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History's Most is a podcast that delves into interesting, under-reported and controversial topics in history and applies superlatives to them. We deep dive headfirst into a variety of topics, from history's most guilty man, to the most disastrous voyage, to complicated wars and confusing politicians.


Mar 1, 2021

Today, we're joined by Professor and Author George Vascik to discuss the infamous stab-in-the-back myth, a conspiracy theory born out of the loss of World War I, and one that would become entrenched in many aspects of Weimar Germany's culture and politics.

From its quick spread in the early days of the Republic, to its impact on the rise of the Nazis, we take a look at how it began, how it impacted the downfall of Weimar Germany, and how there are surprising parallels with modern day conspiracy theories.

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