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When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank - History's Unknown Chapters

Giles Milton

More addictive and mind-blowing true tales from history, told by Giles Milton-one of today's most entertaining and accessible yet always intelligent and illuminating historians This program is read by the author, the host of the popular podcast, Unknown History with Giles Milton. In When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank, the second installment in his outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters, Giles Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from history, like when Stalin was actually assassinated with poison by one of his inner circle; the Russian scientist, dubbed the "Red Frankenstein," who attempted to produce a human-ape hybrid through ethically dubious means; the family who survived thirty-eight days at sea with almost no water or supplies after their ship was destroyed by a killer whale; or the plot that served as a template for 9/11 in which four Algerian terrorists attempted to hijack a plane and fly it into the Eiffel Tower.

More addictive and mind-blowing true tales from history, told by Giles Milton-one of today's most entertaining and accessible yet always intelligent and illuminating historians This program is read by the author, the host of the popular podcast, Unknown History with Giles Milton. In When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank, the second installment in his outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters, Giles Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from history, like when Stalin was actually assassinated with poison by one of his inner circle; the Russian scientist, dubbed the "Red Frankenstein," who attempted to produce a human-ape hybrid through ethically dubious means; the family who survived thirty-eight days at sea with almost no water or supplies after their ship was destroyed by a killer whale; or the plot that served as a template for 9/11 in which four Algerian terrorists attempted to hijack a plane and fly it into the Eiffel Tower.
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More addictive and mind-blowing true tales from history, told by Giles Milton-one of today's most entertaining and accessible yet always intelligent and illuminating historians This program is read by the author, the host of the popular podcast, Unknown History with Giles Milton. In When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank, the second installment in his outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters, Giles Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from history, like when Stalin was actually assassinated with poison by one of his inner circle; the Russian scientist, dubbed the "Red Frankenstein," who attempted to produce a human-ape hybrid through ethically dubious means; the family who survived thirty-eight days at sea with almost no water or supplies after their ship was destroyed by a killer whale; or the plot that served as a template for 9/11 in which four Algerian terrorists attempted to hijack a plane and fly it into the Eiffel Tower.

Language:

English

Length:

5h 23m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:26


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:30


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:55


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:12


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:59


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:30


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:51


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:37


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:39


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:47


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:33


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:59


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:04


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:46


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:53


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:14


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:03


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:12


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:06


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:38


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:56


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:37


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:28


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:34


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:43


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:57


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:52


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:02


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:35


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:25


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:18


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:21


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:32


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:32


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:44


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:29


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:23


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:42


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:00


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

00:49