Category: WORLD WAR II

A highly decorated WW2 veteran, who died with no family, was given a grand send-off when hundreds of people turned up to ensure he was…

A restored B-17G Flying Fortress, “Texas Raiders”, will arrive for the 17th annual World War II Heritage Days, May 2-3, at the Atlanta Regional Airport…

27th January 2020 marked the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of the mass extermination camp at Auschwitz in Poland. World leaders gathered to commemorate this…

A good mate of mine loves the classic post war era of magazine advertisements for American cars. He handed over a few copies of Fortune…

Yorkshire’s remaining Napoleonic fort, Fort Paull, which is located on the north bank of the River Humber close to the village of Paull, will soon…

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To mark the 100th Anniversary of their creation, the British Intelligence Agency has declassified five of their wartime stations. These stations played a crucial role…

An English country estate, Moreton Paddox in Warwickshire, was where Operation Anthropoid was planned. In 1942, the killing of Hitler’s chief architect of the ‘Final…

For most people, reaching their 100th birthday is a significant milestone, but for Tuskegee Airman Col. Charles E. McGee (Ret.), it was just one more…

Preparations have been started in order to recover the plane from the lake in March. The Bomber Command Museum of Canada is working with the…

Miloslava Kalibová, one of the 143 female survivors of the Massacre of Lidice, passed away peacefully just before her 97th birthday. With the death of…

On D-Day, June 6th, 1944, Allied soldiers confronted the German army in what would prove to be a decisive battle, turning victory to the Allies’…

A WW2 Achilles Tank Destroyer, which appeared in war epic ‘A Bridge too Far’, is to make its first TANKFEST appearance.  The Achilles is being…