Category: WORLD WAR II

Freighter sailing behind the three masts of the sunken SS Richard Montgomery

The Royal Navy has been tasked by the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) to dismantle the masts atop the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery,…

Although Japan allied itself with Nazi Germany and Italy during the Second World War, it did not support the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939.…

Mark Ruffalo smiling + Hugh Laurie looking to the side

The cast for the upcoming Netflix adaption of the award-winning novel All The Light We Cannot See has grown to include some of Hollywood’s biggest…

Main gate at Auschwitz

There are very few who managed to escape from Auschwitz. Those who did were often recaptured and forced to contend with horrible – and often…

U.S.S. Massachusetts

USS Massachusetts was from the South Dakota-class of fast battleships built under the limitations enforced by the Washington and London Naval Treaties. As with the…

images of the Tomb

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located in Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, United States and is one of the most symbolic and hollowed…

Admiral Graf Spee at sea + Close up of the bronze eagle's head

After a years-long legal battle surrounding its sale, the Uruguayan Court of Appeals has ordered that an 880-pound bronze eagle from the stern of the…

Dornier Do 335 Pfeil

The Dornier Do 335 is one of Germany’s most weird and wonderful late WWII aircraft. Its unique push-pull engine configuration made the Do 335 extremely…

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How far would you go for your family? This is the question General George Patton had to ask himself in March of 1945 when he…

Many people have seen the classic 1963 Steve McQueen movie, The Great Escape, but few know the true story that inspired the film. Here we take…

Pfc. Stan Smith, Pfc. Charles Becks, Pfc. Jack Mongold and Sgt. Dominic Renzaglia holding letters

The widow of a US soldier who served during World War II is thanking the United States Postal Service after the organization delivered a long-lost…

The Soviet Polikarpov Po-2 plane was initially designed to be a crop duster but ended up being surprisingly essential for the Soviets during the Second…