Britain and its 'Fourth Arm of Defence' from 1920 - 1940.
The story of children born to British mothers and black GIs during WW2
John Keegan considers how the causes of war are to be addressed and conflict resolved.
China and Japan's war economies from 1920 to 1940.
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
Two extraordinary sisters, both WWII code-breakers, walk near Dolphinholme in Lancashire.
Errollyn Wallen meets artists working in places of conflict and danger around the world.
Conflicts, big and small - what do they have in common? Evan Davis and guests discuss.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests ask whether science needs war to drive it.
Former soldier Emile Simpson argues we need to rethink the way we fight wars.
Margaret MacMillan explores our complex relationship with the people who go to war.
War and the French Economy from 1920 – 1940.
War and the German Economy from 1920 – 1940.
In times of war how much care-free behaviour should we indulge in?
Lyse Doucet and her Afghan pen pal exchange poignant letters about war, poetry and cancer.
Margaret MacMillan assesses attempts to constrain and justify conflict.
Ian McMillan's poem imagines allied troops listening out for Big Ben's New Year chimes.
Omnibus: Historian Ben Macintyre on guile in war, from the Old Testament to modern times.
Owen talks to a British soldier about one particular day of fighting in Afghanistan.
Owen Bennett-Jones talks to a British soldier about the reality of war.
PJ Harvey talks to Front Row's John Wilson about the inspiration behind her new album 'Let England Shake'.
Richard Dannatt talks to Joan Bakewell about how his beliefs shaped his work as Army chief
Bee Wilson explores sugar's role as a cause of conflict.
Alistair Cooke reflects of the casualties of war and losing friendships to time.
Alistair Cooke examines how casualty numbers influences the public's appetite for war.
Will robots be the future of war? And how would warfare change if they were?
Is war a uniquely human act, or can its origins be found in our evolutionary past?
John Keegan explores the origins of warfare, when combat first became purposeful.
War and the Soviet economy from 1920 – 1940
Will looks at art and war, including the shipwrecked sailor who turned to painting.