Today, Dunkirk is a byword for determination and togetherness against adversity. But, to the soldiers who were there in 1940, it meant fear and failure. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
As Britain’s longest continuously-running theatre celebrates a landmark age, Mel Sherwood takes a look behind the scenes and discovers a suitably dramatic history. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
The Spanish Armada, Celts in Britain, Rasputin, Apartheid, animals in the dock, the Voyage of the Damned, Tutankhamun’s mummy, JFK, Sinatra and the mob, the first woman in space, Charles Dickens and much more!
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The practice of chewing gum goes back millennia – to at least the Ancient Greeks, who chewed resin from the mastic tree. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
In March 1978, two men hoped to get rich by stealing the body of the movie legend Charlie Chaplin... This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
Jonny Wilkes takes wing with the flying machines that got humans off the ground and defined history. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
The super-fast tea clipper was once the speediest ship on the high seas. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
It was one of the most resilient empires in world history, but how did it start? And why did it end? This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
After six tense days of waiting, it took just 15 minutes on 5 May 1980 for the British Special Air Service – aka the SAS – to end the Iranian Embassy siege in a hail of bullets and explosions. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
Jon Bauckham tells the story of the 1872 FA Cup decider – a match that marked a new chapter in the story of the beautiful game. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
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