Volume 43 Issue 4 April 1993

Andranik of Armenia

Aram Bakshian tells the story of the peasant carpenter who became a brilliant guerrilla leader and national hero, and who struggled to wrest a free Armenia from Turkey and Russia in the aftermath of the First World War.

When in Rome...?

Richard Hodges looks at the Pompeii controversy and asks if Britain does any better.

Hitler's Biggest Blunder

Why did Germany declare war on the US in December 1941? Nicholas Henderson considers motives and consequences in the days before and after Pearl Harbor.