Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

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 Hitler? What was the greatest army of all time? Which U.S. President was the worst? Hardcore History discusses the issues and questions history fans love. Previous shows: Blueprint for Armageddon (WWI), Wrath of the Khans (Mongols), (Punic Nightmares (The Punic Wars), Ghosts of the Ostfront (WWII Eastern Front), Prophets of Doom (Münster Rebellion), Thor's Angels (Germanic tribes), Death Throes of the Republic (Rome), the fall of Assyria, the bronze age collapse, and the black plague. Older episodes are available for sale.

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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.... . .