The host of the Hardcore History podcast joins War College to discuss some of the most powerful figures in history – men and women who burned down the world they were born into and — many generations later — are sometimes credited with laying the foundation for progress. But that doesn’t mean that’s what the arsonist set out to do, or that the people in their way were happy to pay the price.
The Great Debate
Participants: Jason Fields, Matthew Gault, Sean Naylor
Enemy gun fire killed Master Sergeant Joshua Wheeler during a hostage rescue operation in Iraq earlier this month. Wheeler was part of U.S. Special Operations team intended to back up Kurdish fighters as they rescued 70 people from Islamic State.