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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on B17 Crash

Ian Harvey

On October 2, 2019, at 0953 eastern daylight time, a Boeing B-17G, N93012, owned and operated by the Collings Foundation, was destroyed during a precautionary…

Two British Phantoms to Be Restored

Ian Harvey

The British Phantom Aviation Group (BPAG) has announced plans to restore two Phantoms fighter planes in the United Kingdom. The first is F-4J (UK) ZE360.…

New Memorial Dedicated to Vietnam War Dogs and Their Handlers

Ian Harvey
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Motts Military Museum in Groveport, Ohio (a suburb of Columbus, Ohio), dedicated the new Vietnam War Dog Team Memorial. It consists of three black granite…

Two Polish Soldiers Killed By WWII Bomb

Ian Harvey
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Two Polish soldiers were killed when a WWII  bomb detonated while they were disarming it. Four other soldiers were injured in the blast and were…

The Follow-Up to ‘Band of Brothers’ is Coming

Ian Harvey

Apple has been growing their empire by moving into the entertainment world. Their latest move is opening their own production studio. The first project announced…

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of 110 Soldiers & Artifacts From WWI Battlefield

Ian Harvey

Over 80 soldiers killed during WW1 received burials with full military honors Thursday 1oth October. Their remains were discovered in an archaeological dig that one…

Medal of Honor Series Returning – But With a Twist

Ian Harvey
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The Medal of Honor franchise is to release a new iteration of its popular WWII shooter game via EA. The original game was released way…

Germany Still Pays UK & Belgian Pensions to Collaborators

Ian Harvey

Though it has been nearly 75 since World War II ended, Germany is still paying the monthly pensions of people who collaborated with the Nazi…

A D-Day Hero, LST 325 Is Moving to a New Home

Ian Harvey

The US Navy utilized “Landing Ship, Tanks,” or LSTs throughout World War II in order to land troops, vehicles and supplies on beaches. The large,…

WWII Vet Turning 100 Year Old – Seeks 100 Birthday Cards to Celebrate

Ian Harvey

On October 7th of this year, James South will turn 100 years old. The WWII veteran is reaching out on social media in hopes of…

Seven Dead After B-17 Crashes, Bursts into Flames at Bradley Airport

Ian Harvey

Officials say there were 3 crew and 10 passengers on board the B-17 and they report 7 dead and others injured at Bradley International Airport.…

Pearl Harbor Survivors Chapter Holds Final Meeting

Ian Harvey

The San Diego chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, once believed to be the largest chapter of the organization and possibly the last still…