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When Churchill Cried FAKE NEWS!

When Churchill Cried FAKE NEWS!

To the inter-war period when Winston Churchill was Chancellor of the Exchequer, but on his way out of No.11 in more ways than one.

Richard Toye

The Spitfire Kids: The Girl Who Played With Firepower

The Spitfire Kids: The Girl Who Played With Firepower

Would the Supermarine Spitfire have been as successful without the intervention of a British schoolgirl?

Alasdair Cross

Heart of Darkness: The Slave Ship Zong

Heart of Darkness: The Slave Ship Zong

The Atlantic slave trade has many gruesome tales. This tragic and brutal massacre is one of the most shameful.

Giles Milton

Historical Heroes: Saul David on George Macdonald Fraser

Historical Heroes: Saul David on George Macdonald Fraser

Saul David, acclaimed historian of the Victorian period, recalls a meeting with the great writer.

Saul David

The Murder of Jack Clinton

The Murder of Jack Clinton

Jack Clinton escaped one land war in Ireland, only to came across another in Arizona in 1915.

Myles Dungan

Why the Partition of Ireland?

Why the Partition of Ireland?

On the 100-year anniversary of the founding of Northern Ireland, an account of the events that led to partition in May 1921.

Charles Townshend

The First Day of the Dunkirk Evacuation

The First Day of the Dunkirk Evacuation

Sunday 26th May 1940, Day 1 at Dunkirk.

David Boyle

How Do We Know About a Medieval King?

How Do We Know About a Medieval King?

The author of an acclaimed new biography gives an account of Henry III's reign.

David Carpenter

The Last Bastion of Europe

The Last Bastion of Europe

The epic struggle between East and West, the Umayyad Caliphate and the Byzantine Empire during the Siege of Constantinople.

Theodore Brun

The Fall of the Knights Templar: The Siege of Acre, 1291

The Fall of the Knights Templar: The Siege of Acre, 1291

Acre was a wealthy cosmopolitan city in 1291 when the Mamluks turned their gaze on the great port, and it would become the last stand of the Templars

Roger Crowley