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World War Two B-17 Bomber Restoration Underway

B-17 bomber

A B-17 bomber used in World War Two has been relocated from its site at a gas station in Milwaukie, Oregon to an aircraft hangar…

Georgy Zhukov: The Greatest Unsung WWII General

Russia is known for its harsh way of life. Between its brutal winters and its dictatorial demand for perfection and excellence in its citizens, it…

World War Two Landmines Still a Threat in Northern Egypt

Seventy years after the end of World War Two, landmines that were buried in northern Egypt are still killing or injuring people in the local…

British Army Warrior Crashes into Wall in Germany

A British Army Warrior has crashed into the garden wall of a residential property in Paderborn, North West Germany.  The armoured vehicle is from nearby Paderborn Barracks,…

‘Mystery born in Alabama’ Piecing together history of a WWII prisoner turned NASA employee

WWII prisoner

By Jeremy P. Amick Throughout the last several years, the Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA) has strived to honor veterans by sharing the many…

Reenactors Put World War Two Back on the Curriculum

World War Two reenactors are bringing the war back to life for students at a Wisconsin high school. This to ensure that the younger generation…

The Norwegian Spy Who Jumped Tree to Tree in a 200 mile Trek to Escape German Captivity

The amazing feat of a resistance fighter from Norway has been revealed in the book “Another Man’s Shoes”. Being captured for spying Sven Somme managed…

The Last Survivor of the Escape from Death Camp Treblinka

Treblinka

Treblinka in north east Poland is synonymous with the Nazi concentration camp located there during World War Two.  Just under a million Jews were murdered…

70th Anniversary of RAF Bomber Command Taking on Dresden

RAF Bomber Command

70 years ago, on Tuesday 13th February, RAF Bomber Command and Allied forces launched one of the biggest bombing raids of World War Two on…

Vietnam War Documentary Set for the Oscars

Vietnam War

The ‘Last Days in Vietnam’ is a new documentary about the Vietnam War, and it has now been nominated for an Oscar. The work sets…

Local Man Served in Special WWII Unit – First Special Service Force

Forcemen of 5-2, First Special Service Force, preparing to go on an evening patrol in the Anzio beachhead, Operation Shingle, Italy, ca. 20-27 April 1944. Library…

World War One Howitzer Gun Displayed at Australian War Memorial

World War One Howitzer Gun

A rare World War One Howitzer gun is being put on display at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra as part of the Australian capital’s…