Colin Fraser

Articles by Colin Fraser:

In the Marshall Islands, that small idyllic chain of tropical paradises, there exists a small atoll¬†that stretches out some ¬†80 km. The sand and coral…

On March 7th, 1945, American General Douglas MacArthur walked on Corregidor Island for the first time since he slipped off its shores under cover of…

Across Germany and especially in Munich, the city where they were most active, people remember and honor, by naming streets, monuments, even a top literary…

On June 22, 1941, Germany and the Axis powers commenced Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union along a 2,900 km front with a…

There are many unflattering labels to apply to the disastrous events in the North Sea early in the morning of September 22nd, 1914. Certainly, for…

In early Spring of 1945, the Western Allies prepared to cross the Rhine, invading Germany and the areas still under the control of the Third…

For the German Luftwaffe, World War II all but ended on January 1st, 1945 with their last, desperate attempt to strike back against the Ally’s…

In 1954, the French decided to draw their struggles in what was once called French Indochina to a close. From then until the end of…

In September 1944, the USS Finback submarine surfaced a few miles off the coast of Chichi Jima, an island some 700 miles South of Tokyo.…

At 9:58 AM, February 19th, 1942, the humming drone of Japanese fighters and bombers was heard over Darwin, Australia. The residents, soldiers, and sailors of…

Orde Wingate was a British officer who served in colonial territories and World War II, reaching the rank of Major General before his death on…

For all but fringe debaters on the subject, the book is closed. The horror and death caused by maltreatment or murder in German, Japanese and…