‘See they don’t let us down when we come back this time ’, called the British soldiers embarking for the D-Day invasion.
Volume 34 Issue 6 June 1984
Paul Dukes urges the need to widen our vision of the past by adopting the perspective of world history.
Montgomery had five months to mastermind the Allied D-Day landings - and give the troops faith in their battle.
In Reading History, Peter Burke examines various reassessments of the Italian Renaissance.
Mildred Budny gauges the scale and achievement of 11th-century art.
James Dormon continues our America and the Americas series with a look at the growth of a group of 17th-century settlers in Nova Scotia.
Michael Houlihan claims the Allies could have used Resistance to better effect before and after D-Day.
Mildred Budny provides some observations on the Bayeux Tapestry
Conrad Russell finds that it is easier to understand why sheer frustration may have driven Charles to fight than to understand why the English gentry might have wanted to make a revolution against him.
Geoffrey Warner looks at the reasons for the delay in opening a second Allied Front.