Both sides quickly realised that smashing their opponents’ armies on the battlefield wasn’t the only way to win the war
Lincoln Cathedral | paul jackson
For nearly 4,000 years, the Great Pyramid stood tall until it was outdone by...
By 1915, stalemate reigned supreme. Every attempt to break the deadlock in Europe was resulting in mass casualties for, at best, miniscule gains
Howard Carter, 8 May 1924 | Library of Congress
Archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter shot to fame when he discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun
Leadenhall Street, London | J Hopkins, 1837
Move over Ancient Egypt, Medieval Britain and Wild West America – the historical period most people would like to call home is Victorian Britain, according to a poll carried out by the team at History Revealed
Clifford's Tower, York | Peter Ingvorsen
During the reign of Henry VIII, discontent rose, particularly in the north of England
The story of Mata Hari is one of the best-known – and bizarre – in espionage history
The Pyramids of Giza | danbreckwoldt
One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the largest of the three mighty pyramids of the Giza Necropolis
Louis went on to become Louis VIII of France | © Getty Images
We know Henry VIII, Victoria and mad George III, but there have been more rulers of England than you may have thought...
In a conflict pockmarked by brutal battles, Passchendaele still stands out for its hellishness
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