11 episodes

In "Hardcore History" the very unconventional Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", outside-the-box 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 is a difficult-to-classify show that has a rather sharp edge. It's not for everyone. But the innovative style and approach has made "Dan Carlin's Hardcore History" a New Media hit.

Dan Carlin Hardcore History Archives Dan Carlin

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

In "Hardcore History" the very unconventional Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", outside-the-box 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 is a difficult-to-classify show that has a rather sharp edge. It's not for everyone. But the innovative style and approach has made "Dan Carlin's Hardcore History" a New Media hit.

    Hardcore History 55 - Blueprint for Armageddon VI

    Hardcore History 55 - Blueprint for Armageddon VI

    The Americans are coming, but will the war be over by the time they get there? Germany throws everything into a last series of stupendous attacks in the West while hoping to avoid getting burned by a fire in the East they helped fan.

    • 4 hrs 16 min
    Hardcore History 54 - Blueprint for Armageddon V

    Hardcore History 54 - Blueprint for Armageddon V

    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.

    • 4 hrs 29 min
    Hardcore History 53 - Blueprint for Armageddon IV

    Hardcore History 53 - Blueprint for Armageddon IV

    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 generation.

    • 3 hrs 55 min
    Hardcore History 547 - EXTRA Wrath of the Khans

    Hardcore History 547 - EXTRA Wrath of the Khans

    More military history. More quintessentially "Dan" twists. More deep questions. In this "Director's Cut" style addendum to HH 47 you get all that, plus cutting-room floor stuff and Dan talking about the challenges this episode posed and why he made "Wrath of the Khans" the way he did.

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    Hardcore History 47 - Wrath of the Khans V

    Hardcore History 47 - Wrath of the Khans V

    Succession issues weaken the Mongol Empire as the grandchildren of Genghis Khan fight over their imperial inheritance. This doesn't stop them from dealing out pain, suffering, and ironically good governance while doing so.

    • 2 hrs 6 min
    Hardcore History 46 - Wrath of the Khans IV

    Hardcore History 46 - Wrath of the Khans IV

    The death of Genghis Khan, the founder of the Mongol Empire, should have slowed the momentum of Mongol conquests, but instead it accelerated it. This time though, all of Europe is on the Mongol hit list.

    • 1 hr 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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My gosh he was young

It’s like fifteen more episodes of hardcore history, what more could you ask for.

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