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Articles by Steve MacGregor:

By 1963, Eugene Wesley Roddenberry was writing screenplays for one of NBC’s most successful shows – The Lieutenant – which told the story of a…

The Battle of Waterloo took place on June 18, 1815, in a gently sloping valley around six miles south of the city of Brussels in…

During the late 1800s, the Jodhpur Lancers became one of the best-known and most glamorous regiments in India. During the First World War cavalry became…

One of the largest ever instances of the disappearance of US military personnel happened not during wartime but in 1950 when a US Air Force…

In the movie Heat (1995), former SAS member Andy McNab was brought in to advise on weapon choices and train the actors how to use…

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, CGI was still in its infancy, and if you wanted cheap props for a science-fiction…

Some of the forts were sold off to private companies and became discos, underground mushroom farms, and museums. In the 1920s France was still reeling…

The last known sighting of Mueller was on the evening of May 1, the day after Hitler’s suicide, when he was seen at the Reich…

German and Italian aircraft strafed and bombed the defenseless civilians packed on the narrow road. The N340 is one of the busiest roads in the…

The aircraft took off as a bi-plane, flew out over the sea with an RAF Hudson flying escort, jettisoned the upper wing, and returned to…

Its only drawback was that early night fighter versions were barely faster than the bombers they were trying to intercept. In the mid-1930s, there was…

This aircraft is credited with destroying more enemy planes than any other British aircraft of World War One, but it was also responsible for killing…