A painting of a landscape, showing a sky thick with smoke. On the ground, there is a valley with the Aisne river at the bottom. On the far bank, there are multiple explosions with smoke billowing up.
History of War

Defense in Depth at the Nivelle Offensive

Based on winning tactics from Verdun, this audacious attack was unexpectedly thwarted by Germany’s new, innovative defensive system and French intelligence failures.

Hundreds of soldiers carrying rifles march past along a rural English road.
History of War

In Photos: Ireland in the First World War

Though deeply divided over their nation’s relationship with Britain, thousands of Irishmen, Loyalists and Nationalists alike, joined up to serve on the frontline

History of War

WIN Cross of Iron restored on 4K Blu-ray

This 1977 classic has now been restored to brilliant 4K resolution, and History of War readers have the chance to win a copy on Blu-ray

History of War

Elizabeth’s Navy: Seven Proud Decades

This new book looks back at how the Royal Navy has changed and adapted during the reign of the late queen from the Cold War and the Falklands to today’s modern fleet

History of War

Exploring the Mahdīst Wars

Colonel Mike Snook MBE, PhD. reveals the fierce conflict between the British Empire, Egypt and the Sudan during the late 19th Century

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