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
The 1,948 page edition of the Nazi leader's political manifesto was produced to expose his lies after the copyright expired
When Jeff Lyons came across veteran Robbie Clark’s story in The Independent, he thought immediately of his late father
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
The bomb was moved to to open waters off Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight to be detonated
During her time at Leipzig-Schönefeld, Fela Herling did everything in her power to hide her pregnancy
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
A disturbing study captures the voices of ordinary Germans during the war
This week marked the 76th anniversary of the German invasion of Poland and the beginning of the Second World War
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
Female emancipation has taken many forms, but few as gaudy and violent as the breakthrough largely pioneered by Mae Young, better known as "the Great Mae Young," superstar of the first generation of professional women wrestlers in the US, who conclusively gave the lie to generalisations about the gentler sex. In sport records are made to be broken, but Young's feat of appearing professionally in eight different decades may never be surpassed.
A long-running battle between rival charities promoting the legacy of Britain’s wartime code breakers has degenerated into a bitter dispute which has seen an elderly tour guide sacked and calls for a boycott of Bletchley Park.