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from BBC Timelines

Sir Winston Churchill: The greatest Briton?

Winston Churchill, photographed by Cecil Beaton, at 10 Downing Street, London, in 1940.

Icon of chinese orthodox Martyrs. Murdered during Boxer Rebellion (1900). Canonized before 1917

Cecil Beaton's photograph of Eileen Dunne, aged three.

Surrender of American troops at Corregidor, Philippine Islands, May 1942

French citizens with captured German weapons fight alongside the Forces of the Interior a few days before the Liberation of Paris, August, 1944

Battle of Broodseynde - Troops moving up at eventide, 1917 - Ernest Brooks.

Troops of the Eight nations alliance of 1900. Left to right: Britain, United States, Australian colonial, British India, Germany, France, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Japan. Date 1900

from Mail Online

The year of vengeance: How neighbours turned on each other and anarchy erupted in the aftermath of WWII

Two Frenchmen train guns on a collaborator who kneels against a wooden fence with his hands raise while another cocks an arm to hit him, Rennes, France, in late August 1944