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WHO-Tube: Bunker hunting near Calais

Exploring some of the massive German gun batteries on the French coast near Calais. In this video we look at: Batterie Waldam, a massive complex…

Hitler’s Mein Kampf to be published once again in Germany

Mein Kampf

German authorities have given the go-ahead for Hitler’s Nazi manifesto, Mein Kampf, to be once again re-published from 2016 onwards. The decision has come under…

Aircraft storage yard in Arizona desert

Thousands of out-of-service aircraft are flown to the Tucson desert in Arizona to be stored or dismantled for scrap at the US government’s aircraft storage…

A FRENCH SOLDIER’S WAR DIARY 1914 – 1918 – Review by Wayne Osborne

War Diary

A war diary by a French railwayman; this is a rare bird indeed.  Although Henri Barbusse’s Under Fire and Anthony Clayton’s Paths of Glory spring…

America looks back on Vietnam War after 50 years

50 years since the end of the Vietnam War, the United States looks at how and whether it should commemorate America’s failed attempt to thwart…

Napoleon re-enactment commemorates 200th anniversary

Napoleon

A year of commemoration festivities has culminated in re-enactors making the same journey as Napoleon Bonaparte did 200 years ago from Elba to the French…

Cold War B-52 bomber restored to fly again

B-52 bomber

A B-52 bomber flown during the Cold War has been rescued from the US Air Force’s scrapyard in Tucson, Arizona, and renovated. The B-52 is…

Governments-in-exile and royalty relocated to London during World War Two

Governments-in-exile

Eight governments-in-exile based themselves in London during World War Two. The British Parliament had to ratify the Diplomatic Privileges (Extension) Bill in 1941, which would…

Napoleon’s eagles replicated for 200th anniversary of Battle of Waterloo

Battle of Waterloo

200 years since the Battle of Waterloo, two French imperial eagles used by Napoleon’s troops are being recreated using 3D scans. During the war in…

THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE COLD WAR 1950-1970 – Review by Mark Barnes

It is a pleasing to know that the serious art of in-house photography depicting the day-to-day operations of the UK’s armed forces continues to thrive…

‘Coming home’ U.S. Army retiree returns to Missouri to prepare for second career

U.S. Army retiree

By Jeremy P. Amick When graduating from from second careersecond caree(Mo.) High School in 1984, Susan (Ott) Hogue realized she was lacking a sense of…

US Marines Return to Iwo Jima for 70th Anniversary Commemoration

Iwo Jima

One of the most famous battles of World War Two is the battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima.  As the US Army advanced towards…