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Retweeted by Dan SnowIt's like Netflix...but all history. We've got hundreds of hours of documentaries, interviews and ad-free podcasts… https://t.co/rZevrsbTI2 @roughhouse01 Really happy memories!https://t.co/JszR9OU5BwMorning all. With the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch delayed to Saturday at least, now is a good moment for media organi… https://t.co/szSaeAF3H6
Retweeted by Dan SnowInteresting from my auntie Susan, an infectious diseases prof https://t.co/fpooavpMWQ via @nationalpostCheck this out! https://t.co/ds27zW60ih @WhizbangGary Thanks!!For anyone moved by Rory Kinnear's beautiful account of his sister's life and premature death, we can donate to ref… https://t.co/i9SLSpIMN7
Retweeted by Dan Snow💥New Podcast💥 Ghee Bowman talks about a contingent of Indian Muslim soldiers who were waiting for evacuation from… https://t.co/p0xMZz7dsdBlack Death, Churchill, Hobbes, rats, Lord Salisbury..... and, obvs, FX swaps and QE. https://t.co/Ep1QdaYuzc
5/28
2020
Today in 1940 was as close as Hitler came to winning the war, as voices within the British war cabinet questioned C… https://t.co/GPzJWcF4Ue80 years ago today, in 1940: 💥 The @RoyalNavy sends Bill Tennant to oversee the Dunkirk evacuation hoping he will… https://t.co/F4j4bCzvjE @BonSomerville It sure is. Enjoy!Next challenge: get through this podcast record without getting divorced. Theme: "Sex in a time of lockdown." S… https://t.co/HcMhTfOHSB @elk5670 Thanks so much!Documentaries, ad-free podcasts, interviews, eBooks, quizzes, book giveaways, invitations to participate in my live… https://t.co/wuGlprEQKnNew content! We've just released several new series on @HistoryHit. Learn about the history of Venice, London, the… https://t.co/Uddvu5zGJbNow on #HistoryHitLive I'm talking to @Joshua_Levine about Dunkirk, 80 years to the day since the first full day of… https://t.co/vmugXGTQcR @militaryhistori Sorry to hear that. Great talking to you!! @teacherstevo @HistoryBombs Thanks so much!Is the Covid crisis the greatest intelligence failure in history? Harvard's @calder_walton thinks it might be. C… https://t.co/D3DKwiC8LW
5/27
2020
80 yrs ago today ferocious resistance came to an end in Calais as British troops surrendered after sustained poundi… https://t.co/BPFFhSvleM @Time4aRuby Never! That's a heck of a story! @alined @HistoryHit You need to email support@historyhit.com and we will sort you out asap! @AlexisCoe A million congratulations! @juddy_80 It was just so ubiquitous. It was like the soft drinks cans of the day....Can't wait to record the sex and quarantine episode tomorrow with ⁦@WhoresofYore⁩. Subscribers to ⁦@HistoryHit⁩ ca… https://t.co/RxjRdveMOxStarting now on @BBCTwo: #littleships #Dunkirk80 https://t.co/XXSnFeMgDsLots of new content lined up on @HistoryHit over the next few weeks: St Helena, Dunkirk80, a history of pandemics a… https://t.co/mEcgORxkDaIn one hour on @BBCTwo: #LittleShips The Miracle of Dunkirk. I made this show 10 years ago. It's one of the best… https://t.co/KYqucQlWNMI study election rigging. I co-authored a book called How to Rig an Election. These tweets are lies. The purpose of… https://t.co/oDjgz6yvOu
Retweeted by Dan SnowLet's be clear: this is arguably more serious than the Durham trip. The evidence suggests that Cummings surreptitio… https://t.co/8fCOOBEQu2
Retweeted by Dan Snow @PhilipNByrne @nathankw Thanks man. Yes. Have swung by the garden!! @LPPbooks @hiscoxhistory @PeterMandler1 @Will_Tanner @samwineburg Hi there would love to have these guys on the pod. Can you DM me an email?#Dunkirk80: Today in 1940 Operation Dynamo began. On this first day of evacuation from the beaches more than 4,200… https://t.co/LsyM95XRnd
Retweeted by Dan Snow💥New Podcast💥 The one and only @FXMC1957 talks me through what we know about Hitler's mental and physical health.… https://t.co/8Q7t0jLdXh
5/26
2020
Barney (slang): 'A bad excuse in a still worse cause.' A reference to 'the holding of Barnard Castle' Via… https://t.co/32wzo7FARFToday in 1948 Witold Pilecki was executed by the puppet Polish government. He had been a hero of the resistance in… https://t.co/iJtAFs5QPaProper history for the proper history fans. We've got hundreds of hours of documentaries, interviews and ad-free po… https://t.co/M7shm4eW4fWe're ramping up the benefits for our @HistoryHit subscribers. Alongside access to all our history shows you will g… https://t.co/AGUF33ZKFbThe Needles, early this morning. Unlikely spot for Britain's early ballistic missile testing facility. https://t.co/NCInjCDapGDocumentaries, ad-free podcasts, interviews, eBooks, quizzes, book giveaways, invitations to participate in my live… https://t.co/DfwprmH0SF
5/25
2020
Samuel Morse sent his first message today in 1844. It was from Washington DC to Baltimore and it said 'What hath Go… https://t.co/KGCNMZQx2i80 years ago today, in 1940, Hitler ordered his panzers, closing in on the British, to halt. 'We were utterly speec… https://t.co/F1ogIt7JIuThis morning in 1941 a shell from the Bismarck blew up the mighty HMS Hood. Its wreckage sank in 3 mins. Of 1,418 c… https://t.co/0oC48Gr3v8I started History Hit for the real history fans. We’re building up a library of high-quality history programmes you… https://t.co/subpDn5zdh @GalwayGirlV I'd check out the Churchill 1940 speeches film. I'm really proud of that. And the Headless Highlander!It's like Netflix. An online subscription-based channel... but dedicated entirely to history documentaries. Signup… https://t.co/JJuSFYpIirNew release! Dan Cruickshank tells the tumultuous story of 17th century London and how it transformed from medieval… https://t.co/lQ2Gwiu0PW @GoingMedieval I've forgotten what that's like. @WarGen39_45 @James1940 Any video?? Sounds amazing @GoingMedieval 🥵 @quizzicalguy The honour was all mine. Thank you for coming on the show! @mrjamesob A large shipment is now inbound for this week. Straight up. @mrjamesob The election drinks party Irish Sea customs checks lie....New Podcast ‼️ @quizzicalguy discusses the life of the mighty Mughal emperor Akbar the Great 🎧: https://t.co/8s2TftLOv9
5/24
2020
New content! We've just dropped several new series on @HistoryHit. Learn about the history of Venice, London, the T… https://t.co/uIyYG0RZnq @Natt So happy to hear he's off the ventilation. Huge love to you all.It's like Netflix...but all history. We've got hundreds of hours of documentaries, interviews and ad-free podcasts… https://t.co/bRYwfC6359 @jblyle_battle Above and beyond! Thank you.It's War of the Roses weekend at @HistoryHit: 🎧 Podcast with @History_Lauren: https://t.co/6Uj25HGXbb 👩🏽‍💻Livestr… https://t.co/nk2GtX8iRK
Retweeted by Dan SnowEach week we're releasing a topical eBook and quiz exclusive to our @HistoryHit subscribers. This week, 565 years s… https://t.co/aUWDQFN5c1 @gregsherwoodmw Love that!It's War of the Roses weekend at @HistoryHit: 🎧 Podcast with @History_Lauren: https://t.co/6Uj25HGXbb 👩🏽‍💻Livestr… https://t.co/nk2GtX8iRK @klikkonthis @Equill Thanks so much!! I can't tell you what it means to have support from you guys. @Equill I'm v lucky. For sure. @Equill Hope you like what you see!
5/23
2020
(The Prime Minister, Lord Salisbury, fell ill, and Queen Victoria's grandson, second in line to the throne, died during the pandemic.)A cartoon from a previous wave of influenza, 'the Russian flu' of 1889-90. The patient is swept along by skeleton… https://t.co/U2sRru7SKSThis week in 1945, 75yrs ago, the battle for Shuri in Okinawa was raging. "The worst I ever saw on a battlefield….… https://t.co/ll9wEIkrZN @Joe12925727 Thanks buddy. We are doing our best, I promise!Documentaries, ad-free podcasts and interviews with the world's top historians - we've got them all on History Hit,… https://t.co/c7gw8WyvU0The Bare Naked Ladysmith https://t.co/luYCFMi2b5Joseph Hammond fought for Britain in WW2 and, age 95, is walking 23 km to raise money for veterans and frontline wo… https://t.co/N59vD62E6G
Retweeted by Dan SnowIt's like Netflix. An online subscription-based channel... but dedicated entirely to history documentaries. Signup… https://t.co/kKiD6ngis2Unusually, no one got this. It was the remarkable escape of POW Franz von Werra from the train in Montreal. https://t.co/OgINX1hEbQGreat to be out filming again for @HistoryHit. Socially-distanced filming of course. Look out for new releases comi… https://t.co/EPl6N3PczV#HistoryHitLive is happening again in 30 mins at 4 PM (BST) Today: The Battle of St Albans and the Wars of the Ros… https://t.co/PFt7OhatGo
Retweeted by Dan Snow @James1940 @CVHISTORYFEST Cool buddy- let me know if I can help! @EAFergusonFCO Um. Not even close I'm afraid!! @azeem Can you DM me what you go for?? @GoingMedieval I was reading Miri Rubin the other day on how it seems that aristos did quite well initially because… https://t.co/AILXRFuOiAThe closest you come to a successful medieval communal revolution against the status quo is with my v good friends… https://t.co/nGvIsH8pFS
Retweeted by Dan Snow @livingbasshead Almost!Meanwhile here's my eldest's portrait of 'the bravest of the brave.' https://t.co/9PWwzmZE8fAnyone guess what WW2 episode this refers to? https://t.co/p1WH3DCCuy @ej_bw @deputygrocott @sueperkins @mermhart @elliotdaly @fredsirieix1 I'd save all my most interesting chat for you!
5/22
2020
Today in 1799 a major defeat for Napoleon at Acre (in modern Israel) had he won, he boasted 'I would have made myse… https://t.co/neBLVQRY9dMartin Luther's advice during a plague outbreak, 1527: https://t.co/dwaMv1nZxW
Retweeted by Dan SnowPeter Ackroyd stars in our newest releases. Sit down and enjoy several hours worth of content with the renowned aut… https://t.co/eS8Zfthd2C @pptsapper Overkill. A star destroyer would have done the job.Now this is happening. https://t.co/wVNLOrm7ebThe recent #HistoryHitLive was all about the Vikings with the brilliant archaeologist @CatJarman Please check it… https://t.co/9wnTEuJAtv @bariweiss Dude. Beyond Burger. Problem solved.Social distance from the peleton up on a penny-farthing. https://t.co/HtimHNDoeDThis week is the 565th anniversary of the First Battle of St Albans, start of the Wars of the Roses. Learn more abo… https://t.co/2Nu5UVItaLFor anyone moved by Rory Kinnear's beautiful account of his sister's life and premature death, we can donate to ref… https://t.co/i9SLSpIMN7Martin Luther's advice during a plague outbreak, 1527: https://t.co/dwaMv1nZxWIt's the one and only @greg_jenner on the podcast. His brilliant new book is about the history of celebrity. Plea… https://t.co/sfAMZdtrbT
5/21
2020

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