Zapatista Rebels in Mexico

The indigenous revolt which shocked Mexico; the notorious British traitor Lord Haw Haw; protests against the Shah of Iran; and the French singer Edith Piaf remembered by her friends and lovers.

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55 minutes

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Sun 5 Jan 2014 02:06 GMT

World War II Collection

Four Lancaster bombers in the sky

Looking back at almost six years of global conflict, from Hiroshima to the Holocaust

Collapse of the Soviet Union

Soviet History

It's 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev stood down and the dissolution of the USSR began

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

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes