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.
The tragedy that was Exercise Tiger, the rehearsals at Slapton, Devon for the D-Day landing on Utah Beach in Normandy in 1944….
Famous people born throughout history in January
Important events of 1942, including the battle of El Alamein in North Africa.
Famous people born throughout history in November.
Important events of 1917 during the fourth and penultimate year of the First World War, including the Battle of Cambrai which saw a surprise tank attack by the British.
The planning of the D Day landings was almost complete – what could possibly go wrong?…
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