Based on the covertly recorded conversations of soldiers after the Second World War, Sonke Neitzel examines the psychology of Nazism and questions the harsh realities of soldiering.
Britain's political elite are often criticised for having few achievements away from Whitehall. Richard Foreman contrasts their inexperience with the 19th-century statesman Lord Rosebery.
'Crisis? What crisis?' was Prime Minster James Callaghan's response to Britain's Winter of Discontent in 1979. However, he never actually said those words. A compendium of wrongly-attributed quotations.