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      Wed 25 Jan 2017

      Show 59 - (Blitz) The Destroyer of Worlds 5h 49m play

      What happens if human beings can't handle the power of their own weaponry? This show  examines the dangerous early years of the Nuclear Age and humankind's efforts to avoid self-destruction at the han... 5 more words

      Sun 07 Aug 2016

      Show 58 - Kings of Kings III 5h play

      If this were a movie, the events and cameos would be too numerous and star-studded to mention. It includes Xerxes, Spartans, Immortals, Alexander the Great, scythed chariots, and several of the greate... 4 more words

      Sun 20 Mar 2016

      Show 57 - Kings of Kings II 4h 15m play

      From Biblical-era coup conspiracies to the horrific aftermath of ancient combat this second installment of the series on the Kings of Achaemenid Persia goes where only Dan can take it. For better or w... 1 more words

      Thu 29 Oct 2015

      Show 56 - Kings of Kings 3h 32m play

      Often relegated to the role of slavish cannon fodder for Sparta's spears, the Achaemenid Persian empire had a glorious heritage. Under a single king they created the greatest empire the world had ever... 1 more words

      Wed 06 May 2015

      Show 55 - Blueprint for Armageddon VI 4h 16m play

      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 ... 7 more words

      Tue 30 Dec 2014

      Show 54 - Blueprint for Armageddon V 4h 29m play

      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.

      Sun 17 Aug 2014

      Show 53 - Blueprint for Armageddon IV 3h 55m play

      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 gen... 1 more words

      Thu 24 Apr 2014

      Show 52 - Blueprint for Armageddon III 3h 54m play

      The war of maneuver that was supposed to be over quickly instead turns into a lingering bloody stalemate. Trench warfare begins, and with it, all the murderous efforts on both sides to overcome the st... 2 more words

      Fri 31 Jan 2014

      Show 51 - Blueprint for Armageddon II 3h 20m play

      The Great Powers all come out swinging in the first round of the worst war the planet has ever seen. Millions of men in dozens of armies vie in the most deadly and complex opening moves of any conflic... 4 more words

      Wed 30 Oct 2013

      Show 50 - Blueprint for Armageddon I 3h 7m play

      The planet hadn't seen a major war between all the Great Powers since the downfall of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815. But 99 years later the dam breaks and a Pandora's Box of violence engulfs the planet... 1 more words

      Thu 25 Jul 2013

      Show 49 - The American Peril 4h 5m play

      Imperial temptations and humanitarian nightmares force the United States of the late 19th Century to confront the contradictions between its revolutionary self-image and its expanding national interes... 1 more words

      Mon 22 Apr 2013

      Show 48 - Prophets of Doom 4h 28m play

      Murderous millennial preachers and prophets take over the German city of Munster after Martin Luther unleashes a Pandora's Box of religious anarchy with the Protestant Reformation.