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...
Martin's History – a blog for people who love history
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.
Of course the acclaimed TV series Game of Thrones is not a historical drama – far from it. However it took some inspiration from a very interesting period of medieval English history. The Wars of the...
World War II ended in Europe 70 years ago. As I was recently in Washington DC and visited the National World War II Memorial, I think this is a fitting first post in the new Places of History category.
This series about the Great Powers before World War I provides an overview of their alliances, their foreign and domestic policies and challenges. In this first part we look at the German Empire.