Category: WORLD WAR II

Corporal Eldon Bob Roberts was only 5ft 3in, but he stood tall in his army boots and was the second man to set foot on…

WWII hero Group Captain Arthur Donaldson was a Spitfire ace in the 263 Squadron during World War II. He famously survived being hit in the…

Lily Ebert, aged 96, a survivor of the death camp at Auschwitz, has been astounded to see herself in rare film footage taken when former…

World War II ended over 75 years ago, but still, over one million Japanese soldiers are unaccounted for. Their remains are scattered from Russia, China,…

It took 18 months of work, but Colin Powers has completed restoration work on “Bazooka” Charlie Carpenter’s Piper L-4H airplane, known as “Rosie the Rocketer.”…

Make history when you spend the night on USS Cobia, our fully restored World War II submarine. “USS Cobia (SS 245) was launched November 28, 1943, in…

This year, a panel revisited the Australian Navy’s request to award the Victoria Cross to Ordinary Seaman Edward “Teddy” Sheean. On August 12th, they overturned…

Desmond Doss is a unique figure in the history of World War II. Sent to the Pacific to take part in the war effort there,…

The Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group was formed in 2016, specifically to raise the funds required to rebuild RB396 so that she can fly as a…

The Sherman M4 is one of the most famous and brilliant combat tanks of the Second World War. Succeeding the M3 from 1941, it was…

Major Dick Winters endures as an iconic figure of the American experience during the Second World War. Representative of countless officers who exerted confidence and…

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