All great military tacticians plan their campaigns carefully, but only very rarely do those plans survive. Now a sketch showing Admiral Lord Nelson’s proposed route to victory at the Battle of Trafalgar has been discovered.
The Brecon Beacons National Park is an unusual place for a commemoration. But in early November, it played host to a ceremony on the site where, in 1944, a Vickers Wellington bomber crashed, killing everyone on board.
A first edition of Machiavelli’s Libro dell’arte della guerra (The Art of War) has sold at auction for £150,000.
After decades of instability, nearly 200 World War Two graves in Iraq have been restored to their former character.
Emma Marsh, 20, has uncovered captivating insights into the history of Liverpool through rubble dumped at the coast following the Blitz.
New images have revealed the extent of the damage to HMS Royal Oak after it was sunk during the Second World War.
Archaeologists at the site of an ancient battle in Germany say newly uncovered artefacts suggest many of those involved were not local men but came from further afield.
They were thought to have been lost in the watery depths of the vast Pacific Ocean. But now, explorers have found two Japanese aircraft carriers sunk in battle during World War Two.
In the Czech Republic, the statue of WWII Soviet military leader Ivan Konev is set to topple, following a decision by a Prague district assembly.
How did London communicate with the Resistance in Occupied Europe during the Second World War? A newly released archive of BBC documents has revealed that coded messages were often sent in regular radio bulletins.