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:

centenary

  British historian and journalist Sir Max Hastings has penned volumes chronicling World War II, Korean War and Falklands War.  His latest work, “Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War…

Langley's Pioneering Full-Scale Wind Tunnel

It cost the government a total of $1 million to see this project come to life. The lives of millions would have been saved during…

Eric Lomax and his wife Patti were standing by the gravestones of Eric’s comrades, who were killed by the Japanese as they built the Burma…

Generation War

As many of the Second World War vets have passed away and there are not so many left to tell the stories, as Germany is…

List Of Nazi-Looted Art

The initiative was taken after art experts and sympathizers across the world requested more information regarding the investigation on the Nazi-looted art works. Adolf Hitler…

While in Trinidad, James’s father became the head of the Salvation Army and Governor Sir Bede Clifford’s defence adviser. James began his studies at Queen’s…

They were trained in trench warfare and some other combat skills. 2nd Lt. W.B. Jackson wrote in his memoir about one of his experiences during…

Somme Tunnels

The tunnels haven’t been touched for almost 100 years. Inside, archaeologists found out the signatures came from a Cumbrian regiment. Many other objects which used…

Shell Shock

According to an academic’s research, the number of casualties after the First World War went up to ten million, half a million more than what…

The 356th Fighter Group restaurant has been a touristic attraction since its opening in 1989, when it was owned and run by the Specialty Restaurant…

Spitfire

According to an article written on page one of the Army News in 1944, on January 7, the Truscott Spitfire was build at the expense…

Aviation Society

Painted as a 72 Squadron aircraft, the Mark II P7895 Spitfire served from 1941 to March 1945. It took part in the Battle of Britain…