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: Arnhem 75: The Veteran's View

Maud West, the Original Mrs Marple with Susannah Stapleton

September 6th, 2019

Maud West, operated her own detective agency during the Golden Age of crime in the period after World War One. She used all manner of disguises and tactics… Go to Episode

The British People and the Outbreak of World War Two with Frederick Taylor

September 3rd, 2019

Frederick Taylor's work looks at the outbreak of World War Two, and he discusses whether the British people were ready for war. This discussion moves… Go to Episode

The Invasion of Poland in World War Two with Roger Moorhouse

August 31st, 2019

Roger Moorhouse discusses the Polish campaign of 1939 comprehensively, separating the myths from reality and outlining the abject horrors that the Poles… Go to Episode

The War in Poland in 1939 with Roger Moorhouse

August 31st, 2019

Roger Moorhouse discusses the Polish campaign of 1939 comprehensively, separating the myths from reality and outlining the abject horrors that the Poles… Go to Episode