'Man of Honour' is the first in a stunning new series from respected military historian, Iain Gale, perfect for all fans of Sharpe. Meet Lieutenant Jack Steel -- gentleman, soldier, hero. Upper Bavaria, 1704. The British army, victorious, unbeaten since the Peninsula war, stands proudly to attention, ready to fight for honour and glory. Their enemy is Louis XIV of France, a megalomaniac intent on possessing all Europe.
Canon at Yorktown Battlefield. In French troops joined American forces at Yorktown, VA and attacked British fortifications by land and sea. The campaign was successful and British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered (Photo: Richard T.
Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Lee Armstrong. Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
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Rear-Admiral Takeo Takagi fought two of the Japanese Navy's biggest battles of the war's first six months. After commanding the naval forces supporting the invasion of the Phillipines in late 1941, Takagi headed the task force covering the Java landings in Dutch East Indies, and was therefore the Japanese commander in the Battle of the Java Sea. In that battle, Takagi's forces sank two light cruisers (Dutch) and three destroyers (one Dutch, two British), damaged a heavy cruiser (British)…