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Arrow of History is a History podcast dedicated to informative and dramatic discussion of catalytic events that shaped the world. Season 1 looks at World War II and the long-term impacts and lasting legacies of key events from the conflict

Arrow of History is a History podcast dedicated to informative and dramatic discussion of catalytic events that shaped the world. Season 1 looks at World War II and the long-term impacts and lasting legacies of key events from the conflict
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Arrow of History is a History podcast dedicated to informative and dramatic discussion of catalytic events that shaped the world. Season 1 looks at World War II and the long-term impacts and lasting legacies of key events from the conflict

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English


Episodes

The Seeds of the Chambers

5/6/2019
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Episode 3 traces the intellectual origins of the gas chambers in Nazi Germany. We go back... way back. And though the path is long, it is not overgrown, and we can still get a sense of how ideas that once seemed scientific and rational evolved into the not so well-oiled machinery of destruction and death.

Duration:01:53:42

Policies of Starvation - A Story of Ukraine

2/6/2019
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Before Hitler was even in power, Stalin was responsible for the death and enslavement of tens of millions. In this episode, the Arrow of History explores the murderous logic of Stalin's Soviet Union, which used food as a weapon to manufacture famine against its own people. Tune in to hear how a determined dictator and an increasingly coerced population set the precedent for the mass murder of civilians in Europe which would come to define the Second World...

Duration:01:19:45

Death's Feast - The Second Sino-Japanese War

2/6/2019
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World War 2 started well before 1939. Its roots stretch back nearly a decade - to clashes between the Japanese and regional Chinese governments and peoples living in the hotly contested borderland of Manchuria. The terror this conflict wrought is largely disregarded by history: this is one of WWII's great tragedies. In this episode, Daniel looks at the resistance of the Chinese to Japanese aggression and occupation; how did a nation without an organized central government, modern military...

Duration:01:39:37