A new study shows that, from 1500 until 2000, about a third of floods in southwestern Netherlands were deliberately caused by humans during wartimes.
It was a story which captivated the world's media in 2012 and even attracted the support of British Prime Minister, David Cameron in talks with
Excavations and surveys of the First World War practice trenches on Walney Island on the western coast of Cumbria have been carried out by a
On August 14, 1864, in a Union Army camp in Georgia, a captain from Wisconsin plucked a plant, pressed it onto a sheet of paper,
Using DNA to identify the remains those long dead is about more than just the historical record; it can also be seen as an ‘act
Manchester scientist Ernest Rutherford – famed for “splitting the atom” – also deserves better recognition for helping to pioneer a system we now know as
German U-boat 576 and freighter Bluefields discovered within 240 yards of each other.
Touching the Tide, a £900,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery and The Crown Estate, through its Marine Stewardship Programme, is working with the Suffolk
Speaking in Hiroshima in the weeks preceding the sixty-ninth anniversary of the bombing of the city, Yoko Ono stood up for peace declaring that ‘No
THE First World War still resonates for its horrors...and for its poetry. But do the works of writers such as Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and
THE First World War is deeply imprinted on the culture and the memory of Britain. But, as a conflict fought largely overseas, did it leave
Seventy years after Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy, the Churchill Archives Centre has released a short film commemorating the ‘forgotten architect’ of D-Day.
Few people would equate this place with World War II German Nazis. And yet in 1943 a U-Boat installed a German weather station code named
NIGHT after night, while guns thundered and soldiers died on the battlefields of France, the Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London dutifully carried out
Friday 21 February represents 150 years since an attack on the village of Rangiaowhia in the Waikato War (1863–1864). The events that unfolded at the
World War II ravaged much of Europe, and its long-term effects are still being felt. A new survey shows that elderly people who experienced the
Hundreds of sites and structures established for the defence of Scotland in the First World War explored.
Public knowledge and understanding of life on the Home Front during World War
The future for Britain’s last pristine Spitfire station continues to hang in the balance.
Launch of the Last Post, a mass participation music project for 300 communities in each year of the Centenary
Afro-Danish orchestra with three black musicians and a Jewish woman that sold out all the biggest Copenhagen venues during the German occupation