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By Dean Nicholas
Posted 1st August 2014, 12:06
How well do you know the Great War?
Posted 1st August 2014, 9:40
New project from The National Archives shows global scale of conflict.
Posted 31st July 2014, 11:41
This week's additions to the History Today archive.
By Paul Lay
Posted 29th July 2014, 9:15
Paul Lay reflects on the differences between his generation and that of his grandfather, who fought in the First World War.
Posted 27th July 2014, 12:21
Watch footage of the world's first jet airliner making its maiden trip.
By Mihir Bose
Posted 22nd July 2014, 14:59
By Rob Murray
Posted 15th July 2014, 15:31
The Scottish patriot makes a surprising confession.
By Stephen Cooper
Posted 14th July 2014, 10:54
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 3rd July 2014, 11:45
This month's quiz includes questions on the Ottoman Empire, the Klondike Gold Rush and the Seven Years' War.
By Mark Ronan
Posted 1st July 2014, 11:05
The recently opened Sam Wanamaker Theatre marks an intriguing step forward in the revival of baroque opera, says Mark Ronan.
Posted 30th June 2014, 9:03
One of the world's most famous bridges turns 120 years old this week. But its distinctive design almost didn't come to pass.
By Charlotte Crow
Posted 24th June 2014, 10:55
The only surviving possession known to have belonged to the black Chartist leader, William Cuffay, has been discovered.
By Matthew Taylor
Posted 17th June 2014, 13:06
World Cup fever seems to have been with us since modern sport began. In Britain, it always hasn't been the case.
By Nigel Saul
Posted 16th June 2014, 11:29
Harnessing Magna Carta to 'British values' is bad history and bad politics, says Nigel Saul.