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Film of the month

Somme Tales

Document of the month

COPY 1/452/38, Photograph of five persons dressed in Esquimeaux attire taken in the Custom House shed, East India Docks, London, on July 29th 1901

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Britain and the Holocaust

How much did the British government know?

Cabinet Papers

History through the eyes of the British Cabinet

'Christmas is cancelled!'

A new classroom resource for Key Stages 3 and 4 introducing students to Oliver Cromwell through original State Papers.