Civil WarWeekly Video

How Ed Bearss Found the USS Cairo

The USS Cairo was a Union ironclad during the American Civil War, and was the first ship sunk by a torpedo (now called mine). Hear the story of how the USS Cairo was found from its rediscoverer, the late great Ed Bearss. Learn more about Bearss here. Get the full DVD here.
Middle AgesVideos

Secrets of the Castle Video Series

We're pleased to recommend this series, originally broadcast on the BBC, Secrets of the Castle. Join the series' hosts, Peter Ginn, Tom Pinfold, and Ruth Goodman, for a look inside an ongoing decades long project to build a castle in modern times. Learn about every day life in the middle ages, castle building techniques, and the methods of medieval warfare.