Eyewitness reports of European wars and the febrile mood of nations as they tipped into conflict.
Ethel Rosenberg is revealed as a loving mother, a committed communist and a talented performer.
Renia Kukielka, the Warsaw ghetto uprising and more in The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance by Judy Batalion.
Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy by Ben Macintyre punctures the myths surrounding Russian spy Ursula Kuczynski
The ‘Guerrilla Queen’ of Soviet Russia became a role model for women in combat.
'Sweet' Polly Oliver went to war to be with her lover, but there were many women for whom military life was an end in itself. Julie Wheelwright uncovers the career of one woman whose ambition was amply fulfilled.