The witch-hunters of early modern Europe and America saw thousands tortured and sentenced to death, but what was a witch-hunt and why did this notorious practice happen?
Hero, archer, lover, poacher, murderer, thief, vagabond… The story of Robin Hood has taken many forms through the ages, but is there any truth in the legend?
The world’s largest tank museum is welcoming one of Germany’s most famous tanks to this year’s TANKFEST
The US Ambassador to the United Kingdom discusses the impact of the Normandy campaign on Anglo-American relations
Trip Historic’s annual photography competition is now open, looking for incredible shots of the world’s greatest historic sites
The Royal Navy’s distinctive twin-boom jet fighter saw operations in several ‘brush fire wars’ of the 1950s and 1960s
What exactly did these servants of the gods do to honour their deities and serve the people?
3 copies of new western about Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett starring Ethan Hawke and Dane DeHaan up for grabs
Breaking down the toughest landing as the US forces faced embedded Nazi defences, mines, turrets, barbed wire and more
On 6 June, soldiers from 13 different Allied countries took part in the amphibious landings in Normandy – among them, brave exiled forces from the Mediterranean
Anatoli Gubariev helped tackle the raging inferno in the aftermath of the 1986 catastrophe and witnessed first-hand the scale of the destruction
In the single-minded pursuit of vengeance, the warrior queen of the Iceni massacred thousands of Romans and almost caused the empire to abandon Britannia entirely
Did Wolfgang’s sister teach him everything that he knew? We explore the life of the extraordinary woman in an incredible family
Historian and consultant on Total War: Three Kingdoms Rafe de Crespigny talks us through his role on the game
A master of disguise and an expert in deduction, Detective Jerome Caminada pursued criminals relentlessly through the dangerous underworld of 19th-century Manchester
Bertrand du Guesclin, The Eagle of Brittany, was England’s most feared opponent during the Hundred Years’ War
The scandal that brought down a US president and changed the political lexicon forever
In this issue, History of War readers have the chance to win a brilliant bundle of classic movies, brought into crisp 1080p quality on Blu-ray
The Cold Blue takes viewers into the deadly Flying Fortress bomber missions over Occupied Europe