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Extra Credits have recently finished their 6th Extra History series about Justinian and Theodora. This series covers one of the most interesting periods in the Byzantine Empire’s 1000 year long history.
Germany: Memories of a Nation is an excellent audio podcast presented by Neil MacGregor. In 30 episodes it covers 600 years of German history. Additionally we look at the book – including a short video review.
Confusing geography and country name(s) is not limited to the United Kingdom. GGP Grey has come back to this topic and explains what the difference is between Holland and the Netherlands – and lot of additional...
I have recently watched the movie The Imitation Game. The movie is about Alan Turing and how he was the key player to break the code of the German Enigma Machine in World War II. In this article I have collected Information and videos about Allen Turing, The Enigma machine and how the Enigma code was ultimately broken.
The Lincoln Memorial is a highlight of any visit to Washington DC. It was built to remember one of the most important figures in the history of the United States: Abraham Lincoln.
Extra Credits have recently finished their 4th Extra History series about the South Sea Bubble. This is a fascinating piece of British history that I had never heard of before.
70 years ago World War II ended in Europe. This is a time for reflection and a time to remember the dead.
And to remember Richard von Weizsäcker famous speech on the 40th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.