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Articles by Steve MacGregor:

It was December 20, 1943 and in the freezing air high above Germany, 2nd Lieutenant Charles “Charlie” Brown struggled to keep the mortally damaged American…

The infantry was routed in the engagement, and a number even surrendered to the tanks. The British tank most commonly associated with World War One…

What could have happened to the 9th Legion? How could it simply disappear? The fate of the 9th has been the subject of debate for…

Iva Toguri, a Japanese woman born in the US, became well-known during World War II as “Tokyo Rose,” one of the hosts of The Zero…

For those of us of a certain age, the sound of the William Tell Overture and the sight of a masked rider on a white…

In 1939, a German combat aircraft set a world speed record. The new Heinkel fighter appeared to be a fearsome addition to the Luftwaffe –…

Before World War II began, there was a general acceptance that the strategic bombing of cities and industrial areas would be a major factor in…

During World War One, a story emerged which suggested that the bodies of German military casualties were being rendered down to make fat. After the…

If you were asked to name a cannon-armed, twin-engine heavy fighter in service with one of the combatant nations during the Battle of Britain, you…

Hans Kammler was a very senior member of the SS with a history of involvement in war crimes. When World War II ended, Kammler disappeared,…

Stuart Manley and his wife, Mary, run a second-hand bookshop called Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland. In 2000, they bought a box of old books at an…

Lake Toplitz in Austria is an odd place. It is located in the Totes Gebirge (Dead Mountains) about forty miles southeast of the city of…