Our big story…
MARTIN LUTHER KING
The March on Washington was one of the Civil Rights Movement’s biggest events, at which one pacifist pastor revealed his dream that would forever changes the lives of millions.
PLUS… THE CRUSADES
When, in 1095, the Pope called upon Western Christians to save their brothers in the Middle East from the advance of Islam, people of all backgrounds – knights, peasants, idealists and adventurers – answered his call.
Also inside the issue…
THE SCANDALOUS TUDOR QUEEN
Meet Henry VIII’s most controversial consort, who charmed her way through the French court and onto the English throne only to end up at the mercy of an executioner’s blade.
ALEXANDER CRUSHES THE PERSIANS
Darius III of Persia had amassed a vast army to defend his empire against Alexander the Great. But his numbers were no match for Alexander’s superior tactics and hardened soldiers.
BY ENDURANCE WE CONQUER
When Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to cross Antarctica met with disaster, his crew were hurled into an epic voyage of survival.
Was Hitler any good at painting? Your questions answered in Q&A
Pyramids, Presidents and Popcorn – History Revealed’s A-Z of History
Forging a new world in the Industrial Revolution
Figureheads of the trade unions, the Tolpuddle Martyrs
The almost-abduction of Princess Anne
Sopwith Camel, the World War I fighter
The Essex and the Whale – the true tale that inspired Moby Dick
All dolled up with the story of Barbie
From military mishaps to scientific snafus – the top 10 biggest blunders
The Dalai Lama forced to flee to India
Visiting Lincoln Cathedral
… and much more!