Category: ARTICLES

A little comic relief really does work to calm the nerves and reduce tension. A welcome and a nod can make a new and frightening…

Here are the numbers that tell you everything you need to know about D-Day. 2 Mulberry Harbours: A raid on Dieppe had taught the British…

A few remarks about Episode #6 “Bastogne” of the “Band of Brothers” series. Bastogne…Bastogne…Bastogne. How could I have ever imagined as a young boy growing…

Craig Bowman

Randy Jordan took his boat, Emerald Diver, out in the middle of December, 2010. The weather was good, and the visibility was good underwater, so…

His gesture remains engraved in the minds of people around the world, yet August Landmesser’s name is not widely known. He is the man in the iconic…

Truly touching moments of humanity, ethics and morals are rather rare in warfare. The Christmas Truce of WWI was an excellent example of such humanity,…

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

Jack Beckett

The Type IX C40 U-534 was a long-range submarine used by the German Navy from 1942 – 1945. Commissioned in Hamburg, it was used chiefly…

During World War II when Bulgaria joined the Axis powers in fighting the Soviet Union, they were given some 97 German Panzer IV tanks, about…

Today is Volkstrauertag on which germany remembers those who were killed in war.  Ich hatt’ einen Kameraden, Einen bessern findst du nit. Die Trommel schlug zum…

The Wheatcroft Collection feels compelled to make the following statement following our reading of comments on certain forums/blogs. It is clear many of them are…

Phil Hodges

L. Langford Hodges captures the imagination of World War II history buffs, military strategists, and patriotic citizens as he relates the realities of war, the…