The surprisingly sophisticated practices of Mayan medicine men
How four penniless Jewish immigrant siblings changed the face of entertainment forever and wrote their own fairy tale
The legendary Apollo 11 astronaut is also a decorated jet fighter pilot who shot down enemy aircraft in 1953
Swedish band Sabaton discuss the extensive historical research that went into their new single ‘Fields of Verdun’
Computer engineer Jack Garman reflects on his time at NASA, his work on the computer systems of Apollo 11 and what it was like to help put people on the moon
The award-winning author discusses her book, Reckonings, and how many have still not been held accountable for their crimes under the Third Reich
For centuries, duelling was a gentleman’s right to keep their honour, before the practice was made unlawful. However, there was still time for one last duel in England…
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