From Prince Philip’s work in WWII, to the royal who was eager to get into the trenches
The Reichstag Fire helped set Hitler gain total power – but were the Nazis behind it?
You know the main events, but what about the hidden ones?
How did one man start the Cold War?
From Parliament battles, to the Yalta Conference, these are the days that shaped WWII.
The Allies had daredevil pilots in World War One. Here are four you need to know about…
There's far more to Prince Philip than many people realise.
They survived the war and would go onto re-shape politics, pop culture and literature.
British reporters risked their lives to cover the Great War
The killing of the Fascist dictator has fuelled bizarre conspiracy theories.
Should Hitler’s wife be thought of as a tragic figure, or a callous character?
What Winston Churchill called “the greatest American battle of the war” began…
Paranoid theory or ugly truth?
Here are some fascinating facts on the day which ended the carnage of the Great War.
Is it unthinkable to question his reputation?
It sparked a sexual revolution...
Today in 1942, the hellish battle began.
Who would you have voted for?
From Hitler's big showpiece to the first doping scandal.
He knew about slave labour. Should his reputation have been trashed?
The lingering mysteries from three of the war’s great battles...
A symbol of Allied derring-do.
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 skirmish which would create an entire country’s national identity.
What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…
Did the Fuhrer flee Germany to enjoy a long, peaceful retirement in South America?
It wasn't simply the sheer scale of the killings, but the method behind the madness...
The 'Dunkirk Spirit' is said to have saved thousands of lives - but what really happened?
Investigating the profound effect USSR dictator Josef Stalin had on WWII.
In 1944, the Allies returned to France to take on Hitler's forces. Revisit this key moment