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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.

History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.

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English


Episodes

James Barr: Lord of the Desert

9/22/2018
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Dan Snow talks to James Barr about a rivalry in the Middle East, but it's not the one you might expect... For more exclusive history documentaries and interviews visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:29:29

Ben Macintyre on the story of double agent, Oleg Gordievsky

9/21/2018
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Dan talks to Macintyre about a double agent - a story clouded in deception and intrepidation. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, visit HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:47:53

Michael Palin - The Erebus

9/20/2018
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Dan Snow wrangles with a Python! He talks to comedy legend Michael Palin about his new book, Erebus The Story of a Ship. The book tells the devastating true story of the Franklin expeditions to find the Northwest Passage, and how their history only slowly came to light. For more exclusive history documentaries and interviews head to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:42:22

Emergency Podcast: Bosworth Battlefield

9/19/2018
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Julian Humphrys phones Dan Snow to talk about the Battle of Bosworth, its significance and why we need to come together to prevent the site from being built on. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:14:21

#RAF100 The birth of the RAF and Cadets' first steps at Cranwell College

9/18/2018
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In this part of our #RAF100 season Dan learns from Ian Castle (who also spoke to us last week about Zeppelins) the conception of the RAF before moving onto a guided tour of Cranwell College by Wing Commander Paula Willmot, where all officers and aircrew receive their training. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews visit HistoryHit.TV! Sign up for an annual subscription with code 'book', and we will send you a copy of Dan Snow's On This Day in History when it goes to print later...

Duration:00:21:50

The 2008 Financial Crash with Adam Tooze

9/15/2018
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Dan speaks to economic historian Adam Tooze for the tenth anniversary of Lehman Brothers' collapse in this special podcast. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:32:45

The First Blitz with Ian Castle

9/14/2018
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Dan talks to aviation historian Ian Castle about the First Blitz, an effort to kick Britain out of a world war... For more exclusive history documentaries and interviews visit HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:28:19

#RAF100 Snow in a Tornado

9/12/2018
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Dan takes his final flight in a Tornado with Flt Lt Rob Manisty, aka ‘Sea Cow’, at the Helm. Tornado Veteran John Nichol also talks to Dan about his experience as a prisoner of war in this mega-podcast for #RAF100. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:01:18:27

Joanne Freeman and the history of polarisation in the USA

9/11/2018
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Dan talks to Joanne Freeman about the history of polarisation in the USA, giving an extraordinary insight into the tone of American politics' early days. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, visit HistoryHit.TV. You can get 3 months for £3/$3/€3 with offer code 'pod3'! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard and Aybar Aydin

Duration:00:46:57

How debt made nations great with Martin Slater

9/7/2018
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Dan talks to Martin Slater about the history of national debts, how they powered nations and the changing function and timeframe of debt in the modern world. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Use code 'pod3' to get your first three months for £3/$3/€3! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:42:39

The History of Venezuela with Professor Micheal Tarver

9/5/2018
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Dan talks with Professor Micheal Tarver, Executive Secretary – Southeast World History Association (SEWHA), who gives is a snapshot of Venezuela's history right up to the present day. For more exclusive history documentaries and interviews use code pod3 to subscribe to HistoryHit.TV and get your first three months for £3/$3/€3! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:37:24

The Brazil National Museum Fire - Marina Amaral

9/4/2018
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In this special emergency episode, Marina Amaral talks to us from Brazil about her reaction to the devastating fire at the Museo Nacional in Rio. Producer: Natt Tapley

Duration:00:07:38

Paul Reed and WW2 Italy

9/3/2018
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Dan talks to Paul Reed about the significance of the Italian invasion in World War Two. For more exlcusive interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:18:33

Linda Norris - Sites of Conscience

8/30/2018
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Dan speaks with Linda Norris, the Global Networks Program Director at International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, about how we look at history and the museums of the future. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Get your first three months for £3/$3/3 use coupon code Pod3 at checkout! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:28:27

HMS President with Dr. Phil Weir

8/29/2018
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Dan talks to Dr. Phil Weir about the history of the HMS President and reinstating her place along the Thames. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Pete Dennis

Duration:00:14:23

Ruth Ben-Ghiat - Trump and Mussolini

8/28/2018
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Dan talks to Ruth Ben-Ghiat about what the history of Italian Fascism can teach us about the modern political landscape. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:33:22

Max Hastings on the Humanity behind Warfare

8/24/2018
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Dan sits down with Max Hastings to talk about the humanity behind warfare, and other wide ranging topics. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard & Nathan Williams

Duration:00:35:13

Saragarhi - Jay Singh-Sohal

8/22/2018
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Dan talks to Captain Jay Singh-Sohal about his work on Saragarhi and Sikh military history. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Nathaniel Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:28:54

The Skeletons below Durham

8/22/2018
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Dan talks to Professor Christopher Gerrard and Julie Biddlecombe-Brown about the skeletons and the exhibition about their story. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:32:32

The Battle for Brooklyn with Karen Quinones

8/18/2018
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Dan takes a walk around Colonial New York with Karen Quinones (of Patriot Tours) to explore the great battle and in its original setting. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix Maynard

Duration:00:38:13