Medals from Battle of Britain Hero Auctioned Off Medals from Battle of Britain Hero Auctioned Off
93 – year old paratrooper gets one last jump 93 – year old paratrooper gets one last jump
Who is Alois? Univ Class Seeks Suspected Nazi who Helped Jewish Family Who is Alois? Univ Class Seeks Suspected Nazi who Helped Jewish Family
Remembering an Indian Soldier’s Death in WWI Remembering an Indian Soldier’s Death in WWI


WORLDWIDE THE GREAT WAR: WHY WE SHOULD REMEMBER – By Mark Barnes

THE GREAT WAR: WHY WE SHOULD REMEMBER – By Mark Barnes

  An evening of commemoration at the Palace of Westminster I own one dark grey suit. My low fashion Swiss army knife, it does weddings, funerals, court appearances and invitations to the seat of national government. On Wednesday night my suit and I were ushered past airport style security into […]

MEDIA War History Online, at the Houses of Parliament

War History Online, at the Houses of Parliament

Winston Churchill said “To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.”  We wonder what the great man would make of War History Online showing up at the Houses of Parliament for an evening commemorating the Great War hosted by Dan Jarvis MP with Pen & Sword. Don’t worry, we were […]

REVIEWS NAVAL ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS & GUNNERY – Review by Mark Barnes

NAVAL ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS & GUNNERY – Review by Mark Barnes

After a bit of a gap I am happy to have one of these impressive naval history books from Seaforth in front of me. As with the previous examples we’ve seen this one does not disappoint right from the beautiful cover showing Swordfish going to Valhalla during the Channel Dash. […]

WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: 2012 16 x M3A1 Stuart Light Tanks Discovered in Brazil

WHO-Tube: 2012 16 x M3A1 Stuart Light Tanks Discovered in Brazil

In 2012 Mike Stallwood of Kent based MV specialists, RR Services Ltd, recently brought 16 WW2 M3A1 Stuart tanks into the UK.

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Medals from Battle of Britain Hero Auctioned Off
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Medals from Battle of Britain Hero Auctioned Off

Ronald Berry was an Air Commodore during the Battle of Britain who won a wide array of medals for his destruction of opposing fighter planes. Receiving at least nine medals for his services in the Second World War, Berry was considered one of the most talented pilots in the Royal […]

93 – year old paratrooper gets one last jump
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93 – year old paratrooper gets one last jump

Bill is a 93 year old Airborne Paratrooper WWII Veteran. He constantly amazes friends and family with his resolve and ability to accomplish goals that he sets for himself. Bill is very active and athletic. Bill says he was blessed with good genes. He has children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren […]

Who is Alois? Univ Class Seeks Suspected Nazi who Helped Jewish Family
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Who is Alois? Univ Class Seeks Suspected Nazi who Helped Jewish Family

A class in the University of New Haven is searching for a man named Alois – a suspected Nazi who became the savior of a Jewish family during the WWII-era, Times of Israel reports. The task is quite daunting. Other than his first name – Alois – and several other small clues, […]

Remembering an Indian Soldier’s Death in WWI
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Remembering an Indian Soldier’s Death in WWI

During WWI, Indian soldiers fought alongside the British in their battle against opposing forces. One such man was named Manta Singh, and his death while saving an officer of the British armed forces is now being remembered by the United Kingdom Prime Minister in the wake of the centenary. Over […]

Philharmonic Orchestra Returns Stolen Paintings
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Philharmonic Orchestra Returns Stolen Paintings

The Philharmonic Orchestra in Vienna has issued a statement on Saturday, April 12, that they will return a painting that was stolen by the Nazis to the descendants of the rightful owners. The statement was issued as a result of a high-profile restitution case which took place in Austria. The […]

HMS Alliance Then and Now: In its heydays and after its restoration
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HMS Alliance Reopens After £7 Million Restoration

The only surviving WWII-era submarine of the British – the HMS Alliance – has reopened its doors to tourists after successfully undergoing major restoration which costed £7 million. HMS Alliance, the 281-feet WWII submarine based at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, went through a complete overhaul. It was fitted with new […]

WHO-Tube: 2012 16 x M3A1 Stuart Light Tanks Discovered in Brazil
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WHO-Tube: 2012 16 x M3A1 Stuart Light Tanks Discovered in Brazil

In 2012 Mike Stallwood of Kent based MV specialists, RR Services Ltd, recently brought 16 WW2 M3A1 Stuart tanks into the UK.

Among the classified WWI files National Arhives has made available online are those of Mata Hari and Arthur Ransome.
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Classified WWI Files Now Available Online

For the first time ever, more than 150 classified WWI files were digitized by the National Archives and made available online. According to the BBC News report, these classified WWI files made available over the internet included dossiers on the Great War spies in the MI5 archives along with their […]

Vintage Weaponry Discovered in Manila
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Vintage Weaponry Discovered in Manila

In Binodo has had an interesting week earlier in April. Vintage cannons were being discovered during road works. Workers from the Department of Public works and Highways discovered two cannons while they were repairing a drainage system in Muelle de la Industria on Juan Luna Street. Each cannon weighs a […]

St. Paul’s commemorate WWI with crosses bearing models of war torn towns
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St. Paul’s commemorate WWI with crosses bearing models of war torn towns

  St. Paul’s Cathedral proudly displays in its walls at the entrance two large crosses featuring models of war torn towns. The white crosses are part of the 100th commemoration of the First World War this year. The crosses measures over six meters bearing the models of towns ravaged by […]