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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

Feb 6, 2022

Author, actor and senior fellow at the Modern War Institute Max Brooks joins Dan to discuss asymmetrical warfare and related societal issues.

1. "On War" by Gen. Carl von Clausewitz
2. “The Art of War” by Sun Tsu
3. "War and Anti-War: Survival at the Dawn of the 21st Century” by Alvin and Heidi Toffler

Jan 29, 2022

Iranian-born historian John Ghazvinian's new book is about the history of the U.S.-Iranian relationship. He and Dan discuss coups, oil, religion, history, arms deals, Shahs, U.S. presidents and wars.

1. “America and Iran: A History, 1720 to the Present” by John Ghazvinian.

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...