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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.

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Dec 26, 2016

On December 5th, 1945, 5 Grumman Avenger airplanes carrying 14 men and 13 men in a Martin Mariner Search and Rescue Seaplane were swallowed up in the Bermuda Triangle, leaving no trace of their existence, despite a search by over 300 ships and planes. This is the true story of the Lost Squadron, Flight 19, often called...

Dec 19, 2016

Gremlins arrived long before the 1984 smash hit movie "Gremlins", although their nature was the same- troublesome, impish, and often mean little gnomes that created problems for anyone who came in contact with them. This was true for British airmen in WWI and WWII, who experienced all kinds of problems with the...

Dec 12, 2016

In this episode, we bring you the "story-behind-the-story" to 11 songs- some country, some rock, some folk and bluegrass, and some standards. Some of our stories: The performance that led Ray Charles to stardom... Phil Collins dispels an urban legend... The real story behind the BeeGees first hit in the USA "New York...

Nov 7, 2016

There are many versions of the Maltese Cross, including the one shown with this episode, which is commonly used by fire and rescue departments. It is also seen around the world on flags, on medals given for bravery, on uniforms, and on military insignias. The story of the Maltese Cross reaches hundreds of years back...

Oct 25, 2016

On the night of October 4th, 1967, at about 11:20pm, it was reported that something had crashed into the waters of Shag Harbor, Nova Scotia. Multiple witnesses reported hearing a whistling sound and then a boom as the flying object approached the waters about 1/2 mile offshore, floating, its lights changing color,...