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By Dean Nicholas

Newsreel footage documenting the end of Prohibition in the United States.

Part of the Analytical Engine on display, in 1843, left of centre in this engraving of the King George III Museum

By Dean Nicholas

A new look for History Today's online presence.

By Taylor Downing

A new visitor centre places the work of Bletchley Park within the broad history of the Second World War.

By Dean Nicholas

A few pictures of our suitably historic new abode.

By Philippa Joseph

Philippa Joseph reviews an exhibition at the National Gallery, London.

By Dean Nicholas

A map of women's political rights around the world, from 1892 until the present day.

By Dean Nicholas

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

By Daniel Swift

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

By Dean Nicholas

How well do you know the Great War?

By Dean Nicholas

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

By Dean Nicholas

This week's additions to the History Today archive.

By Paul Lay

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

By Dean Nicholas

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

By Mihir Bose

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