Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT

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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.

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Producer: Dan Morelle

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Title: Max Eisen: Surviving Auschwitz

The Man Who Volunteered for Auschwitz

January 18th, 2020

In 1940 the Polish resistance decided it needed to send an agent to Auschwitz concentration camp. They were desperate to find out what was going on in… Go to Episode

'Seducing and Killing Nazis'

January 15th, 2020

During the Second World War the Netherlands fell to advancing German forces in just a few hours. The Dutch found themselves under Nazi occupation. Many… Go to Episode

How History Inspires Environmental Activism

January 14th, 2020

The world faces a unique environmental challenge. The scale of response to this looming catastrophe can be overwhelming. But economist and activist Andrew… Go to Episode

Dutch Resistance Heroines of WW2

January 15th, 2020

During the Second World War the Netherlands fell to advancing German forces in just a few hours. The Dutch found themselves under Nazi occupation. Many… Go to Episode