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Missing German soldiers to be given proper burials

German soldiers

German soldiers who were missing and buried in the devastation of one of the last battles of World War Two are being recovered and given…

Poppy-shaped maze commemorates World War troops

maze

In commemoration of the centenary of World War One and the 70th anniversary of World War Two an Australian farming couple have created a maze…

A mother’s hope ‘Russellville soldier missing in action since World War II’

Russellville soldier

By Jeremy P. Amick As a boy growing up in rural Mid-Missouri in late 1920s, one might imagine the thoughts of a young Walter Lehman…

Commander Clive Gwinner: Sea Captain and Submarine Hunter

Submarine Hunter

On February 25th, 2015 a collection of seven medals that had been fairly won will be going up for auction. The collection was that of…

CITIZENS OF LONDON – Review by Mark Barnes

CITIZENS OF LONDON

Quite a few years ago I was working on a paper in London where one of the newer staff was an American lady who was…

Archaeological dig for Battle of Waterloo site

Archaeological dig

An archaeological dig has been approved by Belgian authorities at the site of Hougoumont farm – a crucial location and turning point in the Battle…

Brothers in arms during World War One

Brothers in arms

There were many brothers in arms during World War One as voluntary joining increased at the start of the war and then conscription was enforced…

How a 1980’s Scare Nearly Became a Full-Blown Nuclear War

Nuclear War

Few moments in history have been scarier than the ten days in November 1983 when the world held its breath as the United States and…

Hitler: The Toys Who Conquered Germany

Ian Harvey

There are few things that affect actors quite like the toy action figures that are sometimes made in their image. One actress, Hallie Berry, displays…

A Nazi WWII Veterans Last and Ongoing Battle

A soldier always faces the question: “Is killing men still murder if one is in uniform?” Heinz Otto Fausten was only 21 when he found…

Vietnam War Military Ambulance Reunited with US Army Driver

Military Ambulance

A military ambulance used by US forces during the Vietnam war in the 1960s has found its way from South East Asia back to the…

Monopoly’s “Get Out of Jail Free” WWII Meaning

Thousands of prisoners got out of German prisons thanks to the game “Monopoly” It is safe to assume that one of the most coveted game…