Captain Oates – Soldier & Explorer

'I am just going outside and may be some time.' With these words, on 17 March 1912, Captain Oates walked out to his death in an Antarctic blizzard and … [Read more...]





The Golden Horseshoe – The Wartime Career of Otto Kretschmer, U-Boat Ace

The legendary U-boat ace Otto Kretschmer was branded 'the wolf of the Atlantic', and for good reason. In his dramatic wartime career he sank ship … [Read more...]





Edward IV and the Wars of the Roses

Indisputably the most effective general of the Wars of the Roses, Edward IV died in his bed, undefeated in battle. Yet Edward has not achieved the … [Read more...]