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 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 07/15/2018
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 01/29/2018
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 55 - Blueprint for Armageddon VI 05/06/2015
Show 55 - Blueprint for Armageddon VI The Americans are coming, but will the war be over by the time they get there? Germany throws everything into a last series of stupendous attacks in the West while hoping to avoid getting burned by a fire in the East they helped fan.
info_outline Show 53 - Blueprint for Armageddon IV 08/17/2014
Show 53 - Blueprint for Armageddon IV Machine guns, barbed wire and millions upon millions of artillery shells create industrialized meat grinders at Verdun and the Somme. There's never been a human experience like it and it changes a generation.
info_outline Show 52 - Blueprint for Armageddon III 04/24/2014
Show 52 - Blueprint for Armageddon III The war of maneuver that was supposed to be over quickly instead turns into a lingering bloody stalemate. Trench warfare begins, and with it, all the murderous efforts on both sides to overcome the static defenses.
info_outline Show 51 - Blueprint for Armageddon II 01/31/2014
Show 51 - Blueprint for Armageddon II The Great Powers all come out swinging in the first round of the worst war the planet has ever seen. Millions of men in dozens of armies vie in the most deadly and complex opening moves of any conflict in world history.