#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

#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...