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If Germany Had Won The Second World War

The Christmas period was an opportunity for me to surf the realms of Amazon Prime for something to watch. Quite by accident, I came across The TV series “The man in the high castle”. It is a TV series based on the book by Philip K. Dick. The book is about the world in which Nazi Germany and the axis power took over the …

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Suffragette – Modernising Feminism

I was excited to see Suffragette, having heard that it explored the feminist movement. The film itself was incredible and the audience was left in astounded silence when the dates on which individual countries gave the vote to women were listed. The film was an emotional roller-coaster; it was gleeful when the movement appeared to stand a chance of getting …

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The Iliad – The Story of Stories

History is an eternal story. It has existed throughout all of humanity. In a way, it is part of our very nature to tell the story of our ancestors. One of the earliest known scripture is the story of a great war to prove that the ancestors of one of history’s greatest empires (Macedonia) were the greatest group of people …

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The War that Defined a Nation

This year marks 150 years since the end of the bloodiest conflict ever fought by the United States of America; the war that has made Abraham Lincoln one of the most famous presidents of the USA ever. A conflict which claimed more American lives than Vietnam, the American Revolution, WW1 and WW2 combined. A war in which there were 680,000 to 800,000 American dead, wounded or …