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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

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...

Jul 9, 2020

Tom Hanks joins Dan to talk about his new Second World War naval-themed film “Greyhound”. This is an hour-long conversation with two fans of History geeking out over the past.”

Show Notes:
Greyhound, The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester

May 4, 2020

Description: Canadian television personality, radio and podcast host Jeff Marek takes over the show and interviews Dan.

Show Notes:
31 Thoughts Podcast

Mar 2, 2020

Description: In a world that can sometimes be obsessed with the current threat du jour, author Fred Kaplan reminds us that one of the all-time great threats to us all hasn't gone anywhere.


  1. The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War by Fred Kaplan
  2. The Wizards of Armageddon (Stanford...