First world war

Cracking the Code: How one Telegram changed the course of the First World War

A fascinating account of how modern day code breaking evolved from the crucial successes made by British Naval Intelligence in the course of the First World War. Again and again in history we can see moments when so much depends on something of seemingly small being... read more

71 years on from D Day there are new dangers facing the world

“Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of My mouth.” (Deut. 32:1) The anniversary of the D Day landings, and the recent celebration of the 70th anniversary of  Victory in Europe is a good time to take stock and recognise just... read more