Matthias Pappas

Matthias Pappas

Matthias Pappas is a full time writer on history and genealogical topics. He sees writing as an extension of his former career as an educator. He has traveled to over 40 countries doing research and was the recipient of a Fulbright Memorial Fund scholarship for the exchange of ideas on education between American and Japanese educators. He has ghost written a number of best-selling works on World War II for Amazon Kindle, and in addition to writing for War History Online and the Vintage News, is currently researching family history reaching back into the Middle Ages.

Articles by Matthias Pappas:

Fighting was often hand-to-hand and even took place underground in tunnels that had been dug in an abandoned chalk quarry. Last month, the Canadian War…

Her small fleet of three ships flew a bloody red banner and struck terror into the heart of the French fleet. The image many people…

Most people know of the kamikaze pilots of WWII who deliberately piloted their planes into Allied ships during the latter stages of the war. Many…

When Clary eventually ended up at Buchenwald, one of the most horrific of the Nazi concentration camps, he sang for SS soldiers. Though it first…

Located between Switzerland and Austria, the country of Liechtenstein is one of the world’s smallest nations. Its current ruler, the constitutional monarch His Serene Highness…

The British armed forces in WWII were famous for a number of reasons: innovation, unreal stubbornness in defense, and much else. They were also known…