World War Two
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From the Boer War of more than a century ago to the first World Conference on Women, held in Mexico in 1975, here are six images from the London School of Economics' new exhibition.
On Winston Churchill's 141st birthday, Phil Reed, the Director of London's Churchill War Rooms, takes a look at the rooms and objects which tell the tale of his leadership.
"He knew how much was riding on this": Winston Churchill's "finest hour" speech among a million documents in archive of former Prime Minister
On what would have been his 141st birthday, a vast archive of letters written by Winston Churchill, including a copy of his "finest hour" speech to parliament, has been recognised by the United Nations.
See the pistol which was one of a number of firearms owned by Winston Churchill during his tenure as Prime Minister.
Dave Humphrey, the curator of the centenary room at RAF Cosford's Defence School of Photography, on the story of what could well be the Great Escape camera.
Royal Museums Greenwich has acquired a collection of 17 drawings by World War Two artist and Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse Rosemary Rutherford.
The George Cross of WWII SOE heroine, Violette Szabó, who was executed by the Nazis in Ravensbruck Concentration Camp in 1945, goes on display at the Imperial War Museum in London.
Soviet-British alliance could have averted World War II, diaries of Russian ambassador who drank with Churchill reveal
Gabriel Gorodetsky, a fellow at All Souls College in Cambridge, is bringing out a book of edited extracts from the journals of Ivan Maisky, the Soviet ambassador in London between 1932 and 1943.
In 1919, Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum was given a collection of German military equipment gathered by the British War Trophies Commission after the Armistice - including this mask.
Using photographs and oral histories, Imperial War Museum North reveals how the national and ethnic diversity of the British population changed during the Second World War.