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By Dean Nicholas

Germany's last Führer walks free from Spandau prison.

Bernardo O'Higgins

By History Today

The Cuban embargo, Chinese dynasties, the Peace of Westphalia, the 'Scramble for Africa' and more.

By Dean Nicholas

The Crusades, dealing with Dönitz, killers at the Kremlin and the importance of a good night's sleep.

Robert Watson-Watt's giant receiver.

By Taylor Downing

An exhibition at the Science Museum opens up a little-known aspect of Churchill’s wartime achievement.

Rodrigo Borgia

By History Today

This month we have questions on Rodrigo Borgia, presidential impeachments, Anne Boleyn, Sir Lancelot and more. 

By Dean Nicholas

The Living Goddesses of Nepal, war among the ruins and a secret history of African decolonisation.

By Kate Wiles

A review of the British Library's new exhibition.

By Jeffrey Richards

To coincide with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a Blu-Ray version of Claude Lanzmann’s monumental documentary Shoah has been released. 

The Roses of Heliogabalus (1888)

By Colin Cruise

A review of Victorian Obsessions, an exhibition at Leighton House Museum, London.

Map of Gran Colombia, 1824.

By History Today

Questions on the Risorgimento, Tutankhamun, Gran Colombia and the Western Roman Empire. 

By Paul Lay

Georgian shopping, Waterloo, Anglo-Saxon classrooms and the Sons of Mars.

By Martin Evans

Review of an exhibition at Pallant House Gallery, West Sussex.

By Dean Nicholas

Newsreel footage from Victoria's funeral on February 2nd, 1901. 

By History Today

Geoffrey Parker talks to History Today editor Paul Lay about his distinguished career. 

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