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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…

1950s Pinnacle of Nuclear Testing – Atomic Annie the Nuclear Artillery Cannon

Nuclear Testing

In the early 1950s, nuclear weapons development and nuclear testing was a key priority for the US and the Soviet Union. It was a race…

New Search for Missing RAF Air Crew

Missing RAF Air Crew

A new search has been instigated by the families of missing RAF air crew members whose plane crashed in northern Germany during World War Two…

Napoleon’s Fate Could Have Been in America

Napoleon

After Napoleon was defeated by the British and Allied troops at the Battle of Waterloo in the early 1800s, he was forced to abdicate his…

The Kamikazi V1 Meant to Destroy London

Kamikazi V1

There is much to be said about the mind of Hitler. He was certainly a madman with insanely ingenious ideas that shored up his short-lived…

Fake Trees of WWI that Spied on and Killed Enemy Troops

Man’s ingenuity would reach new heights when it started to successfully deploy killer camouflage In 1916, a soldier in WWI could expect to wake up…

Exhibition to Showcase 500 Years of English War History

War History

Military artefacts and regalia from more than 500 years of English war history will be on display at a new exhibition at Smithills Hall in…

Mass Japanese War Grave Uncovered on a Pacific island

War Grave

Japanese soldiers from World War Two were buried in a mass war grave on the small Pacific Island of Peleliu at the end of the fighting. The…