Vergangenheit und Überzeugungen audios

The Start of WWII

On September 1 1939 Nazi Germany invaded Poland followed two days later by France and the United...

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A New History of the Middle Ages with Dan Jones

Do the 21st Century and the Middle Ages really share that much in common? Climate change,...

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The Invasion of Poland in World War Two

In this episode from the archive, Roger Moorhouse discusses the Polish campaign of 1939...

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Martin Luther King Jr

On 28 August 1963 Martin Luther King Jr delivered his 'I have a dream' speech stood in front of...

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Britain's Economy: How We Got Here

The industrial revolution began in Britain and became one of the most extraordinary economic...

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Are Mandatory Vaccines New?

Vaccines have become a subject of great controversy in recent months but the requirement to have...

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Winston Churchill: From Failures to Finest Hour

Churchill is one of the great figures of history and this totemic figure is often cited as one of...

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9/11: The Legacy

The tragic events of 9/11 left thousands dead and injured and the impact of that loss is still...

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The Last Hanging in Cardiff Prison

In September 1952 Mahmood Hussein Mattan became the last to be hanged at Cardiff Prison, but...

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The Battle of Britain

15 September marks Battle of Britain Day when the Luftwaffe sought a final decisive final battle...

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The Secret History of the SBS

The SBS was formed out of the Commandos during the Second World War to help counter Nazi...

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John Simpson: Six Decades of Warzones

Over six decades John Simpson has been on the frontline of reporting bringing news from some of...

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The Normans

The Norman conquest of England in 1066 was one of the great milestones of English history but...

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Trident: Does the Nuclear Deterrent Work?

With the release of the nuclear submarine TV series, Vigil, Dr Nick Ritchie, Senior Lecturer at...

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America's Secret President

In October 1919 President Woodrow Wilson suffered a massive stroke leaving him paralyzed and...

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The Blitz: An Alternative History

Between September 1940 and May 1941, the German Luftwaffe relentlessly pounded British cities...

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9/11: The Fire Commissioner at Ground Zero

On the morning of September 11th, 2001 terrorists flew planes into both the World Trade Centre...

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Digging Medieval Battlefields

How different is battlefield archaeology compared to other disciplines? Do local legends ever...

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The Unheard Tapes of Bomber Command

Over 55,500 men died flying with Bomber Command during World War Two; more than the number who...

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Viking Legend: Ragnar Lothbrok

Ragnor Lothbrook is a legendary Viking figure who straddled the line between myth and reality....

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