How wild was the American West?

Did cowboys really rule the American West? We take a look at the real story of the 'lawless frontier', and crack the code on the female codebreakers at Bletchley Park during World War II.

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Our big story…

THE WILD WEST

Life on the American Frontier was a fry cry from how it is portrayed in spaghetti westerns

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Also inside the issue…

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION IN SEVEN SEVERED HEADS

The bloody Reign of Terror, told through the stories of those who lost their heads

STONEWALL RIOTS

The uprising that sparked the beginnings of the US gay rights movement

MEDIEVAL BODGE JOBS

The architectural fails of medieval cathedral builders

Plus…

  • Our Top 10 uncovers famous faces you may not know played a role in WWII
  • Did pirates have parrots? Your questions answered in Q&A
  • How communism spread across the globe
  • Our look at what’s on this month and the latest book releases
  • … and much more!
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