Tagged: UK

Post tagged “UK” look at the United Kingdom in current and previous form. This includes and is in this context used as a synonym for: the British Empire, Great Britain, England.

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Breaking the Enigma Code – Alan Turing

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.

England South Sea Bubble

South Sea Bubble – Extra History

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.

The History that Inspired Game of Thrones

The History that Inspired Game of Thrones

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...

Fokker DR1 Triplane 3 (World War I)

Ten Things That Were Different in 1914

In 1914, at the start of World War I, Europe and in fact the whole world looked very different from the world we know today, over a hundred years later. We look at 10 things that were fundamentally different. Technology...