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Richard Suggs on the history of ghoulish impersonations.


Posted Tue 12th August, 08:43 · Comments

The Night of the Long Knives, postage history and more.


Posted Thu 7th August, 13:46 · Comments

In the first of an ocassional series on classic history books, Daniel Swift revisits Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory


Posted Tue 5th August, 09:12 · Comments

In this episode of the podcast, the American documentary filmmaker Ken Burns talks to Paul Lay about his latest documentary, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.


Posted Fri 1st August, 14:04 · Comments

How well do you know the Great War?


Posted Fri 1st August, 11:06 · Comments

New project from The National Archives shows global scale of conflict.


Posted Fri 1st August, 08:40 · Comments

This week's additions to the History Today archive.


Posted Thu 31st July, 10:41 · Comments

Christina Broom's photographs of the capital. 


Posted Thu 31st July, 08:22 · Comments

Paul Lay reflects on the differences between his generation and that of his grandfather, who fought in the First World War.


Posted Tue 29th July, 08:15 · Comments

Watch footage of the world's first jet airliner making its maiden trip.


Posted Sun 27th July, 11:21 · Comments

The Scottish patriot makes a surprising confession.


Posted Tue 15th July, 14:31 · Comments

The visitor to Leeds this summer may be surprised to see the Black Prince sporting the Maillot Jaune, usually worn by the leader of the Tour de France. Fortunately, there is a simple explanation.


Posted Mon 14th July, 09:54 · Comments

Pictures of London's bridges, old and new.


Posted Thu 10th July, 11:28 · Comments

This month's quiz includes questions on the Ottoman Empire, the Klondike Gold Rush and the Seven Years' War.


Posted Thu 3rd July, 10:45 · Comments

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