Category: MEDIA

The World’s Worst Ever Book Signing Tour

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Ray Carole A former SAS sergeant who was the youngest member of the elite regiment when he passed selection is going on ‘the world’s worst…

Lawrence of Arabia – New Video from Yarnhub

Thomas Edward Lawrence, aka “Lawrence of Arabia”, is one of the world’s best known military figures. Immortalized in David Lean’s 1962 movie starring Peter O’…

DDay Livestream Direct From Normandy, Historians & Experts From Around the World

With most visitors unable to travel to Normandy for the 76th Anniversary of DDay due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, a filmmaker and battlefield tour guide…

Return to Hardwick Documentary: ZOOM Interview With the Producer & Narrator

A History of the Mighty Eighth on film – By Paul Woodadge Within the War Film genre there are certain types of story that film-makers…

Avro Lancaster NX611 ‘Just Jane’ Restoration Progress

Avro Lancaster NX611 ‘Just Jane’: This week we have dismantled the number 4 propeller and rebuilt the number 3 propeller. The old number 3 prop…

Wargaming Hosting Charity Stream with Stack Up to help Support Veterans

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ICYMI, on March 3 Wargaming partnered with Stack Up, a nonprofit supporting veterans through gaming, to raise funds and awareness for Stack Up’s Overwatch Program…

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Finally Hits Early Access Later This Month!

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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord will be available in Early Access on 31st March, 2020 TaleWorlds Entertainment announced today that Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord,…

‘Greyhound’ The New Tom Hanks Movie, Check Out The Trailer

Tom Hanks can’t seem to get enough. His new movie ‘Greyhound’ sees one of America’s favourite Kings of Hollywood star as Navy Commander Ernest Krause,…

Wargaming Partners With Stack Up to Support U.S. Veterans and Service Members

Wargaming Partners With Stack Up to Support U.S. Veterans and Service Members Operation Lifeboat aims to raise funds and awareness for 24/7 crisis intervention and…

Shutter Island Movie, DiCaprio Character Was WWII Vet Suffering With PTSD

Shutter Island: Martin Scorsese is one of America’s foremost movie directors with awards including an Oscar for the film ‘The Departed’ made over ten years…

All the Mayhem in Sam Mendes’ 1917 is Real, Not CGI

It turns out the amazing battle scenes in Sam Mendes’ film 1917 were so realistic because they were mostly real. The actors in the movie…

“Lt. Dan” Gary Sinise Honored With Award From Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Gary Sinise, well known for playing “Lt. Dan” in the movie Forrest Gump, has received the Patriot Award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.…

We Lose Mike Hoare aged 100:The Wild Geese Movie Was Based on Him

The world has lost one of its larger than life figures, Mike Hoare, aged 100.  It is unusual for a mercenary to become a household…

Win A Ride In the Only Running Tiger 131 in the World

RIDE IN TIGER 131 AT TIGER DAY 13, 25 APRIL The Tank Museum are offering people the chance to ride in Tiger 131 at a…

SABATON and Apocalyptica Release New Single “Angels Calling”

With their new album “The Great War”, Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON have reached fantastic chart results all over the world, including the #1 top…

Gladiator of Auschwitz: Movie of a Pole Who Boxed his Way Through Hell

He was a part of the first mass transportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau where he was given the number seventy-seven. The story of Tadeusz ‘Teddy’ Pietrzykowski is…

Saving Private Ryan Back in Theatres for D-Day 2019

There are plenty of unique activities going on in Britain, France, and all over the world to commemorate the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day on…

Blitzkrieg: When Christendom Attacked Northern Germany

Crusading against tribal Pagans would prove to be much easier than Crusading against an organized, well-equipped Muslim army. Despite the success of the First Crusade,…

Crazy: General Westmoreland initiated plan to use nukes in Vietnam

Recently, the New York Times ran an extraordinary article about the Vietnam War. In it were facts that have only recently come to light and…

“King Leonidas” Teams up with SEALs to Save a Russian President in “Hunter Killer” – Trailer Inside

Following on from Washington in “Olympus Has Fallen” and London in “London Has Fallen”, now it’s Moscow’s turn. The upcoming movie “Hunter Killer” is not…

Armored Warfare Available For Free On Xbox One

Launch trailer and timed-exclusive content available in celebration of the tank shooter’s launch Armored Warfare is available as a free download for all Xbox One Gold Members as…

Armored Warfare Launches On Xbox One In Early August

Beginning August 2nd on Xbox One players can indulge in Armored Warfare’s addictive brand of fierce free-to-play modern tank action. Developer and global publisher My.com, is…

Historic WWI Reunion: Tank Museum Brings All Four Victoria Crosses Together

For the first time ever, the four Victoria Crosses (VC) awarded to members of the Tank Corps in World War One will be brought together…

Aviations Fans! Literally – Stay Cool with These

Flight-Fans is a scaled model of a real-world airplane turned into a desk fan for everyday life. If you’re like us, you still stop and…

June Events Announced at National WWI Museum and Memorial

The opening of the new special exhibition For Liberty: American Jewish Experience in WWI, the closing of John Singer Sargent Gassed, the fifth annual Taps at the Tower and…

Armored Warfare Premieres Its First Season On Pc

Reveal a gruesome story of betrayal with an all-new narrative driven Special Operations Global publisher and developer My.com is proud to debut the story-driven expansion…

Romanians Join the Fight in Tannenberg: New Free Update in WWI Gaming

Blackmill Games and M2H release a free update for WW1 shooter Tannenberg, bringing a new map, a new squad, and new weapons! The free update…

Pittsburgh Group Offered $1 Million ($18 million today) for Capture of Adolf

In May 1940, and over a year before the US entered World War II, a group of Pittsburgh citizens offered a reward of $1 million…

Images of War: WWI French Air Force & WWII German Half-Tracks – Review by Mark Barnes

The Images of War Series It is often the case that when preparing a book the author will collate enough material to fill several. It…

“Monuments Men” Comes to TV: Author’s Search for Art Stolen by Nazis Continues

Robert Edsel of Dallas, Texas, has spent decades of his life recovering art that had been stolen by the Nazis during the World War II…

“FBI file #65-53615” – The story of the Jewish American gangster plot to kill Hitler

“FBI file #65-53615” – The story of the Jewish American gangster plot to kill Hitler is a documentary film narrated by the historian Robert Rockaway. “FBI…

Hell Let Loose – A grand platoon-based realistic multiplayer FPS

You’ve never played World War 2 the way it was meant to be played… with lumbering tanks dominating the battlefield, crucial supply chains fueling the frontlines, being…

The Trip Of A Lifetime: Bomber Camp 2018

Do you remember watching the movies Twelve O’clock High or Memphis Belle? Have you ever imagined what it would be like to fly your own…

Post Scriptum – An EPIC WW2 simulation game – Take your part in the Operation Market Garden!

DESCRIPTION Post Scriptum is a WW2 simulation game, focusing on historical accuracy, large scale battle, difficult learning curve and an intense need for cohesion, communication…

Tiger Tank Will Be Rolling Along On Its Tracks Once More – Exactly 75 Years After It Was Captured

Tiger tank had nine lives but lives on.   Tiger 131 is the only working example of a Tiger I tank in the world and…

Dakotas over Normandy On Track

The event schedule for the much anticipated “Daks over Normandy” event in June 2019 is slowly materializing. For the first time since 1944, the skies…

Sudden Strike 4: European Battlefields – The Ultimate Strategy Experience Arrives On Xbox One

Value-packed special edition of Sudden Strike 4 includes DLC add-ons and exclusive maps  Kalypso Media is excited to announce that its WW2 strategy hit Sudden…

WARFACE OPEN CUP: Season XIII – Soldiers, Sign Up!

Global publisher My.com is pleased to announce the start of Warface Open Cup: Season XIII tournament! Today soldiers can register to join in the war on…

Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt

During the First World War, Turkey made the unexpected decision to side with Germany and declare war on the allies, principally Britain, France, and Russia.…

Armored Warfare Introduces A Massive Change – Seasons

Starting this spring, new engaging storylines and thematic updates will change the approach to content releases   Global publisher and developer My.com is excited to…

“Warriors in Mr. Lincoln’s Army” – Stories of Native Americans who fought in the Civil War

Author Quita V. Shier shares the stories of Native Americans who fought in the Civil War Anyone who has taken a grade-school history class may…

Armageddon & Paranoia—Former British Ambassador to the Soviet Union offers a comprehensive history of nuclear policy

“Is there either logic or morality in believing that if one side threatens to kill tens of millions of our people our only recourse is…

Capt. Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient, to Be Interred at Arlington National Cemetery

A Medal of Honor recipient from Concord, Mass., and former commissioner of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services will be interred with full…

Special Exhibition Chronicling the Lives of those Caught in the Crucible of 1918 Opens at National WWI Museum and Memorial

“Crucible: Life & Death in 1918” Opens Tuesday, April 3   The word “crucible” is defined as: a situation of severe trial, or in which…

The Long Road to War: Feature-length documentary about the origins of WWI (with Extended Trailer)

The Long Road to War is a feature-length cinema documentary about the origins of WWI. Coming from a country that lost over 20% of its…

National Medal of Honor Museum Names Former 9/11 Memorial & Museum President as New CEO

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation announced that distinguished chief executive officer and museum president, Joe Daniels, will take the helm as CEO of…

Amazing News: Paul Allen Finds Sullivan Brothers’ Cruiser USS Juneau (includes footage)

Wreckage from the USS Juneau (CL-52) was discovered on March 17, 2018, by the expedition crew of Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel. The Juneau was sunk by a Japanese torpedo…

75 Years After Fighting Each Other In Africa – Two Former Enemies From WW2 Share Deep Bonds Of Friendship

In late March 1943, Allied and Axis forced prepared for one of the fiercest battles of the World War II African campaign near Mareth, Tunisia.…

The Hun: Short Independent Film details the Horrors of WWI

The Hun is a short film drama set in the trenches during the late stages of WWI. It follows a young American soldier who has…

The Last Battle – Historian Peter Hart Presents a Detailed Guide to the End of WWI

“I think after the war I shall write a book, and in it, I shall put everything that is filthy and disgusting and revolting and…

Old Model Army – A New Exhibition At The Tank Museum In Bovington

Some of history’s most bizarre and outrageous tank designs that were never made have now been created – and show why they never left the…

Public Memorial Ceremony Scheduled for the 75th Anniversary of the “First Mass Parachute Drop” in US Army History

March 29th event will honor all WW II veterans and heroes of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (505th PIR), 82nd Airborne Division    On Thursday,…

Burden of Command – Upcoming Emotional And Historical Authentic WWII Game Featuring The 7th US Infantry Regiment, The ‘Cottonbalers’

Burden of Command is an upcoming WWII computer game where the player leads a company of men from the 7th infantry regiment, the ‘Cottonbalers’ through…

Armored Warfare Caribbean Crisis With a New Special Operation, New Vehicles, Map and More

My.com calls all tank commanders of Armored Warfare to a vicious fight for survival in the tropics. With the final mission available in the ‘Caribbean Crisis – Part…

True Korean War Fighter Pilot Story ‘Devotion’ Set At Black Label With Glen Powell To Star

Black Label Media has optioned rights to Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice, and will make a film about the true story…

Wreckage from the USS Lexington (CV-2) Located in the Coral Sea 76 Years after the Aircraft Carrier was Sunk

Expedition Led by Microsoft Co-founder and Philanthropist Paul G. Allen is another Historic Success   Wreckage from the USS Lexington was discovered on March 4, 2018, by the…

The People’s Mosquito contracts with Retrotec Ltd to build its Mosquito FB VI, RL249 in the UK

The People’s Mosquito Ltd, a UK aviation restoration charity established to return a de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB.VI to UK skies is delighted to announce that they…

British “National Treasure” Featured in Debut Exhibition in National WWI Museum and Memorial’s New Wylie Gallery

One of the world’s largest war-related paintings will be exhibited in the Midwest for the first time as part of the inaugural Wylie Gallery exhibition John…

Upcoming Epic ‘Hurricane’ Movie With Stars From Game of Thrones & Hacksaw Ridge (TEASER + Photos inside)

The story of 303 Squadron is to be told through the eyes and experience of Jan Zumbach, one of the best aces of the Battle…

Black Cat 2-1: Vietnam War Memoir Gives Voice To Those Who Served With Honor

In the Vietnam War, 2,197 helicopter pilots and 2,717 crew members were killed. Bob Ford was a Huey aircraft commander who flew over one thousand…

Spitfire Deserter – The American Pilot Who Went Missing – Bill Simpson

By Bill Simpson   In the early morning of 20 April 1942, forty-seven Spitfire Vs of 601 and 603 Squadrons of the Auxiliary Air Force…

Priests In Uniform – Catholic Chaplains to the British Forces in the First World War – By James Hagerty

This moving and vivid account recalls the dedicated ministry of priests who ministered to men engaged in a war without precedent. The First World War…

Children of Nazis – The Sons and Daughters of Himmler, Göring, Höss, Mengele, and Others – Living with a Father’s Monstrous Legacy

By Tania Crasnianski Children of Nazis is the fascinating story of eight children of Third Reich leaders and their journey from descendants of heroes to descendants…

Christmas in Bastogne, 1944 – Extract from Jack Womer’s memoir ‘Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen’

The following edited extract is taken from Jack Womer’s memoir ‘Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen’ about his time spent among the most notorious paratroopers of…

War Cry in Colour – By Mark McConville and Michael D. Carroll

Some of World War Two’s lighter-hearted moments as well darker images reflecting the harsh realities of war have been brought back to life after being…

Upcoming February Events at National World War I Museum and Memorial

The opening of the special exhibition John Singer Sargent Gassed featuring the “monumental” work of art and a program examining the challenges endured by African Americans during…

The Triple Soldier: And My Mother – A True Story By Andrew Faron

A tumultuous story with the invasion of Poland on 1st September 1939 by Nazi Germany; A Polish soldier, Franciszek endures the total humiliation of a…

Historic Hotel Dreijeroord – Demolished

In recent weeks, the last parts of the historic hotel Dreijeroord have been demolished in Oosterbeek. At the same time, it became known that the actions for the preservation…

David McCallum – Official Host of the 2018 Normandie-World War II International Film Festival and Band of Brothers Actors Reunion in Normandy

McCallum Currently Stars in CBS’ NCIS and During His long career has appeared in many movies and TV Shows including: The Great Escape, Man from…

Operation Candy Bomber: A Cooperative Board Game

Learn about WWII history and have fun at the same time! Operation Candy Bomber is a history-based cooperative board game that offers a variety of…

With #1917live RT Becomes First Ever Russian Brand To Win Adweek ARC Award

RT’s international #1917LIVE Twitter project, a large-scale historical re-enactment marking  the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution by retelling the events “in real time”, won in the…

Historic WWII Military Watch Acquired From German Soldier Up For Auction In Birmingham

An extremely rare and historic Second World War Panerai military Diver watch is set to go under the hammer at Birmingham auction house, Fellows. Specialists…

The Millionaires’ Unit – New Documentary About The First U.S. Naval Aviators in World War I

The Millionaires’ Unit tells the unsung story of a group of Yale college students who took the initiative to learn to fly in preparation for…

The Royal Marines and the War at Sea 1939-1945

By Martin Watts This book tells the story of how marines fought on ships in the Second World War, their relationship with the Royal Navy…

New Leader for USS Nautilus Museum Ship

Lt. Cmdr. Bradley M. Boyd will relieve Lt. Cmdr. Reginald N. Preston as Officer-in-Charge of Historic Ship Nautilus (SSN 571) and Director of the Submarine…

“Extraordinary” and “Colossal” Painting to be Centerpiece of Debut Exhibition in National WWI Museum and Memorial’s New Wylie Gallery

One of the world’s largest war-related paintings will be exhibited in the Midwest for the first time as part of the inaugural Wylie Gallery exhibition John…

Amazing Colorized Images Of WWII Bring The War To Life For Modern Viewers

Many thanks go to Doug Banks and his team – the masters of colorization.  The beauty of these colorized images is that color allows you…

Ordinary Heroes – The Story of Civilian Volunteers in the First World War

By Sally White Ordinary Heroes is the first book to focus on the staggering achievements of hundreds of thousands of civilian volunteers and charity workers,…

Desperate Victories – Military Despatches from Dunkirk to the Battle of Britain

By G.H. Bennett In Desperate Victories, professional historian Harry Bennett provides first-hand accounts and commentary on the British reaction to one of the greatest shocks in…

The Man With The Iron Heart – Release Date on DVD & Blu-ray: 08 January

“A visually impressive Hollywood calling card”– The Hollywood Reporter A star-studded account of the real-life Operation Anthropoid, the audacious World War Two mission to kill…

World of Warships Blitz Casts Off January 18

Epic naval battles are on the horizon for Android and iOS    Wargaming Mobile is excited to announce that World of Warships Blitz launches January 18 on…

World of Tanks Braces for Update 1.0

Wargaming sets out to reimagine the game in March 2018, adding a brand-new graphics engine, HD maps, and authentic soundtrack   Wargaming is excited to…

France Invasion in Colour – By Tom Dare

Incredible colourised footage of allied troops liberating a French city shortly after landing on mainland Europe on D-Day has resurfaced this week. Video shows American forces…

The Untold Story of How the Murder of More Than Two Million Jews Was Carried Out

In Broad Daylight – The Secret Procedures behind the Holocaust by Bullets By Father Patrick Desbois In his National Jewish Book Award-winning book The Holocaust by Bullets,…

Bob Hope’s Long Forgotten Corona Recording to Play December 23

70th anniversary of Bob Hope broadcasting from Naval Hospital at Corona “Thank you very much.  How do you do, ladies and gentlemen?  This is Bob…

Hitler’s staff car: The most historically significant automobile ever offered for public sale

1939 Mercedes-Benz 770K Grosser Offener Tourenwagen – Scottsdale Auction. Nowhere in the automotive world is this type of political influence and social effect truer than…

Support Wreath Across America Day At Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery Tours will Support the Annual Wreath Across America Day on Saturday, December 16, 2017 and January 20, 2018. Arlington National Cemetery Tours…

Five Video Games That Owe Their Success To The Wars Of The Past

The modern games market has never been more diverse, offering a huge variety of titles in a wide range of genres. Many games offer pure…

Must See TV For Every Veteran

With more than 250,000 veterans transitioning every year from military to civilian life–it’s one of the nation’s most important topics. “Keeping America’s Promise’–a recent town…

Happy Christmas From the Western Front – A Hero Too Hot To Handle

A Christmas card sent 100 years ago by one of the First World War’s most heroic tank officers is to go on display for the…

“Like Two Peas In A Pod” Dav And Hiring America Join “Forces”

DAV – the premiere veterans support organization dedicated to a single purpose: empowering and helping veterans lead high quality lives with respect and dignity; and…

WW1 in Colour – By Mark McConville and Michael Carroll

The faces of war have been brought back to life after a series of World War One photographs were expertly colorized. Colorization of old photos…

Colourised War Planes – By Mark McConville

Striking pictures of the fighter planes and bombs used during World War Two have been given a new lease of life after being expertly colourised.…

First Underwater Footage Of The USS Ward: The Destroyer that Fired First American Shot in WWII – Just Before the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Paul G. Allen-Led Expedition Reveals First Underwater Footage of the USS Ward in Honor of the 76th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor and the Men who…

World of Tanks Unleashes Its 5th New War Stories Campaign

The Battle of El Alamein takes an alternative historic turn in ‘Runaway Tiger‘ Wargaming has announced the newest War Stories campaign ‘Runaway Tiger’, which is…

First Underwater Footage Of The USS Ward: The Destroyer that Fired First American Shot in WWII – Just Before the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Paul G. Allen-Led Expedition Reveals First Underwater Footage of the USS Ward in Honor of the 76th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor and the Men who…

Battle Hardened: An Infantry Officer’s Harrowing Journey from D-Day to V-E Day – By  Craig S. Chapman 

Falling comrades, savagery of war, and the intense will to prevail in battle faced young Bill Chapman when he stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6,…

Navy Awards Two Medals for Valor at Pearl Harbor

The Navy recently authorized the posthumous award of combat medals to two Sailors who were present at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack of Dec.…

Colorized Photographs Of The Native Bedouin People Before They Fought With Lawrence Of Arabia During WWI

By Mark McConville and Michael Carroll Stunning photographs of the native Bedouin people of Palestine at the turn of the 20th Century have been brought…

Fifth Annual Truce Tournament – Sign up and Commemorate the Christmas Truce

The fifth annual Truce Tournament highlighting the remarkable Christmas Truce during the Great War, a pair of programs featuring artists and authors from Italy and…