Warfare in News
The 1356 Poitiers CampaignFri 18th September
On 19 September 1356, the Battle of Poitiers took place. BHTV's Tim Saunders describes the events of the day.
Battle of Britain Day – 15 September 1940Thu 17th September
Sunday, 15 September 1940 saw the Luftwaffe launch a concentrated attack against London: the goal was to bring the RAF to its knees once and for all. This article by Kristen Alexander reports of the part played by 22 year-old Pilot Officer John Crossman,
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
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...