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Operation Mincemeat: “Weren’t we marvellous and noble during the war?”

★★ Based on Ben Macintyre's book about the invasion of Sicily, this tale of British wartime exceptionalism […]

Second World War

1945 in photos: Berlin rebuilds from the rubble of WWII

At the end of WWII, Berlin lay in ruins. We compare the city's landmarks as they were […]

History

Our Courage – Jews in Europe 1945-48: Gateway to a new life

Between 1945-48, many Jewish survivors remained in Displaced Persons camps across Europe.

Politics

Berlin’s post-war Jewish camps

After being freed from concentration camps, holocaust survivors spent years in Displaced Persons camps, including several in […]

Politics

Hitler’s little-known American Dream

We speak to Cambridge historian Brendan Simms on his controversial biography that explores how the dictator’s fraught […]

Politics

A hidden homage to euthanasia victims

A WALK IN THE PARK! For his latest column, our resident park explorer visits a bleak reminder […]

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