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The History Hit Network gives you access to a growing range of podcasts presented by and featuring historians at the forefront of research and debate.

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Air Power: The Past, Present and Future with Mike Pavelec

22nd October, 2018

Dan and Mike Pavelec talk about Air Power: it's short history and how it will shake the future up For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: ...

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00:25:35

Trafalgar

20th October, 2018

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the unexpected history of Trafalgar for the 218th anniversary of the battle. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. ...

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00:17:23

Danny Boyle on Pages of the Sea with 14-18 NOW

19th October, 2018

Dan speaks to Danny Boyle about his new artwork, Pages of the Sea, which can be seen on beaches around the country on 11 November. Created in association with 14-18 NOW, ...

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00:22:05

Historical Dementia with David Andress

18th October, 2018

Dan talks to David Andress about how the past is often misinterpreted to suit the needs of the powerful. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews go to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: ...

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00:22:07

The 5 Fish That Made Britain with Charles Rangeley-Wilson

17th October, 2018

Dan sits down with Charles Rangeley-Wilson, celebrated Author, Conservationist, Broadcaster, to talk about the five fish that made Britian. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV! Producer: ...

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00:32:33

The Parachute Regiment with Helen Parr

15th October, 2018

Dan talks to Helen Parr, whose new book Our Boys, traces the history of the Parachute Regiment and her own, personal, involvement with it. For more exclusive history documentaries, subscribe ...

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00:23:34

Peter Jackson on They Shall Not Grow Old with 14-18 Now

12th October, 2018

In this special podcast, presented in association with 14-18 Now, Dan talks to Peter Jackson, the Oscar-winning director of Lord of the Rings, about the new film he's made to ...

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00:26:52

The New York Historical Society

10th October, 2018

Dan takes a guided tour of the New York Historical Society whilst he was visiting the city. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews visit HistoryHit.TV! Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: ...

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00:27:21

What Really Happened on D-Day with Giles Milton

9th October, 2018

Dan talks to Giles Milton about D-Day and what his research has uncovered about the untold stories of this landmark event. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit....

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00:37:19

Meuse Argonne: America's Bloodiest World War One Battle

8th October, 2018

Dan heads to National World War One Museum and Memorial in Kansas city to see the collection and find out more about Meuse Argonne. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries ...

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00:30:37

World War One Commemoration with Richard Van Emden

7th October, 2018

Richard Van Emden catches up with Dan Snow to talk about the commemoration of the final year of World War One. For more interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV. Producer: ...

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00:21:36

Cathy Newman on Bloody Brilliant Women

6th October, 2018

Dan meets up with Cathy Newman to talk about her fantastic new book, Bloody Brilliant Women, and her career in the eye of the journalistic storm. For more exclusive documentaries ...

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00:23:18

Hitler's British Traitors with Tim Tate

5th October, 2018

Dan talks to Tim Tate about the uncomfortable history of the Nazi secret service's operations in the UK. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.TV!. Producer: Natt ...

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00:29:03

Al Murray on Arnhem, Satire, Bartending and Drums

4th October, 2018

Dan catches Al Murray for a wide ranging discussion. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, visit HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Kathrin Benoehr & Felix Maynard

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00:32:10

Talking Politics with David Runciman and Helen Thompson

3rd October, 2018

Dan Snow sits down with the Talking Politics Podcast team in their studio in Cambridge to discuss how history can guide us into a future laced with technology. For more ...

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00:34:58

The Colour of Time with Marina Amaral and Dan Jones

2nd October, 2018

In this live recording from 1 Oct 2018, Marina Amaral and Dan Jones talk to Dan Snow about their new book: The Colour of Time. For more exclusive documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV. ...

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00:55:48

Mary Queen of Scots with Kate Williams

1st October, 2018

Dan Snow and Kate Williams talk about the rise and fall of Mary Queen of Scots. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries visit HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Felix ...

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00:15:23

Edward VIII in America with Ted Powell

29th September, 2018

Dan speaks to historian and author Ted Powell about why Edward VIII's fascinating relationship with the USA. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHit.TV!! Producer: Natt Tapley ...

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00:37:39

The Ratline with Philippe Sands

28th September, 2018

The Ratline was the route senior Nazis used to escape from Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War, and Philippe Sands has just made a new podcast about ...

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00:23:54

Burma's Lost Royal Family with Alex Bescoby

27th September, 2018

In this special podcast, Dan talks to Alex Bescoby, a filmmaker and historian of Burma, about his documentary following Burma‚Äôs lost royal family - We Were Kings. Alex ...

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