The 1920s and early ‘30's looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
... and why their treatment angered human rights campaigners at the time.
A 91-year-old radio operator from Auschwitz death camp has been charged as an accessory to the murder of 260,000 inmates of the notorious death camp.
Despite big hopes for rebuilding Coventry's manufacturing heart after the Blitz, the tale of Hillfields became one of sad decline.
A group of American airmen broke US laws and evaded the FBI to support the nascent country of Israel in 1948. We should consider them heroes. Jonathan Pollard -- not so much.
Ivan Maisky was Russia's ambassador to the Court of St James from 1932 to 1943. By charming his way into Britain's inner circles he arguably passed on more secrets than the infamous Cambridge Five.
The Confederate flag isn't the only one with a violent past.