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08 May 2006
Gordon Brown recently issued a rallying cry to the British people to honour the Union Jack. Looking, as so often, to...
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17 October 2005
In the mid-1840s, Richard Burton, a subaltern in the Indian army already known as a brilliant linguist, assumed the...
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06 June 2005
This is not a typical story of daring subversion behind enemy lines. Vera Atkins never worked "in the field". Instead,...
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04 October 2004
During the dizzy "invasion summer" of 1940, when Nazi raiding parties were expected to arrive at any moment, the...