Category: WORLD WAR II

Wewelsburg Castle – The Nazi Temple of Doom

The castle of Wewelsburg overlooks the village of the same name in Westphalia, Germany. It once belonged to the prince-bishops of Paderborn, and after that…

FASCINATING: The US built mock German & Japanese villages during WWII to learn how to bomb them

It’s well known that the U.S. Army built a myriad of projects in the southwestern deserts of the States to test various new kinds of…

The Human Bomb – Jumped From Stricken B-17 Without A Parachute And Survived

In 1943, an American airman participated in the bombing spree of a French town, resulting in incredible devastation. The man wasn’t satisfied, however, so he…

Low Flying B-17 From ‘The War Lover’ Movie – This Is Some Crazy Flying (Watch)

This video shows several low passes by a B-17 at RAF Bovingdon in England; it’s a clip from the movie “The War Lover.” The War…

The Surrender of Japan Aboard the USS Missouri

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Imperial Japan announced its surrender on August 15, 1945. The surrender was formally signed a few weeks later, on September 2, 1945, halting the hostilities…

Killing Heydrich, the Butcher of Prague

It all began on September 30, 1938 when the Munich Agreement was signed. With this agreement, England and France gave the Nazi dictator, Adolf Hitler…

Inside the M24 Chaffee Part 3 by World of Tanks

Wargaming

Despite its respectable age, the M24 Chaffee is still on the go. In this episode of “Inside the Chieftan’s Hatch”, Nicholas Moran, the walking encyclopedia…

They Tried to Copy The RAF Mosquito, They Failed – The Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito

Jack Beckett

The Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito was a fast twin-engined German night fighter aircraft designed by Kurt Tank and produced by Focke-Wulf during late World War…

Did You Know The Nazi’s Killed 16,000 People By Guillotine?

When you think of a guillotine, your mind usually pictures a medieval setting with a castle, a crowd of peasants and villagers ready for a…

WHAT?!! ‘Phantom Ghost Fortress’ B-17 That Landed at an Airfield – NO Crew Were on Board!!

Jack Beckett

A B-17 Flying Fortress landed perfectly at an RAF airbase and completes the full landing pattern as well. The bomber comes to a full stop;…

Inside the M24 Chaffee by World of Tanks Part 2

Wargaming

  How do you use the Chaffee’s red button? What is Ma Deuce and why does everyone listen to it when it speaks? Why does Nicholas Moran…

Disney cartoons used to support war effort

A new BBC Radio 4 documentary has explored how Disney characters helped the Allies’ World War Two efforts. Few remember Disney characters during the war,…