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The History Network

3006 Days of Valour Part1

Throughout the Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858, a total of 182 Victoria Crosses were awarded; more...

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3005 The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived - Charles V Holy Roman Emperor - Part 2

In this second episode of the life of Charles V Holy Roman Emperor we continue the story of his...

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3004 The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived - Charles V Holy Roman Emporer

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor also known as Carlos was born in 1500 and he lived for 58 years,...

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3003 Byzantium\'s Eastern Frontier

The Byzantines, the subjects of the Eastern Roman Empire, were great survivors. They outlasted...

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3002 The Vicksburg Campaign Part 2

On May 18, 1863, Major General Ulysses S. Grant achieved the objective he had sought for months....

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3001 The Vicksburg Campaign Part 1

On May 18, 1863, Major General Ulysses S. Grant achieved the objective he had sought for months....

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2910 After Cannae

At the Battle of Cannae, 2 August, 216 B.C., Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca administered one...

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2909 Army Exercises in the English Countryside, 1853-1914

The last pitched battles on English soil were Sedgemoor in 1685 and Preston in 1715. But after...

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2908 The First Victoria Cross - Part 2

When the first actions were gazetted in The London Gazette on February 24th, 1857, the first name...

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2907 The First Victoria Cross

The First Victoria Cross – Charles Davis Lucas, Cecil William Buckley, or Henry James Raby....

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2907 The First Victoria Cross - Part 1

The First Victoria Cross – Charles Davis Lucas, Cecil William Buckley, or Henry James Raby....

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2906 Royal Navy actions during the Battle of Britain: Continuing a long tradition

Ask most people about the Battle of Britain, and they will think of the Spitfires and Hurricanes...

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2905 Charlemagne - The Father of Europe Part 2

The machinery of war which Charlemagne inherited from his father. Pepin the Short, and...

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2904 Charlemagne - The Father of Eurpope Part1

Charles the Great, known as Charlemagne and the father of Europe, created an empire which would...

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2903 The 2500th Anniversary of The Battles of Thermopylae, Artemisium and Salamis - Part 2

Thermopylae and Artemisium were never intended to be decisive stands even though the defeat of...

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2902 The 2500th Anniversary of The Battles of Thermopylae, Artemisium and Salamis - Part 1

The year 2020 represents the 2,500th anniversary of three battles which played a major part in...

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2901 The Lewis and Clark Air Rifle

The American West contains many epic tales and stories, perhaps the most astounding is the story...

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2810 The Battle of Stony Point

July 15th 1779. The night was dark, the soldiers were ordered to fix bayonets and unload their...

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2809 John Hawkwood - The Greatest Mercenary of His Age - Part 2

The greatest mercenary commander of the 14th century, inspiration for historians, poets,...

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2808 John Hawkwood - The Greatest Mercenary of His Age - Part1

The greatest mercenary commander of the 14th century, inspiration for historians, poets,...

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