Geoff Moore

Geoff Moore is one of the authors writing for WAR HISTORY ONLINE

Articles by Geoff Moore:

Organizers Looking Forward to 80th Anniversary of Guernsey’s Liberation Next Year

Camouflage-colored naval gun in an emplacement

The tiny Channel Island of Guernsey holds the record of being the most fortified place along the German military’s Atlantic Wall. Turning it into a…

Ceremony Held in Dorset to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of Exercise Tiger

Crowd standing around the US D-Day Memorial in Victoria Gardens

A commemoration event to mark the 80th anniversary of Exercise Tiger took place on the afternoon of Friday, April 26, 2024, at Portland in Dorset,…

Upcoming ‘Armour & Embarkation’ Event to Mark 80th Anniversary of D-Day Landings

World War II-era vehicles driving down a street in the middle of a town

A recreation of the movements of the American and British forces is scheduled to take place in the county of Dorset in Southern England to…

HMS Medusa (A353): The Ship That Marked the Way to Omaha Beach in June 1944

HMS Medusa (A353) anchored at a dock

The HMS Medusa (A353) – formerly known as the Harbour Motor Defence Launch (HMDL) 1387 – was near Omaha Beach on June 5, 1944, the…

Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Museum Embarking on Project to Reconstruct WWII-Era Fairey Barracuda

Fairey Barracuda flying over the HMS Vulnerable (R63) and an Italian destroyer

The Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Museum has launched a project to carry out a live rebuild over a period of 10 years of an…

‘Last Post’ Memorial In Ypres Undergoing Two-Year Restoration

Exterior of the Menin Gate

After a century of battling the elements, the Menin Gate in Belgium is about to get some well-earned rest and recuperation. The monument dedicated to…

The British Army Took Over the Village of Tyneham to Prepare for D-Day

Allied soldiers standing among supplies

In December 1943, the British Army took over a village to prepare for the Allied invasion of Normandy. On the south coast of the United…

Museum Releases Promotional Booklet Ahead of ‘The Third Man’ Film Anniversary

Orson Welles and Carol Reed on the set of 'The Third Man'

In advance of the 75th anniversary of the post-Second World War film The Third Man (1949) in 2024, a hand-sized booklet had been published to…

Ian Fleming’s Time on Seychelles Inspired His Eighth Novel, ‘For Your Eyes Only’

Lobby area with "007" on the wall + Hut at the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

When James Bond author Ian Fleming experienced a period of writer’s block, he left his home in London, United Kingdom and traveled to the Republic…

St. Ermin’s Hotel: The London Hotel Favorited By Spies

St Ermin's Entrance - Spy Hotel in London UK

In the Hollywood films, spy James Bond would meet his boss ‘M’ mostly in and around central London. However, if you really want to track…

Sillamae was Removed from Soviet Maps during the Cold War and now it’s a Popular Tourist Destination

Sillamae

A town in Estonia was removed from all Soviet maps during the Cold War but is now a popular resort destination on the Baltic coast.…

World War 2: War Stories Exhibition

The Tank Museum at Bovington in the U.K. is to reopen to the public after the Covid close-down with an extensive and brand new World…