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In the brutal, hard-fought wars of the Middle Eastern crusades, few figures stand out as brightly as Saladin. Rallying Muslim forces, he drove back the…

In the brutal, hard-fought wars of the Middle Eastern crusades, few figures stand out as brightly as Saladin. Rallying Muslim forces, he drove back the…

Defying a king is no way to win medals, approval, or an invitation to court. Under certain kings of England, defiance could lead to time…

The Cold War saw a lot of advancement and diversification in the design of fighting vehicles. Though not directly fighting each other, the world’s great…

The end of the Second World War should have brought about a cessation of tension, but nature abhors a vacuum in politics just as much…

The Fourth Crusade was an armed military expedition convened by Pope Innocent III, which took place from the year 1202 until 1204 and was intended…

Typically, it can be said that the winners get to determine how history is told. In the case of the Crusades, however, that hasn’t been…

The first group of assassins to be found in the historical record is that of the Hashshashin who operated in Persia, Syria, and Turkey, eventually spreading…

The Crusades, Christian Europe’s attempt to drive back other nations and religions, were among the most ambitious and badly thought out campaigns in military history.…

Beneath the relentless beating of the midday sun, under a seemingly endless rain of arrows, The Grand Master’s patience had all but run out. Garnier…

In the annals of warfare one reads of the clash of arms, the pitting of warrior against warrior, of tales of heroism, of endurance and…

The warhorse was a vital part of the European medieval military machine. Cavalry charges by heavily armoured knights made horseback attacks a terrifying part of…