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Rare WWII Matilda Tank For Sale $211,000

Ian Harvey
Matilda tank

Offered for sale from a private collection is this rare WWII tank. The Matilda A12 was the tank recognised with stemming the German advance at…

More Than 75 Years Later U.S. Repatriates WWII Fallen

Ian Harvey
Battle of Tarawa

When servicemen poured into the United States at the end of WWII in 1945, parades were held, celebrations happened across the country, and families wept…

Have Treasure Hunters Found Hatch to Bunker Containing German Loot?

Ian Harvey
Amber room

Adolf Hitler is once again making headlines – or, more accurately, the millions of pounds worth of treasure he may have left hidden in northeastern…

Swedish Seabed Finally give up Halifax Bomber Wreck

Ian Harvey

Halifax Bomber: Canadians and Swedes have a lot in common: a cold climate, a reputation for niceness, and an infinitely patient approach to getting things…

Saved at the tip! Century-old postcard from D H Lawrence

A postcard penned by celebrated English writer and poet D H Lawrence to a young woman in Nottinghamshire more than 100 years ago almost ended…

Gun Tower Anyone? Your’s For Just $90,000

Ian Harvey

Anyone in the market for an offbeat, one-of-a-kind home that will have friends and family talking for years should look no further than the former…

The End of an Era as Volkswagen Produces Final Beetle

Ian Harvey
VW Beetle

The end of an era as the last Volkswagen Beetle was driven off of the production line in Puebla, Mexico. Originally designed by Ferdinand Porsche…

WW2 Germany’s Abandoned “Highway” For Stolen Gold

Ian Harvey

Stories about the Third Reich continue to fascinate and make headlines long after the death of Hitler at the conclusion of the Second World War.…

Graf Spee’s 1/4 Ton Eagle Causing Controversy In South America – Again

Ian Harvey
Graf spee

Graf Spee’s eagle is once again in the news, and once again their notorious legacy is causing controversy. The government of Uruguay has in its…

DUKW – Want to Own a Piece of History?

Ian Harvey

For those eagle eyed military buffs, you would have spotted a WWII DUKW hiding under this exterior body. This vehicle was purchased with a view…

Dame Vera Lynn: Forces Sweet Heart Still smiling at 102

Ian Harvey
Dame Vera Lynn

Dame Vera Lynn: A lot of British and American stars made a point of heading overseas to entertain the troops during the Second World War,…

Unexploded WW2 Bombs Beneath The Ruins of Pompeii

Ian Harvey

Pompeii was an important part of the Roman Empire, a key city that was struck by molten lava when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.,…