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Season 3

March 1, 2022

Season 3 Wrap-up

Season 3 Wrap-up

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Feb. 21, 2022

The Mutiny That Founded A Nation (Bounty Mutiny of 1789), Part 2

The crew of the HMS Bounty were free from their hated captain, but what now? Their old lives were over. And the ferocious Poly…

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Feb. 7, 2022

The Mutiny That Founded A Nation (Bounty Mutiny of 1789), Part 1

“Of all the sea tales told down the ages, none has held its mystique so long as the mutiny on board HMS Bounty” In the year of…

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Jan. 24, 2022

Last Of The Romans: Aurelian (Part 2)

"Thus died Aurelian, an emperor who was necessary rather than good". Aurelian had accomplished more in two years than lesser Emp…

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Jan. 10, 2022

Last Of The Romans: Aurelian (Part 1)

In the late third century, The Roman empire teetered on the brink of total collapse. Barbarian hordes pour over the deserted b…

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Dec. 20, 2021

The Sword Of Allah, Khalid ibn al-Walid (Part 2)

Khalid ibn al-Walid's life had taken a full 360 turn. Throwing family tradition aside he'd embraced Islam and helped Muhammad …

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Dec. 6, 2021

The Sword Of Allah, Khalid ibn al-Walid (Part 1)

Khalid was a member of the aristocracy in the Arabian trading city of Mecca. When a local named Muhammad began claiming he was…

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Nov. 22, 2021

The Last Afghan Empire of Ahmad Shah Durrani (Part 2)

Ahmad Shah Durrani had made his mark. Every tribesman in Afghanistan recognised him as King. In Delhi, the Grand Mughal cow…

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Nov. 8, 2021

The Last Afghan Empire of Ahmad Shah Durrani (Part 1)

Who was Ahmad Shah Durrani? Ahmad Shah Durrani was an Afghan chieftain who rose to power leading Persian armies in the 18th ce…

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Oct. 25, 2021

Movie Review: The Day Of The Siege (1683 Siege of Vienna)

In this special episode I sit down with three other history podcasters and discuss the 2012 Movie '11 September 1683, Day of the …

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Oct. 11, 2021

The Deadliest Sniper In History, Simo Hayha

Simo Häyhä was a Finnish farmer born in the 1900's, known around his village for his wickedly sharp aim with a hunting rifle. …

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Sept. 27, 2021

The Invincible Admiral, Yi Sun-sin (Part 2)

While Admiral Yi Sun-sin languishes in a filthy prison cell, the once invincible Korean navy he had built lay in ruins at the bot…

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Sept. 13, 2021

The Invincible Admiral, Yi Sun-sin (Part 1)

Yi Sun-sin was a Korean soldier in the 16th century. Throughout his career he had built up a reputation as an exemplary leader…

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Aug. 30, 2021

Chat with Daniele Bolelli

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down with some podcasting royalty! Daniele Bolelli is university professor, …

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Aug. 23, 2021

Owain Glyndŵr, The Last Prince of Wales (Part 2)

The Welsh have risen! Owain Glyndŵr's rebellion has swept across the the British Isles. As Welsh apprentices abroad down the…

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Aug. 9, 2021

Owain Glyndŵr, The Last Prince of Wales (Part 1)

Owain Glyndŵr was a Welsh landowner in the 14th century. After being driven into revolt by a tyrannical English king he would …

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