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BBC Wales History BBC Wales History | 15:36 UK time, Friday, 23 April 2010

North East Wales reports on a high street clock in Wrexham that has been restored and is about to go back into public service.  For a while, the two-face clock displayed different times on either face.  Read the BBC NE Wales article.

North West Wales links to some unseen footage from the recent history series, Wales and the History of the World. In this clip, Eddie Butler discovers how the internment camp at Frongoch became known as the 'University of Revolution'. Watch the clip. 
Mid Wales reveals how Major Lloyd-Jones of the Parachute Regiment foiled the Nazis by using the Welsh langauge. Read the BBC Mid Wales article.
An example of an automatic secret ballot box and a raggedy Punch and Judy dog form part of the online collection of objects provided by museums and audience as part of A History of the World series of programmes. Explore the objects. 
Llansteffan and Laugharne castles currently form part of an online gallery of historic buildings in South West Wales. Find out how you can add your photographs to this collection. View the gallery on BBC SW Wales.


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