Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Hitler? What was the greatest army of all time? Which U.S. President was the worst? Hardcore History discusses the issues and questions history fans love.
info_outline Show 70 - Twilight of the Aesir II 11/19/2023
Show 70 - Twilight of the Aesir II Pagan Viking Sea Kings spend the 10th and 11th centuries morphing into Christian monarchs. But with rulers like Harald Bluetooth and Svein Forkbeard it's debatable whether things will be any less horrific for Scandinavia's neighbors
info_outline Show 65 - Supernova in the East IV 06/04/2020
Show 65 - Supernova in the East IV Coral Sea, Midway and Guadalcanal are three of the most famous battles of the Second World War. Together they will shift the momentum in the Pacific theater and usher in the era of modern naval and amphibious warfare.
info_outline Show 68 - BLITZ Human Resources 03/07/2022
Show 68 - BLITZ Human Resources The Atlantic Slave Trade mixes centuries of human bondage with violence, economics, commerce, geo-political competition, liberty, morality, injustice, revolution, tragedy and bloody reckonings. That sounds like a lot, yet this show merely scratches the surface of this enormous subject.
info_outline Show 67 - Supernova in the East VI 06/08/2021
Show 67 - Supernova in the East VI When do spirit, tenacity, resilience and bravery cross into madness? When cities are incinerated? When suicide attacks become the norm? When atomic weapons are used? Japan's leaders test the limits of national endurance in the war's last year.
info_outline Show 66 - Supernova in the East V 11/14/2020
Show 66 - Supernova in the East V Can suicidal bravery and fanatical determination make up for material, industrial and numerical insufficiency? As the Asia-Pacific conflict turns against the Japanese these questions are put to the test. The results are nightmarish.
info_outline Show 63 - Supernova in the East II 01/12/2019
Show 63 - Supernova in the East II Deep themes run through this show, with allegations of Japanese war crimes and atrocities in China at the start leading to eerily familiar, almost modern questions over how the world should respond. And then Dec 7, 1941 arrives..
info_outline Show 62 - Supernova in the East I 07/14/2018
Show 62 - Supernova in the East I The Asia-Pacific War of 1937-1945 has deep roots. It also involves a Japanese society that's been called one of the most distinctive on Earth. If there were a Japanese version of Captain America, this would be his origin story.
info_outline Show 61 - (Blitz) Painfotainment 01/28/2018
Show 61 - (Blitz) Painfotainment Pain is at the root of most drama and entertainment. When does it get too real? This very disturbing and graphic show looks into some case studies and asks some deep questions. WARNING Very intense subject matter.
info_outline Show 60 - The Celtic Holocaust 08/09/2017
Show 60 - The Celtic Holocaust Julius Caesar is our travel guide as he takes us through his murderous subjugation of the native Celtic tribal peoples of ancient Gaul. It sounds vaguely like other, recent European colonial conquests.. until the natives nearly win.
info_outline Show 59 - (Blitz) The Destroyer of Worlds 01/25/2017
Show 59 - (Blitz) The Destroyer of Worlds What happens if human beings can't handle the power of their own weaponry? This show examines the dangerous early years of the Nuclear Age and humankind's efforts to avoid self-destruction at the hands of its own creation.
info_outline Show 58 - Kings of Kings III 08/07/2016
Show 58 - Kings of Kings III If this were a movie, the events and cameos would be too numerous and star-studded to mention. It includes Xerxes, Spartans, Immortals, Alexander the Great, scythed chariots, and several of the greatest battles in history.