Featuring In the Name of the People, The New Emperors, and The Secret World.
The Allied forces bombing of Dresden is identified as one of the most controversial acts of World War II, but the politics about how to remember the destruction in Germany has become increasingly contested terrain.
The story of Raoul Wallenberg – who, at immense personal risk, rescued many of Budapest’s Jews from the Holocaust – is one of the most remarkable of World War II. Yet the complete account of his life and fate can only be told now.
How commercial advertising frequently offers a frank and honest representation of everyday life during the Second World War.
How German air raids during the First World War helped Britain refine techniques to combat aerial attacks during the Blitz.
The advent of drone warfare is, to many, deeply troubling. But questions that ethicists and artists are now probing have been with us for some time.
In Germany, 1945, how could Britain reconcile wartime bombing with comprehensive and coherent plans for reconstruction? Francis Graham-Dixon considers the paradoxical legacy of Allied occupation in Germany.
Famed for his imaginative transformations of the art and imagery of the past, and the subject of our new book, Eric Ravilious’ reputation continues to grow.