Second World War

Buildings left with blown-out windows after WW2 bomb detonated in Exeter

The explosion could be heard for miles and caused a crater the size of a double decker bus.

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Uncovering the history of a battle that turned the tide of WWII in Asia

In 1944 British Army units in easternmost India won a battle that turned the tide of World War II in Asia. Now a team is working to uncover their stories.

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The Russian spy who posed as a UK housewife and almost killed Hitler

One of the reasons Agent Sonya got away with it for so long was the British Secret Service assumed the spy they were trying to track down was a man.