Dan Snow's History Hit

Dan Snow's History Hit

Latest Episodes

Secret Origins of the SAS
August 30, 2023

Dudley Clarke; a pioneer of the SAS and master of military deception.

Surviving Hitler and Stalin
August 09, 2023

Lord Daniel Finkelstein recounts stories from his parents' remarkable lives.

Genghis Khan
August 08, 2023

Genghis Khan roughly translates to 'Universal Ruler', a fitting name for the most famous nomadic conqueror to have ever lived.

Attila The Hun
August 07, 2023

Known to the Romans as the 'Scourge of God', Attila the Hun brought chaos to the world around him.

The Great Train Robbery
August 06, 2023

Did the "heist of the century" really happen the way the robbers say it did?

Ragnar Lothbrok: Viking Legend
August 02, 2023

What do we know about the real Ragnar Lothbrok?

History's Greatest Commanders
August 01, 2023

What makes a commander great?

Good King Wenceslaus
July 31, 2023

The Duke of Bohemia, made famous by the Christmas carol was a pivotal figure in European history.

North vs South: How Korea Was Divided
July 30, 2023

The divided Korean peninsula is the last remnant of the Cold War.

Oppenheimer: What If America Never Dropped the Atomic Bomb?
July 26, 2023

Why did the USA choose to use nuclear weapons in 1945?