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Fayetteville exhibition marks 150 years since Civil War troop march

Civil War

A new Civil War exhibition in Fayetteville, North Carolina had been opened at the town’s Museum of the Cape Fear. The Civil War Living History Exhibit…

50 years since ground troops arrived in Vietnam

Fifty years ago this year US troops began their ground offensive to combat the North Vietnamese Communist regime. Veterans around the US are commemorating the…

DEATH OF THE LEAPING HORSEMEN – Review by Chris Buckham

LEAPING HORSEMEN

The surrender of the German 6th Army following the battle of Stalingrad marked not only the end of the myth of German invincibility but also…

Matilda tank brought back to life for 70th anniversary of Battle of Balikpapan

A World War Two Matilda tank has been rescued and renovated back to its original condition by a group of six veteran soldiers in Australia.…

Veteran female Spitfire pilot recalls flying during World War Two

female Spitfire pilot

A veteran female Spitfire pilot from World War Two recalls her unique war time story at the age of 98. Mary Ellis now lives in…

Easy Company – Band of Brothers – The Crossroads Battle Explained

Introduction – The Island It is October 2nd, 1944, the 101st Airborne has completed its tasks on Hells Highway around Veghel and Eindhoven and has…

Archive of Evil donated to University of Colorado

Holocaust collection

A Turkish-born businessman has left the largest private Holocaust collection of evidence, documents, artifacts and memorabilia to the University of Colorado’s Jewish Studies program in…

Remnants from Iraq-Iran war seen from space

Iraq-Iran war

The International Space Station (ISS) has been picking up images of earth, and particularly of the war torn border between Iraq and Iran. The images…

World War Two Reenactor Shot In Stomach by Live Round

A World War Two re-enactment went terribly wrong in Jacksboro, Texas in February when a man was hit with live ammunition. Participants gathered for the…

US air attack on Tokyo worse than atomic bombs

US air attack

In the final days of World War Two 70 years ago, US air attack took place on Tokyo in an attempt to force the Japanese…

Royal Mint coin commemorates 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with inaccurate coin

Battle of Britain

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, one of the most infamous air battles of World War Two, Britain’s Royal Mint has…

Major Cain, The One Man Tank Destroyer Who Received a VC At Arnhem

Major Robert Cain was awarded the Victoria Cross in the battle for Arnhem. He was the sole recipient, out of the five Victoria Crosses awarded during…