David Loyn investigates how a lost record is helping Afghanistan address its painful past. Read more
The Saur Death List of Afghanistan
David Loyn investigates how a lost record is helping Afghanistan address its painful past.
The Hague Warning
Heather Jones explores a lost intelligence report warning of Germany's invasion of Poland.
Sanchia Berg rediscovers the lost trail of the MI5 spy who was left out in the cold.
The Strange Voyage of the Blonde Angel
Dominic Streatfeild investigates the case of Argentine POW Alfredo Astiz in 1982.
The Crypto Agreement
Gordon Corera reveals evidence of a secret deal between a code-machine company and the NSA
The Albania Operation
For Radio 4's Cold War season, Gordon Corera examines CIA attempts to subvert Albania.
Knowing Jurgen Kuczynski
Anne McElvoy explores the documents telling the story of the emigre agent Jurgen Kuczynski
Fu Bingchang's Diaries
The diaries of Fu Bingchang, Chinese Ambassador to the Soviet Union as the Cold War began.
MI6's Secret Slush Fund
Gordon Corera investigates a secret fund belonging to the MI6 chief in the 1950s.
Scotland's Lord Haw Haw
Jo Fox discovers the transcripts of a Nazi secret radio station broadcasting to Scotland.
The Gibraltar Diary of Squadron Leader Mallory
A document in French leads Nick Rankin to the exploits of an SOE operative in Gibraltar.
Memories of Wilfred Owen
The British war poet's younger brother Harold Owen spoke to the BBC in the 1960s
William Dalrymple's history of the East India Company and how it came to subdue India.
Cap Anamur: A rescue that led to jail
Why a captain was arrested after saving shipwrecked Africans in the Mediterranean in 2004
In William Dalrymple's new history of the East India Company a turning point is reached.
Dunrossness Primary and the Braer Oil Disaster
Pupils from around Scotland delve into local history and produce their own documentary.