The Plunkett Shot

Thomas Plunkett is one of the most famous Private soldiers of the 95th Rifles, along with Rifleman Harris, who had his story memorialised...

History Hack - The Cult of Napoleon

I was kindly asked back onto History Hack, a online Podcast run by historians, to discuss, why does the Cult of Napoleon worship persist...

Battle of Albuera – “Die Hard!”

"recovering they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was seen with what a strength and majesty the British Soldier fights"

Wellington the boy.

I am writing this to tie into what would have been the 251st Birthday of Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington, on 1st May 1769....