Category: Cover Features

Seema Syeda 3 days ago
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While admitting that Haig was no genius, revisionist historians have argued that by 1918, he…

Seema Syeda 2 weeks ago
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A century ago, between 8 August and 11 November 1918, after four years of trench…

Seema Syeda 2 months ago
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The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was not only a seminal event in British history,…

Seema Syeda 3 months ago
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How did Michiel de Ruyter transform war at sea? Gone were the chaotic close-quarter mêlées,…

Seema Syeda 4 months ago
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No general in American history held the kind of absolute power General Pershing wielded. With…

Seema Syeda 5 months ago
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The late Richard Holmes considered Marlborough to be Britain’s greatest general. He was probably right. But, like many…

Seema Syeda 6 months ago
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We know the story. Goaded into a hopeless war by an expanding colonial empire, thousands…

Seema Syeda 7 months ago
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The TV series Britannia (2017) is a historical fantasy along the lines of Game of…

Seema Syeda 8 months ago
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The epic defence of Chakdara is intriguing. It lasted a week (26 July-2 August 1897),…

Seema Syeda 9 months ago
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Could the Germans have won the First World War in 1918? Almost certainly. A quarter of…