Real Dictators

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 86 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 16 hours 12 minutes

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episode 19: Adolf Hitler Part 1: Birth of a Führer


You may know something of the Hitler story. But there’s a decent chance you don’t know the half of it. We begin a deep dive into the early years of a man who became the very embodiment of evil. Peeling away Hitler’s own myths about his childhood, we explore how he emerged from obscurity. The future German Führer isn’t born in Germany. Growing up in Austria, he clashes with his father but idolises his mother...


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 2021-03-24  45m
 
 

episode 20: Adolf Hitler Part 2: Hitler in the First World War


June 1914, Sarajevo. An assassination on the street disrupts the entire balance of power in Europe. The First World War explodes into action. Adolf Hitler relocates to Munich. After dodging the draft, he later embraces life as a soldier. But then, serving in Flanders in 1918, a traumatic injury threatens to end his rise to power before it’s even started. Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods. Or, listen ad-free with a subscription to the Noiser Network on Apple Podcasts...


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 2021-03-31  45m
 
 

episode 21: Adolf Hitler Part 3: The 'Stab in the Back'


The Great War ends. Hitler despairs. The Kaiser does a runner. Revolutions break out across Germany. Discharged from hospital, Hitler returns home to Munich, desperate to keep his army job. The Allies gather in Paris to settle the tab for the War. Hitler drinks in far-right conspiracy theories. Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods. Or, listen ad-free with a subscription to the Noiser Network on Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-04-07  48m
 
 

episode 22: Adolf Hitler Part 4: The Spy Becomes the Nazi Leader


Hitler is sent undercover, tasked with spying on a band of extremists. But he soon falls under their spell and breaks cover to join their ranks. They will soon become the Nazi Party, and this new recruit their leader. Under a new mentor, Adolf Hitler finds his voice. His march towards power is grinding into gear. Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods. Or, listen ad-free with a subscription to the Noiser Network on Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...


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 2021-04-13  39m
 
 

episode 23: Adolf Hitler Part 5: The Stormtroopers Arrive


Hitler decides he needs an army of his own. The Nazis create a new paramilitary unit – the Sturmabteilung, or SA. These hooligans take National Socialism onto the streets. Hitler assembles an executive team of deputies. They include Ernst Röhm - an army insider with a stockpile of weapons. And a celebrity fighter pilot called Hermann Göring... Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods. Or, listen ad-free with a subscription to the Noiser Network on Apple Podcasts...


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 2021-04-21  41m
 
 

episode 24: Adolf Hitler Part 6: Hitler’s Secret Book


The Nazis’ kickstart their media operation. Desperate to be an icon, Hitler pens a secret autobiography, where he compares his own rise to Jesus’s resurrection. French and Belgian troops cross the German border, while the economy goes into meltdown. Amidst the turmoil, the Nazis plot their very own coup d’état. Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods. Or, listen ad-free with a subscription to the Noiser Network on Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...


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 2021-04-28  37m
 
 

episode 25: Adolf Hitler Part 7: The Day of Treason


In the final part of Hitler’s Early Years, the Nazi leader launches his very own assault on power: the Munich Putsch. Under cover of darkness, the SA prepare to storm locations across Munich. Hitler himself prepares to kidnap a senior politician. Will the Nazis take over Germany? Or will they fail and fade back into obscurity? Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods. Or, listen ad-free with a subscription to the Noiser Network on Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices...


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 2021-05-05  37m
 
 

episode 26: Franco Part 1: Spain’s Buried Past


Today, Spain is Europe’s holiday capital. But under the sand lie sinister secrets. From 1939 to 1975, Francisco Franco ruled as the nation’s dictator. Despite his bloody reign, the General died peacefully in his bed at a ripe old age. How was he able to get away with such atrocities? The story begins in the 1890s. Francisco Franco is born and raised on Spain’s Atlantic coast. After joining the army, he’s posted to north Africa. Here, his hunger for recognition will nearly cost him his life.....


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 2021-05-12  40m
 
 

episode 27: Franco Part 2: Murder in Africa


In 1917, Franco is posted to northern Spain. He courts a local schoolgirl named Carmen. But soon, a charismatic army superior convinces Franco to return to Africa. In Morocco, he brutalises the local population. Climbing the military ranks, Franco becomes something of a celebrity. Meanwhile, Spain itself spirals towards civil war. Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods. Or, listen ad-free with a subscription to the Noiser Network on Apple Podcasts...


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 2021-05-19  46m
 
 

episode 28: Franco Part 3: The Spanish Civil War


In July 1936, Spain erupts into civil war. But Francisco Franco is marooned far away in the Canary Islands. A devious rescue mission ensues. Back on Spanish soil, Franco begins the process of conquering his homeland, butchering his enemies as he goes. Mussolini and Hitler lend a hand. Closing in on Madrid, Franco lays the groundwork for a decades-long dictatorship. Listen and follow for free wherever you get your pods...


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 2021-05-26  43m
 
 
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