EVENTS

TALKS, PODCASTS, RADIO AND TV

Below are selected highlights from previous interviews and appearances:

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The Army Navy Club

FOX CONNER SOCIETY. OCTOBER 30, 2023

James had the privilege of speaking about his book, Angels Against the Sun at The Army Navy Club in Washington DC.

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We Have Ways Podcast

WITH JAMES HOLLAND. OCTOBER 4, 2023

James joined hosts Jim and John McManus to discuss the extraordinary and little-known exploits of the 11th Airborne Division – a unit led by the brilliant Joe Swing and who excelled during the Battle for the Philippines.

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Someone Talked! The National D-Day Memorial Podcast

WITH JOHN C. McMANUS. SEPTEMBER 6th and 20th, 2023

James and the team from the National D-Day Memorial discussed the history of the 11th Airborne Division and the unique aspects of their campaign in the Pacific.

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US Army Airborne & Special Ops Museum

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES. FAYETTEVILLE, NC. AUGUST 16, 2023.

James was privileged to speak at the US Army’s Airborne & Special Operations Museum on National Airborne Day.

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American Heritage Museum

AHM SPEAKER SERIES. HUDSON, MA. JUNE 30, 2023.

James gave a presentation about the 11th Airborne Division at the renowned American Heritage Museum in Hudson, Massachusetts.

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World Affairs Council

AT INTERABANG BOOKS. DALLAS, TEXAS. MAY 30, 2023

As a guest of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, James discussed Angels Against the Sun and signed books at Dallas’ leading independent bookstore, Interabang Books. 

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Art of Manliness Podcast

WITH BRETT MCKAY. PODCAST #898. MAY 30, 2023

James and Brett discussed the formation, training, and leadership of the 11th Airborne as well as the lessons we can all learn from their exploits and esprit de corps.

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The Jason Wright Show

WITH JASON WRIGHT. MAY 23, 2023

Jason and James discussed the Greatest Generation and the unique trials of ground combat in WWII’s Pacific Theater.

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The World War 2 Podcast

WITH ANGUS WALLACE. MAY 1, 2023

James had another great conversation with the always-on-top-of-his-game, Angus Wallace, host of the WW2 Podcast. They discussed the leadership of General Joe Swing and the campaigns of his 11th Airborne Division in the Pacific.

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Heroes of the Heartland Radio

WITH MASTER SERGEANT ERIC MARTS. APRIL 23, 2023

James joined Eric as a guest on his WDAY radio show to discuss the role of airborne operations in the Pacific Theater and the specifics of the 11th Airborne Division.

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WW2TV

WITH PAUL WOODADGE. APRIL 18, 2023

James’ had a third live appearance on Paul Woodadge’s WW2 channel, this time to discuss the role of the 11th Airborne Division in the liberation of the Philippines.

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Friends of the National World War II Memorial

WITH ALEX KERSHAW. MONTHLY CONFERENCE SERIES. APRIL 15, 2023

James joined fellow author and friend, Alex Kershaw, to talk about the 11th Airborne as well as the wider role of Allied air drops during the war.

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The Commander's Voice Podcast

WITH BEN POWERS. EPISODE 51. APRIL 8, 2023

James had an engaging conversation with host and fellow paratrooper, Ben Powers, who brings his unique experience and observations to bear as the two discussed the 11th Airborne’s campaign.

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WW2TV

WITH PAUL WOODADGE. MARCH 23, 2022

James and Paul revisit Operation Varsity for a live discussion of the Allied glider missions over the Rhine River.

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WW2TV

WITH PAUL WOODADGE. JUNE 10, 2021

James joined historian and battlefield guide, Paul Woodadge on his YouTube channel for a live discussion of the 17th Airborne Division’s history and their role in Operation Varsity.

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The Army Navy Club

AUTHOR BOOK FORUM. OCTOBER 27, 2020

James had the privilege of speaking at The Army Navy Club in Washington DC.

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Boerne Book & Arts Festival

HEROES OF WWII PANEL. OCTOBER 4, 2020

Moderated by author and former fighter pilot, Tammie Jo Shults, James and author Alex Kershaw discussed the events of WWII as well as those operations specific to their books.

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The Commander's Voice Podcast

WITH BEN POWERS. JULY 19, 2020

Hosted by Ben Powers, the historian for the All Airborne Signal Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Association, Episode 8 is a discussion of airborne history and Four Hours of Fury.

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The World War 2 Podcast

WITH ANGUS WALLACE. MARCH 15, 2020

James had a great conversation with Angus Wallace, host of the WW2 Podcast. The two talked about Operation Varsity and how it fit into the context of the Allied strategy for the crossing of the Rhine River in the spring of 1945.

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The Dr. Harold C. Deutsch World War II History Round Table

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA. MARCH 10, 2020

James was a guest of Minnesota’s World War II Roundtable event on March 10, 2020 where he and a veteran of the 17th Airborne Division discussed WWII’s largest airborne operation into Germany as part of the Rhine River at Wesel. The event was hosted at the Minnesota History Center in downtown St. Paul.

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Army Matters Podcast – Thought Leaders

ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY. OCTOBER 28, 2019

Host Joe Craig, Director of AUSA’s Book Program, spoke with author James M. Fenelon about his book Four Hours of FuryThought Leaders, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, brings in-depth conversations with authors of military books and senior leaders.

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Interabang Books

DALLAS, TEXAS. OCTOBER 08, 2019

James discussed Four Hours of Fury and signed books at Dallas’ leading independent bookstore, Interabang Books. The event was hosted by the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth and Interabang. 

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C-SPAN2 Book TV

JUNE 30, 2019

C-SPAN’s Book TV broadcasted James’ presentation from his Book People event. The show originally aired on Sunday, June 30th at 5:40 PM EST.

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Book People

AUSTIN, TEXAS. JUNE 06, 2019

James celebrated the release of Four Hours of Fury with a presentation at Austin’s leading independent bookstore. He discussed the origins of the book and his mission to “bring back the dead” through a narrative driven writing style.