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In September 1805 Wellington and Nelson met for the first and only time outside the office of the Secretary for War… https://t.co/J6ODRHECqa
Retweeted by Dan SnowHOUSECARLS‼️ ASSEMBLE‼️ https://t.co/NTb8DaLG5PNow in 1943 escaped Australian Prisoner of War, Doug LeFevre, was heading north through Italy towards Switzerland.… https://t.co/hL37jHVo5dNext week. It's Trafalgar. https://t.co/ZwuvmipGudMade a History Hit podcast and TV show on what might be the site of England's greatest lost battle. The announcem… https://t.co/LSVHjFmCVEVisited Ground Zero for the Industrial Revolution: Ironbridge and @blistshill https://t.co/JST8J4ziSyWatched the sun go down at the poignant @Memorial_theFew https://t.co/oYCxiZsyFMI crammed myself into a joyous English pub to learn about the village of Shoreham and how locals were forced to she… https://t.co/wuTMUPg5weFantastic week. It started with a chat with Victor Gregg on his 100th birthday. Talking about his childhood pover… https://t.co/XGIA83gD0HWe’ve got Trafalgar Day covered on @HistoryHit with a new documentary arriving tomorrow. Signup with our special we… https://t.co/sWLIeEhrC3Warfighter: Helm’s Deep https://t.co/AdUxccFZVB https://t.co/jiwqBJuV5a
Retweeted by Dan Snow @wpward85 How indeed?!! Go for it!HMS Victory - one of my favourite places on Earth. Our latest documentary on Trafalgar drops tomorrow and you can… https://t.co/QlYCYrDlnd @davidonionball @HistoryHit If you email support@historyhit.com they will talk you through it. Thanks for thinking of us. @PhilipRyorkie Current most popular shows: All original and exclusive. All involving me travelling, meeting, neo… https://t.co/z5EkWRIcRs @AgroBioDiverse Thanks so much, buddy.Big week coming up.... https://t.co/DzLPWsRtzO @manyra Thank you! Great to have a friend in Alberta. Spent a lot a time there....Sign up to History Hit TV this weekend with special code 'trafalgar' and you'll get your first 3 months access to t… https://t.co/PKg0ye21M1Eric Robert Taylor has documented nearly 500 incidents of shipboard rebellion during the Middle Passage. David Rich… https://t.co/R4uqsflGas
Retweeted by Dan Snow @ceejaysargent Thank you! @ceejaysargent Thank YOU!A Prime Minister brought down by their own party. A party seething with internecine differences over our relationsh… https://t.co/L0y4sJ3olh
10/20
2019
Today in 1781 one of the most decisive battles in history came to an end as the British marched out of Yorktown af… https://t.co/fItBfZHXUzReally bad day in the office for Napoleon. Today in 1812 he begins a long retreat from Moscow & in 1813 is crushed… https://t.co/SmXwxpsUQMBordeaux surrendered to the French today in 1453 bringing the 100 Years War to an end. Calais was the only English… https://t.co/FBLLDBVgjCWe’ve got a new documentary coming Monday for the 214th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. Use code 'Trafalgar… https://t.co/3TyAMxtORwThe memorial to the aircrew who took part in the Battle of Britain at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent, perched on top of the c… https://t.co/vF7vmqj8KC @3_armoury Thank you! Next time....I started History Hit TV for the real history fans. We’re building up a library of high-quality history programmes… https://t.co/NvznuRnn0B @IanFergus It should do. If there’s any trouble please email support@historyhit.com Thanks!If you are bored of Brexit then campaign to stop it. Don't vote for a withdrawal agreement that guarantees years mo… https://t.co/DX8PFUKb2B
Retweeted by Dan SnowHeroic. But then again, it is the week of Agincourt #ENGvAUS @PhilipNByrne Fairly deliberate, I reckon!Let this horn ring out across the villages and towns of Britain, summoning a mighty horde to crush these evil doers… https://t.co/l5oLHZgXfu
10/19
2019
The British & French burned China's Summer Palace 'Garden of Perfect Brightness' today in 1860: one of history's gr… https://t.co/yctCmFnWXwKing John, a hunted, impoverished, defeated invalid died today in 1216 here at Newark Castle. It was the best move… https://t.co/gusePGb78uToday in 1016 the invading Danes crushed the English at Assendon. Edmund Ironside routed by Cnut the Great. (Strong… https://t.co/Sdd477ufYxMost of the world will never know the exquisite pleasure of entering a structural unsound, ancient pub in which it… https://t.co/aXcSX0KS7AHarry Farr was shot at dawn today in 1916. Traumatised by combat, he had refused to go to the front. His granddaugh… https://t.co/nQpE5UXR0JThis is all thanks to our members. You have stuck with us. I owe you everything. Thank you. We are getting more amb… https://t.co/PKPhMGX1xeIf one day encapsulates why we set up History Hit, today is that day. A group of archeologists got in touch to say… https://t.co/bgJAWuIB1s @ProfDaveAndress Googled it. Like it.In which I blow the horn of Gondor📯 https://t.co/NTb8DaLG5PThe @blistshill Victorian Town is one of the best heritage sites in the UK. This is a vision of the past in which t… https://t.co/zDfg9QlT5nThe day finishes. We have found an early medieval battlefield and a delightful craft pale ale #EnglandsLostBattle https://t.co/dWbJJkgyLiEnjoyed going around the beautiful Westminster Abbey with the brilliant Sir David Cannadine recently. We've just re… https://t.co/skWrdyUNMLWant to know how your hair & teeth can reveal where you've lived? How we study migration in the past? How drinking… https://t.co/qtIWy0Wopt
Retweeted by Dan SnowEconomic migrants. Intermittently restricted. https://t.co/KkhPesc5b9Update on Britain's lost battlefield. https://t.co/OsIS8xaU2QA dirham from the Arab world found here in England. Usefully they all have the ruler, the year and where it was mi… https://t.co/eKRUB05bNKDinar from Sasanian Persia, 7th Century, found..... somewhere in England. https://t.co/dBASgb9zZ9https://t.co/3Wj9uDZbuU @HorneSupremacy @JudithJesch @CatJarman @VikingScotland Also. I’m seeing an excellent hiberno-Norse specialist on Monday, I believe.... @HorneSupremacy @JudithJesch @CatJarman @VikingScotland You say that. There’s a chap here who’s just found one lancs. @holland_tom You’ll be the first to know, my old buddy!https://t.co/kTjiQeEPZeSearching.... https://t.co/CwFrrPhVakGuess the period. https://t.co/1NRDDFqrj3#EnglandsLostBattle https://t.co/w96hM6Okz1It’s happening. I’m on the hunt for the lost battlefield where England was forged by the edge of the sword. https://t.co/UlAARgcbAGThe one and only, world first, Iron Bridge. It’s the best. https://t.co/XEz1hpdVQwYou know, there's a lot of talk about politicians who put party over country. But let's take a minute to dwell on t… https://t.co/jZQpukx4By @SeaSpitfires Damn. I get home too late. Another time! @brianklaas I'm still freaked out by the deployment of the army within the borders of the Republic to counter a non… https://t.co/jaYTmjd0Ra @SeaSpitfires What time is it dude?
10/18
2019
@AndrewSweet4 Wow. Would love to see some of them. Sounds v cool.It is the darkest day. By some hellish coincidence today in 1777 and 1781 British armies surrendered to American r… https://t.co/ZUx7orvl50Today in 1814 the London Beer Flood saw 1.4million litres of beer burst out of Meux's Brewery, near what is now Tot… https://t.co/ZdvHvRTU7xGreat to see History Hit TV is continuing to grow. Thank you for all your support! The dream of creating a high-qua… https://t.co/bkHo7PTXsVLymington’s slice of history. https://t.co/6ItbXdnoDtNew Podcast‼️ The mysterious death of Rome's favourite general. Germanicus who died 2000 years ago this month.… https://t.co/0cWQA3mphSI won't rest until we've reached our goal of making History Hit TV the no.1 destination for history lovers. No matt… https://t.co/Ck0PMEliA4Hating the backstop so much that you vote to make it permanent is very 2019.A senior former cabinet minister told a mate of mine why he was voting for Johnson this summer. 'Because he'll co… https://t.co/OMfQhoVJLKIs this the bit where the Chinese economic miracle proves to be a gigantic, corrupt pyramid scheme which collapses… https://t.co/kaNfrOWadJ @allanholloway I assume you're talking the young American Republic, and I completely agree.The next thing you know, the Labour Party might not do what is in the best interests of labouring people.For the DUP to accept this revolutionary rupture with the rest of the UK would be as antithetical as the Conservati… https://t.co/OFMgkRphLMMarshal Ney called. He wants his title back. https://t.co/8g28yNXX18In Opinion Timothy Snyder writes: Hitler and the Nazis found a simple slogan they repeated again and again to disc… https://t.co/my5eH3WCbv
Retweeted by Dan SnowNigel no mates is no match for the metal! Deng Xiaoping https://t.co/mMbbQWMi44Shoeless Mo catching a cold! Winston Churchill https://t.co/OThBCXCYly @PhilipNByrne Nailed it.Nuts Napoleon has poor stirrup game! Emperor Francis II https://t.co/59dWbPutUoGoofy George's row-boat battleship! Tweets George III https://t.co/nMi0aANLwX
10/17
2019
Two decisive, late in the season battles climaxed on this day changed the course of history. Saratoga in 1777 would… https://t.co/mdjSASAnotIf you've enjoyed the podcast with Victor Gregg, please check out our feature length TV interview with him on Histo… https://t.co/6rCgcxtmPbThe medieval Palace of Westminster burned today in 1834. Turner was on hand to paint it. The replacement building… https://t.co/AkwhGriWXaSamuel Franklin Cody became the first man in Britain to fly a plane today in 1908. He was killed in a prototype 5yr… https://t.co/5YCz8pfAkqI started History Hit TV as a channel for the proper history fans, making the documentaries you've been dying to se… https://t.co/NjBityborgThis podcast is doing record numbers. As it should do. Victor is one of a kind. Thank you all. https://t.co/mP6pq9CoggFull steam ahead at team History Hit. Every week we're getting bigger and our plans for future documentaries get mo… https://t.co/pDWbjFx2ofHighgate is not on it. Communities were ashamed when a local was executed. But fascinatingly he wasn't even added i… https://t.co/QyfsB5pMb2Today Shoreham is a picture perfect village with a well looked after war memorial. https://t.co/xqFavkJ7rtHe was the first British soldier to be executed in the First World War.He was found at 0815 on 6 Sept. A court martial was hastily arranged for that afternoon. He was denied representa… https://t.co/U2dbEAdMDEThe village of Shoreham in Kent was home to Thomas Highgate. A 19yr old soldier in 1914, he fought at the first Bri… https://t.co/wMBbSU4fTDA story of war, punishment, memory, community and direct democracy: 👇🏼 @Amanda_Vickery February: https://t.co/wr7WQcHfk5
10/16
2019

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