World War Two

A valuable – though not objective – historical record

Abram Games’s eye for clean graphic images transformed the world of posters and his art lives on in the London Underground today

We historians are failing in our responsibility to illuminate past and present by focusing on the slaughter without explaining its purpose 

An excellent book on the deal between Hitler and Stalin that shocked the world 75 years ago

Highlighting the importance of scientists and engineers in defeating Germany is the noble aim of Paul Kennedy’s new book, but ultimately he goes too far