‘A very impressive memorial’ 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
In Cold War, U.S. Spy Agencies Used 1,000 Nazis Aleksandras Lileikis was a Nazi officer implicated in 60,000 Jews’ deaths. He later worked for the C.I.A. before immigrating.
Where Americans Turned the Tide in World War I Where Americans Turned the Tide in World War I
Hitler’s personal copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ could bring $100,000 at auction Hitler’s personal copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ could bring $100,000 at auction
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WHO-Tube: War Walks – Goodwood (S01E06)

Goodwood was the name chosen for the British armoured breakout from the Normandy bridgehead in 1944. The operation was later called ‘the death ride of the armoured divisions’. Richard Holmes follows in the tracks of the tanks and a tank crew member tells of the horrors of ‘brewing up’.

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 […]

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REPORTING THE GREAT WAR – Review by Jim Grundy

A Missed Opportunity A book telling how the Great War was reported and how life changed for everyone, at home and in khaki, would be a welcome addition to any library. Regrettably, this curate’s egg of a work doesn’t quite achieve that. The author prefaces his work with the rather […]

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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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
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‘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 […]

Aleksandras Lileikis was a Nazi officer implicated in 60,000 Jews’ deaths. He later worked for the C.I.A. before immigrating.
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In Cold War, U.S. Spy Agencies Used 1,000 Nazis

In the decades after World War II, the C.I.A. and other United States agencies employed at least a thousand Nazis as Cold War spies and informants and, as recently as the 1990s, concealed the government’s ties to some still living in America, newly disclosed records and interviews show. At the […]

Where Americans Turned the Tide in World War I
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Where Americans Turned the Tide in World War I

If you want to find the spot where World War I became a truly somber affair for millions of Americans, you’re going to need some help. It lies about 90 miles northeast of Paris, somewhere between Chamery and Coulonges-Cohan, two farming villages. Just where, exactly, and how best to get […]

Hitler’s personal copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ could bring $100,000 at auction
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Hitler’s personal copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ could bring $100,000 at auction

Whose kampf? His kampf. Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of “Mein Kampf” — believed to be the only remaining print of the book that the German dictator actually owned — is being auctioned online through Saturday.  “This is not your run-of-the-mill copy of ‘Mein Kampf,’” said antiquities dealer Craig Gottlieb, who […]

Nazi Files Uncovered: Veterans Established an Illegal Army
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Nazi Files Uncovered: Veterans Established an Illegal Army

It has been uncovered that manuscripts and documents had been created by Nazi Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS former members, describing and finalizing a secretive army which was put in place in order to protect Germany from the Soviet Russians. During the beginning of a basic world peace, after the destruction of […]

“Landfall” being floated.  Photograph: Artelia International
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Last Surviving D-Day Tank Carrier Raised for Restoration

Landfall, or LCT 7074, is the last surviving UK tank carrier to have taken part in the D-Day landings (Operation Overlord on 6 June, 1944).  Once a member of a fleet of 800 LCTs (Landing Craft Tank), the 60 meter long vessel was an amphibious assault ship designed to land […]

WHO-Tube: War Walks – Goodwood (S01E06)
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WHO-Tube: War Walks – Goodwood (S01E06)

Goodwood was the name chosen for the British armoured breakout from the Normandy bridgehead in 1944. The operation was later called ‘the death ride of the armoured divisions’. Richard Holmes follows in the tracks of the tanks and a tank crew member tells of the horrors of ‘brewing up’.

REPORTING THE GREAT WAR – Review by Jim Grundy
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REPORTING THE GREAT WAR – Review by Jim Grundy

A Missed Opportunity A book telling how the Great War was reported and how life changed for everyone, at home and in khaki, would be a welcome addition to any library. Regrettably, this curate’s egg of a work doesn’t quite achieve that. The author prefaces his work with the rather […]

6 mind-boggling recent discoveries of WWII remnants
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6 mind-boggling recent discoveries of WWII remnants

Photo story (Clockwise from top left): (1) Interior of Goebbels Bunker discovered in December 1997 (2) SS driver’s bunker discover in 1996 (3) WWII Kurt weather station on display at Canadian War Museum, Ottawa (4) Swastika symbol discovered in the Zernikow village forest, north Berlin in 1992 (5) Even after […]

They Gave Their Lives
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They Gave Their Lives

80,000 Sikhs fought and died for Britain in the two world wars. Over 400,000 Muslims fought for King and Empire in The Great War alone. They came from present-day Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. Sikhs and Muslims, they laid down their lives fighting side by side against a common foe. A […]