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1945 CROSSING THE LINE

Lugging whatever they can in suitcases or boxes, desperate Germans clamber over the bent, crumpling skeleton of a railway bridge spanning the River Elbe. The city of Tangermünde, 60 miles west of Berlin, escaped severe damage until the final weeks of World War II, when US troops approached and the retreating German forces blasted the bridge to slow them down. Thousands of people made the crossing so that they could surrender to the Americans, rather than the Soviet Red Army advancing from the east.

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In this month’s issue… Secrets of the Templars They were the most formidable military order of the middles ages, feared as crusaders and answerable only to the pope. This month we tell the tale of how they fell from grace, and try to unpick their legends from the truth. Plus: the Jarrow March; the RAF and the battle of Britain; Martin Luther King; 26 weird facts surrounding royal births; how to make a mummy; and the crowning of Charles II