Second World War

The age of world wars is past, the age of global civil war has come

A rosy-hued invocation of the Blitz spirit was a hopelessly misguided metaphor for the Covid pandemic

What’s behind our obsession with World War 2?

Professor Jeremy Black and Graham Stewart talk about life on Germany’s home front during the Second World War

Thread by thread, Mortimer unpicks the lies of David Stirling’s life

Messiaen’s quartet, first performed in a freezing barracks in 1941, is a thing of great beauty

Brits should stop gorging on sentimentality

The story of how British commandos did the impossible

The lesson of the Soviet-Finnish War warns us against misunderstanding a war in progress