Category: WORLDWIDE

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One of the best things about running this blog and the connected twitter account is that they bring me in touch with good and interesting…

BHTV finished filming on new Operation Market Garden series.  Battlefield History TV have announced that after 2 years of filming on location, they have now…

I’m not quite sure how best to describe Andy Robertshaw. He might prefer historian, writer, educator, documentary maker, museum director or archaeologist; I am really…

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FIRST WORLD WAR relics are considered to be special not only because they bear witness to the event of a first ‘total war’ in which…

Keith

  NO? SO WHAT ABOUT TOTALIZE PHASE?   Is there a tendency among British historians and commentators to enthuse about defeat whilst finding it difficult…

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FOR COLLECTORS OF war memorabilia, the wars have never really ended. Collectors scour the internet, traditional auctions and antique markets battling to find and secure…

Jack Beckett

The P-47 Thunderbolt, C or D model, is sunk in the waters near the town of Bastia, France. The unit is very close to the…

Jack Beckett

THESE DAYS, most serious militaria dealers have their own websites and use online marketplaces to sell their collector pieces. But is the online revolution in…

Jack Beckett

One of the most satisfying aspects of militaria collecting is to connect with history. War medals and awards remain the best way of doing this…

Jack Beckett

Well I’ve been back quite a while now but the memories remain strong. Eighteen months of planning all done. What a trip, the weather was…

Jack Beckett

These two First Aid Kits belonged to a B-17 from the 303rd Bomb Group. It was lost while climbing to altitude to join the formation…

Keith

To give some background you have to go back to 1940 when the UK was at risk from Germany invading after the fall of France.…