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THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR
The war that outlasted lifetimes, the medieval grudge match of England v France has gone down as the longest conflict in history. Eat your heart out George RR Martin, this is the real game of thrones.
Plus: THE MAID OF ORLEANS
The story of a 17-year-old French girl who impressed a king, led an army and became a legend, Joan of Arc
Also inside the issue…
Alan Turing: the Enigma
A brilliant mathematician, a top-secret code-breaker and a computing genius, in his short lifetime Turing changed the world.
Kadesh: the Mother of all Battles
The first battle in history for which we have real details of the action – despite Pharaoh Ramesses II’s best attempts to exaggerate the result!
Top 10 Toys that made history
Take a look insdie history’s toy box at the influential play things that have captivated generations of children.
All your historical Q&As answered by our panel of experts
How to visit… Seaside resorts
The Little Rock School crisis
Jack the Ripper
Amelia Earhart’s last flight
The truth behind The Assassination of Jesse James
And see who Richard Herring invites to dinner!
… and much, much more!