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Claim your special 6 week free trial at History Hit TV when you susbcribe with code 'Twitter' 👉 https://t.co/KLoywhLXskArticle 231 of the Treaty of Versailles stated that Germany had to accept the blame for starting World War One - of… https://t.co/OVWFRT3roZThe Polish military had many cavalry units. They consisted of 11 brigades, typically equipped with anti-tank rifles… https://t.co/ooFfUNl0WKHaving heard that his enemies had formed a grand coalition to oppose his return to power in France (1815), Napoleon… https://t.co/AF9phlJtvuUse code 'Twitter' at checkout and you'll get a special 6 week free trial on History Hit TV 👉 https://t.co/KLoywhLXskEver wish your history course was more exciting? Bored hearing the same narrative about 1066? Martyn Whittock is th… https://t.co/3kFbu4QSv8On Midsummer's Day in 1509 a 17 year old was crowned king of England. He would go on to transform his realm over al… https://t.co/FGlYmAWSizHere is a year end mash up of Dan Snow's History Hit Podcast from 2019 https://t.co/S5Jp8VTZMWHistorian @Roger_Moorhouse explains why, amid the turbulent events of the last months of the Second World War, the… https://t.co/BgEZ8fXYz9Historian of the Middle East @James_Barr explains how Anglo-French rivalries shaped the fate of the Ottoman Empire… https://t.co/c2L3UB7ghlIt remains one of the most famous discoveries in the history of archaeology https://t.co/522ggbpdnqProfessor Tim Snyder is an expert in authoritarian regimes and how they develop. He talks to Dan about Russia, the… https://t.co/11WU49vAqsBy September 1215, King John found himself at war with his own barons. @Longshanks1307 picks up the story.https://t.co/ez6AffYl17
2/18
2020
Dan got Wayne Bartlett on the podcast to ask him the central questions of the Viking Age. What does Viking even mea… https://t.co/LVgIlDPsDHHe's a German fighter ace. The aircraft is an icon of British resistance. In 2017 we brought the two of them togeth… https://t.co/RPoROhugDiCheck out what we've got to offer at History Hit TV - claim a special 6 week free trial when you sign up with code… https://t.co/krvQKeB6dCScraps of land in the ever changing waters of the Channel. Guernsey and its neighbouring islands have a unique dist… https://t.co/s6zDadjxzHIt was one of the biggest and bloodiest battles to that point in history. The titanic clash that brought a generat… https://t.co/zZgvi6YHBKAs they emerged from their forward position in the Sunken Lane at Zero Hour the 1st Battalion of Lancashire Fusilie… https://t.co/wxlDFLxp4JSign up with code 'Twitter' today and secure an extended 6 week free trial on History Hit TV 👉 https://t.co/KLoywhLXskWhat did Charles II do while he was in hiding? What happened during the Restoration? When did things start to go… https://t.co/WQ1x6knTyxYou don't want to miss this. Recently @thehistoryguy was lucky enough to get an exclusive podcast with Oscar-winnin… https://t.co/Z7hx3JnwUTIt was 2 December 1805 and just outside what is now Brno, 3 mighty armies were about to fight one of the greatest b… https://t.co/rfNcOCXr7Nhy and how was the tank designed? How did it evolve over the course of the war? And what attributes were required o… https://t.co/Me0R7tk5YYHistorian @SimonElliott20 traces the history of Rome's British fleet https://t.co/GgVyxFvfxBIn 1945, as Soviet forces pushed into German High Command ordered a mass seaborne evacuation codenamed Operation Ha… https://t.co/zgEzKE5Z3eFrom Sunday, 8 September 1940 onward, the death toll from anti-aircraft fire was constant and unrelenting https://t.co/v4j82svvzgWhat treasures lie in store in the shifting sands of the Valley of the Kings? Dan talks to Chris Naunton to discove… https://t.co/OIemXJdresHistorian @Longshanks1307 delves into the early years of the life of William the Conqueror https://t.co/HT6UGwRzAi
2/17
2020
Richard van Emden tells the best single story of World War One that he has found in 35 years of research https://t.co/mn8T2ZvUyOExplore our library of history documentaries and podcasts with an extended 6 week free trial at History Hit TV. Sub… https://t.co/73h1uNXdZXIn the summer of 1883 Pierre-Auguste Renoir visited Guernsey and often used to go down to Moulin Huet Bay - his fav… https://t.co/lFUjoZ6K5QBill Fitzgerald was a raw recruit when he joined the army as an 18-year-old in 1944. But he was soon allocated to o… https://t.co/t2NBLTH0dpWe've got hundreds of hours of history on offer. Take a look with a special 6 week free trial. Subscribe to History… https://t.co/PbADbnvYJQ106 year old (yep you read that right) Dr Bill Frankland recalls his experiences in the East during WW2 - the Fall… https://t.co/H6JyQ0Lwj2This immersive documentary of how the Allied landings on D-Day unfolded will get viewers closer to what happened du… https://t.co/97VIRBjCV2Dan meets some of the surviving Dunkirk veterans on the famous Little Ships which helped to rescue them from the be… https://t.co/Ha9szkenRJThey're the classic emblem of the Roman Empire. But who were the legionaries, where did they come from, and how wer… https://t.co/1DYZL7ydJgThe origins of Venezuela's economic crisis are to be found deep in its history argues historian Micheal Tarver https://t.co/LnrXsmNmB2A myriad of different theories placed Arthur in every corner of Britain and Europe across several centuries https://t.co/hyMwDeBHivMike Loades (@mikeloades) provides Dan a detailed run down of Henry V's famous victory at Agincourt on 25 October 1… https://t.co/pAQ7IrSKWLWhy were large numbers of American forces kitted out in French helmets during the First World War? Historian… https://t.co/bdALlNJctb
2/16
2020
Dan Visits the First World War Theatre Project, an Arts and Humanities Research Council project, to hear about the… https://t.co/UAbSqX3JswSign up with code 'Twitter' and get a special 6 week free trial to explore our library of history documentaries and… https://t.co/vru8qcLxkaFishbourne Roman Palace includes what many believe is the first formal garden ever laid out in the British Isles W… https://t.co/qn4qnymtPUWhen Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo on Sunday 28 June 1914 the Germans gave Austria-Hungary… https://t.co/g6LdBQgT2tDuring the Second World War, RAF fighter ace (and later Wing Commander) Tom Neil accomplished the longest flight ev… https://t.co/DZaiB0QWuTWe've got hundreds of hours of history on offer. Take a look with an extended 6 week free trial. Subscribe to Histo… https://t.co/urshM5IbqbAt c.7.40am 6 June 1944 Robert F Sargent took one of the most famous photographs from D-Day - and the whole of the… https://t.co/ObPfoC6vNBAfter the Great War of 1914-18, European powers were desperate to avoid another major conflict. But just 20 years l… https://t.co/Ya9jVIx5TZBritish military historian Mark Simner tackles the Opium Wars, rarely taught in English schools, but taught ubiquit… https://t.co/DrKu4wT2ThWe might imagine that Bletchley Park was occupied by a small band of codebreakers In fact by 1945 nearly 10,000 peo… https://t.co/FkarESRp1RHistorian @hrcastor explains why, despite her best efforts to maintain balance on religious issues, Elizabeth I cam… https://t.co/surEtUCRKTArchaeology has confirmed the legends of Mycenae’s warlord Agamemnon as the ‘High King’ of Greece was based on real… https://t.co/LDfI2hf2x3Time to wrangle with a python. @thehistoryguy talks to comedy legend Michael Palin about his new book, Erebus The S… https://t.co/83RQuMfc8mThe Nazis exploited and manufactured a series of events to undermine and erode democracy in Germany. @FXMC1957 sets… https://t.co/Q6JUDbzRq9
2/15
2020
Think of it like Netflix. An online, subscription-based channel. But dedicated entirely to proper history. Sign up… https://t.co/HsH0ydDyQXOn Christmas Eve 1950, four Glasgow students broke into Westminster Abbey and stole the Stone of Scone. The authori… https://t.co/JHeXRFoY6sIt was 2 December 1805 and just outside what is now Brno in the Czech Republic, three mighty armies were about to f… https://t.co/w2yOwWSOCWThe original mudlarks were the lowest of the low, just one step away from the Victorian workhouses. Men, women and… https://t.co/MneQnlasMzIt's been a great summer for us as we continue to grow and take the channel higher and higher. Let's keep it going.… https://t.co/Sz8ZkVi4cFAuthor Rory MacLean was present when the Wall fell, and he talks about the jubilation of the East Berliners, as wel… https://t.co/P9WHQ3ddDUDavid Andress talks Dan through the French Revolution: the causes, the context, its significance and its wide-felt… https://t.co/GDHjtpTdjLHistorian Paul Seaward explains where impeachment originated, how it has been used and why it is now well and truly… https://t.co/ZMQYCQuu0JWhat role did nationalism play in bringing about the start of the First World War? Historian Margaret Macmillan exp… https://t.co/L035upT8KCHistorian @dgjones notes that although the Knights Templar had donors from the highest ranks of society, ordinary p… https://t.co/Ky4pBM449a.@thehistoryguy catches the mudlarking bug.... Watch: Mudlarking 👉 https://t.co/wYI8YWk5Eg https://t.co/k5dONTVp4ABefore Jane Eyre met Mr Rochester, Maria Branwell met Mr Brontë https://t.co/QJ8EnmKCeQNicola Tallis joins Dan to talk about Margaret Beaufort, the mother of Henry VII and matriarch of the Tudor dynasty https://t.co/q2fwQiEAxuHistorian @Roger_Moorhouse explains why the Nazi-Soviet Pact was signed in 1939 https://t.co/LCcY8Lyjvr
2/14
2020
Dan talks to Jack Hartnell about how people in the Middle Ages saw their own (and other people's) bodies https://t.co/SDzwAFy09hWe're like Netflix. A video on-demand channel...but dedicated entirely to history. Sign up with code 'Twitter' and… https://t.co/Z1LPddn0cdThe German garrison on Guernsey felt as if they had come on holiday. A world away from the horrors of the Eastern F… https://t.co/vMzLbXR4b7The cities of Dresden and Coventry were subject to horrific bombing during the Second World War. Today the two citi… https://t.co/KaTjMg0iZOAuthor Sinclair McKay explains an extraordinary moment of moral recoil for Winston Churchill in the wake of the bom… https://t.co/Efn6LrjZrmWe're like Netflix. An online-subscription based channel...but dedicated entirely to history documentaries. Sign up… https://t.co/YeuBuLrSAYToday the River Thames' mud banks have become one of London's greatest sources for archaeology. @thehistoryguy join… https://t.co/iOyRdNasN3Don’t forget, you can watch @thehistoryguy and IWM’s Chief Curator James Taylor getting to grips with the secrets o… https://t.co/12SJfmfbAl
Retweeted by History Hit💥Orlando Figes talks to Dan about social and technological developments and their relationship to cultural changes i… https://t.co/9yTq7nc5YZHistorian Robert Saunders from Queen Mary University of London talks about the elections in the past that he feels… https://t.co/BEILh12jYRWhy did Nazi Germany invade the Soviet Union in 1941? @Roger_Moorhouse explains https://t.co/HfcvXnjFkOHistorian @sommecourt explains why the Allies chose to invade Italy in September 1943 https://t.co/V9VRpXMVbpThrough the ages, many alleged poltergeist-hauntings have been more amusing than disturbing https://t.co/zHNspUPCURDan talks to Dr Bill Frankland, a 106 year old veteran of World War II who lived through a Japanese prisoner of war… https://t.co/8kh7rxrRDAVictor Gregg is believed to be one of the only allied servicemen that was on the ground during the firebombing of D… https://t.co/GaUmAiS5kqRoman society in one way, shape, or form has continued almost to this very day reveals @SimonElliott20 https://t.co/S1iWvrKJZQ
2/13
2020
After Alderney's liberation British forces dumped a vast amount of military hardware into a quarry which was then f… https://t.co/ojw3uWWFw6Over the summer we've been putting our all into making new documentaries as we strive to take the channel to greate… https://t.co/bhgIvnhXsGMuch of the fish that supplied Britain during the Second World War initially came through Grimsby Docks. The town b… https://t.co/1HVjZWLdilOn 13 August the Germans mounted 1,485 sorties in the Battle of Britain’s first major operation, Adlertag (Eagle Da… https://t.co/LDYZ9VLAnvOn 3 September 1939 Britain and France declared war on Germany, after Adolf Hitler’s invasion of Poland. It was th… https://t.co/g3bAsHmG94Every week there are new projects and new ideas being touted at History Hit HQ. Join us. Sign up today using code '… https://t.co/ftUioG4DDx.@thehistoryguy sits down with the founder of Britain's most famous history festival, James Holland https://t.co/9Vk98Z088nNicola Tallis comes on the show to talk about the extraordinary Margaret Beaufort: 'Mother of the Tudors' and the a… https://t.co/s6EaDZoiytHenry Hemming talks to Dan about the life of William Stevenson, a British operative who worked hard to pressure Roo… https://t.co/zrRZXushHdThe American people were ahead of President Wilson, argues @MichaelNeiberg, in concluding that neutrality in the Fi… https://t.co/dVilY1wEIGSAS veteran, Mike Sadler, recalls a remarkable World War Two operation in North Africa https://t.co/lzFiyeKnRjInstead of ushering in a new era of peace and goodwill among men, the Armistice that ended the First World War mark… https://t.co/w6uCHKYdjxDan sits down with Lindiwe Mazibuko, the first non-white person to lead the Democratic Alliance in Parliament, to t… https://t.co/l856pqSh2KWhy is the last King of Burma buried in India, far from his royal ancestors in Mandalay? @AlexBescoby highlights a… https://t.co/DDDBggx7Ks
2/12
2020

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