Category: WORLD WAR I

Thomas Edward Lawrence, aka “Lawrence of Arabia”, is one of the world’s best known military figures. Immortalized in David Lean’s 1962 movie starring Peter O’…

Experience the world’s finest collection of tanks in action – for free.  The Tank Museum is partnering with World of Tanks – and tank museums…

In 1916, a heartbroken mother, Sarah Ambrose, placed her dead son’s personal effects into a brown leather suitcase and stored it in the attic, where…

Second Lieutenant Hubert Guy Pierre Alphonse Rochereau, the warrior son of a distinguished military family, whose ancestors had served under Napoleon, it ended for him…

Timing, as they say is everything. With everyone currently at home under confinement there has never been a better time to launch a series of…

Field Marshal Montgomery is one of the defining figures of British wartime. In terms of image and influence, he ranks alongside Winston Churchill. Churchill had…

The Last Post, the traditional final salute to the fallen, is played at 8pm each night by the buglers of the Last Post Association in…

Tsar Nicholas was to go thirsty. One hundred and three years after the Kyros was sent to the seabed by a German U-Boat commander, the…

The Wheatcroft Collection in the United Kingdom is a large and important collection of historical softskin and armoured military vehicles. It is one of the largest…

The horse was the mainstay of battle logistics in World War One, pulling munitions and armaments, transporting the sick and wounded. But they were also…

It is to my constant regret that I didn’t begin my pilgrimage to the Great War battlefields until a few years into this century. That…

It turns out the amazing battle scenes in Sam Mendes’ film 1917 were so realistic because they were mostly real. The actors in the movie…