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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 Fall of the Soviet Union

In August 1991 there was an attempted coup in the Soviet Union as communist hard-liners sought to...

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Ancient Afghanistan: The Land of a Thousand Cities

Stretched along the north of the Hindu Kush mountain range and the south of the Oxus river, the...

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WW2: The Great Imperial War

Most consider the Second World War to have been fought between 1939-1945 but, as you'll hear in...

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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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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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National Security in Trump's White House

H. R. McMaster is both a soldier and a scholar and has served at the highest level in government...

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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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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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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 Witches of Lorraine

Between 1570 and 1630, there was intense persecution and thousands of executions of suspected...

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