Postwar Germany and medieval CSI

Lara Feigel explains how the Allies used culture to try to rebuild Germany after 1945, while Elizabeth New talks about a new project that uses modern forensics to analyse documents from the Middle Ages

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Dr Lara Feigel talks to us about her new book, The Bitter Taste of Victory: In the Ruins of the Reich, which shows how the Allies used culture to try to rebuild Germany after 1945. Meanwhile, we are joined by historian Elizabeth New to discuss a project that uses modern forensic techniques to analyse medieval seals.

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