Interview with Charles Insley

‘You’ll have to excuse my lack of voice’ says Dr Insley as I take a seat opposite him, on a desk stacked with papers. The office is crammed with books and paperwork, the hard labour of a university history professor, just returned, so he tells me, from a conference. Famous amongst students for his fantastic Continue Reading

Undiscovered Heroes of History: Mordechai Anielewicz

Mordechai Anielewicz, nicknamed ‘Little Angel’, was the chief commander of the Jewish Combat Association who authored the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising from January to May 1943. The uprising was the largest single revolt by Jews during WWII and was a response to Nazi Germany’s efforts to transport the remaining Ghetto population to Treblinka extermination camp in Continue Reading

The Spanish Civil War

Commonly referred to as “the dress rehearsal” for World War II, the Spanish Civil War was the bloodiest conflict in Spanish history. The result of deep political and social divisions within Spain, the conflict that erupted became the site of intense fighting, as well as a training ground for the Axis powers and further demonstrated Continue Reading