Our Ageing Brain

We all worry sometimes that our brains – particularly our memories – just don’t work as well as they used to. In his illuminating book...

National Service Conscriptioon in Britain, 1945-1963

Men born between 1928 and August 1939 are unique in British history: they’re the only people ever to have been made to join the...

health and safety gone mad

According to the authors' introduction, In the Interests of Safety was written out of a sense of anger. But while their book is...

The Day the World Changed Hiroshima

When Harry Truman became the US president in April 1945, following the death of Franklin Roosevelt, he was taken aside by the War...

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