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When Four Prisoners Escaped From Auschwitz In The Kommander’s Car

In 1942, four Polish prisoners at Auschwitz had had enough. They wanted to escape, but if they did (regardless of whether or not they succeeded),…

Did You Know? One of the last SS units to hold out defending Hitler’s bunker in Berlin was comprised entirely of Frenchmen

  The French volunteers of the Second World War constituted an entirely separate division in the Wehrmacht, and after that the Waffen-SS which consisted of…

Airborne Aircraft Carriers of the early 1950’s by Hans Wiesman

B-29 Super Fortress coupled to two EF-84 D’s with wing tips connected to each other in flight. During WWII, the flight range of the USAF…

Did You Know? Concrete Ships Were Built During WWI & WWII – Only a Handful Survive….

Although the idea might sound ridiculous at first, concrete ships have played an important role in naval warfare. When shortages of timber and steel threatened…

Development of the Awe-inspiring Triple Walls of Constantinople

The great city of Constantinople was one of the most impressive and impregnable cities in the world for over 1,000 years. It retained the glory…

Milne Bay – The first Japanese Land Defeat of the Second World War

Reprinted with permission from Australian Bunker and Military Museum Milne Bay is located on the south-eastern tip of Papua. Before World War II, most of the area’s…

5 Insanely Creepy Stories of The World Wars

Undoubtedly war is an ugly business, but at times war forces humans to cross the boundaries of humanity and come up with ideas that could put the…

Firing The Pak 40, Most Powerful Anti-Tank Gun of WWII

The 75 millimeter Pak 40 anti-tank gun was a German anti-tank gun developed during WWII from 1939-1941. PAK is the abbreviation for “Panzerabwehrkanone.” Initially, the…

He Parachuted Out Of His Crippled B-24 Then Killed The Enemy Pilot With A Head Shot From A Pistol

The following story may or may not be true, but the US Army Air Force (USAAF) believes it is. It is about a man who…

Erwin Rommel – The Bold And The Brave

Erwin Rommel, the man who was to become one of the greatest and most honored of generals both by his enemies and his friend, was…

The Four Phases Of The Battle of Britain Explained

History likes to paint Britain as the tiny country that, against all odds, somehow resisted the superior military might of Nazi Germany during WWII. But…

Check Out The Incredible Armored Trains Of WWI & WWII

Armored trains are a relic of the past by today’s standards but in the late 19th and early 20th century, these big steel-plated locomotives besieged…