Ex-Nazi Prison Guard Johann Breyer Dies in the US While Waiting Deportation Johaan Breyer (inserted photo), ex-Nazi prison guard under fire has passed away.
Cotswolds Village and 12 Other “Doubly Thankful” Villages: Where Men Came Back Home Safe from Both World Wars Cotswolds Village and 12 Other “Doubly Thankful” Villages: Where Men Came Back Home Safe from Both World Wars
Children from Kent Locate WWII Bunker Children from Kent Locate WWII Bunker
THE WAR for the WORLD by Israel Zangwill THE WAR for the WORLD by Israel Zangwill

WORLDWIDE Bart Vanderveen Award for 2014 goes to John Blackman

Bart Vanderveen Award for 2014 goes to John Blackman

After the Battle is pleased to announce that John Blackman has been nominated for the Bart Vanderveen Award for 2014 which was presented to him at After the Battle HQ on July 14, 2014. John has enjoyed a life-long passion for photography but it became clear to him that the […]

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The Hidden World of WWI Reveals Groundbreaking Discovery

When photographer Jeffrey Gusky, M.D., FACEP, was given exclusive access to record all but forgotten underground cities of World War I lying beneath private farms in France, he had no idea what to expect or the impact it would have on others. Now captured in thousands of striking images, Gusky […]

REVIEWS BLOODY RED TABS – Review by Chris Buckham

BLOODY RED TABS – Review by Chris Buckham

Popular culture likes to paint the senior officers of the First World War as petrified fossils of an earlier style of warfare unable to adjust to modern fighting methods and strategies. Further, they are also identified as compensating for this shortfall through repetition of outdated techniques and a refusal to […]

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Forgotten Tank Relics from around the world…..

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Johaan Breyer (inserted photo), ex-Nazi prison guard under fire has passed away.
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Ex-Nazi Prison Guard Johann Breyer Dies in the US While Waiting Deportation

Ex-Nazi prison guard Johann Breyer, 89, passed away at a hospital in Philadelphia while awaiting extradition to Germany for war crime charges. Attorney Dennis Boyle, lawyer of the ex-Nazi prison guard, was the one who informed the press about his client’s death Wednesday, July 23. The ex-Nazi prison guard died […]

Cotswolds Village and 12 Other “Doubly Thankful” Villages: Where Men Came Back Home Safe from Both World Wars
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Cotswolds Village and 12 Other “Doubly Thankful” Villages: Where Men Came Back Home Safe from Both World Wars

The village of Cotswolds in Upper Slaughter is one of the 13 “doubly thankful” villages who saw their men going to both world wars and returning from it all safe. Cotswold Village wasn’t even spared from the attacks of the enemy, especially during the Second World War. Old villagers recalled […]

Children from Kent Locate WWII Bunker
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Children from Kent Locate WWII Bunker

A group of school children from Kent have located an old WWII bunker that was used as shelter from bombardments during the war. Known as the Anderson shelter, the small structure is just large enough to house half a dozen people in the case of an emergency. Despite the age […]

THE WAR for the WORLD by Israel Zangwill
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THE WAR for the WORLD by Israel Zangwill

Israel Zangwill(1864 – 1926) was a member of the Jewish literary society in Britain; he was an prominent journalist, lecturer, novelist and playwright. Today, however, he is mostly remembered for his efforts on behalf of the Zionist movement to establish a Jewish homeland. The following is book review from 1916 […]

Man Attends D-Day Anniversary Despite Infirmity
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Man Attends D-Day Anniversary Despite Infirmity

A man who suffers from infirmity due to advanced age elected to attend the most recent D-Day anniversary ceremonies despite his condition. Although a resident of a home providing assisted care for the elderly, he flew the coop in June and made his way to the beaches of Normandy. He […]

“The Imitation Game” Releases First Trailer (UK)
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“The Imitation Game” Releases First Trailer (UK)

The Imitation Game, the biopic of math genius and Enigma code breaker Alan Turing, released its first official UK trailer recently. The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the genius who was later convicted for being a homosexual. It was directed by Norwegian director Morten Tyldum and was based on the book […]

WHO-Tube: WW2 Tank Wrecks +
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WHO-Tube: WW2 Tank Wrecks +

Forgotten Tank Relics from around the world…..

The coastal turret battery № 981, named after Klim Voroshilov, is located on Russkiy Island
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The coastal turret battery № 981, named after Klim Voroshilov, is located on Russkiy Island

The coastal turret battery № 981, named after Klim Voroshilov, is located on Russkiy Island, in the Russian Far East. It is about to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Built in 1934, it used to represent the combat power of Russia in the Pacific Ocean, today it’s part of an historic […]

Geli Raubal – Hitler’s niece
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Geli Raubal – Hitler’s niece

On 18 September 1931, a 23-year-old woman was found dead in a sumptuous nine-room Munich apartment, a single shot wound into her heart. Her name was Geli Raubal, the apartment was rented to Adolf Hitler, and the young woman happened to be Hitler’s niece. Cause of death – suicide. Naturally. […]

WWII plane saved from the bottom of a Russian lake then restored
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WWII plane saved from the bottom of a Russian lake then restored

Remember how we showed you a WW2 tank that they pulled out of the river? Yes, that was their fifty-fifth operation of pulling large WW2 machinery from the bottom of Russian rivers and lakes. However this is something different – this time another group of enthusiasts have pulled a real WW2 plane […]