Paths of Glory gets a HD release from Eureka, but while it can tell us much about the First World War that comes with caveats
Discover the full story of 617 Squadron, meet a Lancaster bomber pilot and Rommel’s driver, resist William the Conqueror and fight Napoleon to a standstill
Your chance to win an exclusive stamp set: The Great War – 100 Years, Part Three: Battles
In the wake of the Spanish Armada, Elizabeth I launched an expedition to wreak revenge on her Catholic foe
This month, discover the battles that shaped the Iron Duke, meet a Korean War veteran and steam into the history of a Victorian ironclad
National Railway Museum Archivist Alison Kay explains how ambulance trains saved over 30,000 lives in the first four days of the Somme
Martin Wall, author of The Anglo-Saxons in 100 Facts, reveals why everything we thought we knew about the “Dark Ages” is wrong
The Roman Empire was a force to be reckoned with, and its influence on the world can still be seen today, in the form of infrastructure as well as politics. In the new Book of the Roman Empire we take … Continued
Catherine Curzon, author of Life in the Georgian Court, reveals the horrifying story behind the imprisonment of Sophia Dorothea of Celle
Don your riding boots and take a tour of these glorious survivors from Alfred’s England
Answer this simple question to be in with the chance of winning Long Shadow: The Great War
Discover a tragic lost generation 100 years on from the Battle of the Somme, step inside Henry VIII’s house of horror and find out the role of jazz in the Civil Rights movement
Stewart Emmens, Lead Curator of Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care at the Science Museum, explores loss of limb and life at the Battle of the Somme
In a special 50-page centenary edition History of War remembers the battle that haunted the 20th century with exclusive interviews and in-depth articles.
How would the world have been different if this critical turning point hadn’t happened?
Horst Wessel idolised Joseph Goebbels, but when he died Goebbels saw the real value of the Nazi thug