Category: WORLD WAR II

Aviation heritage in the UK received a welcome boost in March 2020 with news that Airbus has announced its support for The People’s Mosquito. Financial…

During World War II, Dame Vera Lynn rose to fame with her magnificent voice singing the forces favorite song; We’ll Meet Again. She contributed to…

The Stickleback is a submarine that was used for training during World War II. It wrecked during a training exercise in Hawaii on May 28,…

Secret Bunker: Forestry workers engaged in the clearance of an area of managed woodland in southern Scotland were surprised to discover an iron door set…

John Archibald Wheeler was a pioneer in physics. He is responsible for furthering our understanding of quantum physics and nuclear fission. He’s credited with inventing…

WW2 bombs, grenades and other explosives that lie dormant at the bottom of Swiss lakes or under the Alps are still causing headaches for the…

D-Day Vet  Horace “Harry” Billinge, 94, held his hand over his heart as he was given his MBE by Queen Elizabeth. The MBE was granted…

One of the last of the heroes of Iwo Jima Williams said he was humbled by the Navy’s decision to name the newly designated ship…

The Last Post, the traditional final salute to the fallen, is played at 8pm each night by the buglers of the Last Post Association in…

The islands of Guernsey, which consist of a small archipelago of five land masses, were all marked by the battles to control the Western end…

Rosalind P. (Palmer) Walter passed away at the age of 95. She is known to millions as the original inspiration for the “Rosie the Riveter”…

Almost 75 years to the day since it was buried in the mud on the banks of the Dagusungan River, a Stuart M5A1 Light Tank…