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Dan Snow 6h
We have on the podcast with his unparalleled knowledge of First World War veteran testimony. He's talking about the Gallipoli endgame. Please have a listen here: 🎧:
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Dan Snow 16h
Jessie Ownes won the 100m in Berlin today in 1936. Contrary to the myth, Hitler did not snub him. They waved to each other in passing. Owens later claimed it was President Roosevelt who snubbed him.
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Dan Snow 17h
We hit peak Charles II this week in 1677, when, at the siege of Charleroi, he had sons, both illegitimate, fighting on either side. Monmouth for the French and Lord Ossory for the Dutch.
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Dan Snow 18h
Replying to @thetimes
'Europe is to be the scene of the most terrible war that she has witnessed since the fall of the Roman Empire' , today, 1914
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Dan Snow 18h
Today in 1914 Britain was teetering on the edge of the abyss, Lloyd George wrote to his wife: 'I am moving through a nightmare world these days..I am horrified at the prospect of it... But I must bear my share of the ghastly burden though it scorches my flesh to do so.'
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Dan Snow 22h
Replying to @dannyfloyd7
Thanks!!
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Dan Snow 23h
Replying to @MichaelNeiberg
Very good thanks! Best wishes to you and yours.
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Dan Snow 23h
Replying to @MichaelNeiberg
"I wanted to know the whole American story. . . . I felt like I needed to understand as much of it as I could in order to understand myself.” Bruce Springsteen
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Dan Snow 24h
Replying to @shashj
Magruder. Peninsula Campaign. US Civil War. You're going to love it.
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Dan Snow Aug 2
Dictator Day. Today in 1802 Napoleon made himself "First Consul for Life" of France. In 1934 Hitler became German Supreme Leader or 'Führer'
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Dan Snow Aug 2
Jeanne de Clisson the 'Lioness of Brittany' watched her husband's execution today in 1343. Then went on one of history's most epic revenge sprees. She sailed the Channel becoming a legendary pirate. Capturing & massacring French crews but always left one survivor to tell the tale
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Dan Snow Aug 2
Today in 216BC Hannibal annihilated the Romans at Cannae. A rout so complete that it has become an archetype of a decisive victory , invoked by generations of generals ever since. (They like to ignore the fact that he lost the war)
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Dan Snow Aug 2
Very impressive! Hope you had a great night!
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Dan Snow Aug 2
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Dan Snow Aug 2
The heroic young men and women who resisted Hitler. With Norman Ohler. 💥New Podcast💥 🎧:
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Dan Snow Aug 1
Seperated at birth.
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Dan Snow Aug 1
Today in 1941 Himmler issues this order to a SS cavalry regiment in Ukraine: 'All Jews must be shot. Drive the female Jews into the swamps.'
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Dan Snow Aug 1
Replying to @ymcewenww1
Glad you are so keen on accuracy. Please let me know exactly which of these programmes you find fault with.
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Dan Snow Aug 1
Back into the archives for today's podcast. An absolute classic from 2015 with the electrifying talking about Elizabeth I. Enjoy: 🎧:
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Dan Snow Jul 31
Today in 1917 one of the bloodiest battles of WW1 was launched at Ypres, known as . For many of the soldiers, including Harry Patch, it was 103 days in hell. The centenary was unforgettable.
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