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June 7, 2019
Could militaries separated by ten centuries compete on a battlefield? In this alternative history experiment two armies that successfully invaded Britain a millennium apart are matched. Which side would you bet on? Notes on https://dchhaddendum.libsyn.com/
February 18, 2019
Dan and History on Fire host Danielle Bolelli do a crosscast together about Nazis, political spectrums, U.S. Presidents they want back and some other stuff. Basically it's a typical phone call between these two guys that an audience gets to hear for once. Show Notes: Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler
October 30, 2018
This show comes in two parts, an overview of the Vietnam War era by Dan, followed by a conversation with famed writer, historian and war correspondent Sir Max Hastings about his experience in Vietnam and his new book on the Vietnam War. Show Notes: 1. “Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975” by Max Hastings 2. “Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945” by Max Hastings
September 24, 2018
Imagine actual people living for real through the plot of several disaster and survival movies combined. That's what the crew of the USS Indianapolis experienced after it was torpedoed at the very end of the Second World War.
April 12, 2018
Dan and the British Imperial War Museum's famed First World War historian Peter Hart talk about one of their favorite mutual interests...World War One. The Last Battle: Victory, Defeat, and the End of World War I by Peter Hart
March 8, 2018
Dan talks about history, war and philosophy (and where those three subject might converge) with Four-Star General and former U.S. Air Force Chief-of-Staff Merrill McPeak. Books: Roles and Missions by General Merrill A. McPeak The Vietnam Chapters: Air Combat in Southeast Asia by General Merrill A. McPeak Below The Zone by General Merrill A. McPeak Hangar Flying by General Merrill A. McPeak
December 12, 2017
History podcasting legend Mike Duncan and Dan talk about Mike's new book on the pivotal early era of Rome's road from Republic to Empire.
October 19, 2017
Dan once said that he thought Germany's First World War military was superior to Nazi Germany's Wehrmacht. He is often asked to elaborate, so he does in this show (note:this “pilot” show was previously posted on YouTube)
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