The graphic depiction of the storming of Ciudad Rodrigo by ‘The Devil’s Own’ Connaught Rangers with Lieutenant William Grattan.
The storming of Ciudad Rodrigo was a decisive engagement during the Peninsular War. This is one soldier’s moving account of the moments before the battle
A snapshot of the English Civil War in Dorset that reveals the true nature of the conflict.
A critical point in the North Africa campaign, British forces have repelled relentless German advances, and now both sides settle … More
Scorching heat, isolated 2km ahead of the German line, one AT gun and its crew, and the enemy are everywhere. … More
And there wasn’t one of us in our battalion that ever got to the German lines. You couldn’t! It was absolutely impossible…