Blitz Richard Holmes visits the sites that encapsulate the memory of a night of the Blitz.
Dunkirk Walking the French beaches from which thousands of British troops escaped capture.
Boyne A visit to the site of the Battle of the Boyne, where James II was beaten by William III.
Battle of Naseby Richard Holmes travels to Naseby, where King Charles I lost the English Civil War.
Bosworth Professor Richard Holmes visits the scene of Henry Tudor’s victory over King Richard III.
Hastings Richard Holmes visits the sites that encapsulate the memory of a night of the Blitz.
Goodwood Following the tanks of the 1944 British armoured break-out from the Normandy bridgehead.
Arras Historian Richard Holmes reviews the strategic importance of the Battle for Arras in 1940.
The Somme Richard Holmes walks through fields where the Battle of the Somme took place.
Waterloo Professor Holmes visits the farms and fields where history hung in the balance.