Culloden near Inverness, Scotland - one of the strangest battlefields (and mass burial grounds) in the world. There is so much juxtaposition between the "ordinary" (like this cottage) and the "extraordinary" (like the mass graves not 100 yards away).
Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage
Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses