The men in the hotel lobby who saved the world The men in the hotel lobby who saved the world
Lingering Legacies: U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Efforts and the Battle of Guadalcanal Lingering Legacies: U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Efforts and the Battle of Guadalcanal
Canadian delegation departs for Italy to mark the 70th anniversary of the Italian Campaign Canadian delegation departs for Italy to mark the 70th anniversary of the Italian Campaign
‘Avengers’ a Jewish group of assassins that targeted Nazi war criminals with the aim of avenging the Holocaust ‘Avengers’ a Jewish group of assassins that targeted Nazi war criminals with the aim of avenging the Holocaust
GUEST BLOGGERS Guest Blogger Craig Gottlieb: Is Mein Kampf an important book at all?

Guest Blogger Craig Gottlieb: Is Mein Kampf an important book at all?

Stories are popping up worldwide about Hitler’s personal copy of Mein Kampf that is for sale in my auction, which sold for $28,400 on Saturday. Prior to and after the auction, I was inundated with questions from the press. The persistent question I get is … why is Mein Kampf […]

MEDIA LCT 7074 due to leave for Portsmouth for restoration (unique images by Dean Sawyer)

LCT 7074 due to leave for Portsmouth for restoration (unique images by Dean Sawyer)

Having spent the last 65yrs on Merseyside, 7074 is ready to leave for Portsmouth and a five year restoration. The last landing craft from Second World War saved for the nation by Portsmouth’s National Museum of the Royal Navy LCT 7074, the last Second World War ‘Landing Craft, Tank’ in […]

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LOYAL SONS – Review by Israel Schwierz

One year after the appearance of his first book; “Loyalty Betrayed. Jewish Chaplains in the German Army in the First World War” the physician and microbiologist Professor Dr Peter C Appelbaum has published a second book – also in English for the first time. This book deals specifically with Germany’s […]

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KHUDADAD KHAN VC

Zahra Aleem tells the proud story of the first Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross. History has it’s own way of revealing itself. Sometimes you travel back a hundred years in just a matter seconds to witness an extraordinary display of courage by using a mere old dusty book. As […]

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