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  1. Resistance by Moonlight

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    April 6, 2018 by Andrew W M Smith

    There’s always a slightly awkward moment when you talk to a room full of history enthusiasts about your favourite item …
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  2. Macron’s Appeal: Resistance and Myths

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    September 25, 2017 by Andrew W M Smith

    In March 1942, the trade-unionist Christian Pineau secretly flew to London from Nazi Occupied France, seeking to connect his resistance …
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  3. Myths, Battle & Rail: Two Stories About Waterloo Station

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    June 16, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    UPDATE: Here’s a video of me talking to The Independent about Waterloo and its contemporary importance On the 200th anniversary of …
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  4. Tale of Two Cities: Memory, Identity, Maps

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    April 9, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    Memory is a rich and powerful intoxicant. It can be as seductively misleading as it can be corrective. By invoking …
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