Modern

KABUL/BRITISH RETREAT

The First Anglo-Afghan War, 1839-1842

From the start, what little order there was went awry. As pillaging Afghans moved into the emptying cantonment, panic ran through the straggling camp-followers, causing a stampede and the abandonment much of the stores.

German Zeppelins of WWI

Mathy’s airship was a giant cigar-shaped cylinder of gas bubbles filled with highly flammable hydrogen.

Blitz and the Battle of London

The British people seemed determined to fight on – alone and against the odds. The Blitz was to be the great test of whether this resolve could be broken.

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