Latest Episodes of Point of the Spear with Robert Child

LTC Ed Sherwood Speaks on a Hidden Battle in Vietnam Saturday on Point of the Spear

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author and retired US Army LTC Ed Sherwood about his book, Courage Under Fire. Sherwood led an infantry platoon at Tam Ky in Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry, fighting with the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division He was wounded in action on June 2, 1969. After Vietnam, he continued serving as an infantry officer He retired from active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1988 due to medical reasons.







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Watch the full Video Podcast of Point of the Spear with Author John C. McManus

 


Join Robert Child for a conversation with author John C. McManus about his new book, Island Infernos. McManus is one of America’s leading military historians, and a recipient of the prestigious Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History. He is in demand as a speaker and expert commentator on CNN, Fox News, Discovery, Smithsonian Channel and many other networks.

Watch the full video podcast of the episode below.






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Just Released Episode - Author John C. McManus on Point of the Spear


Join Robert Child for a conversation with author John C. McManus about his new book, Island Infernos. McManus is one of America’s leading military historians, and a recipient of the prestigious Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History. He is in demand as a speaker and expert commentator on CNN, Fox News, Discovery, Smithsonian Channel and many other networks. Watch this interview as a video podcast at this link https://youtu.be/vi_6EoQx2f4







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All About the Ghost Army on Point of the Spear November 27th

Join Robert Child for a conversation with author and television producer Rick Beyer about his Ghost Army Legacy Project. Beyer is as a New York Times bestselling author and documentary filmmaker and has produced programs for The History Channel, A&E, National Geographic, the Smithsonian, PBS and more. He is based in Chicago.









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Saturday on Point of the Spear #1 NY Times Bestselling Author Tom Clavin



Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Tom Clavin about his latest book, Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival. Tom has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and National Newspaper Association. Four of his books have been New York Times best sellers: The Heart of Everything That Is, Dodge City, Halsey’s Typhoon, and The Last Stand of Fox Company.





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It's Viking Week on Point of the Spear

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Don Hollway, author of The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Hardrada. Don is an historian, illustrator, historical re-enactor and classical rapier fencer. For over 25 years his writing on history, aviation, and re-enacting has appeared in magazines ranging from Aviation History, Excellence, History Magazine, Military Heritage, Military History, Wild West, and World War II to Muzzleloader.


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Second Half of November Guests on Point of the Spear

The month of November finishes up strong on Point of the Spear as we head towards Thanksgiving. Be sure to check out these forthcoming episodes starting this week with The Last Viking.


NOVEMBER 17TH



Don Hollway


Join Robert Child for a conversation with Don Hollway on his new book, The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Hardrada. 


Don is an historian, illustrator, historical re-enactor and classical rapier fencer. For over 25 years his writing on history, aviation, and re-enacting has appeared in magazines ranging from Aviation History, Excellence, History Magazine, Military Heritage, Military History, Wild West, and World War II to Muzzleloader.









NOVEMBER 20TH



Tom Clavin


Join Robert Child for a conversation with Tom Clavin on his new book, Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival. 


Tom is a bestselling author who has worked as a newspaper and web site editor, magazine writer, TV and radio commentator, and a reporter for The New York Times covering entertainment, sports, and the environment. He has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and National Newspaper Association. Four of his books have been New York Times best sellers: THE HEART OF EVERYTHING THAT IS, DODGE CITY, HALSEY'S TYPHOON, and THE LAST STAND OF FOX COMPANY.






NOVEMBER 24TH



Robert Gaudi


Join Robert Child for a conversation with Robert Gaudi on his new book, The War of Jenkin's Ear. 


Robert is a writer, historian and journalist. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Washington Examiner, Harper's, Landscape Architecture Magazine, and Tri-Quarterly, among other publications. He has variously worked for the National Endowment for the Arts, sold tickets at a movie theater, tended bar and managed a classic car restoration shop. He graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and attended the University of Southern California's Graduate Film School and The University of Iowa's Writers Workshop. He lives with his children in Washington D.C. 








NOVEMBER 27TH


Rick Beyer

Join Robert Child for a conversation with Rick Beyer on his book and film, Ghost Army.


Rick Beyer is an author and documentary filmmaker specializing in history. He has produced films for The History Channel, National Geographic, and The Smithsonian, among others. He is also the author of the popular Greatest Stories Never Told series of history books. He lives in Lexington, MA. 

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December Guests Coming to Point of the Spear Podcast



Join Robert Child in December on Point of the Spear when he welcomes many outstanding guests including authors John C. Mcmanus, Katja Hoyer, Air Force Colonel Mark Vlahos, and more.


 

Tomorrow Nov 13th Paul Woodadge of WW2TV on Point of the Spear



TOMORROW -SATURDAY Join me on Point of the Spear for a lively #WWII discussion with Paul Woodadge of @WW2TV

The episode will also be released as a video podcast on Youtube.






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