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The American Experience - Vietnam

An overview of the war together with details of the main characters involved. There are sections on the weapons used and the My Lai massacre.

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14-16 year olds
D-Day Normandy 1944 An Educators' Guide

A PDF document produced to complement the screening of the D-Day film but it can be used as a stand-alone resource. It looks at the historical context of D-Day, how WW2 influenced today's technology and has student activities.

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14-18 year olds
Romans

Why did the Romans invade Britain and what did the Romans do for us? These are two of the questions that are considered here. It also looks at life for women in Roman Britain and there is an audio drama of the Boudiccan Rebellion.

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14-18 year olds
Normans

What did the Normans do for us? Here the BBC give us an insight into the events surrounding the Norman Conquest and the changes it brought about.

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14-18 year olds
Hercules Greece's Greatest Hero

Find out about Hercules, the stories the ancient Greeks used to tell about his life and about his twelve labours.

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7-14 year olds
Domesday Book

The BBC have compiled information on how and why our earliest public record, the Domesday Book, was written.

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11-16 year olds
King John and the Magna Carta

Discover the events leading up to and after the signing of Magna Carta.

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11-16 year olds
The Battle of Waterloo

A timeline of the events leading up to the battle, of the battle itself and on why Napoleon lost.

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11-18 year olds
The Battle of Hastings

A detailed account of the Battle of Hastings, including the origins of the conflict, the battle plan, details of the battle and a review of why Harold lost. You can also play the Flash game to decide the future of England as either Harold or William.

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Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
The Battle for Berlin in World War Two

This article from the BBC features interviews with survivors from both sides in this battle. It examines the events when Stalin's attempted to take Berlin ahead of the allies, an action which led to the deaths of so many Russian soldiers.

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14-18 year olds
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