History Today Podcast


The History Today Podcast: December 2011

In this edition: - Former editor Gordon Marsden talks about the Second World War origins of History Today and the adverts that helped to fund its publication in the 1950s and 1960s; - Greg Carleton explains how the US and the Soviet Union transformed their disastrous military defeats at Pearl Harbour and Brest Fortress in 1941 into positive national narratives. - Martin Evans discusses his latest book Algeria: An Undeclared War. We welcome your comments and suggestions about any topic discussed in this episode; go to http://historytoday.com/podcast for more.

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