Inside the June 2024 issue of BBC History Magazine, on sale now...

D-Day’s forgotten heroes

Nick Hewitt charts the extraordinary contributions of Allied sailors to the success of the Normandy landings


The spearhead of the invasion

Saul David tells the story of the airborne troops who struck the first blows in the early hours of D-Day

How the Vikings viewed the world

Alicia Maddalena and Matthew Townend peer inside the Viking mind with the help of Norse poetry

Club AD 30

Mary Beard explores why the ancient Roman ‘jet-set’ was drawn to Egypt’s tourist hotspots two millennia ago

Inside Anne Boleyn’s bedchamber

Nicola Clark considers what the lives of six ladies-in-waiting to Henry VIII’s wives can tell us about the Tudor court

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Gender identities in Victorian Britain

Jad Adams reveals how conventional notions of femininity and masculinity were turned on their head in the 1890s


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