New issue on sale!
The Great Escape at Dunkirk, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites, The Partition of India, Top Ten Biggest Mistakes, ‘Lucky’ Leif Ericson, Battlefield: Blenheim, Death of Elvis Presley, the opening of the Louvre, and more!
Our big story…
Learn the true story behind Christopher Nolan’s latest blockbuster, Dunkirk. Set on the beaches of Northern France, see why Britain’s evacuation from Nazi-occupied Europe was a turning point in World War 2, and how the heroic actions of ordinary people saved the day.
Also inside the issue…
In Pictures: The Independence and Partition of India
Explore the traumatic legacy of the end of colonialism on the Indian Subcontinent, and how mass inter-communal violence still plagues the region today.
The Victorian Seaside
As the popularity of ‘stay-cations’ increases, Anna Harris investigates the Victorian love affair with the British seaside.
Dutch-born exotic dancer Mata Hari was once one of the most popular entertainers in Europe, but she met a tragic end when she was accused of being a spy. Was she really a double agent, or merely a scapegoat?
Cleopatra’s Last Days
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites
Viking explorer ‘Lucky’ Leif Ericson
Battle of Blenheim
The New Zealand War
Was there really a great flood?
… and much more!