Our main story…
The Space Race
How the Cold War launched humankind’s greatest adventure and put a man on the surface of the Moon.
PLUS: Aldrin’s Odyssey
Buzz Aldrin was a brilliant engineer and a brave astronaut, but struggled to cope with life back on Earth.
Also inside the issue…
Enemy of Rome: Hannibal’s Epic March Across the Alps
Leading his army on a perilous trek from Spain to Italy, the great general scored a series of unlikely victories against the mighty Roman Empire, but ultimately fell short.
Atahualpa: The Death of the Inca
Atahualpa’s downfall is a tale of greed, violence and God, with devestating consequences for the entire Inca civilisation.
The Reel Story: Schindler’s List
The real characters and tragic events that inspired Steven Spielberg to create his heart-wrenching epic movie.
World War II ends with the dropping of the bomb on Nagasaki
Top 10 underdogs
The Battle of Marathon
Windrush: the Caribbean migration
All your questions answered by our panel of experts
And see who Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson invites to dinner!