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This podcast covers the lesser known facts and events of History, the literal footnotes of History!Michael MountfordMatthew HeritageLogo - Mayli Helen Mountford: https://www.instagram.com/designmountford

Latest Episodes

006 - The 1883 Eruption of Krakatoa

The sheer power of nature to wreak havoc on humanity is discussed as we cover the most destructive volcanic eruption in recent human history. Sources: The Eruption of Krakatoa, and subsequent phenomena - Report of the Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society. (https://archive.org/details/eruptionkrakato00whipgoog) KSC VAB Aeroacoustic Hazard Assessment - NASA (Page 43 - https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20110002902.pdf) Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded - Simon Winchester (Book) Volcanoes, Ice and Destructive Waves - Frank Press (Article: http://calteches.library.caltech.edu/170/1/press.pdf) Near and far-field effects of tsunamis generated by the paroxysmal eruptions, explosions, caldera collapses and massive slope failures of the Krakatau Volcano in Indonesia on August 26-27, 1883 - George Pararas-Carayannis (http://library.lanl.gov/tsunami/ts214.pdf) William Ashcroft’s Krakatoa Paintings - https://www.sciencephoto.com/media/363999/view/krakatoa-sunsets-1883-...

19 MIN2018 AUG 6
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006 - The 1883 Eruption of Krakatoa

005 - The First Train Ever

"What is a train?" and other questions are discussed as we try to determine what really was the first train in history. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockton_and_Darlington_Railway https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Stephenson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locomotion_No._1 https://www.britannica.com/topic/Stockton-and-Darlington-Railway http://spartacus-educational.com/RAstockton.htm http://www.engineering-timelines.com/scripts/engineeringItem.asp?id=1136 https://www.ice.org.uk/what-is-civil-engineering/what-do-civil-engineers-do/stockton-and-darlington-railway https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool_and_Manchester_Railway http://beforebefore.net/scima200/media/wolfgang-schivelbusch-railroad-space-and-railroad-time-1.pdf (really cool article)

31 MIN2018 AUG 6
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005 - The First Train Ever

004 - Keele University's Declaration of Independence

In this episode we discuss how a seemingly unremarkable English University decided to protest against the British government by... declaring independence. Sources: Keele Oral History Project https://www.keele.ac.uk/thekeeleoralhistoryproject/declarationofindependence/ https://www.keele.ac.uk/media/keeleuniversity/alumni/UDI%203%20C%20Parkins.jpg

31 MIN2018 AUG 6
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004 - Keele University's Declaration of Independence

003 - Abdullah Napoleon

In this episode we discuss Napoleon's campaign in Egypt, his alleged devotion to Islam and where the Rosetta stone should be. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_campaign_in_Egypt_and_Syria https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Pyramids https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Nile https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolt_of_Cairo https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/napoleon/facts-and-figures/napoleon-in-egypt.html https://www.napoleon.org/en/history-of-the-two-empires/articles/napoleon-in-egypt/ https://www.thoughtco.com/napoleons-egyptian-campaign-1221695 https://www.warhistoryonline.com/featured/did-you-know-napoleon-was-a-serious-admirer-of-islam.html

32 MIN2018 AUG 6
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003 - Abdullah Napoleon

002 - The White Death

In this episode we discuss the legendary Finnish sniper 'The White Death' and his impact on the Winter War in 1939. Sources: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1517044/The-long-view.html The White Sniper - Tapio Saarelainen (Book) https://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-finnish-sniper-simo-hayha/christopher-myers https://www.simohayha.com/ https://nordic.businessinsider.com/the-incredible-life-of-simo-hayha-the-worlds-deadliest-sniper-who-killed-hundreds-during-the-winter-war-2017-3/ Motti Tactics in Finnish Military Historiography since World War 2 - Pasi Tuunanien (Article) https://www.historyextra.com/period/the-worlds-deadliest-sniper-simo-hayha/

27 MIN2018 AUG 6
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002 - The White Death

001 - The Discovery of America

In this episode we discuss the actual first Europeans to discover America (probably) as well as why 'firsts' matter in history and whether Europe was truly 'dark' during the Viking age. Apologies for the slight echo, it is only significant in this episode. Sources: http://www.canadianmysteries.ca/sites/vinland/home/indexen.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%27Anse_aux_Meadows https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson https://www.bartleby.com/43/1.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norse_colonization_of_North_America https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland_saga https://notendur.hi.is/haukurth/utgafa/greenlanders.html

33 MIN2018 AUG 6
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001 - The Discovery of America
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Latest Episodes

006 - The 1883 Eruption of Krakatoa

The sheer power of nature to wreak havoc on humanity is discussed as we cover the most destructive volcanic eruption in recent human history. Sources: The Eruption of Krakatoa, and subsequent phenomena - Report of the Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society. (https://archive.org/details/eruptionkrakato00whipgoog) KSC VAB Aeroacoustic Hazard Assessment - NASA (Page 43 - https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20110002902.pdf) Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded - Simon Winchester (Book) Volcanoes, Ice and Destructive Waves - Frank Press (Article: http://calteches.library.caltech.edu/170/1/press.pdf) Near and far-field effects of tsunamis generated by the paroxysmal eruptions, explosions, caldera collapses and massive slope failures of the Krakatau Volcano in Indonesia on August 26-27, 1883 - George Pararas-Carayannis (http://library.lanl.gov/tsunami/ts214.pdf) William Ashcroft’s Krakatoa Paintings - https://www.sciencephoto.com/media/363999/view/krakatoa-sunsets-1883-...

19 MIN2018 AUG 6
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006 - The 1883 Eruption of Krakatoa

005 - The First Train Ever

"What is a train?" and other questions are discussed as we try to determine what really was the first train in history. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockton_and_Darlington_Railway https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Stephenson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locomotion_No._1 https://www.britannica.com/topic/Stockton-and-Darlington-Railway http://spartacus-educational.com/RAstockton.htm http://www.engineering-timelines.com/scripts/engineeringItem.asp?id=1136 https://www.ice.org.uk/what-is-civil-engineering/what-do-civil-engineers-do/stockton-and-darlington-railway https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool_and_Manchester_Railway http://beforebefore.net/scima200/media/wolfgang-schivelbusch-railroad-space-and-railroad-time-1.pdf (really cool article)

31 MIN2018 AUG 6
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005 - The First Train Ever

004 - Keele University's Declaration of Independence

In this episode we discuss how a seemingly unremarkable English University decided to protest against the British government by... declaring independence. Sources: Keele Oral History Project https://www.keele.ac.uk/thekeeleoralhistoryproject/declarationofindependence/ https://www.keele.ac.uk/media/keeleuniversity/alumni/UDI%203%20C%20Parkins.jpg

31 MIN2018 AUG 6
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004 - Keele University's Declaration of Independence

003 - Abdullah Napoleon

In this episode we discuss Napoleon's campaign in Egypt, his alleged devotion to Islam and where the Rosetta stone should be. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_campaign_in_Egypt_and_Syria https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Pyramids https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Nile https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolt_of_Cairo https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/napoleon/facts-and-figures/napoleon-in-egypt.html https://www.napoleon.org/en/history-of-the-two-empires/articles/napoleon-in-egypt/ https://www.thoughtco.com/napoleons-egyptian-campaign-1221695 https://www.warhistoryonline.com/featured/did-you-know-napoleon-was-a-serious-admirer-of-islam.html

32 MIN2018 AUG 6
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003 - Abdullah Napoleon

002 - The White Death

In this episode we discuss the legendary Finnish sniper 'The White Death' and his impact on the Winter War in 1939. Sources: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1517044/The-long-view.html The White Sniper - Tapio Saarelainen (Book) https://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-finnish-sniper-simo-hayha/christopher-myers https://www.simohayha.com/ https://nordic.businessinsider.com/the-incredible-life-of-simo-hayha-the-worlds-deadliest-sniper-who-killed-hundreds-during-the-winter-war-2017-3/ Motti Tactics in Finnish Military Historiography since World War 2 - Pasi Tuunanien (Article) https://www.historyextra.com/period/the-worlds-deadliest-sniper-simo-hayha/

27 MIN2018 AUG 6
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002 - The White Death

001 - The Discovery of America

In this episode we discuss the actual first Europeans to discover America (probably) as well as why 'firsts' matter in history and whether Europe was truly 'dark' during the Viking age. Apologies for the slight echo, it is only significant in this episode. Sources: http://www.canadianmysteries.ca/sites/vinland/home/indexen.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%27Anse_aux_Meadows https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson https://www.bartleby.com/43/1.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norse_colonization_of_North_America https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland_saga https://notendur.hi.is/haukurth/utgafa/greenlanders.html

33 MIN2018 AUG 6
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001 - The Discovery of America
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