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In April of 1942, the Imperial Japanese Army steamrolled through Burma (present day Myanmar), capturing the only ground route from India to China, thereby cutting off the Allies ability to supply needed arms and supplies to the resistance in China.  Supplies would now have to be flown in from India to China across the treacherous Himilayas- the most hazardous air route in the world.  Skies of Thunder is the story of epic human endeavor, one in which Allied troops faced the monumental...
Published 05/19/24
Part one of THE DYATLOV PASS INCIDENT: A COLD WAR TRAGEDY deals with one of the greatest unsolved wilderness mysteries known- the mysterious and violent deaths of 9 members of a Russian ski group in the Ural Mountain wilderness in February of 1959. In part one provide the background and explore the characters of the young men and women who died outside their tent in various stages of dress- lacking enough clothing to protect them in sub zero weather- all because they were forced by what looks...
Published 05/17/24
Author Dena Rueb shares her family story from pre-war Germany as her Christian mother and Jewish father's lives were turned upside down by Nazi inspired bigotry and hatred. Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now at 1001 Greatest Love & Life Stories APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- ...
Published 05/12/24
On October 3, 1759, a company of nearly 120 men under the command of Major Robert Rogers attacked an Indian Village on the St. Francis River between Montreal and Quebec, killing most of the occupants and looting and burning the Jesuit Mission that supported the town. The loot taken from the church included gold candlesticks, coins, a gold calf, and a ten pound silver statuette of the Madonna holding the baby Jesus. This was done during the French-Indian War, and as the raiding party escaped...
Published 05/10/24
Nearly 13 years ago, On April 27, 2011, the U.S. Storm Prediction Center (SPC) counted 219 tornadoes in the United States, breaking a previous record of 147 which was set in 1974. There were 317 fatalities that day alone, and a record-breaking 4 EF-5 tornadoes cut huge swaths through Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, while many other huge tornadoes swept through 16 states over a 4 day period, leaving behind a path of devastation claiming over 340 lives and costing over 11 Billion dollars....
Published 05/09/24
Here's what today's episode covers: Live Garden Gnomes are in demand on large estates; Ghostbuster jobs are out there, and ghost hunting is getting popular; The Great Beer Flood of London during which 8 people were killed when a brewery tank exploded on a narrow street; Find work as a venomous snake milkier; Is your dog feeling depressed? Pet psychiatrists are in great demand these days; Job listings for dog food taste testers are turning up everywhere; A Polish army unit in WWII actually...
Published 05/05/24
In 1909 the Phoenix Gazette published an incredible story about an archeological find, sponsored by the Smithsonian, of a cave within the Grand Canyon which supposed held a large store of artifacts thought to belong to an ancient civilization. The story quickly faded from sight, but was revived in the 70;s by certain authors seeking attention for exposing what they felt was a massive cover up being perpetrated by the Grand Canyon National Park and the Smithsonian. .In this story we discuss...
Published 05/03/24
Amelia Earhart and her co-pilot and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared in the Pacific Ocean on the next to last leg of her round-the-world flight on July 2nd, 1937, and the U.S. Navy, after an exhaustive search of the Pacific which did not include the Marshall islands, released a statement saying that Earhart and Noonan's Electra ran out of gas and crashed into the ocean somewhere near Howland Island, where the Coast Guard ship Itasca reported hearing her say they were running low on gas and...
Published 04/28/24
In March of 1958 a US Air Force bomber accidentally dropped a 14,000 pound hydrogen bomb on a small community outside of Florence, South Carolina. This is the story of how it happened. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: [email protected] SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month...
Published 04/26/24
Next week at 1001 True Stories- A flight attendant shares her harrowing stories with Brian at 1001 Now: Excerpts from Wesley Baker UFO interview coming Sunday April 28 at 12 noon ET at 1001 True Stories w Brian Tremblay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/24/24
Anastasia Pt 2- The last Days of The Romanov family in 1917 as Russia falls. An apocalyptical warning comes from Portugal where people witness "The Miracle of the Sun". APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London- ...
Published 04/21/24
The year is 1914. World War I has begun, and a German detachment from Tanganyika decides to wreak havoc in British East Africa,, beginning with the wanton destruction of Lord Greystoke's (Tarzan's) farm and property. Tarzan returns home from business to find his ranch smoldering, his livestock and property destroyed, and his Waziri guards dead. His wife Jane has been killed as well, burned beyond recognition in the fire. He vows revenge on the warring Germans. Learn more about your ad...
Published 04/17/24
The story of the last Russian dynasty-The Romanov Family, Rasputin, and young Anastasia- and the rise of socialism in Europe. An incredible story of a family caught in the epicenter of a changing world at war. APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of...
Published 04/14/24
The true story of the elite commando force which began it all- the First Special Service Force- comprised of Canadian and American troops whose job it was to break thru the impregnable Nazi "Winter Line" of defense in Italy- which they did, becoming a military legend, and earning the name 'The Black Devils" from the Nazis.in the process. We also discuss the movie made to honor them called "the Devil's Brigade" in this story. APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 04/12/24
In part two we discuss witness accounts of the tunnel accident, an ex- MI6 agents claim that Henri Paul was an MI6 operative, and much more. We focus on the story of Thanh Van Le, the driver of a white Fiat Uno who may well have caused the crash and whose picture was later identified at the British Police investigation as being the driver of a white Fiat uno as it left the tunnel veering wildly. We also discuss Diana's relationship with Dodi Fayed and opinions offered as to whether or not...
Published 04/07/24
On August 31st, at approximately 12:30am, in a tunnel in Paris, the Mercedes Benz carrying Princess Diana, her lover Dodi Fayeed, her bodyguard Trevor Rees Jones, and their driver Henri, slammed into a concrete abutment, killing Henri and Dodi, critically injuring Diana, and somehow sparing the life of Trevor Rees Jones. Diana had told her closest friends that there was a plot to kill her in a car accident. She had written this down and handed it to her butler less than a year before her...
Published 04/07/24
For years the legend of a missing Nazi train loaded with stolen treasure consisting of everything from gold bullion to the priceless Russian Amber Room have circulated in southwestern Poland. In August of 2015 two men, one Polish, and one German, both treasure hunters with advanced geo imaging equipment, approached the Polish authorities claiming that they had located a buried Nazi armored train 80 feet below the surface of the earth in a small town near the German border. The images, which...
Published 04/05/24
On April 27th, 1865, the steamboat Sultana, carrying over 2000 passengers, including over 1900 recently released Union soldiers, many of them weak and haggard from imprisonment at Andersonville and other camps, blew three boilers and caught fire, causing those aboard to die instantly or jump overboard. Also aboard were paid passengers, confederate soldiers, and a team of Christian nurses tending to the weakest and sickest prisoners. Less than half of the passengers survived. Corruption,...
Published 03/31/24
We discuss the legend behind 13 international hotspots known for supernatural activity and /or legends... Highgate Cemetery Vampire London, UK~ Lazaretta Nuovo (Vampire island) Italy~San Servolo Insane Asylum Italy~Niagara Falls NY (Maid of the Mist Legend), US~Rennes Le Chateau, France (Father Sauniere's Treasure Legend~Mandrac Swamp, St. Johns Parish, Louisiana Curse)~ The Baptist Church Ghost Exeter, Rhode island, US~Holy Sepulchre Church, London (John Smith's missing grave)~The Tower of...
Published 03/29/24
With 'Bombing Hitler's Hometown' author Mike Croissant we discuss the untold true story of the 5,000 Americans who flew from bases across Southern Italy in the waning days of WWII to bomb Hitler's hometown of Linz, Austria, one of Germany's last remaining communications centers. Mike, a retired CIA agent, spent more than ten years gathering interviews and researching this book, relying also upon upon the memoirs of his uncle, who flew in that fateful raid on April 25th, 1945. Learn more about...
Published 03/29/24
Legend Tripping- the process of seeking adventure by going to places known to be associated with paranormal events. In the episode we offer some background on legend tripping in America (wait for Part Two for the best international destinations), including Capt. McKerry's Vault on the Ohio River (Indiana)~Goatman's Grave in Missouri~Ong's Hat (ghosttown in NJ~Mountain Meadows Massacre Site (UT)~Winchester Mystery House (CA)~The Marshall House Hotel (Savannah GA)~Bloody Lane at Antietam...
Published 03/29/24
The story of the 1944 British-led kidnapping of Nazi Lt. General Heinrich Kriepe on the island of Crete and the subsequent reprisals which crippled Greece's economy and culture for years to come. Also the story of the determined resistance on Crete throughout the war and the Nazi's systematic destruction of the Grecian and Cretan people. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001...
Published 03/24/24
In part two the settlers inside of Bryan's Station are bracing for an attack that they know is coming. Not long after, Simon Girty gets his revenge at the battle of Blue Licks, the last battle of the American Revolution. In 1896 a monument is built, and in 2019 it is repaired to its original luster. Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now at 1001 Greatest Love & Life Stories APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/22/24
In 1782 the combined forces of the British Army, its Indian allies, and Canadian Rangers, totaling over 500 men, on orders to wipe out all the colonists east of the Alleghenies between Quebec and Kentucky, executed a series of attacks on colonial settlements in Kentuicky, committing mass murder, depredations, and kidnapping of the men, women, and children of two entire settlements, Ruddle's station and Martin's Station. Their next target was Bryan;'s Station. The heroism of the men, and...
Published 03/22/24