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!