Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Mark Bridge

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Medals of Welsh hero of 4,000-mile WW2 commando raid up for sale

Medals awarded to a British soldier who took part in one of the most audacious missions of the Second World War — a 48-day...

Cambridgeshire bones may hold first DNA evidence of Sarmatians in Britain

Remains of a man buried near a rural farmstead in Roman Britain may hold the first genetic evidence for the presence of Iranian-speaking Sarmatians...

Picasso’s Guernica ‘inspired by Goya and Capa weeks before bombing’

Pablo Picasso had his vision for his masterpiece Guernica weeks before the bombing of the Basque town and based its composition on a painting by Francisco...

Railway pub that predates train stations among newly listed sites

An 1820s railway pub built before the development of train stations and still serving pints is one of some 227 historic buildings and sites...

‘Backwater’ town was bustling trade hub that rewrites Roman history

A Roman town once considered so unpromising that no one bothered to excavate it boasted a bustling river port, rare roofed theatre and fine...

Mysterious Roman dodecahedron is ‘find of a lifetime’

A Roman dodecahedron unearthed on a community dig in...

HMS Hood ‘sunk by mechanical failure, not Bismarck’

It was the most shocking loss of a Royal...

Medals of Welsh hero of 4,000-mile WW2 commando raid up for sale

Medals awarded to a British soldier who took part...

Cambridgeshire bones may hold first DNA evidence of Sarmatians in Britain

Remains of a man buried near a rural farmstead...
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