12 episodes

In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.

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    • 4.8 • 327 Ratings

In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.

    Supernova in the East VI

    Supernova in the East VI

    When do spirit, tenacity, resilience and bravery cross into madness? When cities are incinerated? When suicide attacks become the norm? When atomic weapons are used? Japan's leaders test the limits of national endurance in the war's last year.

    • 5 hrs 45 min
    Supernova in the East V

    Supernova in the East V

    Can suicidal bravery and fanatical determination make up for material, industrial and numerical insufficiency? As the Asia-Pacific conflict turns against the Japanese these questions are put to the test. The results are nightmarish.

    • 3 hrs 32 min
    Supernova in the East IV

    Supernova in the East IV

    Coral Sea, Midway and Guadalcanal are three of the most famous battles of the Second World War. Together they will shift the momentum in the Pacific theater and usher in the era of modern naval and amphibious warfare.

    • 3 hrs 58 min
    Supernova in the East III

    Supernova in the East III

    Japan's rising sun goes supernova and engulfs a huge area of Asia and the Pacific. A war without mercy begins to develop infusing the whole conflict with a savage vibe.

    • 4 hrs 53 min
    Supernova in the East II

    Supernova in the East II

    Deep themes run through this show, with allegations of Japanese war crimes and atrocities in China at the start leading to eerily familiar, almost modern questions over how the world should respond. And then Dec 7, 1941 arrives...

    • 4 hrs 1 min
    Supernova in the East I

    Supernova in the East I

    The Asia-Pacific War of 1937-1945 has deep roots. It also involves a Japanese society that's been called one of the most distinctive on Earth. If there were a Japanese version of Captain America, this would be his origin story.

    • 4 hrs 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
327 Ratings

327 Ratings

Hasmannerne ,

Dybdegående historiefortællinger

Hvis du savner at få et dybdegående indblik i historiske øjeblikke, så er det bare om at sætte tid af til denne podcast. Jeg synes normalt at “gamle krige” er kedelige...men dér tog jeg så fejl 🙄

PølsenFraTarm ,

Hør dem!

Fantastisk podcast. Personligt er jeg til “nye” krige, men det er en smagssag. Han fortæller godt, objektivt og på en måde, som bare river dig tilbage til tiden.

The pervert xD ,

Den absolut bedste historiske podcast

Det er intet under at Dan Carlins podcast er berømt, fra fortællingerne om Romerigets kollaps til anden verdenskrig er der et bredt katalog af ekstremt underholdende podcasts om menneskehedens udskejelser.

Gå endelig tilbage på hans hjemmeside og køb de tidligere tiders klassiske samling og du har hundredevis af femstjernet underholdning foran dig.

Jeg misunder dig hvis du er førstegangslytter, for du er på vej ind i et univers af fantastiske fortællinger. God rejse.

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