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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 3,824 ratings
Unlike some of your other podcast reviewers, I find this person highly irritating. He seems to think we want to know his opinions about historians’ answers - “that’s a great answer” etc - whereas in fact we could not be less interested. My preference would be that he didn’t appear on your...Read full review »
Blottwords via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/30/20
Generally a great podcast. Sadly, one interviewer has a poor style and the rough transition between questions makes the interaction with that episode’s historian rather jarring. Far better, if that individual demonstrated an interest in the response so that a more natural conversation occurs.
Ed Wyn 19 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/30/20
Indian Soldiers at Dunkirk
Interesting podcast. Mention was made of the lack of recognition given these soldiers, e.g. films about Dunkirk and no Indian actors. If Indian soldiers’ contribution to the European war needs to be recognized, then mention should be made of the Waffen SS Indian Legion. Every race has its good...Read full review »
mincraft is gret via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/29/20
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