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Unknown History provides you with surprising, quirky, and remarkable tales from the past, so you can pretend you paid attention in history class. Hosted by renowned author Giles Milton. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com

Latest Episodes

BONUS: Introducing The History of England

Today we have a special guest post for Unknown History listeners. David Crowther hosts the History of England podcast, where he delves into England's history from the end of Roman Britain to present day. This episode focuses on Queen Mary, Lady Elizabeth, and their strained relationship in 1500's England. Listen to learn about the queen's attempt to "remove a thorn" from her rule. Learn more about the History of England Podcast at:https://thehistoryofengland.co.uk/

35 MINMAY 30
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BONUS: Introducing The History of England

87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

In the last episode from Season 3 of Unknown History, we learn how the American Troops finally won the beach from German defenders at Omaha Beach. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 MINAPR 25
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87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

Today, we hear from the other side of D-Day—the German colonel tasked with driving the Allied forces off the beaches. Could the panzer tank division and its colorful leader turn the tide on June 6, 1944? This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory.

14 MINAPR 18
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86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

Upon landing at Sword Beach the morning of June 6, 1944, one group of eite British commandos were accompanied by a Highland bagpiper, who emphasized the greatness of their victory. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 MINAPR 10
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85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans

A group of American Rangers, led by the bold James Rudder, were some of the strongest and bravest soldiers in D-Day battles. Learn how they sabotaged a giant stockpile of German weapons aimed at Normandy beaches.

14 MINAPR 4
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84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans

83 S3 -- D-Day: The Tale of Two Brothers

Two brothers, Charles and Elliot Dalton, fought side-by-side on the morning of June 6, 1944, leading the Juno Beach landings.

14 MINMAR 28
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83 S3 -- D-Day: The Tale of Two Brothers

82 S3 -- D-DAY: D-Day: The Men in the 'Suicide Wave'

If you've seen 'Saving Private Ryan,' you know too well the images of the first flight of men invading and dying on the beach on D-Day—today, we learn the true story of that fateful mission.

15 MINMAR 21
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82 S3 -- D-DAY: D-Day: The Men in the 'Suicide Wave'

81 S3 -- D-DAY: The Utah Beach Landings

As dawn broke on June 6, 1944, Allied forces were conducting their first wave of landings on Utah Beach—and quickly realized that a part of their plan had gone very, very wrong.

15 MINMAR 14
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81 S3 -- D-DAY: The Utah Beach Landings

80 S3 -- D-DAY: The Battle for Merville

A few hours before the beach landings at Normandy, Allied troops invaded the Merville Battery—a giant gun encampment—with instructions to destroy it. However, they had hundreds less soldiers than necessary to complete the mission.

15 MINMAR 7
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80 S3 -- D-DAY: The Battle for Merville

79 S3 -- D-DAY: One of the Most Dangerous Missions of D-Day

As we lead up to the climax of D-Day, we learn about the early hours of June 6, 1944, and the soldiers who executed a mission so dangerous, they expected death.

14 MINFEB 28
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79 S3 -- D-DAY: One of the Most Dangerous Missions of D-Day

Latest Episodes

BONUS: Introducing The History of England

Today we have a special guest post for Unknown History listeners. David Crowther hosts the History of England podcast, where he delves into England's history from the end of Roman Britain to present day. This episode focuses on Queen Mary, Lady Elizabeth, and their strained relationship in 1500's England. Listen to learn about the queen's attempt to "remove a thorn" from her rule. Learn more about the History of England Podcast at:https://thehistoryofengland.co.uk/

35 MINMAY 30
Comments
BONUS: Introducing The History of England

87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

In the last episode from Season 3 of Unknown History, we learn how the American Troops finally won the beach from German defenders at Omaha Beach. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 MINAPR 25
Comments
87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

Today, we hear from the other side of D-Day—the German colonel tasked with driving the Allied forces off the beaches. Could the panzer tank division and its colorful leader turn the tide on June 6, 1944? This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory.

14 MINAPR 18
Comments
86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

Upon landing at Sword Beach the morning of June 6, 1944, one group of eite British commandos were accompanied by a Highland bagpiper, who emphasized the greatness of their victory. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 MINAPR 10
Comments
85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans

A group of American Rangers, led by the bold James Rudder, were some of the strongest and bravest soldiers in D-Day battles. Learn how they sabotaged a giant stockpile of German weapons aimed at Normandy beaches.

14 MINAPR 4
Comments
84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans

83 S3 -- D-Day: The Tale of Two Brothers

Two brothers, Charles and Elliot Dalton, fought side-by-side on the morning of June 6, 1944, leading the Juno Beach landings.

14 MINMAR 28
Comments
83 S3 -- D-Day: The Tale of Two Brothers

82 S3 -- D-DAY: D-Day: The Men in the 'Suicide Wave'

If you've seen 'Saving Private Ryan,' you know too well the images of the first flight of men invading and dying on the beach on D-Day—today, we learn the true story of that fateful mission.

15 MINMAR 21
Comments
82 S3 -- D-DAY: D-Day: The Men in the 'Suicide Wave'

81 S3 -- D-DAY: The Utah Beach Landings

As dawn broke on June 6, 1944, Allied forces were conducting their first wave of landings on Utah Beach—and quickly realized that a part of their plan had gone very, very wrong.

15 MINMAR 14
Comments
81 S3 -- D-DAY: The Utah Beach Landings

80 S3 -- D-DAY: The Battle for Merville

A few hours before the beach landings at Normandy, Allied troops invaded the Merville Battery—a giant gun encampment—with instructions to destroy it. However, they had hundreds less soldiers than necessary to complete the mission.

15 MINMAR 7
Comments
80 S3 -- D-DAY: The Battle for Merville

79 S3 -- D-DAY: One of the Most Dangerous Missions of D-Day

As we lead up to the climax of D-Day, we learn about the early hours of June 6, 1944, and the soldiers who executed a mission so dangerous, they expected death.

14 MINFEB 28
Comments
79 S3 -- D-DAY: One of the Most Dangerous Missions of D-Day