Category: WORLDWIDE

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In my last article I have introduced you to soviet made tank decoys. Only two months after OKH sent its request for blueprints of german…

Part 1 – Unteroffizier Gustav Römer, III./Infanterie-Regiment 506, 1941-1945 (+ 6/2008) – Holder of the Infantry Assault Badge in Silver, Iron Cross 2nd Class, Wound…

    ATTACKING THE GORA-KAMIENSKA PART 1: “STALLING THE BLITZ” – THE BATTLE OF MLAWA    2nd and 3rd of September 1939 On the 1st of September…

UPDATE 6th of July 2012 – in which a rather funny story takes a dark turn.     ———————————————————————————   The following story is special and…

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…