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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

Dec 13, 2021

Elon Musk and Bill Riley from SpaceX join Dan to discuss the underappreciated role of science and engineering in war. As you might imagine, military aircraft feature prominently in the conversation.

1. The Wages of destruction by Adam Tooze
2. The Art of War by Sun Tzu 
3.The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking...

Nov 5, 2021

Historian Dan Jones’ specialty is the Middle Ages. Dan Carlin adores the Middle Ages. Normans anyone?

1. Powers and Thrones: A New History of the Middle Ages by Dan Jones
2. The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors by Dan Jones
3. The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the...

Oct 26, 2021

Author Ian W. Toll who has written extensively on the Pacific Theater in the Second World War joins Dan to put the finishing touches on the Supernova in the East subject matter.

1. Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942 by Ian W. Toll
2. The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944...

Aug 3, 2021

Dan discusses his background in miniature wargaming and then talks to one of the architects of a popular Second World War themed video game about the genre, its development, growth and challenges.

1. War Games through the Ages 3,000BC to 1,500AD by Donald F. Featherstone
2. How to Play War Games in Miniature: A...

Apr 28, 2021

Revisionist History host Malcolm Gladwell joins Dan to discuss the development of U.S. precision bombing ideas, Curtis LeMay and the firebombing of Japanese cities.

1. Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell
2. Revisionist History
3. Dan Carlin's Destroyer of Worlds
4. Dan Carlin's Logical Insanity
5. Dan Carlin's Logical...