Category: WORLD WAR II

War History online proudly presents this Guest Piece from Jeremy P. Ämick, who is a military historian and writes on behalf of the Silver Star…

Armored trains are a relic of the past by today’s standards but in the late 19th and early 20th century, these big steel-plated locomotives besieged…

Kurt Knispel is considered to be the world’s greatest tank ace. The German war hero had 168 confirmed and 195 unconfirmed kills in World War…

In late 1944 the Germans completed the first Panzerkampfwagen VIII Maus, the heaviest fully enclosed armored fighting vehicle ever to see the light of day. The…

Let’s take a look at the top 10 WWII Infantry Rifles of WWII, both Allied and Axis. M1 Garand The M1 Garand was the standard…

Truly touching moments of humanity, ethics and morals are rather rare in warfare. The Christmas Truce of WWI was an excellent example of such humanity,…

SO FAR IN our news we’ve resisted writing about D-Day Airborne relics largely as they seem to be well covered everywhere else. We’ve all seen…

Reenacting D-Day is certainly quite a job and enthusiasts in Conneaut, Ohio prove they’re up to it every year. D-Day Conneaut is one of the…

During World War Two around 12,000 blue-eyed, blond children were kidnapped by the Nazi’s elite security service, the SS. The children were kidnapped as part…