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New research establishes history of rare Viking helmet

The corroded helmet would have been an essential component of protection for any Viking warrior. Several iron bands and plates, riveted together, would shield the wearer during the violent clashes for which the warriors are renowned.

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BEHIND THE IMAGE: Churchill visits the docks

In the Second World War, the dockyards and riverside factories of London’s East End were essential to the country’s struggle against the Nazis. But this also made them a key target for enemy attack.

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MHM Competition: September/October

This issue, we’re giving away three copies of Wellington: The Road to the Lion’s Mound 1769-1852, courtesy of Amerigo-Citadelle. In this first volume of a new biography of the Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Daniel Res draws on a wealth of new facts, insights, and theories to provide a Central European context to this […]

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