The British fighter killed in Syria
Is Anna Campbell a hero? The British civilian was killed in Syria after joining the fight against ISIS. Her father praised a “loving daughter” who devoted her life to fighting injustice.
Suicide more deadly than Taliban for UK soldiers
We are all aware of the physical dangers of war, but could the psychological threat be even greater? Tonight’s BBC Panorama investigation suggests that the answer is yes.
Women soldiers sue US military over right to fight
Many nations, including the UK and the US, exclude women from frontline combat. Now, a group of servicewomen is taking the Pentagon to court over the rule – but is it appropriate?
The unsolved mystery of Rome’s ‘Lost Legion’
Ancient Rome's crack troops, the Ninth Legion, fought all over Europe until they disappeared mysteriously in Britain. Their story intrigues us, but is it true?
Life stories: Bomb disposal in Afghanistan
An inquest is taking place into the death of Olaf Schmid, who was killed in Afghanistan in October 2009. This is his story.
Teenage Soldiers – Army Schools Under Fire
A sixteen-year-old boy is too young to buy a copy of a war-themed video game. Is he old enough to join the army?
The horror of an army turning on its own people
In 1972, British soldiers killed 14 Irish protestors in the city of Derry. Yesterday an exhaustive inquiry declared the protestors totally innocent.