Filled with iron nails, the bottle was initially thought to have been placed there for storage. But Oliver Mueller-Heubach and Robert Hunter, staff members at WMCAR, have theorised that it is likely to be a rare ‘witch bottle’.
A collection of over 3,000 military maps, prints, and sketches belonging to the monarch has been released to mark the 200th anniversary of his death.
One of the oddest inventions was the Supermarine Nighthawk, a massive twin-engine quadruplane night fighter designed to fly patrols of anything up to 18 hours at a time, with a fully-enclosed heated cockpit and even a small sleeping berth.
We’re giving away five DVD copies of Midway, courtesy of Lionsgate. From director Roland Emmerich comes the visually spectacular WWII epic Midway, released through digital download on 2nd March, and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on 9th March. Based on true events and filled with high-impact action sequences, Midway is a must-own blockbuster […]
The Battle of Waterloo is intrinsically linked to the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon, the towering military figures of the early 19th century.
The Chicago-born ‘slider’ became the youngest Olympic gold medallist ever as a 16-year-old at the 1928 Winter Olympics in St Moritz. Four years later, while serving as his country’s flag bearer, he piloted Team USA to another victory in Lake Placid.
Max Hastings, noted historian and journalist, is a titanic force in British history, with 27 books to his name – many of which cover conflict. In Chastise, he brings his expertise on warfare to bear on this critical episode in WWII history.
The boneyard here at Davis-Monthan was established in 1946 to store WWII bombers and transports.
Due to exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act, the documents were closed to public access until January this year, just as the island prepares to commemorate 75 years since its liberation on 9 May 1945.
Simon de Montfort was a colossus in English affairs during the 13th century, as this biography skilfully explains. What is revealed is a man who was shaped by the mores of his times.