The Polish volunteer who infiltrated Auschwitz.
Second World War
A personal interpretation of France under two occupations, reissued as a Modern Classic.
A proud, pious aristocrat, loyal to General de Gaulle, Philippe Leclerc found a kindred soul among Britain’s wartime elite.
An admirable retelling of the traditional history of appeasement.
This episode examines the Nazi genocide through human interactions with three crime scenes.
A new book seeks to change the way we look at the Second World War by challenging three enduring myths about Britain’s involvement.
An alliance of unlike minds offered hope for the future during Europe’s darkest days.
Britain received more Marshall aid than Germany, but spent much of it propping up a delusion.
As the Battle of Britain raged overhead, the nation’s women were urged to salvage metal for the war effort. But was it just propaganda?
In the POW camps of the Second World War, soldiers found release – from the conditions and from the all-male company – in female impersonation.