The History Bomb
About This Show
The History Bomb is a team of nerds that seek to show the world everything they missed in history class because their teacher was boring. Star Wars, professional wrestling, comic book, and Wu-Tang Clan references incoming.
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1917: When the World Changed
Three events took place in the first three months of 1917 that forever changed the course of world history. Join us as we discuss the three knobs that would forever divide modern history into pre- and post- World War I: the Zimmerman Telegram, Unrestricted Submarine Warfare, and the Russian Revolution. Support the History Bomb on Patreon! Sources: The Zimmermann Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America’s Entry into World War I by Thomas Boghardt World War I by S. L. A. Marshall The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War by Richard Rubin Five days to war, April 2-6, 1917 by R. Ernest Dupuy Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History by Orlando Figes History of the Russian Revolution by Leon Trotsky The Russian Revolution, 1917 (New Approaches to European History) 2nd Edition by Rex A. Wade