Features exploring the battles of years gone by – the valour and heroism, the ingenuity and incompetence, the tragedy and waste. Selected articles below.
Now considered the last great Yorkist victory, this desperate clash for the English throne should have put an end to the Wars of the Roses.
If discretion is the better part of valour, then it was sorely lacking during the battle of Balaclava and the charge of the light brigade.
How the conflict that signalled the start of the Hundred Days Offensive in 1918 became known as the black day of the German army.
At the height of the Seven Years’ War, one British volley would almost single-handedly decide the fate of the battle of the Plains of Abraham.