The Oscar-nominated film focused on the efforts of mathematician Alan Turing at Bletchley Park, but failed to acknowledge the input of Polish codebreakers before World War Two broke out
RAF veteran organises a petition for those who flew from non-UK bases to be recognised with a medal
In the Second World War, Allied leaders planned for the post-war world – a ‘United Nations’ – years before the conflict ended. We must do the same for the Middle East.
Mamula fort was used by Mussolini's fascist forces in the Second World War
Geologists scotch claim that train was hidden underground by the Germans as Soviet forces approached in 1945
The US is using DNA to identify sailors who died in the attack on Pearl Harbour
Staff were evacuated from the area as a precaution while experts attempted to identify it
Churchill joins the Magna Carta and the Bayeux Tapestry on a UN list of humanity’s most important records
Stored for 76 years in a government building in Lancashire, the files include metadata covering 41 million people
The previously secret guide might make you wonder whether your annoying colleagues are actually spies
What if the Allies had lost? With two new series looming, ‘counterfactualism’ is a rich seam for TV drama. But is it about the zeitgeist or the uniforms?
A new book and exhibition focus on women’s lives in the Second World War through the photography of Lee Miller
Cathy Packe explores the urban canvases, both old and new, of charming Charleroi, Belgium’s very own ‘mini-Berlin’
Resilient in the face of what the past has put its way, Tournai remains a visual feast. By Philip Sweeney
The city’s easy-going pace and experimental cuisine make it a delectable choice, Mary Pembleton discovers
Make like a local and enjoy Liège’s diversity – from inspiring architecture to great nightlife. By Cathy Packe