Man Builds Recreation of Fokker Eindecker Man Builds Recreation of Fokker Eindecker
Cpl. Don Schmitt served in 47th Combat Engineers on Okinawa during WW II Pfc. Don Schmitt was 18 years old and just out of boot camp when this picture was taken in 1945. Photo provided
FOR SALE: 1944 Curtiss C-46 D Commando FOR SALE: 1944 Curtiss C-46 D Commando
According To U.S. Big Data, We Won The Vietnam War According To U.S. Big Data, We Won The Vietnam War


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 HAYNES FAIREY SWORDFISH – Review by Mark Barnes

HAYNES FAIREY SWORDFISH – Review by Mark Barnes

Craig, if you’re reading this you may remember the day in 1964 when I sat on your model of a Fairey Swordfish at your mum’s house in Hartlepool. There ends my association with the much-loved Stringbag of World War II. But there were occasions seeing the real thing ambling across […]

WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: German War Files – Panzer IV Heavy Tank

WHO-Tube: German War Files – Panzer IV Heavy Tank

  Rare film from the “German war files” pack

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Pfc. Don Schmitt was 18 years old and just out of boot camp when this picture was taken in 1945. Photo provided
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FOR SALE: 1944 Curtiss C-46 D Commando
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FOR SALE: 1944 Curtiss C-46 D Commando

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WHO-Tube: German War Files – Panzer IV Heavy Tank
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WHO-Tube: German War Files – Panzer IV Heavy Tank

  Rare film from the “German war files” pack

HAYNES FAIREY SWORDFISH – Review by Mark Barnes
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HAYNES FAIREY SWORDFISH – Review by Mark Barnes

Craig, if you’re reading this you may remember the day in 1964 when I sat on your model of a Fairey Swordfish at your mum’s house in Hartlepool. There ends my association with the much-loved Stringbag of World War II. But there were occasions seeing the real thing ambling across […]

Mystery behind Portrait of WWI Officer Solved
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