Category: Guest Authors

St. Ermin’s Hotel: The London Hotel Favorited By Spies

St Ermin's Entrance - Spy Hotel in London UK

In the Hollywood films, spy James Bond would meet his boss ‘M’ mostly in and around central London. However, if you really want to track…

They Called Her ‘Agnes’: The Untold Story Of A French Resistance Hero

My young French friend, Maxence Druelle Fourniez, is the great-nephew of resistance member Marine Fourniez. Maxence achieved his ambition on February 22nd, 2021, to have…

Being a WWII Historian WW2TV Show – October 12th

In 2016, in a Guardian article titled ‘Big Books by Blokes about Battles – Why is History Still Written Mainly By Men?”, Sir Antony Beevor…

The Highest Award for Valor on D-Day: Is it Time to Correct this 75-year-old Injustice?

No other one-day battle in the fight to liberate Europe was as costly for Americans as that to take “Bloody Omaha”. On 6 June 1944,…

An Albanian Adventure: A Cold War Treasure Trove of Dakotas & Mig’s

This bunker is a type of time capsule from the Cold War whose like you will rarely see anymore, it is a weird War-Art Museum…

The Magnificent Seven – The Normandy Battlefields

I have been visiting Normandy for 35 years and living there for the last eighteen. As a fledgling battlefield tour guide in the early days,…

Did The C47 Pilots Nerves on D-Day Cause Casualties?

In order to further decrease the risk of collision, many pilots pushed the throttle forward and climbed to a height above the clouds, anywhere between…

D-Day: 75 Years on – An Aircraft Armada

Can you imagine it? Over 30 Dakotas in formation taking off from historic Duxford airfield, escorted by WWII fighters? What images do you conjure up…

The Czechoslovaks who Took on the Might of the Fascist Onslaught in the Battle of Kiev

 The Czechoslovaks were put into action together with their Tank Battalion which included ten T-34/76 medium tanks, ten T-70 light tanks, and ten armored vehicles.…

Paul Woodadge: Filming the Battlefields of WWII

I am confident that the finished film will provide a rich experience that the WWII buff will appreciate and enjoy. As we progress into the…

The Hunger Field: The WW2 POW Camp.

The prisoners slept on the bare and damp earth. The toilets were insufficient, and the food was in short supply. On April 25, 1945, the…

The History of U.S. Military Sidearms

This pistol’s lethality made it virtually irreplaceable. The U.S. military has a long and storied history. Our brave soldiers have traveled across the globe in…