Warfare in News
The Hundred Years War – CrécyWed 19th August
The Battle of Crécy, fought on 26 August 1346, was the first great victory of the humble longbow and the yeoman archer, who would reign supreme on the battlefields of Europe for nearly 150 years. This article by Tim Saunders describes the Hundred Years Wa
The Battle of Britain: Black ThursdayWed 12th August
During the summer and autumn of 1940, the Luftwaffe launched their air campaign to gain superiority over the RAF. They were not successful, and this defeat marked a turning point in the Allies’ favour. A handful of the 3000 or so airmen who fought in the
Fatal Charge at Gallipoli: August 1915Wed 12th August
An infantry attack was planned at The Nek for 04.30 hours on 7 August 1915. Things went awry from the outset when the preceding artillery bombardment ended early, allowing the Turkish defenders time to prepare their positions. Despite this error, armed on
Charge!Wed 12th August
John Grehan presents a selection of ten paintings detailing cavalry charges from the Napoleonic Wars.
The Men Behind Monty – The Staff and HQs of Eighth Army and 21st Army Group (book)Released: 27th April 2015
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, Monty, had the highest profile of any British commander of the Second World War and, in the years since that cataclysm, has probably generated more books and comment than any… Read full review...