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Featured Event

Beyond El Dorado: Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia

Discover the truth behind the myth and explore life in ancient Colombia in this fantastic new exhibition at the British Museum that runs from 17th October 2013 - 23rd March 2014.

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Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation

RAF Duxford in the Battle of Britain

A Child in Hiding from the Nazis

The Search For King Richard III - The Archaeological Dig

The making of Henry VIII's Crown

Featured Writer

Yozan Mosig

Yozan Mosig

Yozan is The History Herald's expert on the great Carthaginian general, Hannibal (his Hannibal Library contains over 7000 items!). He has taught around the world, and since 1977 has been Professor of Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. He is also a Zen Buddhist monk and 8th Degree Black Belt in Okinawan Karate and Kobudo (weaponry) with over 50 years of training in the martial arts.

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Featured Book Review

The Great War From the Air: Then and Now - Gail Ramsey

No matter how hard we may try to picture in our minds the devastation wrought by years of almost continual bombardment, actual photographs still have the power to surprise, even shock, us. This book demonstrates that so vividly. There was an area of France, roughly ten miles wide, which took years to clear of all the war material and turn it back into productive use. There was another area, some seven to eight miles deep, where the devastation was so complete that every building had been ground into dust, and the actual earth itself had been so mixed with the substrate that restitution would be a long and costly job. Some people even argued that the ground was so heavily contaminated that there was no point in trying to bring it back into use and that it should simply abandoned to nature. This area covered nearly 50,000 acres.

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Latest News

Britain At War Team Produce WWI Commemorative Edition

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the team at Britain at War Magazine have produced a 132 page highly illustrated special edition.

There had never been such an outpouring of national pride, of unqualified patriotism. Every level of society embraced the cause and offered up its sons and husbands. That cause was war. Germany had to be stopped.

Few could ever have imagined the consequences of the decision to declare war on Germany. A great clash of armies was expected with one conclusive battle to decide the fate of Europe; no-one anticipated four years of global warfare that would cost the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians. It changed the world forever.

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