Guest Authors

War History Online welcomes many guest authors who share their knowledge of the history on our pages. We work with various museums, historical societies and media outlets around the world. If you are interested in working with us or have a great story, please get in touch.

Website: http://odesk.com

Articles by Ovidiu Popa:

The End of Erwin Rommel as Told by His Son

Erwin Rommel was, for a time, Hitler’s favorite general. After his success in 1940, as the commander of a Panzer division, Rommel was appointed to…

The Death of Erwin Rommel: The Last Hours Of The Desert Fox

Erwin Rommel was, for a time, Hitler’s favorite general. After his success in 1940, as the commander of a Panzer division, Rommel was appointed to…

The Death of Erwin Rommel: The Last Hours Of The Desert Fox

Erwin Rommel was, for a time, Hitler’s favorite general. After his success in 1940, as the commander of a Panzer division, Rommel was appointed to…

ON THIS DAY! Paris Liberated By The Free French Forces, August 25th 1944

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia After the Allied Forces landed in Normandy and finally penetrated the German lines, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, American General Dwight…

A testimony of the Reichstag Fire. Hitler: “It is a sign from God!”

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia On the evening of February 27th, 1933, an alarm was announcing not only a fire, but also a crucial moment in…

Wreckage from a B-24H “Flying Coffin” Liberator found in Italy

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia After 70 years a forgotten story about death and survival is brought to light. The remains of a US plane from…

A Rangers Tale of Landing on Bloody Omaha

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia On the morning of June 6th, 1944 the military collapse of the Germans in western Europe began, marking a milestone in Europe’s history.…

World War II: The chocolate’s role in obtaining the victory

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia More than 70 years from ago, the Allied troops landed on the beached of Normandy during Operation Overlord. We all know…

How long was the Berlin Wall?

Very few symbols were as poignant in the Cold War between West and the Soviet bloc, as the Berlin Wall. A barrier made out of concrete…

Nicholas Winton, the British Schindler: he saved over 600 Jewish Children in Czechoslovakia

Image Courtesy of commons Nicholas Winton is 105 years old and has a long and exciting life behind him, but a special moment turned him…

The Battle of Midway: A Victory of the Intelligence Services

Military history is dealing mostly with the causes which led to the victory of one of the combatants and not the other, the preconditions that…

President Truman talks about General MacArthur: a cheater and a bighead

Images Courtesy of Wikipedia In the afternoon of April 12, 1945, Vice President Harry Truman was sitting in the office of the spokesperson of the…