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Philip Joseph Cox (D.S.C) – A young Engineer who fought German U-boats

In the year 1943, during the Battle of the Atlantic, Radar officer Philip Cox played a vital role attacking German submarines. After the war finished…

Six fallen soldiers from WWII won their Final battle in Germany

The family of a WWII airman, who died when a plane crashed in a field in Germany, nearly 70 years ago, has won a battle…

Unveiling of ‘Izumo-class’ carrier by Japan brings back the memories of WW2

Unveiling of ‘Izumo-class’ carrier

In the events leading up to the Second World War, Japan invaded China in a bid to claim the land mass and manpower. An armored…

Experiences, Attachments, Reminders, and Lessons from WW2- A museum does all that at once

museum

It’s September 1st 1939 the world goes to war. Dubbed by some as the great Armageddon, to others the apocalypse with all its horrors, it…

Classified Nazi reports reveal Hitler’s bombing of German people

Nazi reports

A classified operation undertaken by the Nazis during World War Two has been uncovered by secret reports which have only now come to light. The…

IMAGES OF WAR – 2 New Books Reviewed by Mark Barnes

Here we are again with two more aviation based titles from the Images of War series. I often think it is this aspect of conflict…

‘Mutual helpfulness’ Co-founder of American Legion post leaves legacy of public service

American Legion

By Jeremy P. Amick When war-hardened veterans returned to their communities following World War I, many struggled to leave behind memories of the adversities they…

D-Day Gadgets and Gear

D-Day

Wired Magazine is best known for its showcasing of the very latest gadgets that modern technology has to offer, so its June 2012 article on…

Soviet deadly air attack over Nazi’s Berlin – June 1941

In June 1941, Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa to attack the Soviet Union. Thousands of German troops, tanks and aircraft stormed the west of the country.…

World War One Lusitania cruise liner sinking remains a mystery

Lusitania

On the 175th anniversary of cruise liner company, Cunard, starting business, three of its flagship liners will visit Liverpool, the city where they were all…

THE BRITISH AEROSPACE HAWK – Review by Mark Barnes

We tend to shy away from modern warfare on this website. Some events are just a wee bit too recent or too raw for some…

World War Two-era mustard agent stockpile to be destroyed

  A store of World War Two era US Army chemical weapons is due to be destroyed in Colorado. The store is at the US…