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America’s Lost H-Bomb

America’s Lost H-Bomb

Georgia's sandy costal shallows hide a deadly secret, a hydrogen bomb dumped by an American bomber over half a century ago in 1958 at Tybee Island. The bomb itself was very much nuclear capable and the military were never able to find it although Pentagon officials insist that the missing h-bomb posses no threat. A spokesperson for the Pentagon has stated that they still believe the best course

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Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty

Out of the chaos, darkness and violence of the Middle Ages one family rose to seize control of England. Generation after generation they ruled the country for more than 300 years, ruthlessly crushing all competition to become the greatest English dynasty of all time. They were the Plantagenets and their story is more shocking, more brutal than anything you'll find in fiction and in this four pa

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The Bridges That Built London

Between Richmond and the North Sea 30 bridges span the river Thames in London, they carry people across a stretch of river that is 35 miles long. These extraordinary structures connect a population of nearly 8 million and have been the making of London, Britains capital. Millions of Londoners cross these bridges every week, most probably don't give them a second thought but for British art hist

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Warlords

Warlords

On July 6th 1940 in Berlin Adolf Hitler celebrated his victory in Europe, his army chief called him the greatest warlord in history. From Moscow Hitlers collaborator, the Russian leader Joseph Stalin sent his congratulations. In London the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was isolated and the American President Franklin Roosevelt stood aloof. In the coming five years everything in the r

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The Search For Troy

For centuries archaeologists have tried to find the legendary city of Troy but without success. Troy is famous for the scene of the Trojan War, the fight for the worlds most beautiful woman, Helen of Troy and the ruse that won her back, the Trojan Horse. It's a story that has been told and retold by poets and actors for thousands of years but is it real? Did the city of Troy actually exist? A c

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The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization

The Greeks, a people known to be glorious and arrogant, valiant and headstrong, these were the men and women who laid the very foundations for western civilization. Their monuments still recall perhaps the most extraordinary two centuries in history, a time which saw the birth of science, politics, philosophy, literature and drama. It was a period in time which saw levels of art and architectur

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Egypt’s Lost Queens

Egypt’s Lost Queens

Ancient Egypt, a rich history that lasted for over 6,000 years. The lives and deaths of its leading characters still fascinate us to this day and when we visit museums featuring exhibitions on this period of our history we typically encounter monumental statues of monumental men but where exactly are all the women of ancient Egypt? The most famous of these women is of course Cleopatra The Great

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The Real Jesus Christ

Around 25 years after the death of Jesus Christ, the movement he had inspired split into two factions, these factions held very different views of their leader, his identity, message and vision. A power struggle quickly ensued and one of these factions under the guiding genius of St. Paul emerged the winner. Eventually he had written his version of Jesus's story in the Gospels of the New Testam

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Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

In the year 1162 deep in the heart of Asia a child was born, he was clutching a blood clot, a so called sign from heaven that he was destined to be a great warrior. His life was to become a legend, his name was Genghis Khan. Many believe his story is a simple one, that being he was the incarnation of evil, a brutal barbarian that butchered millions of people. The real character of Genghis however

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