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Who Is Tokyo Rose? [The Convicted and Pardoned Seditionist of WWII] Who Is Tokyo Rose? [The Convicted and Pardoned Seditionist of WWII]
Josef Mengele – Nazi’s Angel of Death Josef Mengele – Nazi’s Angel of Death
Seventy-year old letter written on Nazi stationery is kept for posterity Seventy-year old letter written on Nazi stationery is kept for posterity
GUEST BLOGGERS Guest Blogger Geoff Moore: Bletchley Park certainly no picnic in the country

Guest Blogger Geoff Moore: Bletchley Park certainly no picnic in the country

We also served! The words on a monument to the code breakers of World War II to be found at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire in the UK. This once top-secret base or Station X was where at one stage towards the end of the war 10,000 people worked and some […]

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SONS OF LIBERTY

In advance of the new Revolutionary War themed mini series on the History Channel Phil Hodges swaps his Afrika Korps shorts and MP40 for a redcoat and a Brown Bess. But we still get the same old jokes… The long awaited History Channel mini-series Sons of Liberty will soon be […]

REVIEWS STEEL THUNDER ON THE EASTERN FRONT – Review by Mark Barnes

STEEL THUNDER ON THE EASTERN FRONT – Review by Mark Barnes

We’ve seen a number of these superb photo archive books from StackpoleBooks of Pennsylvania beforeand this one is up to standard in every sense of the word.  The images are many and varied and the amount of detail on offer to living historians and model makers is immense, although in […]

WORLDWIDE The Bunker Bash

The Bunker Bash

Mark Barnes describes a day exploring the Atlantic Wall with WHO colleague Joris Nieuwint and other friends back in December. Batterie Waldam. Winter may be the best time to do this sort of trip before the bracken gets totally out of hand. Good for blackberries. Rubbish for exploration! One day […]

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