Dan Snow's History Hit

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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Terracotta Warriors: Part 2 with Lucas Nichol

Lucas Nichol is Professor of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Twitter Instagram Facebook Dan Snow Producer: Dan Morelle Check out Treasures of British History by Peter & Dan Snow, out now! Watch The Greatest Tomb On Earth: ...


 2016-10-16  17m

Terracotta Warriors: Part 1 with Janice Xiuzhen Li

Professor Janice Xiuzhen Li is Senior Archeologist at Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum. The Terracotta Army (Chinese: 兵马俑; literally: "Soldier-and-horse funerary statues") is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of...


 2016-10-16  24m

1066: Battle of Hastings with Marc Morris

The Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of William, the Duke of Normandy, and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson, beginning the Norman conquest of England. It took place approximately...


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Paddy Ashdown on Game of Spies

After service as a Royal Marine and as an intelligence officer for the UK security services, Paddy Ashdown @paddyashdown was a Member of Parliament for Yeovil from 1983 to 2001, and leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 until 1999...


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Blitzed: Drugs In Nazi Germany with Norman Ohler

The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Norman Ohler reveals, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal meth, used by everyone from fa...


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Hitler's Secret Palace

Książ Castle. Medieval castle, baroque palace, Fuhrer HQ. It was seized by the Nazi regime in 1944. It was a part of the Project Riese until 1945 when it was occupied by the Red Army. Countless artefacts were stolen or destroyed by the Soviets. Twitter...


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Gross-Rosen Concentration Camp

Gross-Rosen concentration camp was a Nazi German network of Nazi concentration camps built and operated during World War 2. The main camp was located in the village of Gross-Rosen not far from the border with occupied Poland, in the modern-day Rogoźnic...


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Minisode: Nazi Megastructures - Project Riese

Dan explores the Nazi construction project. Consisting of seven underground structures located in the Owl Mountains and Książ Castle in Lower Silesia, previously Germany. TwitterInstagramFacebookDan SnowProducer: Dan Morelle Check out Treasures of Brit...


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Hunting the Nazi Gold Train

Since World War Two there have been rumours that a train full of loot and guns disappeared into a complex of tunnels - part of a secret military project which the Nazis never finished. At the time the Soviet Red Army was advancing into the heart of Naz...


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Treasures of British History with Peter Snow

This time, it's back to where we started just over a year ago. Peter Snow is a legendary broadcaster and author. His latest book, co-authored with your host is entitled 'Treasures of British History', go buy it now! We're 100! If yo...


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