The Last Battle of the Vikings
The Vikings have turned from a monastic robbery into a power struggle for the crown. The battle of Hastings 1066 marks the end of the Viking Age, but with the victorious Vilhjálmur a new era begins.
History's Wars and Battles
ChannelOn NowUp Next
- Ch 354The Rise and Fall of VersaillesThe life and loves of France's most famous king, Louis XIV. Dubbed the Sun King by his admiring court, Louis conquered half of Europe, conducted dozens of love affairs and dazzled his contemporaries with his lavish entertainments. But perhaps his greatest achievement - and certainly his longest lasting love - was the incredible palace he built at Versailles, one of the wonders of the world.Battlezone: The Gulf WarThe war really begins from the moment Saddam Hussein, the president of Iraq, launches his troops into Kuwait. These are spearheaded by 100,000 of his republican guard. Supported by helicopter gunships, armored personnel carriers, mobile artillery and tanks.