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Sobibor Concentration Camp Revolt | Part 3: Redemption
May 29, 2023

Sobibor Concentration Camp Revolt | Part 3: Redemption

"Jews revolted ...Some escaped ... foreign guards dead ... SEND HELP!"

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Sobibor Concentration Camp Revolt | Part 2: Escaping Hell
May 15, 2023

Sobibor Concentration Camp Revolt | Part 2: Escaping Hell

'They terrified at the impetus of the badly armed Jewish legions'

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Sobibor Concentration Camp Revolt | Part 1: Blueprint For Extermination
May 1, 2023

Sobibor Concentration Camp Revolt | Part 1: Blueprint For Exterminati…

'From the depths of my wounded heart was born a terrible wish for vengeance...'

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Featured Podcast: History Daily (The Battle of Gettysburg Begins)
April 17, 2023

Featured Podcast: History Daily (The Battle of Gettysburg Begins)

Featured Podcast: History Daily (The Battle of Gettysburg Begins)

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Baybars, The Sultan That Stopped The Mongols (with James Waterson)
April 10, 2023

Baybars, The Sultan That Stopped The Mongols (with James Waterson)

Author James Waterson provides an in-depth look into the history of the Mamluk Sultanate, with a special focus on the reign of Sultan Baybars.

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The Unconquered Tribe | Part 3: Abiaka, The Unyielding
March 27, 2023

The Unconquered Tribe | Part 3: Abiaka, The Unyielding

'He would not give up as long he had a single charge of powder...'

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The Unconquered Tribe | Part 2: Osceola vs the USA
March 13, 2023

The Unconquered Tribe | Part 2: Osceola vs the USA

‘A man that with the feeblest means, produced the most terrible effects'

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The Unconquered Seminoles | Part 1: The Wild Ones
Feb. 27, 2023

The Unconquered Seminoles | Part 1: The Wild Ones

‘Go count the bleeding scalps of your murdered countrymen, of all ages, of all sexes!’

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The 1527 Sack of Rome | Part 2: Horror & Atrocities
Feb. 13, 2023

The 1527 Sack of Rome | Part 2: Horror & Atrocities

“The Christians are doing what even the Turks never did!”

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The 1527 Sack of Rome | Part 1: Tragedy and Treachery
Jan. 30, 2023

The 1527 Sack of Rome | Part 1: Tragedy and Treachery

“Hell was a more beautiful sight to behold.”

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Season 4 Wrap-up
Oct. 31, 2022

Season 4 Wrap-up

Season 4 Wrap-up

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The Rise and Fall of Majorian | Part 2: Downfall of the Roman Empire
Oct. 10, 2022

The Rise and Fall of Majorian | Part 2: Downfall of the Roman Empire

“Could the fall of the Roman Empire have been avoided?”

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The Rise and Fall of Majorian | Part 1: House of Cards
Sept. 26, 2022

The Rise and Fall of Majorian | Part 1: House of Cards

"A great and heroic character in a degenerate age"

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SAVAGES: Ethiopia Vs Colonization | Part 2: David & Goliath
Sept. 5, 2022

SAVAGES: Ethiopia Vs Colonization | Part 2: David & Goliath

’This country is mine and no other nation can have it!’

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SAVAGES: Ethiopia Vs Colonization | Part 1: Scramble For Africa
Aug. 22, 2022

SAVAGES: Ethiopia Vs Colonization | Part 1: Scramble For Africa

‘If powers at a distance come to partition Africa, I do not intend to be an indifferent spectator...’

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Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 3: Vae Victis
Aug. 1, 2022

Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 3: Vae Victis

"A last alliance against tyranny - the battle for free Gaul" Gaul hung by a thread. As Rome’s grip tightened around their homeland, the Tribal Kings met to discuss their grim reality. Age-old rivalries were tossed aside for the sake …

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Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 2: Gaul Strikes Back
July 18, 2022

Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 2: Gaul Strikes Back

‘Rome made a desert, and called it peace’. Caesar’s first foray into Gaul had been an overwhelming success. He had vanquished one of the most powerful tribes, and their wealth had paid off his debts. Emboldened by the quick victory, …

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Vercingetorix, Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 1: Veni, Vidi, Vici
July 4, 2022

Vercingetorix, Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 1: Veni, Vidi, Vici

"I am a free man, of a free state" When Julius Caesar became Governor of Gaul in 58BC he dreamt of fame, fortune and legacy. Conquest had always been the path to glory for a Roman senator and with this …

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The 21 Year Long Siege Of Candia (With Professor Buttigieg)
June 20, 2022

The 21 Year Long Siege Of Candia (With Professor Buttigieg)

In this special episode I'm joined by Professor Emanuel Buttigieg from The University Of Malta! The Professor shares with me the fascinating story of The Siege Of Candia that took place over a whopping 21 years starting in 1648. The …

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The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 3: Thy Kingdom Come
June 6, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 3: Thy Kingdom Come

"He bore the impending demise of his religion, culture and way of life" Boabdil had earned his bloody throne. But there was little time to celebrate. As the armies of Christendom camped outside the last Islamic stronghold in Spain, its …

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The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 2: Eye Of The Storm
May 23, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 2: Eye Of The Storm

"Stop, stop! Don't kill him you fool, that's the Moorish King!" Boabdil's path to the throne had not been easy. He had been pressured into overthrowing his father by his mother and was captured during his first battle. After being …

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The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 1: Kingdom In Crisis
May 9, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 1: Kingdom In Crisis

"You cry like a woman, for what you couldn't defend as a man" Boabdil was heir to a dying kingdom. In the 15th century, Granada was the last Muslim state in Spain. For 250 years it survived, living in the …

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'Saviour' of The Reconquista: El Cid (Part 2)
April 25, 2022

'Saviour' of The Reconquista: El Cid (Part 2)

"In Spain's rich history, El Cid is remembered above all others". El Cid was down but not out! After sacking King Alfonso's lands he was in exile, barred from returning to his home and family. But, his deeds had made …

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'Saviour' of The Reconquista: El Cid  (Part 1)
April 11, 2022

'Saviour' of The Reconquista: El Cid (Part 1)

"...This man, the scourge of his time, by his appetite for glory, by the prudent steadfastness of his character, and by his heroic bravery: Was one of the miracles of God". -Ibn Bassam (11th Century Poet) on El Cid El …

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