Battle of Cambrai in 1917 was first large-scale use of British Tanks deployed against the German Hindenburg Line on the Western Front in WW1.
The Battle of the Falkland Islands lasted just one day during World War 1 in 1914, four German warships destroyed by the British Royal Navy.
Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) British naval commander, naval victories against the French during the Napoleonic Wars.
HMS Hood, the pride of the Royal Navy sunk by the mighty German Bismarck at the Battle of the Denmark Strait on 24th May 1941.
Battle of Atlantic a continuous military campaign lasting the whole period of World War II (1939-1945) between Allied and Axis forces.
Phoney War was a eight-month period of time after the declaration of war by Britian and France against Nazi Germany during 1939
The evacuation of children from British towns and cities gave temporarily protection from the Blitz during the Second World War.
Edward IV (1422-1483) Earl of Marsh, Duke of York, then twice King of England during the War of the Roses.
King Henry VI (1421-1471) of England. Inherited the throne at 9 months old, became King of France. The last king of the Lancastrian dynasty.
Britains Economy during the war relied on the British Empire and Commonwealth, then financial and other aid from the United States in 1940-41