World War One’s role in the worst ever flu pandemic
The pandemic flu virus spread around the world in several waves, causing illness in 20% to 50% of infected people and death in 1 ... war for nine months and persisting in its aftermath as people travelled back to their homes. Indeed, the war played a major ...
The (Not So) Neutrals of World War II
They are generally long, made up of hard, grinding days that do not naturally nourish man's nobler instincts. The neutral ... of World War II in 1995, and unprecedented access to archives in Moscow and other ex-Communist states have all played a role ...
Prince Harry unveils memorial arch to mark 100 years since outbreak of war
Visit our centenary website for stories of the North-East's role in the First World War and to search our database of over 1,800 soldiers from the region who fought The Prince, who wore No 1 dress of the ... the Tower of London played The Last Post and ...
Baker: Shevardnadze Played Vital Role in Ending Cold War
Shevardnadze is held in low regard in today's Russia because many believe that he, along with Gorbachev, brought about the end of the world ... Baker said this does not in any way diminish the vital role Shevardnadze played in ending the Cold War.
WW2: the role of women in the Second World War
I couldn't say [to my son], "Do you know it's Daddy's birthday?" But in my mind, 1 May – I'd think ... father's contacts (he'd worked as an intelligence officer during the First World War). Ten days later she was on a plane to Cairo – 'They needed ...