A decade-long investigation into the 1953 coup in Iran unearths Britain’s secret involvement, with groundbreaking implications that are still felt over 60 years later
Neil Storey and Chindit veteran John Riggs reflect on the end of WWII and the forgotten soldiers who kept fighting after the War in Europe ended
A reposting of our interview with Prof. Kevin K. Gaines in early 2019 about the impact and legacy of the civil rights leader
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A collection of articles and a link to our special celebration issue to mark this momentous day in the history of Europe
The war in Europe officially ended in May 1945, but violence and chaos still reigned in much of the continent
We explore Winston Churchill’s last moments in the war room and his concerns for the future amid celebration
Julie Summers discusses how the people of Britain anticipated the end of the war and what lay ahead
WWII expert Peter Caddick-Adams discusses the last months of the war in Europe and some of the key figures involved
The prolific broadcaster discusses Discovery Channel’s new documentary about 8 May 1945 and parallels with WWII and today’s pandemic
The new seven-part drama presents an inspiring ‘what if?’ tale of Hollywood hopefuls seeking to make it big in post-war America
Despite his title, Alexander was known for his wanton cruelty and savagery against his enemies
His may be the greatest story ever told, but how do historians sort fact from fiction when it comes to Jesus?
Couples from the past whose coming together often ruined more than just their own lives
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Historian and author Tom Holland considers the influence of St Paul of the formation of Christianity, the influences on his philosophy and the legacy he left behind
Author Katie Hickman discusses the pioneer women who headed east rather than west to seek their freedom, fortune or simply new lives
Iain MacGregor, the author of the new book Checkpoint Charlie and upcoming speaker at the Oxford Literary Festival discusses the impact the Berlin Wall had on the people of Germany and the Cold War as a whole
At 10.20am on the morning of 4 June 1942, the United States was losing the war in the Pacific. At 10.27am, it was winning.
The History Anthology is a fantastic new series, stocking your shelves with quality history titles on all eras and topics
Every culture adds their own new piece to the werewolf legend, but what elements haven’t quite caught on with the rest of the world?