Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on History Hit

Watch this video and more on History Hit

🎧 D-Day: Britain and America's 'Special Relationship'

🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 25m

Up Next in 🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit

  • 🎧 The History of the Ejector Seat

    An ejector seat propels a human at speeds reaching 200 miles in less than a second. It can save a life... or snap a neck. John Nichol remembers pulling the ejector handle in his Tornado aircraft flying at over 500mph above the Iraqi desert, launching him back down to earth. It saved his life, but...

  • 🎧 Love and Lust in WWII

    Though rarely spoken about, love, lust and sexuality were key to many soldiers' experiences of the Second World War. Veterans might allude to them in their recollections, but what do we know about wartime experiences of sex and sexual identity? And how did this intersect with the soldiers' unders...

  • 🎧 Why Empires Fall

    For centuries, the Roman Empire commanded unparalleled control over the world around it. It expanded its borders through trade and conquest, sucking resources from the periphery into its thriving centre - Rome. And then, suddenly, everything changed. The Empire entered a state of crisis, and rapi...