“It had been largely accepted that “Charles the Sufferer”, the feeble and sickly King of Spain, would die without an
There is no single factor to blame for the outbreak of the First World War. At best we can say
On October 17, 1777, British General John Burgoyne surrendered his army to American forces under the command of General Horatio
The Versailles treaty, imposed after the First World War denied Germany a Military Intelligence gathering organisation. But in 1921 the
The Desert War or Western Desert Campaign was one of the two major stages of the North Africa Campaign of
As part of our loose Africa theme for this season we’ve decided to rerun this look at Lettow-Vorbeck, originally released
The Battle of Adwa stands out during the scramble for Africa, it was was that rare event of a native
Few ancient states could match the scope and power of the Seleucid Empire. Founded in the late 4th century BC
In part two of our Ranald Slidell Mackenzie series we follow his career after the American Civil War.
For a year Britain and her Commonwealth stood alone against Germany, in June 1941 Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, invading Russia.