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G What do these ceramic paddles have to do with hair care?

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E The Vikings set foot on English soil for the first time

56LAST DAYS OF THE INCAS How thousands of hardy Inca warriors were bested by 170 conquistadors

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E Lucrezia Borgia: femme fatale, or unwilling pawn?

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Snapshots An impromptu gig on a WWII warship ... p6

History in the News New species of human discovered .........p13

Time Piece Ceramic hair-drying paddles ..........................p15

History in Colour Immigration at Ellis Island.................................. p16

Your History Classic FM host John Suchet ..........................p17

Yesterday’s Papers Britain ditches the shilling ................................. p18

This Month In... AD 793 Vikings lay waste to Lindisfarne ................ p20

Time Capsule: 1890 The first black boxing champ ...................... p22

Graphic History Medieval jousting ..........................................................p24

FEATURES

D-Day 75th Anniversary: Blood on the Beaches Relive the Normandy landings through the eyes of the soldiers – Allied and German – who fought on that fateful day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .p28

Lucrezia Borgia Was the only recognised daughter of Pope Alexander VI a villainous poisoner, or is she a victim of revisionism? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .p39

The Secrets of the CIA’s Mind-Control Programme How one man’s death laid bare the CIA’s clandestine research into LSD, PsyOps and brainwashing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .p47

Top 10: Wacky Races Running naked was the norm back in Ancient Greece – except during one particular race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p54

Last Days of the Incas The astounding story of how the

Spanish dismantled the Inca Empire with deception and deceit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p56

A History of the Bible Where was it written? Who wrote it? And is it historically accurate? . . . . . . . . .p67

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