January 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill, undoubtedly one of the giants of 20th century world politics and an enormously popular figure in Britain.
World War I
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A beautiful installation is to be officially unveiled at the Tower of London tomorrow (August 5) to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
Today (July 28) marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. A conflict of unimaginable scale that effectively redrew the maps of Europe and the Middle East and cost 16 million people their lives.
The First World War (1914-1918) is revisited, in all its horror, in War Horse, the new film from director Steven Spielberg.