The History Hour
The History Hour: The battle for Iwo Jima02/28/15
The fight for the Pacific island in WW2; the looting of Benin's bronzes; and a CIA mole.
history: Iwo Jima
The WW2 battle for a key Pacific island; the theft of the Benin bronzes; and the "Highway of Death" from Kuwait to Iraq.
history: Daniel Pearl
The murder of the American journalist in Pakistan; Ida Amin's Uganda; and how Saturday Night Fever fuelled the disco boom.
history: The Sophiatown Removals
In 1955 the South African authorities destroyed a mixed-race suburb of Johannesburg, plus the bombing of Dresden, Minamata poisoning, Finland and Russia and the life of Aung San
history: The Conflict is Over
Secret peace talks in Northern Ireland, McDonald's opens in Moscow, the life and times of Bertrand Russell, the arrest of Klaus Fuchs, a Cold War spy, and the Greenboro lunch counter sit-ins in the US.
history: Escaping a train bound for Auschwitz
The story of a boy who escaped a Nazi death train, a B52 bomber loaded with nuclear bombs crashes in Greenland, one of the world's most prolific serial killers - Harold Shipman or 'Dr Death' convicted and America's first Black presidential candidate -...
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