Author: Joris Nieuwint

I’m a writer for War History Online.

Website: http://www.warhistoryonline.com

Twitter: @joris1944

Articles by Joris Nieuwint:

These are very sad images of now priceless, warbirds that were left to rot outside to be recycled later. During and after WWII, crash landed and…

In the summer of 1944, after weeks of slogging it out with the Germans in the Bocage country of Normandy, the Allies finally broke out…

It has been a while since I last watched Saving Private Ryan but now that Universal Pictures has released the epic war movie in 4K…

It was on the morning of the second day of Operation Market Garden, and the British Soldiers commanded by John Frost who defended the north…

This story has been told in many ways, where locations of where the airfield was and how it was bombed being different but the gist…

During the height of WWII, a major funkspeil began which was a counter-espionage plan, introduced by Joseph Stalin. The operation was carried out by the…

Looking back at WWII there have been four decisions made that, in the end,  did not work out to the Axis advantage. Of course, you…

Major Robert Cain was awarded the Victoria Cross in the Battle of Arnhem. Of the five Victoria Crosses awarded during that battle, he was the sole…

The castle of Wewelsburg overlooks the village of the same name in Westphalia, Germany. It once belonged to the prince-bishops of Paderborn, and after that…

General Tylor’s diplomatic and language skills resulted in his secret mission to Rome to coordinate an 82nd Airborne para drop with Italian forces. General Dwight…

The Afrika Korps or German Africa Corps was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War II. First sent…

The Tomb of the Unknowns at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, U.S.A. was first built in 1921. Its purpose was and still is to…