Guest Blog


The Battle of the Ardennes

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Ardennes, which took place in the Wallonia region of Belgium. To mark this date, Wallonia Belgium Tourism examine the build up to the German offensive, and the Battle’s opening manoeuvre.


Limited edition timepiece created from 1944 Spitfire

Advertisement feature: guest blog by REC Watches. REC Watches presents a Limited Edition timepiece incorporating aluminium from the wings of the only 1944 Spitfire aircraft to return to the UK after having crashed on the Russian tundra during WWII.

ABF Frontline Walker’s story: William Brough

Tracing the biography of a forgotten World War One soldier. In 2014, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity launched the first Frontline Walk to commemorate the First World War centenary and raise funds to support today’s soldiers. Since then, hundreds of people have taken part in The Frontline Walk. They consist of an incredible mix of individuals, […]

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New English Civil War PC game released

Guest Blog By Matrix Games Ltd Without any doubt, the United Kingdom as we know it today could not exist without the conflict known as the ‘English Civil War’. For nine long years, from 1642 to 1651, the country saw two major factions fighting each other to the death — not just for supremacy, but […]


‘Conflict, Time, Photography’ at Tate Modern

Tickets now on sale. TEL: 020 7887 8888 WEB: OPENING TIMES: 26 November 2014 – 15 March 2015 Conflict, Time, Photography traces a diverse and poignant journey through over 150 years of conflict around the world. The works are ordered according to how long after the event they were created from moments, days and weeks to decades […]


What can the children of today learn from WWI and WWII?

Written by author Paul Dowswell The 20th century was blighted by two catastrophic world wars – events of such horror and magnitude that those of us born after they happened can only feel immense gratitude that we were lucky enough to avoid them. Both the First and Second World Wars remain popular topics for fiction […]