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Ernie Pyle: The Death of Captain Waskow

At the front lines in Italy, January 10, 1944 – In this war I have known a lot of officers who were loved and respected by the soldiers under them. But never have I crossed the trail of any man as beloved as Capt. Henry T. Waskow of Belton, Texas. […]

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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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BILLY CONGREVE DIARY – Review by Wayne Osborne

This is yet another diary from the Great War and it is a very good read for either the casual reader or the historian.  Billy Congreve was a regular army lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion, the Rifle Brigade when Britain went to war in August 1914.  Billy’s father, Walter Congreve […]

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WHO-Tube: Ultimate World War II Weapons

This countdown special reveals the weapons, inventions and vehicles that shaped and decided World War II, from the humble Studebaker to the shock and awe of the A-Bomb. With a countdown format and an outstanding cast of experts, we’ll provide an explosive and definitive understanding of the greatest conflict of […]

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Reason Behind Hitler’s Rectangular Moustache Established
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Richard Wagner and the Third Reich
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Richard Wagner and the Third Reich

Many comparisons can be drawn between Richard Wagner and Adolf Hitler. Both are regarded as strongly anti-Semitic, and both believed that German culture needed to be preserved. Some have taken these similarities and proposed the idea that one actually affected the other, that Adolf Hitler actually drew from the influence […]

WHO-Tube: Ultimate World War II Weapons
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WHO-Tube: Ultimate World War II Weapons

This countdown special reveals the weapons, inventions and vehicles that shaped and decided World War II, from the humble Studebaker to the shock and awe of the A-Bomb. With a countdown format and an outstanding cast of experts, we’ll provide an explosive and definitive understanding of the greatest conflict of […]

BILLY CONGREVE DIARY – Review by Wayne Osborne
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Ernie Pyle: The Death of Captain Waskow
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At the front lines in Italy, January 10, 1944 – In this war I have known a lot of officers who were loved and respected by the soldiers under them. But never have I crossed the trail of any man as beloved as Capt. Henry T. Waskow of Belton, Texas. […]

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