History Rage

Paul Bavill & Kyle Glover

History Rage is a fortnightly podcast where we invite members of the history community to debunk the myths about major historical events and figures. What they wish we would all stop believing.

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This week Paul and Kyle welcome journalist, historian and author of "To War With The Walkers", Annabel Venning, and Annabel is getting royally annoyed by VE Day, attitudes to the Far East and too many overlooked conflicts.In doing so she tells many of her family's personal stories and experiences. It's haunting, and eye-opening stuff.You can follow Annabel on Twitter using the handle @AnnabelVenningYou can buy Annabel's book "To War With The Walkers" by clicking the link here:https://www.amazon.co.uk/War-Walkers-Soldiers-Familys-Extraordinary/dp/147367932X/You can follow History Rage on Twitter @HistoryRage and let us know what you wish people would just stop believing using the Hashtag #HistoryRage.

Dec 6

41 min 10 sec

This week Paul and Kyle are joined by Paul Woodadge, Second World War Historian. Normandy Tour Guide and Owner/Operator/Commander-in-Chief of the WW2TV YouTube channel....... and what annoys Paul the most is people thinking Omaha Beach was a catastrophe and a disaster.You can follow Paul on Twitter @WW2TV and do subscribe to the excellent livestreams on the WW2TV YouTube Channel.You can follow History Rage on Twitter @HistoryRage and let us know what you wish people would just stop believing using the Hashtag #HistoryRage.

Nov 22

43 min 25 sec

This week Paul and Kyle welcome Second World War, Holocaust Historian and former Auschwitz Guide Alina Nowobilska. Today, Alina wants to rage that Auschwitz was not built to be a Jewish Death Camp and its history prior to 1942 is even darker.WARNING: This episode deals with some very dark topics. Listener discretion is advised.We discuss an image used by many holocaust deniers at about 33 minutes. For those listeners who want to see the image Alina is debunking you can do so at this link:https://i.redd.it/cqiat332tfc51.jpgYou can follow Alina on Twitter - @WW2girl1944 and you can follow more of her work at the Pilecki Institute at @ThePileckiInstYou can follow History Rage on Twitter @HistoryRage and let us know what you wish people would just stop believing using the Hashtag #HistoryRage.

Nov 8

40 min 41 sec

This week Paul and Kyle are joined by Emmy award winning producer and director, as well as best-selling author Peter Lion, author of the books MERG and AMERICAN ST. NICK. He joins the guys to rant about the Battle of the Bulge and society's obsession with the weather.You can follow Peter on Twitter - @PeterLionAuthor and you can find his excellent books at the following links:MERGAMERICAN St. NICKYou can follow History Rage on Twitter @HistoryRage and let us know what you wish people would just stop believing using the Hashtag #HistoryRage.

Oct 25

48 min 20 sec

We are joined for this episode by Yorkshire Historian and Engagement Officer for the British Association for Local History, Catherine Warr, and she is going to rant about the misplaced and mythical idea that the Wars of the Roses are anything to do with Yorkshire. They're not... and the reality is way more interesting.You can follow Catherine on Twitter @HiddenYorkshire and you should check out her YouTube Channel - Yorkshire's Hidden Histories

Oct 11

29 min 17 sec

We are joined for this episode by Historian of the Orient and Podcaster,  Dean Strachan, and he is going to town on the historical travesty that is Braveheart, and how we shouldn't use it as any reference to the life of William Wallace.You can follow Dean on Twitter @TheChroniclerh1 and you can find his podcast The Chronicler - Chinese History on all good podcast outlets:SpotifyApple PodcastsPlayer FM

Sep 27

32 min 54 sec

We are joined for this episode by Second World War Historian and Press Officer for the Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team, Andy Chatterton, and he is opening up the dark and murky world of Britain's darkest counter-invasion units.You can find more information on the work of the Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team and the British Resistance Archive at their web site: www.staybehinds.com

Sep 13

41 min 17 sec

We are joined for our launch episode by Cat Irving, Conservator of Human Remains for the Surgeons Hall Museums of Edinburgh, and she is lifting the coffin lid on Edinburgh's most famous bodysnatchers. Cat will be delivering an online presentation "Oh Mummy Where Art Thou - A Potted History of Preserving Human Remains" for the London Month of the Dead - you can purchase a ticket at this link:https://londonmonthofthedead.com/tickets.html

Aug 27

27 min 48 sec