Category: WORLD WAR II

Omar Bradley – 20 Facts of The GI General

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I. Born as Omar Nelson Bradley but referred to as “Brad”, he was born on February 12, 1893, in Randolph County, which is in rural…

Hell in the Pacific (2001) – Powerful, Heart-Rending, Intimate Look At The Horror Of The Pacific In WW2 (Watch)

The story of the battles in the Pacific between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of…

Top 7 Allied Mistakes In Europe During WWII

Now, decades after World War 2 ended, it is easy for us to look back and point out where the commanders made the wrong decision…

Hells Highway – 101st Airborne Market Garden Battles South of Veghel (Part 1)

The date is September 24th 1944, Operation Market Garden has dragged on into it’s 6th day and the Germans are about to begin their last…

The Inner Circle: The 10 Most Powerful Men in the Third Reich

Adolf Hitler’s inner circle were the most powerful men in the Third Reich. It was a finely balanced team of military commanders, administrative leaders and…

Top 5 Strangest Photos of World War II (Watch)

We present you the top 5 strangest photos from World War II, with their stories! We will take a look at beer bombing Spitfires that…

Amazing pictures of Shot Down Luftwaffe Planes during the Battle of Britain

During the Battle of Britain, it is estimated that the Royal Air Force shot down 1887 German planes. Some planes crashed nose-first into the ground…

WHO-Tube: Abandoned; WW2 Luftwaffe German Military Airbase

The German airfield Schönwalde was built in 1934 by the German Ministry of Aviation as a base for the German Air Force. They did this at…

U-1206 – The Only Sub to be Sunk By a Dump on the Toilet

The U-1206 was commissioned on March 16, 1944 and a type 7C U-boat. This type U-Boat was equipped with a new type of toilet designed…

WHO-Tube: Abandoned; WW2 Luftwaffe German Military Airbase

The German airfield Schönwalde was built in 1934 by the German Ministry of Aviation as a base for the German Air Force. They did this at…

A Life Shaped By War – An American Veteran Reflects On Pearl Harbor 20 Years Of Naval Service

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…

Check Out The Incredible Armored Trains Of WWI & WWII

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…