Category: WORLD WAR II

PRESS RELEASE – THE WHEATCROFT COLLECTION ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE ACQUIRED THE HISTORIC RICHMOND DRY DOCK, WHICH WILL BECOME THE PERMANENT HOME…

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has announced that the remains of Marine Sgt. George R. Reeser have been identified and are being returned to…

In August 1944, the US Navy ship SS Richard Montgomery was delivering over 6,000 metric tons of explosive ordnance for use in the Allied press…

World War II saw its fair share of heroes. Yet while many men were decorated for their bravery, sometimes these incredible stories were also tragic…

Toward the end of 1981, a team of divers working at incredible depths in the Barents Sea found and recovered a king’s ransom in gold…

On Friday, 17th July 2020, Captain Sir Tom Moore received his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle. Captain Sir Tom was accompanied by…

A memorial at RAF Scampton, the home of the famous “Dambusters” World War II bomber squadron has been removed and replaced with a new memorial.…

Plans to raise a Short Stirling bomber which crashed during World War II have come under criticism. The plane, BK716, was based at RAF Downham…

This is the extraordinary story of one man who fought for 2 armies and cheated death in the most unexpected way. Joseph Beyrle, a young…

OMAKA AVIATION HERITAGE CENTRE WELCOMES RARE WARBIRDS The John Smith Collection, the aviation equivalent of Aladdin’s Cave. We are excited and honoured to announce that…

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill made what he called “the most hateful decision, the most unnatural and painful in which I’ve ever been concerned” on…

A WWII themed board game published by Phalanx has hit its funding target on the Kickstarter website and is set for release next year. The…