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Major moments that changed our understanding of the planet we live on
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Personal memories of the Great War from the BBC's archives
Looking back at almost six years of global conflict, from Hiroshima to the Holocaust
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Protesters who took the streets, a TV studio and a beauty pageant
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The communities, politics, leaders and events that have shaped Africa
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Interviews with people who were there at key moments in women's history
From World War II to the Arab Spring, history told by the people who were there.
In 2009 all retired Gurkhas were finally allowed to settle in the UK.
How 1970s Britain pioneered an alternative to prison copied around the world
The controversial execution of Cuban army officers allegedly involved in drug running
Newly independent Tunisia introduced a set of laws which revolutionised women's lives.
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