Hitler Watercolor Fetched $162,000 In an Auction Hitler Watercolor Fetched $162,000 In an Auction
The Lorenz SZ40: There was More to Bletchley Park than Decoding the Enigma The Lorenz SZ40: There was More to Bletchley Park than Decoding the Enigma
A New War Film, “Ardennes Fury” A New War Film, “Ardennes Fury”
James Vidler: The Royal Air Force veteran with a distinguished career of 50 years James Vidler: The Royal Air Force veteran with a distinguished career of 50 years
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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 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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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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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 […]

The men in the hotel lobby who saved the world
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The elderly, white-haired man stood in the lobby of the posh Mayflower Hotel in Washington, unnoticed. All the man did was help save the world. James “Pee Wee” Martin wasn’t taking selfies or uploading pictures to Facebook or Instagram or texting anyone. He wasn’t posting his status or what he […]

Lingering Legacies: U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Efforts and the Battle of Guadalcanal
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On August 7, 2014, the sun rose over the still waters of Iron Bottom Sound, where exactly 72 years prior the Japanese Imperial Navy sunk dozens of Allied Naval vessels during the Battle of Guadalcanal.  High above the sound stands the “American Monument to the Naval and Marine Corps Troops” […]

Canadian delegation departs for Italy to mark the 70th anniversary of the Italian Campaign
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On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for Wetaskiwin, Alberta, today leads an official Government of Canada delegation to Italy to mark the 70th anniversary of the Italian Campaign. The delegation, including 28 Canadian Veterans, will participate in commemorative ceremonies honouring […]