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Dan Snow's History Hit: Access All Areas

History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Series Producer: Dan Morelle @danmorelle
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Aug 15, 2016
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Aug 10, 2016
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Jun 4, 2016
4 June 1940 - Operation Dynamo comes to an end. The mission has been a phenomenal success with 338,226 soldiers being evacuated, nearly 10 times the number Churchill believed could be saved. However, the cost of the mission was high: over 106 aircraft were lost along with 243 ships and countless lives. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
Jun 3, 2016
On 3 June 1940 - the evacuations are winding down as the Germans press ever closer. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
Jun 2, 2016
2 June 1940 - It has now become too dangerous to evacuate troops in daylight so evacuations continue under the cover of darkness. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
Jun 1, 2016
On 1 June 1940 64,000 men manage to evade the Nazi army which is moving closer and closer to the beach. However the action comes at a great cost as the British loose four destroyers. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
May 31, 2016
31 May 1940 is the most successful day of the evacuation yet with 68,000 men rescued. This incredible achievement means that the Commander-in Chief of the British Expeditionary Force, Lord Gort is also evacuated and command is handed over to a more junior general. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
May 30, 2016
On 30 May 1940 the British cabinet meet to discuss whether Britain can remain in the war. The politicians are split but the increasing success of the Dunkirk Evacuation means that Churchill is able to persuade his government to carry on fighting. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
May 29, 2016
On 29 May 1940 - The British are able to utilise the East Mole resulting in the rescue of 45,000 men. But the Luftwaffe continue to wreak havoc on the British ships. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
May 28, 2016
On 28 May 1940 the Belgium Army surrenders leaving the British even more exposed to German attack. However the 'little ships' begin to arrive today - pleasure boats, Thames steamers and ferries come to the aid of the beleaguered BEF. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
May 27, 2016
On 27 May 1940 the British ramp up the evacuation of their encircled troops. However their attempts at escape are made increasingly difficult by the German Luftwaffe who pound Dunkirk from the skies, successfully knocking out the harbour. Subscribe to the No.1 History Podcast: http://historyhit.com/podcast
May 26, 2016

Over the next 10 days we'll be History Hitting you with a daily film about the Dunkirk evacuations. 

On 26 May 1940 Winston Churchill orders the evacuation of the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) from Dunkirk. Operation Dynamo hopes to save 45,000 British troops from the advancing Nazi juggernaut.

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May 13, 2016
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Apr 22, 2016
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Apr 20, 2016
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Apr 7, 2016
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Apr 5, 2016
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Apr 3, 2016
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Apr 3, 2016
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Apr 1, 2016
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Mar 12, 2016
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