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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

Sep 24, 2018

Description: 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.

Show Notes:

1. "In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the...

Apr 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
The Great War: A Combat History of the First World War by Peter Hart
Gallipoli by Peter...

Mar 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.

Roles and Missions by General Merrill A. McPeak
The Vietnam Chapters: Air Combat in Southeast Asia by General Merrill A. McPeak
Below The Zone...

Dec 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.


The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic by...

Oct 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)

The Pity Of War: Explaining World War I by Niall Ferguson
The Wages of Destruction: The...