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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Women of Nazi Occupied Paris with Anne Sebba

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The Secret History of the Blitz with Joshua Levine

Joshua Levine is a historian and author, his latest book The Secret History of the Blitz is out now. Producer: Dan Morelle @danmorelle For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy


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1216: The Unknown Invasion of England with Marc Morris

Dr Marc Morris @Longshanks1307 is a historian and broadcaster, specialising in the Middle Ages. He is the author of King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta (Hutchinson 2015), The Norman Conquest (Windmill, 2013) and A Great and Terrib...


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Did Hitler Support Zionism? with Sir Richard Evans

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Sykes–Picot with James Barr

James Barr @James_Barr has worked for the Daily Telegraph, in politics, and in the City, and has travelled widely in the Middle East. He is the author of Setting the Desert on Fire, a history of T.E. Lawrence and the secret war in Arabia. During the re...


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Hitler's Titanic with Roger Moorhouse

Roger Moorhouse @Roger_Moorhouse is a Historian of the Third Reich and WW2, author of The Devils' Alliance, Killing Hitler & Berlin at War. His new eBook, entitled Ship of Fate: The Story of the MV Wilhelm Gustloff is available to download now...


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Battle of Hastings 'Sequel' Site Found with Nick Arnold

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God's Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England with Jessie Childs

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