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.
Most Recent Episode
Jun 10 17
What is America didn't really lose the Vietnam War? What if, while the Watergate Scandal was unfolding, Richard Nixon had set forth a series of motions that would ultimately end with America triumphing in Southeast Asia? What if, by complete accident, Nixon had won the Vietnam War? What if it was by complete accident? Special thanks to all of our supporters at Patreon! Sources and Further Reading: America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 5th Edition by George Herring http://amzn.to/2rNW3Cc Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam by H. R. McMaster http://amzn.to/2r7J38c American Military History and the Evolution of Western Warfare by Doughty, et al http://amzn.to/2rXpsvM East Asia at the Center by Warren I. Cohen http://amzn.to/2qXWAQI Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy during the Cold War Revised, Expanded Edition by John Lewis Gaddis http://amzn.to/2s5P9Lv Détente and the Nixon Doctrine: American Foreign Policy and the Pursuit of Stability, 1969-1976 by Robert S. Litwak http://amzn.to/2rXktv8