Museum Secrets travels to the world's most stunning museums in search of extraordinary artefacts. With each episode focusing on a different museum, world-renowned historians, experts and curators tell some great historical stories.
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A symbol of Allied derring-do.
They were the most talked about celebrity “couple” of their day.
Historian Tracy Borman looks into the evidence.
The daring breakout from Stalag Luft III.
The largest seaborne invasion in history.
It was the biggest, deadliest naval battle of WW1.
It was the defeat that became a miraculous victory...
The Umbrella Murder was one of the most notorious crimes of the Cold War.