Original BBC reports of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France, 6 June 1944
BBC World Service
Why is life expectancy in Scotland’s biggest city lower than other parts of the UK?
Libby Purves follows the way Britain prepared for the assault on Normandy in June 1944.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Jim White probes the cinema boom between 1939-45, sparking a major social change.
Lord West looks at how the Royal Navy won the First World War.
BBC Radio 4
Charles Wheeler recalls the epic of strategic success that made victory possible.
It is 60 years since the great British mathematician died.
Lord West looks at the Royal Navy's role at the start of the First World War.
Mark Lamarr explores the life of blues woman Memphis Minnie.
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