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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.

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Pain is at the root of most drama and entertainment. When does it get too real? This very disturbing and graphic show looks into some case studies and asks some deep questions. WARNING Very intense subject matter.

Direct download: dchha61_BLITZ_Painfotainment.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:49pm PDT

Julius Caesar is our travel guide as he takes us through his murderous subjugation of the native Celtic tribal peoples of ancient Gaul. It sounds vaguely like other, recent European colonial conquests.. until the natives nearly win.

Direct download: dchha60_The_Celtic_Holocaust.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:50am PDT

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 hands of its own creation.

Direct download: dchha59_BLITZ_The_Destroyer_of_Worlds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27pm PDT

Direct download: dchha58_Kings_of_Kings_III.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm PDT

Direct download: dchha57_Kings_of_Kings_II.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:36am PDT

Direct download: dchha56_Kings_of_Kings.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am PDT

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 fire in the East they helped fan.
Direct download: dchha55_Blueprint_for_Armageddon_VI.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 12:57am PDT

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.
Direct download: dchha54_Blueprint_for_Armageddon_V.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 10:24pm PDT

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 generation.
Direct download: dchha53_Blueprint_for_Armageddon_IV.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 10:21am PDT

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 static defenses.
Direct download: dchha52_Blueprint_for_Armageddon_III.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 1:25pm PDT