Category: WORLD WAR II

Pointe du Hoc is a popular tourist destination in the Normandy region of Northern France. It offers scenic views of the English Channel from atop…

Over 1000 years ago the Greeks were the first to employ the tactic of hurling flames at their enemies and through the First and Second…

It may be almost impossible to imagine today, but not long before the Nazi campaign against Britain got underway, Hitler mused that England might capitulate…

It is difficult to overstate the miscalculation made by Adolph Hitler when he decided to proceed with Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union.…

Lieutenant Piers Edgcumbe, the son of the 6th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, was killed while scouting Nazi German forces during the Blitzkrieg in May 1940.…

For the USA, day one of WWII came on the 7th December 1941 at Pearl Harbor, where sixteen Medal of Honor acts of valor took…

This short video takes you on a detailed tour of the He 111 CASA 2.111, an aircraft based on the German Heinkel He 111 that…

A World War II memorabilia collection with a personal connection has grabbed attention at the BBC’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’ this month. The long-running show travels to…

A young naval recruit’s postcard has reached its destination… nearly 78 years late! 18 year old Bill Caldwell from Liverpool was sent down to HMS…

A return to World War II-style meat rationing? That’s the idea suggested by writer and activist Donnachadh McCarthy. Why does he want it? To help…

The new ‘Call of Duty’ will be set during World War II, according to a recent leak. Not a great surprise – much of the…

John Ferris’s recently published book, Behind the Enigma: The Authorized History of GCHQ, Britain’s Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency, reveals the inner workings of one of England’s…