Recalling the night of Dec. 29, 1940, when German bombers caused the second great London fire of the Blitz.
Walking the World War II battlefield at Dunkirk and talking with Cmdr. Christopher Dreyer.
The 1690 Battle of the Boyne, where James II was defeated by William III, an event still commemorated by Protestant marches.
Members of the Sealed Knot Civil War Reconstruction Society show the power of the musket and pike.
Touring Bosworth Field, where King Richard III died in battle in 1485.
William the Conqueror defeats King Harold at Hastings in 1066.
Historian Richard Holmes walks the beaches of Normandy, France.
Historian Richard Holmes visits the town of Arras, where the Nazis staged a lightning invasion.
Historian Richard Holmes visits the battlefield along the Somme River where the British suffered devastating losses.
Historian Richard Holmes visits the Belgian battlefield of Mons, where the British first met mechanized Nazi forces.
In 1815 Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo.
Henry V gains victory over the French at Agincourt despite overwhelming odds.