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1815 was the year of Waterloo, the British victory that ended Napoleon's European ambitions and ushered in a century largely of peace for Britain. But what sort of country were Wellington's troops fig...Read more
1914: History in an Hour is the indispensable overview of the year that marked the end of the Belle Époque and the shocking birth of modern mechanised warfare. It became a war of unimaginable horror, ...Read more
In 1948 most white people in the North had no idea how unjust and unequal daily life was for the 10 million African Americans living in the South. But that suddenly changed after Ray Sprigle, a famous...Read more
1943: Five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a routine flight to test their hastily retrofitted B-24 Liberator in harsh winter conditions. The mission ended in a crash that claimed all but one...Read more
After starting their private forensic consultancy, Doctor Richard Pryor and forensic biologist Angela Bray have now become firmly established. A bizarre suicide in a remote Welsh farm starts them on a...Read more
Admiral Lord Collingwood, the eldest son of a Newcastle merchant, went to sea in 1761 at the age of thirteen. In his nearly fifty years in the Navy Collingwood's service took him to Boston, where he l...Read more
On the 17th May 1943, 133 airmen set out in 19 Lancasters to destroy the Möhne, Eder and Sorpe dams. 56 of them did not return. Despite these catastrophic losses, the raid became a propaganda triumph....Read more
From his experiences as a naval officer in Japan during World War II, Philip Bowman returns to America and becomes a book editor. He soon inhabits a world where affairs ignite, alcohol reigns, writers...Read more
This is the truly remarkable life story of the notorious Ethel Livesey, a serial fraudster and confidence trickster who became a media sensation after she ran out on her society wedding in 1945, and l...Read more
Set during the Second World War in Liverpool, this is a brand new story by Maureen Lee, written specially for the World Book Day Quick Reads promotion.
On 3rd September 1939, Amy Browning decided to ...Read more
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