Find out what the children took with them when they were evacuated see how much the host families got paid for each evacuee that they took in. Watch an evacuee telling his story to his grandson.
There's just a few simple rules that make the British Royal family's line of succession easy to understand.
A first hand account of train travel in the late forties and early fifties as experienced by a young working class child. Also memories recalled of the barrow boys and girls that would meet the trains
During the period of conflict in Ireland known as 'The Troubles' the Armalite rifle became synonymous with Irish Republicanism.
This hub provides an abbreviated country profile of Italy. In late 2011, Italy came under intense scrutiny due to adverse economic conditions. This scrutiny was led by other European Union members due to Italy's large public debt. At the time, Italy...
Born in the North Riding of Yorkshire in 1926 to a farming couple, Hannah Hauxwell would experience the seasonal extremes of life in the Northern Pennines. Bereft of first her father then mother and uncle, she was faced with making do with no mod cons to ease a harsh existence from the age of 35
The Queen does these things that may shock the world.
This article is a first hand account of working class life back in the 1940s. Ordinary life carried on even in the War years and this article lets you take a peek into what life was like back then.
Politics, prejudice, bombs & money created headaches before Russia's Olympiad. The news filled with vitriol as though this were a US Presidential Election. Still, victories brought joy to our hearts.
A review of the recent history of events that led us to this point, and why we seemed determined to bring about war with Russia.