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Operation Tiger: Wheatcrofts German S130 Schnellboot was there…

The only known, surviving and seaworthy S-boot S-130, was built at the Johann Schlichting boatyard as hull number 1030 in Travemünde, on the Baltic Coast.…

WW2 Russian Tanks still in use in Europe

Jack Beckett

The T-34 was a Soviet medium tank produced from 1940 to 1958. Although its armour and armament were surpassed by later tanks of the era,…

Kampfgruppe Peiper & the 1st SS Leibstandarte Division (Watch)

Joris Nieuwint

Great Tank footage here, also some film of Peiper, his Blowtorch Battalion and the Leibstandarte 1st SS Panzer Division. Many men, soldiers, and supporters of…

The story of B-29 “KEE BIRD” FROZEN FOR 50 YEARS

Jack Beckett

ForcThe US Air es B-29-95-BW Kee Bird was a Superfortress class aircraft. This craft belonged to the 46th Reconnaissance Squadron. This craft was stranded following…

Top 5 Picks of WW2 Collectable Deactivated Sniper Rifles

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THE SNIPER HAS lurked in the shadows of war for over two centuries evolving from paid assassin to the most highly trained of infantryman during…

Tank of the week: America’s answer to the Tiger, M26 Tank Heavy Pershing

As the Second World War was coming to its end, the technologies on the battlefields of Europe were becoming more and more complex. The tank…

The Most Prolific Rifle of WWII: The M1 Carbine

Ian Harvey

The most used gun by US forces during World War Two was the M1 Carbine. Made from 1942 to 1945 the M1 Carbine was provided…

Exclusive from excerpt author Alex Kershaw – THE FEW AT THE HEIGHT OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

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Their Finest Hour “You catch him right smack in the middle of your sights and give him a complete burst. The Brownings go to work,…

Douglas Haig – butcher or hero? By Rupert Colley

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Douglas Haig, Britain’s First World War commander-in-chief from December 1915 to the end of the war, is remembered as the archetypal ‘donkey’ leading ‘lions’ to…

Bringing the story of Witold Pilecki, Polish hero who volunteered to go INTO Auschwitz, to America

Damian Lucjan

Inmate 4859. The Death Camp Volunteer – Beyond Bravery  Thus, I am expected to describe bare facts only, as my colleagues want it. It was…

Create your own WWII Style Propaganda Poster Online

Jack Beckett

We are proud to bring you the Keep Calm-o-matic. Just enter the pithy saying of your choice, choose a few simple options, and before you…

Camouflage California: Hiding Air Bases, Factories and Plants in WWII

Jack Beckett

In February 1942 the United States Navy Monitors had been tracking a Japanese submarine lurking on the outskirts of San Francisco. Several nights after this,…