World History Audio Narrations

Whether it's people, places or events which fuel "the news," the fabric of our lives is impacted by world events. This collection features stories from ancient to modern times.

Germany's Federal Archives contain SS photos from Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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The Babylonian Empire, when it existed, was the most-powerful of all states in the ancient world.

Storing water in their large stems, Baobab trees help people during dry periods.

United Irishmen, attempting to free Ireland from British control, lose a battle at Vinegar Hill.

During the Blitz, German warplanes devastate Coventry on November 14, 1940.

The Ardennes Offensive initially favors Germany, leading to the Americans in trouble at Bastogne.

What are the factors leading to Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo on June 18, 1815?

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