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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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.


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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.