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History Extra podcast
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit
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4.3 stars from 3,300 ratings
Can be very interesting
And can also be deathly dull. It’s a gamble.
MaryH1nge via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/17/20
The Rise of Hitler
This ‘horrible little man’ talking about Hitler can’t contain himself to insult a Trump and declares how much ‘cleverer’ Hitler was that President Trump. Can’t the BBC tell these people to keep their politics to themselves? I stopped listening to this talking cretin after that idiotic remark
CharmStrange via Apple Podcasts · Israel · 02/17/20
The “Umm’s” kill it
The frequency of the ah, and um’s from both people is so distracting I cannot listen. Also the audio level between the two is off. Great content, but unfortunately audio and commentary is off putting.
Ndnd Wife of Lrrrrr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/12/20
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