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Interactive map shows devastating impact of Second World War air raids

Bombing Britain: an air raid map uses wartime data from our collection to pinpoint more than 30,000 UK locations that were subject to air raids over the...

Tags: bomb census maps, maps, research, second world war, taylor & francis

The National Archives loans items for Brazilian art exhibition

The National Archives is loaning documents and photographs for an exhibition which recreates the art works displayed at the first Brazilian modern...

Tags: art, art exhibition, Brazil, Brazilian Embassy, Brazilian modernism, foreign office, modern art, Royal Academy of Art, second world war, The Art of Diplomacy

Document release

Latest MI5 files released

Today we have made available to the public 64 previously top secret files from the UK Security Service, or MI5.

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, document release, espionage, file release, mi5, second world war, security service

New classroom resource for Key Stages 3 and 4: The Holocaust

There is no doubt in my mind that we are in the presence of one of the greatest and most horrible crimes ever committed. Winston Churchill, July 1944 In...

Tags: education, holocaust, ks3, ks4, second world war

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