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Recalling the tactics and weaponry of well-known warriors.
Season 1, Episode 11
May 14, 2009
The Alamo Scouts reconnaissance unit of World War II are recalled. Included: guerrilla methods are demonstrated.
Season 1, Episode 10
May 7, 2009
Hawaiian tribal warfare in the18th century is explored. Included: the use of shark-tooth weapons; and martial arts.
Season 1, Episode 9
April 30, 2009
The Battle of Isandlwana, fought in 1879 in South Africa, where British forces were defeated by Zulu warriors.
Season 1, Episode 8
April 23, 2009
Recalling the Battle of Plataea (479 B.C.), which turned the tide of the Greco-Persian wars and ended the dominance of the Persian forces.
Season 1, Episode 7
April 16, 2009
The 1565 Siege of Malta, in which the Knights of St. John defeated the attacking Ottomans, is recalled.
Season 1, Episode 6
April 9, 2009
Recalling a famous 1612 duel between Japanese swordsmen Miyamoto Musashi and Sasaki Kojiro.
Season 1, Episode 5
April 2, 2009
Knights of the 15th century are examined in a study of the Battle of Agincourt (1415), in which the outnumbered British defeated the French.
Season 1, Episode 4
March 26, 2009
Recalling the Battle of Teutoburg Forest, fought in A.D. 9, when Germanic tribes, led by Arminius, defeated the Roman legions.
Season 1, Episode 3
March 19, 2009
Recalling the Vikings and their clash with the Saxons in the Battle of Maldon in A.D. 991.
Season 1, Episode 2
March 12, 2009
A series recalling the tactics and weaponry of well-known warriors. The opener studies the Maya civilization warriors of Dos Pilas, in what is now Guatemala. Terry Schappert hosts.
Season 1, Episode 1
August 1, 2008
Recalling the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297, in which the Scots, led by William Wallace, defeated the British.
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