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Volume 71 Issue 8 August 2021
In the August issue:
A Witness to the French Revolution, Nazis Enter History, The Fall of Tenochtitlan, Victorian Tourists, Women in the Greek War of Independence, Dennis the Menace, Benjamin Banneker.
Plus: reviews, opinion, crossword and much more!