United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.), or Britain, is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands within the British Isles. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the …



3 October 2022 English

To encourage students to engage actively with historical documents. To build analytical and critical thinking skills. To formulate evidence-based arguments. To practice writing concisely and persuasively.

impacts of individual enemy attacks on the United Kingdom. Reports 973- 1151, 1 January - 31 March 1941

24 May 2022 English

Content in British Society, 1939-1951 is arranged in collections corresponding to the archives from which they were sourced. You can read more about the archive materials selected for this resource …

the Survey covered all major regions of the United Kingdom. Despite ceasing in its function by 1943,

4 May 2022 English

State leaders in Eastern Europe, Berlin Mayors, United Kingdom Prime Ministers and Foreign Secretaries, Politicians and Statesmen, Ambassadors, Other Eastern European Figures

Diepgen 1984-1989 Walter Momper 1989-1990 United Kingdom Prime Ministers Prime Minister Years in Office Callaghan 1976-1979 Margaret Thatcher 1979-1990 United Kingdom Foreign Secretaries Foreign Secretary Years 1958 - 1967 East European Ambassadors to the United Kingdom Envoy or Ambassador Role Country of Origin Diplomatic relations established between the United Kingdom and East Germany in 1973. Martin Bierbach Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Yugoslavia 1989-1993 United Kingdom Ambassadors and Envoys to Eastern Europe

1 May 2022 English

A timeline of major events in the Cold War in Eastern Europe with links to relevant documents.

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AU: Aarhus University · 1 January 2017 English

“The socialist system has won in our country,” Antonín Novotný, the leader of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, triumphantly declared at a national party conference on July 5, 1960, and …

latest pop records from France, America and the United Kingdom can be heard over the radio and at the Bucharest

Korea University · 1 January 2017 English

In 1960–61, the outbreak of an increasingly acrimonious dispute between Nikita Khrushchev’s Soviet Union and Enver Hoxha’s Albania caught most foreign observers by surprise, all the more so because the …

peculiar attitude was rooted in the fact that the United Kingdom – unlike France, Italy, and Turkey but similarly

UCL: University College London · 1 January 2017 English

In the Cold War Eastern Europe collection, historians have an invitation to explore the variety and complexity of the cultural Cold War. The explosion in cultural traffic across the Iron …

md=1&did=65943, "Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 German

A file containing records of meetings between the visits commissioners of the Berlin Senate and the East German government. Subjects covered in these meetings included the construction and operation of …

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents relating to Allied military flag tours in East Berlin. Subjects covered in the file include Soviet and East German claims of numerous traffic offences committed on …

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing a single document concerning the diplomatic status of the British honorary chaplain in Bucharest, Robert Braun.

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