Vietnam War legacy lives on in unexploded bombs Vietnam War legacy lives on in unexploded bombs
Remember Gino Bartali: Italian Star Cyclist Who Helped Jews during WWII Remember Gino Bartali: Italian Star Cyclist Who Helped Jews during WWII
Teen takes Smiling Auschwitz Selfie, Defends Action Teen takes Smiling Auschwitz Selfie, Defends Action
Korean War pilot veteran, 88, who promised to ‘come back’ for dying comrade after jungle crash keeps his promise 63 years later Korean War pilot veteran, 88, who promised to ‘come back’ for dying comrade after jungle crash keeps his promise 63 years later

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 Further, they are also identified as compensating for this shortfall through repetition of outdated techniques and a refusal to […]

WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: Baltic Sea – German Tank Recovery

WHO-Tube: Baltic Sea – German Tank Recovery

A WW2 German Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer, tank destroyer recovered from the Baltic Sea. Another piece of history restored.

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Korean War pilot veteran, 88, who promised to ‘come back’ for dying comrade after jungle crash keeps his promise 63 years later
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WHO-Tube: Baltic Sea – German Tank Recovery
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