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British World War Two propaganda artworks released on Wikipedia - Telegraph

British World War Two propaganda artworks released on Wikipedia - Telegraph | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Original Second World War artworks produced as propaganda for the Ministry of Information have gone online and are now freely available on Wikimedia Commons.
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The New Statesman-Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry and Rik Mayall in a fascist restaurant

Cap the Halterpiece bunker, Second season.
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Great Britain's 100 year war on the Arab world - Mondoweiss

Great Britain's 100 year war on the Arab world - Mondoweiss | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Great Britain's 100 year war on the Arab world
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His art collection purchased with profits from the slave trade laid the foundations for the National Gallery, which today overlooks Trafalgar Square in central London.
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Body of King Richard III found?

Body of King Richard III found? | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
After more than five hundred years, the lost remains of one of Englands most controversial monarchs may have finally been unearthed, according to the ...
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History Channel - The Dark Ages (Complete Documentary)

I claim no copyright for this material.It belongs to the History Channel obviously and is uploaded for educational purposes, which falls under ...youtube.com...
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Britain from Above: Thousands of historic aerial photographs go ... - Daily Mail

Britain from Above: Thousands of historic aerial photographs go ... - Daily Mail | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Daily MailBritain from Above: Thousands of historic aerial photographs go ...Daily MailStriking and evocative, they chart a dramatic period of British history - from ...
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Cardiff from above: Historic aerial photographs - WalesOnline (blog)

Cardiff from above: Historic aerial photographs - WalesOnline (blog) | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
WalesOnline (blog)Cardiff from above: Historic aerial photographsWalesOnline (blog)Aerial photographs showing Cardiff in the early 20th century have been uploaded on to a new website, as part of a project to identify more than 15000 mystery ...and...
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Pay our history a flying visit - This is Leicestershire

Pay our history a flying visit - This is Leicestershire | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Pay our history a flying visitThis is LeicestershireA huge archive of historic aerial photographs is offering a bird's-eye view of how our city and countryside used to look.Nearly 100000 aerial images of Britain ...Old Aerial Photos Of London ReleasedLondonistall...
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Magnificent men in their flying machines - bomber command

Magnificent men in their flying machines - bomber command | Historical Britain | Scoop.it

Raised on Biggles and romantic notions of adventure and dare-devil flying exploits, young Australian men eagerly signed up to fight in Bomber Command. It would not take long for the reality of war to strip away their innocence, Kathryn Spurling writes


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The Alf Garnett Saga | British Classic Comedy

The Alf Garnett Saga | British Classic Comedy | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
The Alf Garnett Saga, 1972 All this week across the subject of television as a whole, we want to look at the programs that time seems to have largely.
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Iconic birds of steel dominate resort's skyline - This is Grimsby

Iconic birds of steel dominate resort's skyline - This is Grimsby | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Iconic birds of steel dominate resort's skylineThis is Grimsby"Seeing everyone enjoying themselves is fantastic, and that was the main point for us – to give people a good show and share history." Spectators also viewed the original Alvis TD21 and...
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Horrible Histories The Spanish Armada

Horrible Histories The Spanish Armada. from series 4 episode 1.
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Tudor era is 'historical myth'

Tudor era is 'historical myth' | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
The idea of a distinctive "Tudor era" in English history is a misleading invention, an Oxford University historian argues. (RT @marcusleroux: The Tudors didn't exist. They were invented by a Scottish philosopher during The Enlightenment.
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PRESS RELEASE – Mosquito NF.36 restoration confirmed

PRESS RELEASE – Mosquito NF.36 restoration confirmed | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
PRESS RELEASE Issued: 15th March 2012 Unique Mosquito NF.36 Night-Fighter restoration confirmed The People’s Mosquito are very pleased to announce that an airframe for the restoration project has...
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Rare WW2 weapon found in East Mayo - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Rare WW2 weapon found in East Mayo - Newstalk 106-108 fm | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
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Rare WW2 weapon found in East Mayo
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The discovery of a paravane, an underwater minesweping device used in World World 2 by the British Army, came about after it was washed ashore due to the recent storms.
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Tweet from @muyhistoria

Tweet from @muyhistoria | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
The Real 'Band of Brother' from the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne, Easy Company. #WW2 #TV http://t.co/1frsjnR1SA
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British World War Two propaganda artworks released on Wikipedia - Telegraph

British World War Two propaganda artworks released on Wikipedia - Telegraph | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Original Second World War artworks produced as propaganda for the Ministry of Information have gone online and are now freely available on Wikimedia Commons.
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How Shakespeare Helped Make English a World Language | How to Think Like Shakespeare | Big Think

How Shakespeare Helped Make English a World Language | How to Think Like Shakespeare | Big Think | Historical Britain | Scoop.it

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Britain From Above — historic photo archive goes online - Scotland Courier

Britain From Above — historic photo archive goes online - Scotland Courier | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Scotland CourierBritain From Above — historic photo archive goes onlineScotland CourierBritain From Above — historic photo archive goes online.
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US Children Told Loch Ness Is Real In Effort To Disprove Evolution

US Children Told Loch Ness Is Real In Effort To Disprove Evolution | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
A state in America is paying for children to attend fundamentalist schools where the existence of the Loch Ness monster is taught as fact in an effort to disprove the theory of evolution.
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Cameron's attack on the 'feckless poor' has a very long history - The Guardian (blog)

Cameron's attack on the 'feckless poor' has a very long history - The Guardian (blog) | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Cameron's attack on the 'feckless poor' has a very long historyThe Guardian (blog)Jeremy Seabrook: The government's planned welfare cuts are the latest attempt by authorities to root out the idle and set them to work.and more »...
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Britain from Above | Aerial photographs from 1919-1953

Britain from Above | Aerial photographs from 1919-1953 | Historical Britain | Scoop.it

Britain from Above presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953. Register to zoom into these amazing pictures, identify unlocated images, and share memories.

 

Over 16,000 high resolution zoomable images to explore.

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The Secret History of Our Streets - The Yorker

The Secret History of Our Streets - The Yorker | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
The YorkerThe Secret History of Our StreetsThe YorkerThe first in a new series examining the history of a number of Britain's streets, this compelling episode explores Deptford High Street and its shifting fortunes over the past 125 years, being the...
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Dover Castle and the Great Siege of 1216

Dover Castle and the Great Siege of 1216 | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
Commanding the shortest sea crossing between England and the Continent, Dover Castle was a vital strategic and communication lynch-pin in the empire of the Angevin kings of England.
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A History of Britain - 3 - Dynasty - Part 1

Broadcast 14 October 2000 and covering 10871216. There is no saga more powerful than that of the warring dynasty - domineering father, beautiful, scheming mo...
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Beowulf, a Christian poem: an approach to certain difficulties

Beowulf, a Christian poem: an approach to certain difficulties | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
This work has for its object to show that Beowulf is a Christian poem, written by a Christian poet, for a Christian audience of the eighth century.
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Secret files reveal 9,000 Nazi war criminals fled to South America after WWII

Secret files reveal 9,000 Nazi war criminals fled to South America after WWII | Historical Britain | Scoop.it
According to newly-uncovered documents in Brazil and Chile, as many as 5,000 Nazis, including Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann (pictured), went to Argentina alone.
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