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The real story of the Chernobyl divers
The suicide squad: three men who saved millions
The mysteries of Durham Cathedral and the River Wear
A renowned saint, medieval pilgrims, the Reformation & even Cromwell, Durham Cathedral's...
What is the story of Yamashita's Gold?
What if America had won the Vietnam War?
America’s wins the Vietnam War: what happens next?
Stalin’s daughter: the Cold War’s most famous defector
The little princess of the Kremlin who defected to the West
Did Shakespeare Really Die From a Hangover?
If I be drunk, I’ll be drunk with those that have the fear of God, and not with drunken knaves
10 Surprising Facts About the Vikings
10 facts you might not have known about Vikings.
The Second Officer who survived Titanic and saved 130 lives at Dunkirk
From the Titanic to Dunkirk: the unbelievable life of Charles Lightoller
Interview with 'Knightfall: The Infinite Deep' author
David B. Coe spoke to us about his latest novel, Knightfall: The Infinite Deep
Vikings Series 5: episodes
Vikings series 5 episodes
A brief history of gin
'The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen's lives and minds than all the doctors in...
Read the first chapter of the Librarian of Auschwitz
Librarian of Auschwitz: read the first chapter
Win a copy of The Librarian of Auschwitz
The Librarian of Auschwitz book competition
We Have Ways Of Making You Talk
Listen to Al Murray's brand new WW2 podcast
The Terracotta Army
A farmer discovered the Terracotta Army but it was archaeologist Zhao Kangmin who saved them
What was the worst military decision in history?
Four truly terrible military decisions from history...
Dan Blankenship: a treasure-hunting life
Dan Blankenship: the original Oak Island treasure hunter
The true story of The Great Escape
The real story of the Great Escape from Stalag Luft III is a far cry from Steve McQueen on a...
Tributes to Dan Blankenship
Dan Blankenship, Curse of Oak Island legend has passed away aged 95
Axe Factor: Rick Edwards and Dan Jones
Who has the axe factor? Rick Edwards and Dan Jones compete in forging an Iron Age tool
Ides of March: debunking the myths
Et tu...Decimus? Debunking the myths about the assassination of Julius Caesar' on the Ides of...
Britain's most amazing river treasures
You won't believe some of the amazing treasures discovered in Britain's waterways
Knightfall recap: the ultimate guide to season 1
Find out what happened in Knightfall series 1 from the very start. WARNING: contain spoilers
The Great Sheffield Flood
When the Dale Dyke Dam collapsed, a watery hell was unleashed on the unwitting citizens of Sheffield