Category: ARTICLES

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,…

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…

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…

Joris Nieuwint

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…

Military bases and installations, built to last only a few years or to support a 1000-year Reich have been left abandoned across the globe. Some…

Joris Nieuwint

This private tactical event was organised by Pete Skillman with help from Manny Trainor and Marc Almond and was set in the wonderful East sussex…

Two veterans, who survived in one of the deadliest commando units of World War Two, have died in their nineties with hours of each other.…

Captain Bobby Fachiri, who has died aged 92, won an MC serving with T-Force, an elite Army formation, in the final weeks of the Second…