Children are not told that “falling” often meant getting your head blown off, or your innards ripped out and being picked up in a bucket.
Russell Crowe's first film as a director is bad history which is being exploited to promote militarism and war among the young, says Richard Phillips.
Winston Churchill has been excused, used and apologised for with robotic repetitiveness, drawn upon as a historical oracle
Matthew Crampton reviews a year of activity countering attempts by government, politicians and historians to glorify the First World War in the year of its centenary
Now the Christmas truces of 100 years ago have been sentimentalised by Sainsbury's supermarket, Jeremy Clarke says we need to remember the reality.