SIGN UP

History

Welcome To History where the past is explained.

If you are looking for information about your family tree try our Genealogy section.

Check out the Myths & Legends section for answers to age old questions about urban myths and ancient traditions.

1 to 20 of 1141

1 2 3 4 Next Last

Avatar Image
gillianblok
I am reearching the history of Le Grande Chene, Tilburstow Hill Road, S Godstone and noticed that someone on this site remembers it. It was previously LE Bonne Auberge restaurant, and before then the...
Avatar Image
Barmaid
I havent done a genealogical probate search for a while (I'm mainly back before 1858 so they are of little use - although any pre 1858 Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills are still available free...
Avatar Image
NoaRiver2020
Primo Levi, a writer who wrote about the Holocaust like this: “It is neither easy nor pleasant to dig into this abyss of evil. You are tempted to turn away with a grimace and refuse to see and hear:...
Avatar Image
devon dave
Where Canadian troops stationed in the SouthWest during world war 2, specifically in the Southhams area.
Avatar Image
vetuste_ennemi
Just watched my recording of this BBC4 program shown last Thursday. It's on iPlayer. Rather moving, but well worth watching ....
Avatar Image
Ripper
In the first edition (1991) of Jack the Ripper A to Z how was Stewart Evans described? I've only got later editions of the A to Z...
Avatar Image
RedHotMama3
Enter Further Question Details Here...
Avatar Image
RedHotMama3
Enter further question details here...
Avatar Image
Brian-Ghilliotti
Did border clashes between German and Swiss troops occur in WW2? If so, when, when, and why? Brian Ghilliotti...
Avatar Image
Brian-Ghilliotti
Did French partisans ever attack occupying German forces after the Franco Prussian War? There was a period of time after the war ended where German forces remained in France until France paid war...
Avatar Image
Brian-Ghilliotti
During the Soviet War in Afghanistan, why did the refugee surge into Iran not have a destabilizing effect like it did in Pakistan? Or maybe it did, there just hasn't been much media or historical...
Avatar Image
Brian-Ghilliotti
Has there been a recent tactical, campaign, and political analysis of the Algerian Civil war (1991-2002). I would presume the only existing European language study covering this conflict would be...
Avatar Image
Brian-Ghilliotti
If so, were there significant battles between factions, or was conflict limited to just brief skirmishes? Given the level of violence that ensued following Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, there...
Avatar Image
Brian-Ghilliotti
Has there been a study of Portugal's decolonization wars in Africa (Mozambique, Guinea, and Angola, 1961-1974)? Specifically, I am looking for references that cover the tactical operations and general...
Avatar Image
Ninnynanny
1. Who was Thomas Bough, born Kidderminster 1798 2. Where was Lion yard, Stourport 3. Who lived at Corporation Farm, Upper Mitton in 1901 Thank you for any help....
Avatar Image
waterbored
Our Church has a perfume bottle with a picture of St Alkmunds Church, Whitchurch on one side, Shropshire Violets on the other side and the mark A83 on the base. It is about 15 cms high. Any...
Avatar Image
tandh
i have the post that was used to hang the outside lamps on during ww2, anyone know what it's called?...
Avatar Image
10ClarionSt
Some years ago, a former financial director of a famous global company finally got to speak with his dad about a small part of his war service. As he was virtually at deaths' door, his dad felt he...
Avatar Image
ericsavory
I am trying to remember the name of a cafe in Fordingbridge in possibly the late 60s. It was near Bank Corner and I think the name was something to do with a bird but I could be totally wrong. Any...
Avatar Image
Valmave
Further to last nights Cold War programme, where was the UK submarine that was damaged in the late 1960s repaired ?

1 to 20 of 1141

1 2 3 4 Next Last