Dan Snow

@thehistoryguy

Broadcaster and historian. History of Syria on tonight. 'BattleCastle' book here: http://amzn.to/QQssR6. App just released: http://timelineww2.com

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This is kid following us. He's got cardio-vascular game

Real time hot air ballooning tweeting

Hot air ballooning. Over the Tunisian desert. What could possibly go wrong?

Hull down north of Medinine, Tunisia. Montgomery was near this spot when he turned the Mareth Line.

Hunting a lost Roman road in Tunisia. The desert's in bloom, a carpet of purple flowers.

Thanks to I just found this subterranean bath-house before leaving Haidra. Thanks guys!

Haidra, on the western edge of Tunisia.

Operation Chariot speech completed- now a mental dash to the airport!! The Sahara beckons....

The Grenade Machine Gun. In case you're not strong enough to throw one grenade per second over 2000m

Something tells me that I'm at the wrong end of this range.....

Pounding the mean streets of downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The pre-primary atmosphere is ELECTRIC

About to fire-up the Warhorse tank.

The Mk IV tank. Fought at the battle of Cambrai. Another treasure from the

What is your favourite bit of kit in the atrium?

Dressing up as a WW1 British Tommy- the kit is very comfortable!

Driving rain, zero degrees, a howling northerly gale. Perfect day to film water-logged trenches

A HIGHLY innovative way of filming the effect of the mud on the Somme battlefield.....

In the shadow of Thiepval, at the heart of the battlefield, a serious amount of unexploded ordnance

Deadliest corner of the Somme battlefield: High Wood. That wood took 2 months to capture & 8000 dead

Been let loose in the store room of the Historial de la Grande Guerre, Peronne. www.historial.org