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William Jennings Bryan

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Entrance to the Ksar of Aït Benhaddou

Entrance to the Ksar of Aït Benhaddou

The ksar (or fortified village) of Aït Benhaddou in Ouarzazate Province, Morocco, is an example of pre-Saharan earthen construction techniques. While these techniques are ancient, the oldest currently...

Telegram - Sgt A A Deane is Missing in Action

Telegram - Sgt A A Deane is Missing in Action

Telegram - Sgt A A Deane is Missing in Action Here we see one of the most dreaded telegrams of the Second World War, in this stating that Sgt Arnold Aaron Deane was missing in action on the night of 21-22 January 1944 while serving with No.427 Squadron. Luckily Sgt Deane survived and was taken prisoner, as we will see in the next telegram.

Why Were the French Involved in the Sykes-Picot Agreement?

Why Were the French Involved in the Sykes-Picot Agreement?

This article is an edited transcript of The Sykes-Picot Agreement with James Barr, available on Our Site TV.Historian James Barr explains the Sykes-Picot Agreement, 100 years after it was signed.Listen NowDuring World War One, the British government set up a committee to answer the question of what would happen to the territory of the Ottoman Empire once it had been defeated.

Ancient Egyptian Texts contain Hangover Cure and Radical Eye Disease Treatments

Ancient Egyptian Texts contain Hangover Cure and Radical Eye Disease Treatments

Radical surgery and medicaments with ingredients now known to be toxic are among eye disease treatments in 1,900-year-old medical papyri of ancient Egypt that have been under translation from Greek fo

Did Britain Make the Decisive Contribution to the Nazis’ Defeat in the West?

Did Britain Make the Decisive Contribution to the Nazis’ Defeat in the West?

This article is an edited transcript of World War Two: A Forgotten Narrative with James Holland available on Our Site TV.Dan sits down with renowned World War Two historian James Holland to discuss the forgotten, yet critically-important logistical and operational history of World War Two.Listen NowOver the years, as the decades have passed, the narrative about Britain’s role and performance in World War Two has changed.