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Do the Greatest Deserve Their Sobriquet?

Do the Greatest Deserve Their Sobriquet?

Dismissal of the younger generation, recently labelled avocado munching ‘snowflakes’, is not a new phenomenon.

Gavin Mortimer

The Very Strange Death of Alfred Loewenstein

The Very Strange Death of Alfred Loewenstein

The summer of 1928, and one of the world's richest men took his final flight.

Giles Milton

The Bulgarian Contract: The Secret Lie That Ended the Great War

The Bulgarian Contract: The Secret Lie That Ended the Great War

A new book uncovers events in Sofia at the end of World War One that had a conflict-ending impact.

Graeme Sheppard

Alan Brooke: The Unknown Field Marshal

Alan Brooke: The Unknown Field Marshal

Churchill's right hand man was not afraid to speak truth to the Prime Minister during the war.

Andrew Sangster

Over- and Under-estimating the Entente Cordiale

Over- and Under-estimating the Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale, the anniversary of which is on the 8th April, was an achievement of Edward VII's, a much maligned king.

Stephen Clarke

A Cold War Incident

A Cold War Incident

A British Army officer and a defector, in the dark days of the Cold War.

David Webb-Carter

Short Stories: Fun To Read & Fun To Write

Short Stories: Fun To Read & Fun To Write

Short stories are a form of writing enjoyable to all.

Richard Foreman

When Stalin Robbed A Bank

When Stalin Robbed A Bank

The story of Stalin's other career

Giles Milton

Did Harold Really Take One in the Eye?

Did Harold Really Take One in the Eye?

Harold may well not have been the figure depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry.

Paul Bernardi

The White Ship

The White Ship

England's worst maritime disaster took place 900 years ago.

Charles Spencer