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Articles by Colin Fraser:

The Weapons They Carried: 10 WWII Infantry Weapons That Were Crucial to the Fight

Let’s take a look at the top 10 WWII Infantry Rifles of WWII, both Allied and Axis. M1 Garand The M1 Garand was the standard…

The Cockleshell Heroes – Paddle 60 Miles In Canoes To Bordeaux To Blow Up German Shipping

The Cockleshell Heroes

The raid was brilliant and daring. It rattled the Germans in their boots, inspired a surge in the French resistance, and started the age of…

Top 10: Best infantry weapons of WWII? Tell us what YOU think!

A look at the top 10 WWII Infantry Rifles of WWII, both Allied and Axis. 10. M1 Garand The M1 Garand was the standard U.S.…

The Weapons They Carried: 10 WWII Infantry Weapons That Were Crucial to the Fight

Let’s take a look at the top 10 WWII Infantry Rifles of WWII, both Allied and Axis. M1 Garand The M1 Garand was the standard…

Sophie Scholl: one of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi heroes, executed by guillotine

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…

Extraordinary story: German & British air crew shoot each other down, then meet to help each other survive

Into the White was a 2012 Norwegian film loosely based on real events from World War II’s Norwegian Campaign, when the Allies tried to keep the…

The Battle of Raseiniai, 1941, where a single KV tank stopped an entire German Kampfgruppe

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…

The Amazing True Story of a Norwegian Ghost Town’s Wrecked Heinkel Bomber

Into the White was a 2012 Norwegian film loosely based on real events from World War II’s Norwegian Campaign, when the Allies tried to keep the…

The Weapons They Carried: 10 WWII Infantry Weapons That Were Crucial to the Fight

Let’s take a look at the top 10 WWII Infantry Rifles of WWII, both Allied and Axis. M1 Garand The M1 Garand was the standard…