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Monte Cassino and revolutionary Russia

Matthew Parker revisits a brutal Second World War battle, while Orlando Figes discusses Russia and the Soviet Union

Published: May 15, 2014 at 4:47 pm

On the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino, Matthew Parker explores one of the Allies' toughest challenges in the Second World War. Meanwhile we speak to Professor Orlando Figes, author of a new book and website about Russia's revolutionary period.

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