Asylums

To mark World Mental Health Day on Sunday, a special edition of witness looks at life inside psychiatric institutions of earlier decades.

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The WW2 Collection

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Eye-witness accounts from significant wartime events

The Vietnam War Collection

Operation Babylift

On the 40th anniversary of the end of the war, browse compelling eye-witness accounts.

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US