Category: HISTORY

Richard Bong, USA’s Highest Scoring Ace of WWII Was Killed In A Test Flight

The names that line the pages of history are many in number – the lengthy lists of men and women who fought, who died, who…

7 Of The Most Daring Raids of WWII

Desperate times call for desperate measures, high risk commando and paratrooper mission were conceived and executed. Not all were successful but the skill and bravery…

The death of Erwin Rommel: the Field Marshal is forced to commit suicide

Erwin Rommel was, for a time, Hitler’s favorite general. After his success in 1940, as the commander of a Panzer division, Rommel was appointed to…

Fascinating Abandoned Military Bases From All Around The World

Military bases and installations, built to last only a few years or to support a 1000-year Reich have been left abandoned across the globe. Some…

Sergeant ‘Smokey’ Smith VC: I don’t take prisoners, period. I’m paid to kill them, then takes out 3 Panthers

If you ask any combat infantryman, you will hear that there are men who make their life easy in garrison and men who make their…

Fort Drum, the unsinkable concrete ‘battleship’ of Manila Bay

Anyone who pays a visit to Manila Bay will not easily forget the enchanting sight of the ruined concrete fort that looks as if it…

21 sad images of bombed out Cologne – you wouldn’t have seen many of these images before

The German city of Cologne was bombed in 262 separate air raids by the Allies during World War II, including 31 times by the Royal…

World War II Tanks, Guns And More Found In Iraq (Watch)

Imagine yourself a modern day soldier, you are in Iraq fighting insurgents when all of a sudden you are faced with tanks that seem to…

World War II Tanks, Guns And More Found In Iraq (Watch)

Imagine yourself a modern day soldier, you are in Iraq fighting insurgents when all of a sudden you are faced with tanks that seem to…

The Crash of the only flyable Lockheed P-38 Lightning in Europe – July 15 1996

The only Lockheed P-38 Lightning that was flyable in Europe was completely destroyed when it crashed at Duxford Airfield near Cambridge, England. The crash occurred…