The man who led Germany into the Second World War almost lost his life in the first
The Great War has been the subject of many films in the last century
Vikings: Life and Legend runs until 22 June 2014 at the British Museum
Expect plenty of axes and pillaging at the British Museum as its major new exhibition opens
A History of the First World War in 100 Objects, John Hughes-Wilson
A 16th-century manual reveals one of the more bizarre military tactics in history…
For various reasons, not everyone signed up to the army to fight in World War I
The term 'shell shock' was first coined in 1915 to categorise a new form of trauma experienced in the trenches
The Iron Curtain was both physical and mental | wirbnbrinf
The political and ideological division between the Soviet Union and the West after World War II split Europe in two
Pilots employed all kinds of tactics to bring down enemy planes – especially in the first months of the war
How will you be enjoying Pancake Day? | OlenaMykhaylova
Do you like a standard pancake with lemon and sugar or are you a bit more adventurous, dolloping on ice cream?
The Spirit of St Louis | Dorling Kindersley
With the media in a frenzy, it would have been difficult to find someone in America in 1932 who didn’t know who the Lindbergh baby was
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