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Eighty years ago, Churchill dismantles the last relics of the old regime

Santa bulletin

Eighty years ago, Petain replaces one tarnished figure of the Third Republic with another and ducks a German PR stunt

Eighty years ago, the early doubters of Mussolini's attack on Greece are the ones to pay the penalty for its failure as trouble brews for him in the desert

Excellent podcast about the abdication by the History Channel

Eighty years ago, the Royal Navy and the Regia Marina fight inconclusively but Admiral Dönitz begins to apply pressure

Eighty years ago, the Balkans slip further towards instability

Eighty years ago, the RAF punishes success and unorthodoxy

Eighty years ago, Nazi Germany and the USSR fail to divide the world between themselves as an unknown British Brigadier wins his first battle