When World War II struck, the British government evacuated women to hospitals in the countryside to give birth – and the change still affects maternity care today.
Scientists studying the atmosphere found help in an unlikely place – the aerial bombing campaigns of World War Two.
Not just period pieces, the 2017 films "Dunkirk" and "Darkest Hour" shed light on the intense Brexit debate, and raise important questions about Britain’s fundamental identity.
Government learned much from the war. But today we find new throwbacks to that Blitz-era sclerosis.
As the bombs fell, people flocked to the movies.
When buildings began to rise from the ruins and the rubble, the planners missed an opportunity to create a better society.
Despite big hopes for rebuilding Coventry's manufacturing heart after the Blitz, the tale of Hillfields became one of sad decline.