Category: WORLD WAR II

A World War II memorabilia collection with a personal connection has grabbed attention at the BBC’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’ this month. The long-running show travels to…

A young naval recruit’s postcard has reached its destination… nearly 78 years late! 18 year old Bill Caldwell from Liverpool was sent down to HMS…

A return to World War II-style meat rationing? That’s the idea suggested by writer and activist Donnachadh McCarthy. Why does he want it? To help…

The new ‘Call of Duty’ will be set during World War II, according to a recent leak. Not a great surprise – much of the…

John Ferris’s recently published book, Behind the Enigma: The Authorized History of GCHQ, Britain’s Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency, reveals the inner workings of one of England’s…

Brigadier General William D. Dunham was a highly decorated US Air Force hero. His achievements during World War II and beyond are well-documented. However his…

Spy gadgets disguised as everyday items aren’t just a work of fiction for 007 in James Bond films, they exist for real and come into…

This M4A1 Grizzly is an adaptation of the Sherman medium tank that was built in Canada in late 1943. It is a cast-hull variant of…

Parachutes and radar are long-established elements of war. But they both came into their own with Operation Biting. This British raid from the skies took…

A bombing mission is dangerous… but a night time bombing mission is extra dangerous! And that’s the situation the crew of Lancaster Bomber “A for…

Deep inside the Arctic circle, some six-hundred miles North of the Norwegian coast, lies the Svalbard archipelago, including the islands Spitzbergen and Nordaustlandet (North East…

An organization that negotiates for compensation from the German Government has announced that the Government will provide €564 million ($662 million) to aid Holocaust survivors…