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92-year-old Nazi Guard to Stand Trial for War Crimes

Ian Harvey

In Hamburg, Germany, a court decided to go forward with a trial of a 92-year-old man. The trial is set to begin on October 17.…

The Netherlands Launch Effort to Find Photos of U.S. Soldiers

Press Releases

In the small Dutch town of Margraten, more than 8,000 U.S. soldiers are laid to rest in the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial. The thousands…

Guest Vehicles at Tiger Day: Hetzer G13 & Churchill Mark III

The Tank Museum

TIGER DAY 12 – 14 SEPTEMBER 2019 A German Hetzer, a Japanese Ha-Go tank and a Churchill tank will be guest starring for the first…

Reviewed: Three Excellent Haynes Manuals

Mark Barnes

This must be both a sad, but positive year for Haynes, whose range of books go from strength to strength; the success muted by the…

Fears Grow That WW2 Wreck Could Explode

Ian Harvey
SS Richard Montgomery

Now a wreck but on the 20th August 1944, an American cargo ship, the SS Richard Montgomery, sank off the coast of Kent in England,…

Spitfires, Búchons & a Blenheim Star in Cinematic Battle of Britain Air Show

Press Releases

This year’s Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show will celebrate 50 years since the 1969 classic starring Michael Caine Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show…

Warthogs Will Keep On BRRRRRTing For Another 10 Years

Ian Harvey
A10 plane

When did the Thunderbolt II aircraft get the affectionate nickname “warthog” That’s a legendary military take, but in spite of the derisive moniker, the massive,…

For Sale: Rare Piece of Vietnam History For $91,000

Jack Beckett

Offered for sale from a private collection is this extremely rare 1953 Pontiac T46E1 Otter Amphibious Carrier. This is the only known surviving and operational…

Survivor of Auschwitz Celebrates Her Birthday With Family of 400

Ian Harvey

History is full of stories chronicling mankind’s best and worst moments.  Sometimes one of those moments comes hard on the heels of the other.  The…

Austrian Supreme Court Issues Ruling On Hitler’s Birthplace

Ian Harvey

The home where Adolf Hitler was born has been the subject of a long legal battle which was finally resolved this month as the Austrian…

We Are Entering a Golden Age of Wreck Discovery

Ian Harvey
plane wreck

Back in February of 2019, Paul Allen owned R/V Petrel found the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Hiei which had been sunk by Allied forces in…

One of Canada’s ‘Black Devil’ Commandos, Dies at 97

Ian Harvey

On August 9th of 2019, Canadian World War II veteran Ralph Mayville passed away at the age of ninety three.  His short obituary in the…