Check Out The Incredible Armored Trains Of WWI & WWII Check Out The Incredible Armored Trains Of WWI & WWII
Rudolf Friedlander – an unsung Jewish hero Rudolf Friedlander – an unsung Jewish hero
WWII Love Letters Reveal How Three WWII Soldiers Contend for One Woman’s Heart… WWII Love Letters Reveal How Three WWII Soldiers Contend for One Woman’s Heart…
Hitler Watercolor Fetched $162,000 In an Auction Hitler Watercolor Fetched $162,000 In an Auction
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 […]

REVIEWS THE SKY THEIR BATTLEFIELD II – Review by Mark Barnes

THE SKY THEIR BATTLEFIELD II – Review by Mark Barnes

Because I like such a wide range of military history I try to gather a broad knowledge of it but don’t suggest for one minute I am in any way an expert on a particular subject. The Great War has long been a fascination of mine since I first read […]

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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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Check Out The Incredible Armored Trains Of WWI & WWII
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Check Out The Incredible Armored Trains Of WWI & WWII

Armoured trains saw use during the 19th century in the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871), the First and Second Boer Wars (1880–81 and 1899–1902). During the Second Boer War, Winston Churchill, then a war-correspondent, was travelling aboard an armoured train on 15 November 1899, when a Boer […]

Rudolf Friedlander – an unsung Jewish hero
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Rudolf Friedlander – an unsung Jewish hero

During the Second World War many German Jews fought for the allied powers. There are many unsung heroes whose valour went unnoticed all these years. Now, these stories of bravery of soldiers are surfacing. One such hero was Rudolf Friedlander, who escaped from Germany in 1933. He arrived in Britain […]

WWII Love Letters Reveal How Three WWII Soldiers Contend for One Woman’s Heart…
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WWII Love Letters Reveal How Three WWII Soldiers Contend for One Woman’s Heart…

A series of recently discovered WWII love letters unveiled how three WWII soldiers contented for the heart and the hand of one woman. Teal Davis and Evangeline Poteat never had the opportunity to personally meet the first time around. They were miles away, Davis being a one of the American […]

Hitler Watercolor Fetched $162,000 In an Auction
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Hitler Watercolor Fetched $162,000 In an Auction

A supposed Hitler watercolor of  the old city hall of the German city of Munich went under the gavel almost thrice as much as its expected price — for a whopping $162,000 [130,000 euros]. In earlier reports, it was already pointed out that the value of the Hitler watercolor, titled aptly […]

The Lorenz SZ40: There was More to Bletchley Park than Decoding the Enigma
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The Lorenz SZ40: There was More to Bletchley Park than Decoding the Enigma

The secrets of Bletchley Park, the central intelligence hub of UK during the years of the Second World War, did not just evolve around breaking the Enigma Code but also deciphering the Lorenz SZ40 Code which experts believed to be more complicated than the former. With the release of The Imitation Game, the WWII […]

A New War Film, “Ardennes Fury”
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A New War Film, “Ardennes Fury”

A new film, a recent release with the wartime scenario of the Battle of the Bulge serving as the backdrop for a group of soldiers as part of Operation Ardennes Fury. They are behind German lines and must find and arrive at their meeting point in a matter of hours. […]

James Vidler: The Royal Air Force veteran with a distinguished career of 50 years
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James Vidler: The Royal Air Force veteran with a distinguished career of 50 years

Mr James Vidler, veteran from British Royal Air Force, breathed his last at the age of 92 on 13th November, 2014. He is survived by his wife Irene, daughter Samantha, and granddaughters, Larissa and Isabelle. Mr Vidler has had an unparalleled and distinguished career serving the Royal Air Force for […]

WHO-Tube: Hitler’s Right Hand Man: Hermann Goring
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Hermann Goring – Adolf Hitler’s right hand man

THE SKY THEIR BATTLEFIELD II – Review by Mark Barnes
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THE SKY THEIR BATTLEFIELD II – Review by Mark Barnes

Because I like such a wide range of military history I try to gather a broad knowledge of it but don’t suggest for one minute I am in any way an expert on a particular subject. The Great War has long been a fascination of mine since I first read […]

Auctioned: Medals of Battle of Britain RAF pilot who achieved ‘ace’ status.
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Auctioned: Medals of Battle of Britain RAF pilot who achieved ‘ace’ status.

Squadron Leader Ronald Fairfax Hamlyn made his five German ‘kills’ during three missions in a single day. His incredible actions earned him ‘ace’ status – an acknowledgement awarded usually when a military aviator achieves five ‘kills’ or more. During that fateful day in 1940, Sq Ldr Hamlyn shot down a […]