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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.




Feb 26, 2016

For years the legend of a missing Nazi train loaded with stolen treasure consisting of everything from gold bullion to the priceless Russian Amber Room have circulated in southwestern Poland. In August of 2015 two men, one Polish, and one German, both treasure hunters with advanced geo imaging equipment, approached the...

Feb 18, 2016

1001 FLASHBACK Sponsored By Bombfell: For Guys That Want To Look Great But Hate To Shop- Save $25 on your first order by going to On the evening of January 19th, 1889, two wagons and a buggy slowly crossed Dry Creek, two miles east of Graham, Texas. The lead wagon held six prisoners, four of...

Feb 13, 2016

This long-lost American tale tells the true story of two young girls, Abigail and Rebecca Bates, the daughters of a lighthouse keeper in Scituate, Massachusetts, who turn back a British warship during the War of 1812.  Early in September, 1814, a British warship was sighted offshore preparing to launch barges toward...

Feb 6, 2016

This short story by writer W.W. Jacobs begins in the White family home in England on a dark and stormy night. The Whites are expecting the visit of an old family friend who has been in the army in India recently and they have invited him to stop by and share his adventures. While there, their friend shows them...

Feb 4, 2016

On September 7, 1849, Edgar Allen Poe, at the top of his career, kissed his fiance goodbye at his home in Richmond, VA, and began a business trip to Philadelphia. He then dropped out of sight for a week, he was found in Baltimore on October 3rd, inside a bar-turned-polling place, drunk and disheveled, wearing...