A pivotal victory in the Scottish fight for independence from English rule, the Battle of Bannockburn was a classic case of wit over superior numbers and weaponry, says Julian...
Edward III's stunning victory over the French at Crecy marked a new dawn for the humble foot soldier. An Investigation into this decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War.
Julian Humphrys unfolds the dramatic events that made the Battle of Stalingrad the most miserable and bloody battle of World War II – and possibly in the history of warfare
The life and complex character of one of Britain's most-loved military heroes.
Julian Humphrys reveals how the tiny democratic city state of Athens took on the army of the mighty Persian Empire and won at Marathon in 490 BC
The Parliamentatrian's crushing defeat of Charles II's army at Worcester finally brought to an end more than a decade of civil war in Britain.
Julian Humphrys looks at the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most crucial clashes in the American Civil War, when the fate of a nation hung in the balance
Julian Humphrys explores the Battle of Towton, a brutal clash between the armies of Lancaster and York that saw thousands fight, and die, in howling winds and driving snow.
The kop it’s a word familiar to all football fans but how many of them know that it takes its name from a steep hill where the British suffered a bloody defeat.