Dan Snow


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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The longest canoe they've found. There are decorative carvings all down the sides.

On the Fens today. Here's a Bronze Age canoe. Over 3,000 years old, perfectly preserved.

Acts, thousands of em!

I'm heading to the top! Not a bad day for it......

Are you in a more beautiful spot than this, the Gower, at this very moment? If so- tweet me a pic!


Here's another picture: the gun fired perfectly after 70 years in a bog

My Dad was in the White House yesterday. These burn marks survive from the British attack in 1814

Dear everyone, if your answer to bullet point 5 is 'yes', you need more than prayer. A lot more.

Makes great reading- They were expecting an invasion any day.

Unique WW2 diary of a soldier in the Home Guard (Dad's Army) Unprecedented detail, turned up on ebay

War, insurrection, collapse of capitalism... only one newspaper brave enough to report the real news

Look! I have been a Wales fan for years. My mum's family are Welsh & I was christened in Criccieth

My 1st ever underwater photoshoot. For the excellent Shipwrecked Mariners Society. I'm going in now!

This is awesome. That's all.

These massive canopies allow you to take pictures at some odd angles!

Loch Erne. The Catalina has 'blisters' to allow better visibility. One of these spotted the Bismarck

The two veterans enjoying themselves hugely! Utterly fearless 90 year olds.

Touch down!

Two flying boat veterans in 'the blister' at 50 feet over Lough Erne!