July 2015 issue of History Revealed on sale now!
The Tower of London, Confucius, Pegasus Bridge, Stonehenge, William Wilberforce and the fight for abolition, the Tour de France, the Beatles and much more.
Our big story…
THE TOWER OF LONDON
Renowned as a fortress and place of execution, the Tower of London’s near-1,000-year history is much richer and more complex than that. The Tower reveals the story not just of a building – although it is one of the most iconic buildings in the world – but of a nation. It is a symbol of power, military might, pomp and ceremony.
PLUS… TERROR IN THE TOWER
For some 850 years, the Tower housed the nation’s most notorious villains, from would-be monarch murderers to dangerous rebels. History Revealed unveils the murkiest chapter in the Tower’s history…
Also inside the issue…
VIVE LE TOUR!
The Tour de France remains the world’s toughest long-distance cycling test – but it’s nothing compared to the race in its first decades…
PEGASUS BRIDGE: ASSAULT FROM THE SKY
The capture of the bridges over the Caen Canal and the River Orne were a crucial part of the Allied plans for D-Day…
THE GREAT SAGE: CONFUCIUS
Though he may be one of the most influential characters in human history, Confucius saw very little success his own lifetime…
Gagarin, Great Fire of London and Gibraltar – History Revealed’s A-Z of History
Have people ever lived underground? Your questions answered in Q&A
Britain’s Treasures: Stonehenge
The accidental explorer, Francisco de Orellana
Titanic, Mayflower and Bismarck – the 10 ships that made waves
When John Lennon met Paul McCartney
William Wilberforce and the fight against the slave trade
Superbabe Louise Brown – the first test-tube baby
… and much more!
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