War Walks

March 2014

6. Blitz

3.0 13 x
Richard Holmes visits the sites that encapsulate the memory of a night of the Blitz.(R)

5. Dunkirk

3.0 18 x
Richard Holmes walks the beaches from which British troops escaped capture in May 1940.(R)

4. Boyne

3.0 39 x
A visit to the site of the Battle of the Boyne, where James II was beaten by William III.(R)

3. Battle of Naseby

3.0 8 x
Richard Holmes travels to Naseby, where King Charles I lost the English Civil War.(R)

2. Bosworth

3.0 14 x
Professor Richard Holmes visits the scene of Henry Tudor's victory over King Richard III.(R)

1. Hastings

3.0 46 x
Richard Holmes visits the site of William the Conqueror's historic victory.(R)

6. Goodwood

3.0 13 x
Following the tanks of the 1944 British armoured break-out from the Normandy bridgehead.(R)

5. Arras

3.0 12 x
Historian Richard Holmes reviews the strategic importance of the Battle for Arras in 1940.(R)

4. The Somme

3.0 20 x
Richard Holmes walks through fields where the Battle of the Somme took place.(R)

3. Mons

3.0 20 x
Richard Holmes looks at the British retreat from Mons in 1914.(R)