Episodes

Dunkirk Veterans  

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When Football Banned Women - Clare Balding  
Clare Balding is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist and author. She currently presents for BBC Sport, Channel 4, BT Sport and the religious/spiritual programme Good Morning Sunday on BBC Radio 2.

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Dunkirk - Joshua Levine  
Joshua Levine @Joshua_Levine is a historian and author. Joshua was the historical advisor on the new Dunkirk film directed by Christopher Nolan. His latest book Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture is out now.

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Soviet Women Snipers of World War II - Lyuba Vinogradova  
Dr Lyuba Vinogradova @Lyuba_Martin is a Russian historian and author. Her most recent book is entitled Avenging Angels: Soviet women snipers on the Eastern front (1941–45).

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Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World - James Evans  
James Evans @jamesevansuk is a historian and television producer and Emigrants is his second book. He has worked since producing historical documentaries for Niall Ferguson, David Starkey and Michael Wood, as well as helping to write some of the accompanying books. He wrote an acclaimed account of a pivotal Tudor exploration of the north-east passage called Merchant Adventurers. His new book, Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World is out now.

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The Amelia Earhart Mystery - Amelia Rose Earhart  
Amelia Rose Earhart @Amelia__Earhart is an American private pilot and reporter for NBC affiliate in Denver, Colorado. Amelia is also an around the world pilot and keynote speaker.

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Alex von Tunzelmann talks about her new film, Churchill  
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Red Sky at Noon - Simon Sebag Montifiore  
Red Sky at Noon is the new book by Simon Sebag Montifiore.

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Luftwaffe ace Hugo Broch flies in a Spitfire - Part 1  
We welcome aviation expert Paul Beaver back on to the podcast to talk about Spitfires and returning Hugo Broch to the cockpit of a piston engine plane for what proves to be a momentous flight. Hugo Broch is a World War II Luftwaffe ace credited with 81 victories in 324 missions, all on the Eastern Front and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

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Moscow Metro  

Dan explores the Moscow Metro in search of history,

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Moscow Metro  

Dan explores the Moscow Metro in search of history,

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HistoryHit.TV: A new kind of history channel  

We're launching HistoryHit TV, a new kind of history channel with the world’s best collection of history documentaries. We’re crowdfunding the campaign on Indiegogo and have raised 20% of our target in just two days! We’d love you to come and join us as a Founder Member. As as Founder Member, you'll have a say over the shows that we make. So if you love history as much as we do, then please click here or head over to HistoryHit.TV and make your pledge now.

Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India - Shashi Tharoor  
Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor is an Indian politician and a former diplomat who is currently serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala since 2009. He was a former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and a former Minister of State for Human Resource Development and Minister of State for External Affairs in the Government of India. Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India is available now.

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Hong Kong - Part 2 of 2 - Jason Wordie  
Jason Wordie is an established local historian and writer who conducts historical walks in Hong Kong for Hong Kong residents. Jason has written extensively on Hong Kong, Macao and the surrounding region and he has a regular column in the South China Morning Post.

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The Roman Baths - Stephen Clews  
Stephen Clews is the Curator at the Roman Baths at Bath. The complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level.

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Sir David Attenborough  
Sir David Attenborough, is an English veteran broadcaster and naturalist.

He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on the planet. He is also a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, and 3D.

Attenborough is widely considered a national treasure in Britain. In 2002 he was named among the 100 Greatest Britons following a UK-wide poll for the BBC.

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Hong Kong History - Part 1 of 2 - Vaudine England  
Exploring the foundation of Hong Kong, Dan ventures to the Pearl River Delta, one of the most densely urbanised regions in the world and is an economic hub of China. Vaudine England is a journalist and historian based on Hong Kong.

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History Through Art - Adventures with National Art Pass  
Dan visits 3 museums spread along the South Coast, Pallant House, The National Museum, and Southampton City Art Gallery.

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Raid on the Medway - Part 2 of 2 - Richard Holdsworth  
Richard Holdsworth is Director of Preservation and Education at The Historic Dockyard Chatham @DockyardChatham.

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2 Missing WWII B-25 Bombers Found in the Pacific Ocean - Dr. Eric Terrill  
Project Recover is a public-private partnership to enlist 21st century science and technology combined with in-depth archival and historical research in a quest to transform the approaches to underwater search to locate aircraft associated with American servicemen still unaccounted for during wartime, to provide closure to families and recognition for the service members’ service to our country. Eric Terrill was the mission lead for this most recent find in Papua New Guinea. He is also one of the three principal investigators for Project Recover as a whole.

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