Category: ARTICLES

This is the only event of its kind where you can get the chance to get up close and person with big German WW2 vehicles…

A good mate of mine loves the classic post war era of magazine advertisements for American cars. He handed over a few copies of Fortune…

A WW2 Achilles Tank Destroyer, which appeared in war epic ‘A Bridge too Far’, is to make its first TANKFEST appearance.  The Achilles is being…

Today librarians are expected to be the masters of database referencing technology. In 1942 the baseline was microfilm and specialists in the format suddenly found…

Jeremy Amick

During World War II, the military draft became the great equalizer—virtually all young men from various cross-sections of society had the potential to serve. Yet…

Jeremy Amick

Editor’s note: This article is the final in a two-part series regarding the military experiences of U.S. Army Veteran Sergeant Leonard P. Sergeant Leonard P.…

Jeremy Amick

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a two-part series regarding the WWII  experiences of the late Leonard P. Jaegers. The mission of the…

Guest Blogger

September 2019, people all over Belgium are celebrating the 75th anniversary of its liberation from Nazi Germany during the Second World War. 75 years ago,…

On August 6, 1945, the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The plane is a B-29 Superfortress which had…

Mark Barnes

As we edge closer to the fortieth anniversary, it’s a little surprising that the Falklands War continues to excite a fair degree of commentary and…

Jack Knight

The 80s wasn’t all about action buddy movies and teen comedies, there were a lot of war movies made during that decade too. It’s easy…

Mark Barnes

Travel down a certain unprepossessing road on the Neuve Chapelle battlefield and you will come to one of those spots where the local highway maintenance…