Archive of Margaret Thatcher acquired for the nation

18 Jun 2015

Margaret Thatcher’s previously unpublished memoir of the Falklands War has been acquired for the nation - after Arts Council England today announced the acceptance in lieu of inheritance tax of papers from the estate of the former Prime Minister.

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Mitrokhin’s KGB archive opens to public

07 Jul 2014

KGB files from the famous Mitrokhin Archive – described by the FBI as ‘the most complete and extensive intelligence ever received from any source’ – will today open to the public for the first time.

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D-Day’s ‘forgotten man’

06 Jun 2014

Seventy years after Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy, the Churchill Archives Centre has released a short film commemorating the ‘forgotten architect’ of D-Day.

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D-Day’s forgotten commander

05 Mar 2014

Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay – the forgotten architect of the Dunkirk evacuation and D-Day landings – is to be remembered at Cambridge University’s Churchill Archives Centre tomorrow (March 6).

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An extract from the original psychoanalysis.

Inside Hitler’s mind

04 May 2012

A secret report, previously unknown to historians, shows how British Intelligence was tracking Hitler’s growing preoccupation with “the enemy within” on the eve of the Final Solution.

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