Fifty thousand Roman soldiers come face-to-face with 250,000 Gallic warriors.
A detachment of the U.S. 7th Infantry attacks the Nez Perce Indians in 1877.
Julius Caesar's enemies gather for battle against 50, 000 Roman soldiers.
The detectives search the U.S. Civil War's Shiloh battlefield in hope of finding answers to puzzling questions.
Israel launches a pre-emptive strike against the Egyptian air force in June 1967.
The United States Rangers search for a German gun battery during the D-Day landings.
In 1813 the USS Chesapeake engages HMS Shannon.
Germans invading the Soviet Union suffer their first major defeat in the World War II Battle of Stalingrad.
Jutland proves disastrous for the British Royal Navy in May of 1916.
Scientists and historians explore American Indian involvement in the Revolutionary War.
Archaeological evidence threatens to overturn the legend of the siege of Masada.
Scientific techniques and historical analysis reveal the source of the Duke of Wellington's edge at Waterloo.
Scientists, historians and veterans reveal the secret systems and tactics used by the British to repel invading German forces during the summer of 1940.
Scientists and historians investigate why the Battle of the Bulge ended in defeat for Germany.
The exhaustion of the Confederate troops sows the seeds of their defeat at Gettysburg.
Just 12 hours of fighting produces nearly 23,000 casualties at the Civil War battle of Antietam.
Researchers analyze the brief but decisive Revolutionary War Battle of Cowpens, S.C., where the British suffered a defeat in 1781.
In 1846, the armies of Mexico and the United States clash near present-day Brownsville, Texas.
Nearly 60,000 British soldiers are killed or wounded on July 1, 1916, in an unprecedented military catastrophe during World War I.
Washington's troops force the English to yield at Monmouth, N.J.
The Apaches gained an unrivaled reputation as fighters by beating opponents who were wealthier and better armed for more than 300 years.
Over 30,000 Allied troops are dropped behind enemy lines to try to end World War II by Christmas 1944.
In Vietnam, Americans win every battle but still lose the war.
English Naval leader Horatio Nelson triumphs at Trafalgar.
Outnumbered by at least three to one, Henry V's English slay the French in 1415 Agincourt.
What went wrong for Napoleon at Waterloo.
William of Normandy wins the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
The Spanish Armada is ill-prepared for a naval battle against Elizabeth I's England.
The largest amphibious assault of World War I becomes the most public disaster of the Allied campaign.
Researchers examine the role of the Turkish allies at Balaklava during the Crimean War.
White cavalrymen fight American Indians at Little Bighorn.
The Allied raid at Arnhem has been considered a disaster, but new evidence suggests that victory was close.
The Spanish Armada, the most powerful fleet ever seen, fails to invade England in 1588.
In 1415, Henry V's surprising victory against the French.