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The History of Britain

Welcome to the History of Britain! The home nations share a varied and shared history unlike anywhere else, so we thought it only right to create a section dedicated to our mutual heritage.

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  • The Gibraltar Evacuees

    The Gibraltar Evacuees

    In 1940, during the darkest days of World War Two, the evacuation of women, children, the elderly and infirm was ordered from Gibraltar, in order to fortify the Rock....

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  • Britain's Fight for Spain

    Britain's Fight for Spain

    There are memorials all over Britain dedicated to those who went to Spain to fight against Fascism in the Spanish Civil War. The bombing of Guernica shocked the nation...

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  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme

    July 1st 1916, The Battle of the Somme – The Lost Generation. On 1st July 1916 at around 7.30 in the morning, whistles were blown to signal the start of what would be the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army...

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  • Crossword Panic of 1944

    Crossword Panic of 1944

    The planning of the D Day landings was almost complete - what could possibly go wrong?...

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  • Churchill's Secret Army

    Churchill's Secret Army

    The Auxiliary Units were the brainchild of Sir Winston Churchill after the evacuation of Dunkirk. Highly trained and totally secret, their job was to provide resistance to the invading German army...

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  • No Vote, No Census - 1911 Census Protests

    No Vote, No Census - 1911 Census Protests

    As part of their Votes for Women campaign, suffragettes decided to target the 1911 Census...

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