The History Channel presents a documentary tour de force on the world's greatest battles and the fearless men who won them. From King David and El Cid to Napoleon and Marshal Zhukov's capture of Berlin, The Conquerors brings the terrifying rumble of tanks and the deadly arrows of conquest vividly to life.
Traveling the globe and spanning two millennia, The Conquerors examines 12 legendary figures that altered the course of history through military brilliance and sheer willpower. Diary entries, interviews with scholars and heart-stopping reenactments examine the strategies, weapons of conquest and the significance of each engagement in the annals of history.
William the Conqueror Invades England
General William Howe: Conqueror of New York
Andrew Jackson: Conqueror of Florida
Cortés: Conqueror of Mexico
John C. Fremont: Conqueror of California
Marshal Zhukov: WWII Conqueror of Berlin
Sherman's March to the Sea
Cromwell: Conqueror of Ireland
Napoleon's Greatest Victory
Caesar: Conqueror of Gaul