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Emergency Podcast: Bosworth Battlefield

19th September, 2018

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 ...

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00:21:40

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

18th September, 2018

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 ...

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00:23:45

End of Summer Catch Up

15th September, 2018

Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell bring you up to speed with what's been going on at Unexpected Towers. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: ...

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00:31:57

The 2008 Financial Crash with Adam Tooze

15th September, 2018

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 ...

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00:28:19

The First Blitz with Ian Castle

14th September, 2018

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....

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01:18:27

#RAF100 Snow in a Tornado

12th September, 2018

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 ...

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00:46:25

Joanne Freeman and the history of polarisation in the USA

11th September, 2018

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 ...

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00:58:46

Chimneys LIVE

7th September, 2018

Dr. Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of chimneys... live! To see exclusive history documentaries and interviews sign up to HistoryHit.TV. Use code 'UH3' ...

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00:42:39

How debt made nations great with Martin Slater

6th September, 2018

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 ...

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00:37:24

The History of Venezuela with Professor Micheal Tarver

5th September, 2018

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 ...

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00:07:05

The Brazil National Museum Fire - Marina Amaral

4th September, 2018

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

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00:18:21

Paul Reed and WW2 Italy

3rd September, 2018

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 ...

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00:28:09

Linda Norris - Sites of Conscience

30th August, 2018

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 ...

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00:14:23

HMS President with Dr. Phil Weir

29th August, 2018

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! ...

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00:33:21

Ruth Ben-Ghiat - Trump and Mussolini

28th August, 2018

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! ...

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00:35:13

Max Hastings on the Humanity behind Warfare

24th August, 2018

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 ...

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00:28:54

Saragarhi - Jay Singh-Sohal

21st August, 2018

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 ...

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00:32:04

The Skeletons below Durham

21st August, 2018

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 ...

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00:37:43

The Battle for Brooklyn with Karen Quinones

18th August, 2018

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 ...

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00:16:13

Colonel Waddy on The British Army after World War Two

16th August, 2018

Dan continues his discussion with Colonel Waddy and hears tales of his career in the British Army in the second of two podcasts with the Colonel. For more exclusive interviews ...

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