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Articles by Andrew Knighton:

King Leonidas I is the most famous general in the history of Sparta, and perhaps the whole of Greece. Disappointingly little is known about the…

The Battle of Agincourt is an iconic moment in English military history. On 25 October 1415, an army of English raiders under Henry V faced…

On 11 September 1297, an outnumbered Scottish army defeated the English at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. The most spectacular victory of William Wallace, the…

Harold “Kim” Philby, British journalist and intelligence agent, is one of the most famous traitors of the Cold War. Part of the infamous Cambridge spy…

150 years after its end, the Civil War remains one of the most important events in American history. It has been depicted countless times in…

The First World War was devastating in its scope and utterly unlike what national leaders expected. As such, it was seen by many as an…

“The Boers are not like the Sudanese, who stood up to a fair fight. They are always running away on their little ponies.” – General…

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, widely known as Monty, was the foremost British commander of the Second World War. Popular with his troops, he was less…

One of the most important covert operations of the Second World War, Operation Anthropoid was the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazi commander who led…

Here are the numbers that tell you everything you need to know about D-Day. 2 Mulberry Harbours: A raid on Dieppe had taught the British…

Here are the numbers that tell you everything you need to know about D-Day. 2 Mulberry Harbours: A raid on Dieppe had taught the British…