#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

The first US troops to engage the North Koreans was “Task Force Smith” at the Battle of Osan. They were sent in there by MacArthur to deliver “an arrogant display of strength.” It was a complete disaster. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably...
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#192 – Stop The G—ks

MacArthur recommends “the full utilization” of the US military to Korea and Truman approves. Although the UK was completely and utterly broke, they agreed to get involved, even though privately they didn’t buy the American claim that Kim was taking orders from Moscow....
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#191 – The Lumpy Phallus

Gen Douglas MacArthur, the “American Caesar”, was a rabid Christian who believed it was his personal mission in life to crush communism and help the United States dominate world affairs. A complete narcissist, he enjoyed the company of prostitutes and sycophants, and...
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#190 – Don’t Call It An Invasion

Back to the Korean War. We start with a quick re-cap of previous episodes to remind us what happened. After the North attacked the South on June 25, 1950, the US pulled together a coalition (of sorts) of countries to defend the South, lead by 70-year-old General...
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#189 – Richard Lim

We’re joined by Richard Lim from the “This American President” podcast to talk about Truman and his Cold War decisions. It gets a little… tense. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW...
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#188 – The Dulles Brothers

John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles personified the “Soviets As Evil” mindset. They were the classic examples of the American Cold War paradigm. Upper class political blue bloods, fundamentalist Christians, who were big business lawyers, hated Communism, and who set...
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#187 – KNEEL SUCK CRACK

Beetle Smith’s last act as CIA director is to come up with the idea of a CIA “Murder Board”. After Eisenhower is elected POTUS, the new CIA director is Allen Dulles, brother of the new Sec of State, John Foster Dulles. There something secret here that only members can...
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#186 – Project Artichoke

In 1951, the CIA spent $100 million buying arms and ammunition to support 200,000 Chinese anti-communist guerrillas who were going to fight against Mao. The only problem was – the guerrillas didn’t exist. Then, to counter the rising problem of double agents in...
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#185 – Wagging The Dog

In 1951, the CIA’s budget was ballooning out of control to fund its massive covert operations which were all complete disasters. But they were secret disasters, so nobody, not even Congress or the President, let alone the general public, ever heard about most of them....
#193 – Yanks Vs Tanks

#184 – Abortive Missions

The CIA’s first attempt to train foreign agents and parachute them into Soviet territory ended in disaster. So did their second attempt. And their third. And so on. But they did it anyway. Then the Korean War happened and Bedell Smith became the fourth CIA director in...