New Bruce Willis film The Bombing tells the story of the Japanese Bombing of Chongqing in World War II
From Stalin to Kim il-Sung, discover 10 of the most notorious Communist tyrants of the 20th century
Discover the shocking treatment of kidnapped Africans transported to the Americas as slaves
From the Privateers of the Caribbean to the Pirates of South China Seas, discover 10 of the most infamous swashbucklers and freebooters in history
Revolution, executions and help from the Germans, here are five things you didn’t know about the Easter Rising
Jump inside the centrepiece of the world of antiquity in this spectacular video by the Ancient History Encyclopedia
A true genius of construction and technology, here’s the Top 5 Facts on Britain’s Iron Man, Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
A pioneering philosopher and one of the most pivotal in a line of great men who informed our understanding of the world; here are 5 facts about Aristotle.
Spanish Inquisition founder, unifying force of Spain and defender of the Catholic faith, here are five facts on Isabella of Castile
Skilled warriors obscured by myth and legend, here are five myths busted about Japanese ninjas
Who really were those figures who stood around Stonehenge in bedsheets? The druids debunked
From the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and the Battle of the Marne to the Christmas Truce…
Fought between 21 February and 18 December 1916, the Battle of Verdun took place during the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies in north-eastern France. It was the longest single battle of the … Continued