Show 50 - Blueprint for Armageddon I
3:07:20 | Oct 30th, 2013More Details keyboard_arrow_right
The planet hadn't seen a major war between all the Great Powers since the downfall of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815. But 99 years later the dam breaks and a Pandora's Box of violence engulfs the planet...Show More
WWI in all the most human aspects, as easy to understand as it can be. I've listened to this series 3x and have the itch again already. Take...Show More
Show 60 - The Celtic Holocaust
5:59:51 | Aug 9th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
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...Show More
Eye opening reframing of the Gallic conquest by Julius Caesar. History is written by the victors after all.
Show 59 - (Blitz) The Destroyer of Worlds
5:49:32 | Jan 25th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
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 han...Show More
Show 56 - Kings of Kings
3:32:40 | Oct 29th, 2015More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Often relegated to the role of slavish cannon fodder for Sparta's spears, the Achaemenid Persian empire had a glorious heritage. Under a single king they created the greatest empire the world had ever...Show More
Show 48 - Prophets of Doom
4:28:01 | Apr 22nd, 2013More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Murderous millennial preachers and prophets take over the German city of Munster after Martin Luther unleashes a Pandora's Box of religious anarchy with the Protestant Reformation.
If anyone ever tells you history is boring, listen to this and then tell them even two sentences about what happened here. 'Nuff said.
ARCHIVED: The podcast creator has made this episode no longer available for listening.
Show 61 - (Blitz) Painfotainment
4:31:01 | Jan 28th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
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 su...Show More
This is one of the most thought-provoking episodes of Hardcore History. It’s also not something you want to listen to while eating.
Show 54 - Blueprint for Armageddon V
4:29:57 | Dec 30th, 2014More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Politics, diplomacy, revolution and mutiny take center stage at the start of this episode, but mud, blood, shells and tragedy drown all by the end.
Show 53 - Blueprint for Armageddon IV
3:55:51 | Aug 17th, 2014More Details keyboard_arrow_right
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 gen...Show More