First aerial photographs | Scotland from the Sky
With the birth of automated flight and the popularity of photography, the Great War was the first opportunity to combine the two. Some of the first images recorded being that of training trenches 30 miles from Edinburgh.Tweet
Lenin and Tsar Nicholas | Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley
Lenin was the antidote to the Romanov rule and in 1917, his Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace and took power. Shortly after Nicholas and his family were massacred.
Nicholas' abdication | Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley
After the hardships of WWI, the people were hungry and poor, and the soldiers refused to carry out orders to shoot at their own citizens, so joined the revolt.