Exploring 400 years of British Army history, from the English Civil War to the current conflict in Afghanistan, this exhibition gives you the key facts, describes the impact and looks at the legacy of 20 of Britain’s greatest battles.
The selection criteria included:
Until 2 June 2013
Visit our White Space gallery and find original artefacts telling the stories behind the battles and the real-life experiences of the soldiers who fought in them.
We asked you to decide which of these 20 engagements is worthy of the title 'Britain’s Greatest Battle'. Your votes selected Waterloo, Aliwal, D-Day/Normandy, Rorke's Drift and Imphal/Kohima as the top five battles.
These battles were then championed by five distinguished guests at a day of debate on 20 April 2013. At the end of this event the audience voted for their outright winner. The results were as follows: