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The History of the Twentieth Century

A chronicle of the history of the twentieth century, including art, music, popular culture, science, religion, and, of course, politics and war.
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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 21, 2018

Germany claimed Southwest Africa as a colony in 1884. This episode reviews the history of the colony through the Great War, when it was seized by South Africa.

Jan 14, 2018

In 1914, the war in the West ground down to a stalemate. There seemed no sign that 1915 would be any different. Allied commanders experimented with new tactics to deal with this new warfare.

Jan 7, 2018

The beginning of 1915 sees the Central Powers under something like a giant siege. What can be done to break out?

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