England’s Front Line: the evolution of Dover Castle through the centuries

Not many historical buildings have had such a varied history as Dover Castle, which has marked the front line...

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An Extremely Exciting Time”: children’s positive experiences in Second World War Britain

When discussing British children’s lives during the Second World War, people’s minds usually jump to negative experiences, which are...

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No Peace of Mind: the psychological side of the First World War

Never before in the field of human conflict had a war involved so many people, or engrossed so much...

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Britain’s ‘Dark Past’: the atrocities of the British Empire and its legacy today

When you cast your mind back to your school days, your memories of British history will likely be dominated...

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Conflicting Collective Memories: Why do the British remember the World Wars so differently?

The First and Second World Wars are two of the most widespread, devastating conflicts ever seen. However, despite the...

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