Category: ARTICLES

WWII Vets Defy Government Bar on their Memorial Site Despite Threats of Arrest

Siegphyl

Considering that the government shutdown prohibits the access to museums, parks, memorials and monuments in and around Toledo, the World War II veterans are considered…

Spies who weren’t even humans- The most highly trained ones by CIA

Photo story:  The I.Q. Zoo’s chicken tick-tack-toe booth, Breland (with a trained otter) founder of I.Q. Zoo, a dolphin in training to carry Navy equipment…

Canadian Soldier May Have Been Buried In German War Cemetery

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Family of a Canadian soldier who died in World War II feat may finally get the closure that they have prayed for more than six…

Enigma Shrouding Canadian WWII Soldier’s Burial Solved after 70 Years

Heziel Pitogo

Morley Roney served Canada as a soldier for four and a half years during the Second World War. He spent some service time in Italy.…

Final Stretch of Hitler’s Motorway to Get a Makeover in 2015

Heziel Pitogo

The last remaining stretch of the highway built by Germany’s Third Reich will get a makeover after being riddled with potholes in its 80-year life.…

Review: THE GERMANS IN FLANDERS 1917-1918, by Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes

THE GERMANS IN FLANDERS 1917-1918 By David Bilton Published by Pen & Sword ISBN: 978 1 84884 650 0 Review by Mark Barnes for War…

War Memorial at Littlecote House Unveiled

Heziel Pitogo

A memorial in the form of a plaque was unveiled recently in the grounds of the famous Littlecote House which is situated near Hungerford, by…

Jeremy Paxman Salutes World War I Heroes in Gallipoli; Remembers Uncle Charlie’s Sacrifice.

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Some are quick to make conclusions of the events of history including one of the greatest disasters of the Allies in World War I, the…

Adolf Hitler as Action TV Promoter?!

Heziel Pitogo

Condemnations and criticisms rained upon a Dubai-based TV network when it  decided to use Germany’s Third Reich dictator in its ads to promote its action…

One Russian man who may have saved the world 30 years ago

Photo Story: Former Soviet Colonel Stanislav Petrov sits at home on March 19, 2004 in Moscow, Russia. Photo courtesy- huffingtonpost Thirty years ago, on September…

Visiting veterans storm the gates of closed war memorials

Photo Story: A group of veterans from Mississippi make it inside the World War II Memorial, despite Shutdown & barricades On Tuesday morning a group…

Military Ranks of the Luftwaffe (1935–45)

Jack Beckett

Rank Insignia Luftwaffe insignia Luftwaffe rank Approximate US/UK equivalent during World War II Shoulder Collar Sleeve, Flight suit General officer ranks Reichsmarschall No Equivalent Generalfeldmarschall…