BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes
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Hal Baumgarten, 29th Infantry Division, Omaha Beach D-Day Hal Baumgarten, 29th Infantry Division, Omaha Beach D-Day
WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: WWII Footage: British Troops in Sicily

WHO-Tube: WWII Footage: British Troops in Sicily

A short clip of British (and or Canadian) troops invading Sicily in 1943. BATTLE OF THE BULGE

MEDIA Fury, review: ‘astonishing’

Fury, review: ‘astonishing’

  As in Sam Peckinpah’s Cross of Iron (1977) and Samuel Fuller’s The Big Red One (1980), any Hollywood gloss has been scoured away: the plot is raw, episodic and wholly unsentimental; a gruelling onward rumble from one brush with death to the next. “We don’t murder, we kill,” says […]

REVIEWS BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes

BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes

In the annals of the Great War aces Billy Bishop is up there as number two after the Red Baron with seventy-two victories. But almost a century on his position in the league table is far from undisputed. Down the years there have been many questions about the veracity of […]

WORLDWIDE The Missouri World War I memorial was erected in 1922 and sculpted by St. Louis resident Nancy Coonsman Hahn.  Courtesy/National World War I Museum

‘A very impressive memorial’

French village provides backdrop for Missouri WWI memorial More than 4,500 miles from Mid-Missouri near the village of Cheppy, France, sits a memorial dedicated to the Missouri military members who lost their lives during the “Great War.” Though time and distance may have diminished awareness of this striking monument, the […]

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BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes
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BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes

In the annals of the Great War aces Billy Bishop is up there as number two after the Red Baron with seventy-two victories. But almost a century on his position in the league table is far from undisputed. Down the years there have been many questions about the veracity of […]

LIMITED EDITION PRINT: In association with The Tank Museum, Bovington, Axis Track Services
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LIMITED EDITION PRINT: In association with The Tank Museum, Bovington, Axis Track Services

In April 1945, with battle still raging in the fields of northern Germany, US Army Sherman tank ‘Fury’ and its war-hardened crew advance through the shattered remains of the day’s brutal conflict. Seemingly the sole survivor of a devastating battle and with the fleeting support of Mustangs from the 9th […]

WWII pilot found buried in Italian corn field
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WWII pilot found buried in Italian corn field

The remains of an Italian WWII pilot who died in a dogfight with U.S. pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed — still sitting on the parachute in the cockpit. Found 13 feet underground with the wreckage of his crashed plane, a Macchi C.205 Veltro, the pilot was identified […]

Hal Baumgarten, 29th Infantry Division, Omaha Beach D-Day
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Hal Baumgarten, 29th Infantry Division, Omaha Beach D-Day

Hal Baumgarten was a 19 year old private on D-Day. Jewish and originally from NYC, Baumgarten was in Company B of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th. He landed in the 2nd wave on Omaha Beach in one of the most heavily defended parts of Omaha, the Dog Green […]

Eric Geddes: Sole survivor of WWII RAAF aircrew wins fight to erase historic slur over Savo Island bloodbath
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Eric Geddes: Sole survivor of WWII RAAF aircrew wins fight to erase historic slur over Savo Island bloodbath

An Australian World War II veteran’s long campaign to clear a slur against his air crew is finally over, after United States Navy historians sent him a letter clearing him of not alerting the Americans that Japanese ships were heading towards Solomon Islands. Last year, 7.30 told the story of […]

Gallipoli Battlefield Investigation Complete
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Gallipoli Battlefield Investigation Complete

A team of researchers, historians, and archaeologists from three countries has just completed the largest investigation of the Gallipoli battlefield to date.  The project, which was initially intended to be a simple survey to see what of the battlefield had survived, expanded into a much larger endeavor that has taken […]

New book on Dick Winters of ‘Band of Brothers’ fame to be released
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New book on Dick Winters of ‘Band of Brothers’ fame to be released

A new book about Dick Winters will be released in October. “Conversations with Major Dick Winters: Life Lessons from the Commander of the Band of Brothers,” by Cole Kingseed will be released on Oct. 28. In addition to wartime stories, the book tells the story of Winters in his last […]

A Gallipoli Gunboat Is To Be Opened To the Public for a Centennial Commemoration
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A Gallipoli Gunboat Is To Be Opened To the Public for a Centennial Commemoration

The only boat to have survived the battles in Gallipoli, a British vessel, is to be unveiled and open to the public for the very first time in history. It is to be commemorating the campaign’s 100th anniversary, and shall stand as a reminder to those who were lost. And […]

Second World War: Warsaw Uprising Given Sound and Colour
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Second World War: Warsaw Uprising Given Sound and Colour

World War II’s Warsaw Uprising has been given sound and colour. The Second World War footage that was shot in black-and-white with no audio has been made into a captivating feature film by adding audio and colour. The images were recorded during the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi army in […]

WHO-Tube: WWII Footage: British Troops in Sicily
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WHO-Tube: WWII Footage: British Troops in Sicily

A short clip of British (and or Canadian) troops invading Sicily in 1943.