Five battleships, one target ship, and two destroyers sunk; three more battleships and three heavily damaged cruisers. Almost a complete strategic victory. This is not the end of a game of Battleship, the classic board game that has entertained generations of kids and adults with pen and paper during boring hours. Instead, it's the terrible tally of the damage in one of the major Pacific harbors just hours after the start of a surprise attack that would go down in history.
Living Through History,where we embark on a captivating journey through the events, people, and stories that have shaped the world in the 20th and 21st centuries. Join us as we unravel the intricate tapestry of modern history, exploring pivotal moments, cultural shifts, political revolutions, and technological breakthroughs that have defined our contemporary world. With expert interviews, firsthand accounts, and deep dives into archives, Living Through History offers a fresh perspective on the recent past, revealing the fascinating and sometimes surprising connections between yesterday and today. Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply curious about how we got to where we are now, this podcast will inspire your curiosity and deepen your understanding of the modern era.
Script: Federico Bettuzzi
Production: Giovanni Zorzi