A look back at the 1945 trial of Philippe Pétain, France’s World War II–era head of state who was accused of plotting to overthrow democracy
Why on earth does Boris Johnson want to tune out the BBC?
Vera Lynn’s torch songs were not high art, but they kept up morale among the rank-and-file British soldiers fighting W.W. II
Samuel Pepys’s 1665 account of life in London ravaged by bubonic plague is all too familiar in 2020
A distinguished historian and former newspaper editor offers the Canada-bound couple a bit of advice (which he knows will go unheeded)