Category: WORLD WAR II

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…

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…