl for another edition of a drive through the Antietam Battlefield.

Please join the Facebook group to see the exact map where we drove and points of interest.

Also see SD Lee Artillery for the beginning of this series.

Aug 23, 2017

Join Rob and Jason as they talk all things Aerial Wargames with the Owner's of Fight's On! Miniatures.

A incredible amount of stories are provided by Rob and Sandy (Owners of fights on!) in this episode with a focus on terrain, modern planes and flight markers.

Please head over to their site to checkout everything they have available.

Aug 22, 2017

Join Rob and Jason as they discuss their recent trip to Antietam and are joined by their Antietam Battlefield Guide Joe Stahl.  Joe describes the lay of land to the both of us.


Please find a map of where we stood in the Facebook group.

History to War Games podcast

Aug 21, 2017

Dropped by a local American Civil War living history event and interviewed an Reenactor that represented a British Observer for the Federal Army.


Aug 20, 2017

History to War Games Podcast

This episode is a Stuka Attack recorded by Charles Gardner of BBC Radio.  This sound bite was actually to graphic for the general public to hear in 1940.

Aug 18, 2017

History to War Game Podcast 

Episode 1

American Civil War Combat with Author John Michael Priest.

This established author over the last 20 years has numerous published works including one of my favorite American Civil War books:

Antietam:  The Soldiers' Battle

Join us as we discuss the field of battle of Antietam, South Mountain and Gettysburg from 1st hand accounts researched by the author.

Thanks for listening. 


Aug 16, 2017

History to War Games Podcast

Welcome Listeners to the New Series in this podcast family!

This episode only introduces how things are going to be setup and how things will go for the next episodes.

Thanks for joining us, Rob


Find more information on Facebook at 

History to War Games Podcast

and on twitter 


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.


Join our Facebook group for updates and to join the discussion.  Find us on Twitter @BritYankHobPod or just give us a listen and leave us some feeback on itunes.


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


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