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From outer space to the oceans, war and technology to exploration and survival – your hosts Danny & Carlin discuss chapters of human history that are in need of a fresh lick of paint. If you're interested in history, but not enough to actually read a book, stave off the loneliness by helping us make history great again.

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From outer space to the oceans, war and technology to exploration and survival – your hosts Danny & Carlin discuss chapters of human history that are in need of a fresh lick of paint. If you're interested in history, but not enough to actually read a book, stave off the loneliness by helping us make history great again.

    Episode 2: Great Air Races (Part 2)

    Episode 2: Great Air Races (Part 2)

    This is part two in our series on the Golden Age of Aviation and the Great Air Races. Last time it was the 1919 England to Australia Flight, this time we're going to be talking about the 1934 Melbourne Centenary Race.

    Great Air Races – Episode 2 (Part 1)

    Great Air Races – Episode 2 (Part 1)

    Heavier-than-air flight is just over a hundred years old but has been crucial to the progress of mankind in the 20th century and beyond, both in peacetime and in war.



    We're going to be looking at two key events from the Golden Age of Aviation. These risky endeavours captured the imagination of the public throughout the globe and laid the groundwork for today's fast, safe, and affordable to the average person international air travel.

    Trailer – Great Air Races – Episode 2

    Trailer – Great Air Races – Episode 2

    This is a short trailer for Hard Hat History's upcoming episode on the Great Air Races of the Golden Age of Aviation.

    Terra Nova Expedition – Episode 1 (Part 2)

    Terra Nova Expedition – Episode 1 (Part 2)

    At the tail end of the heroic age of exploration there remained one major achievement to allure intrepid polar pioneers ‒ the reaching of the geographical South Pole.



    In an era where few expeditions returned with full party, numerous brave men suffered and perished in pursuit of that quest.

    Polar Exploration – Episode 1 (Part 1)

    Polar Exploration – Episode 1 (Part 1)

    At the tail end of the heroic age of exploration there remained one major achievement to allure intrepid polar pioneers ‒ the reaching of the geographical South Pole.



    In an era where few expeditions returned with full party, numerous brave men suffered and perished in pursuit of that quest.

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