Japan still clearing World War II ordnance from Okinawa Japan still clearing World War II ordnance from Okinawa
Why the World Should be Thankful to WWII Hero Alan Turing Why the World Should be Thankful to WWII Hero Alan Turing
Missing WWII Marine Identified Missing WWII Marine Identified
M4 Sherman Tank Salvaged from the Barents Sea M4 Sherman Tank Salvaged from the Barents Sea


WORLDWIDE The rear seam on a World War II helmet.

The M1 Helmet of World War Two – the “steel pot”

By Olivier C. Dorrell The US M1 helmet is perhaps one of the most iconic items of military equipment, made famous not only in period photographs from the Second World War and Vietnam, but also from numerous war films such as the D-Day epic, The Longest Day, or Audie Murphy’s […]

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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 DOVER’S WESTERN HEIGHTS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR – Review by Phil Hodges

DOVER’S WESTERN HEIGHTS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR – Review by Phil Hodges

To find a book where the author has total and absolute knowledge of the subject is quite rare. To find an author whose passion almost eclipses the subject matter is rarer still. To find an author with both attributes is practically unheard of..isn’t it ? Well no, apparently not. Meet […]

WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: The Fall of Singapore – The Great Betrayal (Rare BBC Documentary)

WHO-Tube: The Fall of Singapore – The Great Betrayal (Rare BBC Documentary)

This landmark documentary film by Paul Elston tells the incredible story of how it was the British who gave the Japanese the knowhow to take out Pearl Harbor and capture Singapore in the World War 2. For 19 years before the fall of Singapore in 1942 to the Japanese, British […]

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Japan still clearing World War II ordnance from Okinawa
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Japan still clearing World War II ordnance from Okinawa

Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force explosive ordnance disposal technicians detonated two dozen U.S.-made munitions Wednesday morning about 800 yards from shore in Kadena town’s Mizugama district, an area known as the “sea wall,” close to Kadena Air Base. Nineteen of the 24 rounds were 5-inch shells found near the mouth of […]

Why the World Should be Thankful to WWII Hero Alan Turing
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Why the World Should be Thankful to WWII Hero Alan Turing

Most people do not know WWII hero Alan Turing. However, that must change. First of all, the fact that you are reading this write-up in a computer, well, you have this WWII hero to thank for that. Majority of the world’s population are not familiar with the name of WWII […]

Missing WWII Marine Identified
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Missing WWII Marine Identified

Washington-The Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office of the Department of Defense recently announced the identification of lost WWII Marine Randolph Allen. According to reports, the remains of Private First Class (Pfc.) Randolph Allen of the Marine Corps during the Second World War was recently identified. After the identification, the remains […]

M4 Sherman Tank Salvaged from the Barents Sea
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M4 Sherman Tank Salvaged from the Barents Sea

An exceptionally unspoiled M4 Sherman tank, the battle tank the Allies primarily used during the Second World War, was salvaged from an area in the Arctic Ocean’s Barents Sea near the Russian city of Murmansk Wednesday, July 23. The well-preserved relic of the M4 Sherman tank was extracted from another wreckage – a […]

Protective Edge Compared to WWII Defenses
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Protective Edge Compared to WWII Defenses

Israel recently launched Operation Protective Edge against Gaza due to the rise in military tensions between the two nations. Israel is not technically at war with Gaza as a whole, but rather Hamas, a Palestinian military organization. Some are now comparing the Protective Edge to Britain’s defense and counter-attacks during […]

Great War Viewed Through Aerial Photography
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Great War Viewed Through Aerial Photography

A great deal of images were taken during the First World War through the use of aerial photography. Many of those same images are now under review due to their ability to provide an overhead view of the war while also allowing scholars to assess various information on the sites […]

WHO-Tube: The Fall of Singapore – The Great Betrayal (Rare BBC Documentary)
WHO-TUBE

WHO-Tube: The Fall of Singapore – The Great Betrayal (Rare BBC Documentary)

This landmark documentary film by Paul Elston tells the incredible story of how it was the British who gave the Japanese the knowhow to take out Pearl Harbor and capture Singapore in the World War 2. For 19 years before the fall of Singapore in 1942 to the Japanese, British […]

DOVER’S WESTERN HEIGHTS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR – Review by Phil Hodges
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DOVER’S WESTERN HEIGHTS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR – Review by Phil Hodges

To find a book where the author has total and absolute knowledge of the subject is quite rare. To find an author whose passion almost eclipses the subject matter is rarer still. To find an author with both attributes is practically unheard of..isn’t it ? Well no, apparently not. Meet […]

An introduction to British and Commonwealth WWII Officer’s peak caps.
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An introduction to British and Commonwealth WWII Officer’s peak caps.

As every collector knows, there is a huge amount of information available in books and on the worldwide web concerning WWII German helmets, while the resources on US M1 helmets is also vast.  Visor caps (as the US call them) or service dress caps (known to the British) project bearing […]

Soldier’s Remains Returned to Native Soil
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Soldier’s Remains Returned to Native Soil

An American soldier’s remains from WWII are finally being returned to his native soil after decades of waiting. Since the Second World War was quite hectic, not to mention much more mobile that a majority of the fighting in WWI, the stories of repatriated bodies have grown over time as […]