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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

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    • 3.9, 20 Ratings

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

    BONUS: Introducing The History of England

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

    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 min
    86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

    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 min
    85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

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

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

    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 min

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Great podcast

Really interesting podcast delivered well by Giles. Thanks

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