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Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the most dangerous place on Earth

Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the most dangerous pl...

Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Iain MacGregor discusses his ground-breaking new history of Checkpoint Charlie. In the early 1960s, E...

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Command: The Twenty-First-Century General

Command: The Twenty-First-Century General

Professor Anthony King examines the transformation of military command in the 21st century. This talk examines how Army commanders made decisions in the recent ca...

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‘Terriers’ in India: British Territorials, 1914-19

‘Terriers’ in India: British Territorials, 1914-19

Join Professor Peter Stanley as he discusses the 50,000 British Territorials who served in India during the First World War. In 1914, three divisions of Territori...

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Great Battles: Ypres

Great Battles: Ypres

Professor Mark Connelly and Dr Stefan Goebel discuss Ypres and its significance after the First World War. In 1914, Ypres was a sleepy Belgian city admired for it...

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Tiny troopers: Poppies

Tiny troopers: Poppies

Bring your little ones to our monthly toddlers session, perfect for under-5s. Sing, play and create with your little one at these fun, sensory sessions. Each mont...

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Peace, poetry and poppies

Peace, poetry and poppies

Take time to reflect and remember at our Spotlight Saturday, which brings to life the stories of soldiers who fought in the First World War. It’s 100 years since ...

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Reverend David Railton MC and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior

Reverend David Railton MC and the Unknown Warrior

Andrew Richards tells the story of the First World War chaplain who suggested establishing the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. As an Army chaplain on the Western Fro...

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Haig’s Tower of Strength: General Sir Edward Bulfin

Haig’s Tower of Strength: General Sir Edward Bulfin

Join Brigadier John Powell OBE as he discusses the significance of General Sir Edward Bulfin's military career. General Sir Edward Bulfin was one of the few Irish...

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