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Articles by Greg Jackson:

British Commando Dagger Discovered in Normandy

A British Commando dagger discovered in an area of violent fighting between American and German paratroopers Of all the elite battalions that fought the war against Nazi…

“Tonka” For Sale! Your Very Own British Tornado – Bomblets not Included

This British Tornado F2 is a truly one of kind jet fighter. Commonly referred to by pilots as a “Tonka”, the Tornado had several variants,…

“Night Fright” – Bringing a Dakota Back to Life for 75th Anniversary of Normandy Invasion

Last week the WW2 Nation and Infinite Pixel Team made the short journey to Coventry airport to discover more about a fascinating restoration project currently…

Must See Video: Normandy Vets Return to France Compliments of the Best Defense Foundation

Making a Remarkable Journey Back The Best Defense Foundation recently took several American WWII veterans back to Normandy this summer where they had served 74…

Paratrooper – New WWII Series Update and Preparation Photos

Location, Location, Location – War History Online Exclusive Access follows behind the scenes for the preparation of the pilot episode of the World War 2…

Secrets of D-Day – Restoring the Neptune Monograph

These days one of the most closely guarded secrets of the Second World War is coming to life again – and this time you won’t…

Unique Cache of Antique Weapons Discovered in Canal

This is the astonishing moment a cache of guns was pulled out of a canal by a family of magnet-fishers. The Price family couldn’t believe…

Custer vs J.E.B. Stuart – The Day Two Cavalry Legends Faced Off at Gettysburg

In the muggy heat of July, 1863, two armies met in the small town of Gettysburg, PA in a battle that would decide the fate…

Russia’s 1st Naval Victory – Defeating Sweden at the Battle of Gangut

The Great Northern War (1700 – 1721) pitted two great warrior leaders against one another for over 20 years – Peter I of Russia and…

Mi-24 “Flying Tank” – The Attack Helicopter Used Around the World (plus a ton of photos)

Certainly one of the most impressive attack helicopters in terms of it’s unique, almost alien design, the Mi-24 or “Hind” by its NATO designation is…

“Russian Colossus” – The Soviet KV Heavy Tanks

At the outbreak of WWII, the German Armored Divisions seemed invincible. Using their “Blitzkrieg” tactics which relied heavily on fast, maneuverable armored divisions they were…

Wacko: When An American Submarine Took Out a Japanese Troop Train & Much More in the Pacific in WW2

On the 22nd of January, 1945, 30 Japanese merchant ships sat in Namkwan Harbor, in Southern China. They felt safe in their well-defended home, surrounded…