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:

spies

In preparation for the WWI centenary this month, the National Archives are releasing new documentation, one of which suggests a dog and two cats may…

Gallagher

Lance Corporal Patrick Gallagher, Irish immigrant who served in the Marines during the Vietnam War, made himself a hero on July 18, 1966. He had…

Rupert Wilkinson lived with his mother and sister in Manila during the 1942 period of Japanese invasion. With their father away at war as a…

Margaret Mortimer is one of the Wrens, a group of women who worked to break German code on Colossus, Britain’s first computer at decryption establishment…

It is a common science fiction device that time travelers often set out on their adventures with a single goal in mind: to kill Hitler…

letters

Larry McLean has been a resident of Leslieville for over thirty years. In a decision to renovate, he dislodged his front porch to discover a…

Koh Tang

Suspicions by JPAC (the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command) that missing American soldiers from the Vietnam War may be buried at the island of Koh Tang…

Grenade

John Hill is a 67 year old grandfather who recently pulled the pin from a buried grenade,yet lived to tell the tale. He was out…

Murray Adams was a pilot in the Second World War. Now in his mid-90s, his fighting days are long behind him. Still, as with many…

Spies

The British National Archives have published documentation revealing details into possibly the most loveable spies their forces ever encountered in WWI. In 1915, three suspected…

With the 70thanniversary of the event known as the Great Escape this month comes much discussion of the matter, especially from two of the prisoners…

Timber Tommies

During the First World War, there was one troop of British forces that particularly stood out from the others. These troops were not known for…