Craig Bowman

Craig Bowman

I have a passion for history and for filming historic places of interest around the world. My main interest is in WW2, the museums, vehicles, aircraft and places that have historically significance and enjoy continuing to tell the stories of past heroic actions and events.

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Articles by Craig Bowman:

A Jewish man whose family survived the Holocaust thanks to the kindness of a village in southern France has left an estimated 2 million euros…

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) of the US Defense Department announced that they have identified the remains of Father Emil Kapaun. The Kansas native…

Archaeologists who are researching the shipwreck of the Mentor have retrieved more artifacts from the famous wreck including the leather sole of a shoe and…

It is said that history belongs to the victors. In the example of World War II, obviously the victors were the Allied forces of Great…

On the 1st September 1939, the Nazi regime in Germany unleashed the horror of a Second World War on the planet by invading Poland. What…

In the Middle Ages, laying siege to a castle or town was considered an excellent way of winning a battle. With the advent of modern…

Pointe du Hoc is a popular tourist destination in the Normandy region of Northern France. It offers scenic views of the English Channel from atop…

Over 1000 years ago the Greeks were the first to employ the tactic of hurling flames at their enemies and through the First and Second…

Many people view the Invasion of Normandy as the most famous battle of World War II. That combat in France, during which thousands of soldiers…

It may be almost impossible to imagine today, but not long before the Nazi campaign against Britain got underway, Hitler mused that England might capitulate…

It is difficult to overstate the miscalculation made by Adolph Hitler when he decided to proceed with Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union.…

Lieutenant Piers Edgcumbe, the son of the 6th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, was killed while scouting Nazi German forces during the Blitzkrieg in May 1940.…