Author: Jack Knight

Articles by Jack Knight:

A Jeep that was gifted to General Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower in recognition of his strategic brilliance as Supreme Allied Commander in World War II…

History: The F4F  Grumman Wildcat began life on Grumman’s drawing boards as a biplane, but nevertheless became the Navy’s first monoplane fighter aircraft. The Wildcat…

General Dwight D. Eisenhower: respected military commander and 34th President of the United States. Born David Dwight Eisenhower in Texas 1890, he graduated from military…

As Prime Minister, Sir Winston S. Churchill became the embodiment of British fighting spirit and led his nation to victory. Born in Oxfordshire 1874, Winston…

The Last Post, the traditional final salute to the fallen, is played at 8pm each night by the buglers of the Last Post Association in…

The Wheatcroft Collection in the United Kingdom is a large and important collection of historical softskin and armoured military vehicles. It is one of the largest…

Lancaster bomber NX611 ‘Just Jane. An update from the fantastic restoration work being undertaken of this historic plane. We have removed three propellers from NX611.…

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During 1968, ‘Connie’ Edwards and additional members of the Confederate Air Force (as it was known then) visited Europe to purchase surplus military aviation (Warbirds),…

Bud Gahs grew up in Baltimore. He built B-26s before enlisting and heading over to Europe as a frontline combat infantryman in the 42nd Infantry…

For sale –  1945 North American Aviation P-51D “Little Rebel” Some great back ground to the name of this Mustang. Cuthbert “Bill” Pattillo and his…

A restored B-17G Flying Fortress, “Texas Raiders”, will arrive for the 17th annual World War II Heritage Days, May 2-3, at the Atlanta Regional Airport…

For sale is an established and highly respected battlefield tour business specialising in the D-Day landings and the Battle for Normandy. Having operated for over…