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.
Sean Bean presents a series exploring how war experiences filter down the generations.
Sean Bean explores how wartime experiences have filtered down through the generations.
How wartime experiences have informed the dynamics of families in subsequent generations.
Sean Bean presents a series exploring how war experiences filter down the generations
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.
After nine years of civil war, Jeremy Bowen explores the balance of power in Syria.
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.
Alec Ryrie argues that the Second World War is our modern sacred narrative.
Owen talks to a British soldier about one particular day of fighting in Afghanistan.