Collections: The Battle of Helm’s Deep, Part V: Ladders are Chaos

This is the fifth part of a series taking a historian's look at the Battle of Helm’s Deep (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII. VIII) from both J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Two Towers (1954) and Peter Jackson’s 2002 film of the same name. In our last two parts, we looked at the organization of the … Continue reading Collections: The Battle of Helm’s Deep, Part V: Ladders are Chaos

Collections: The Siege of Gondor, Part III: Having Fun Storming the City

(Note: Thanks to the effort of a kind reader, this post is now available in audio format! The playlist for the entire series may be found here.) This is the third part of of a six part series (I, II, III, IV, V, VI) taking a military historian's look at the Siege of Gondor in … Continue reading Collections: The Siege of Gondor, Part III: Having Fun Storming the City