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This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.


1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 168 reviews at Apple 4.5/5.




Sep 25, 2015

"The Boys of Point Du Hoc"- D-Day #WWII  The most dramatic and deadly event of D-Day, June 6, 1944, and there were many, occurred as the Army Rangers 2nd Battalion stormed the 100 foot high vertical cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc at Normandy ti silence a well-fortified German gun battery. In 1984, on the 40th anniversary of...

Sep 22, 2015

Guest host Dante Stack takes us on a sometimes eerie ride into zombie history through the ages, the rise and popularity of zombies, and the reasons zombies terrify and fascinate us. Sources: Syrian Smashed Skulls: article from Medieval History Thietmar-podcast: Footnoting Do Zombies...

Sep 18, 2015

The true story of Virginia's Grace Sherwood, who was the last person to be tried and convicted as a witch in the state of Virginia. Her accusers were many, and while her husband lived they both went to court often to try to defend their reputation and name.  She was a midwife and healer, and sometimes the line...

Sep 12, 2015

The story of Bond creator Ian Fleming, his crucial role in British military intelligence, his first books, and his career. With special insight into the early James Bond movies and Sean Connery.  Sources:  Amis, Kingsley (1966) The James Bond Dossier: London Pan Books Black, Jeremy, (2005) The Politics of James Bond:...

Sep 4, 2015

Many people see the first Father of our country as the serious, austere, older figure on the face of our one dollar bills, but we don't often get to see the young man who grew up at Mount Vernon and commanded a military expedition into the frontier at age 21. Author Steve Yoch provides valuable insight to George...