Category: WORLD WAR II

The Horrific Nazi Gas Vans – The Mobile Gas Chambers

Jack Beckett

The Nazis began experimenting with poison gas for the purpose of mass murder in late 1939 with the killing of mental patients (“euthanasia”). A Nazi…

Nazi Gold Train – Live Updates! The Train Could Be Mined, There Could Be Billions in Gold,

Jack Beckett

Editors note: These are the Gold Train updates up to March 2016 In December 2015, the press conference denounced the claims of a Nazi Gold…

Two Tigers By Tom Marshall

Photos of a father and son, taken 30 years apart. Arthur James Langran served with the Leicestershire Regiment during the First World War and his…

At Sea In a Lifeboat – After the Sinking of the SS Athenia – By Tom Sanger

Survivors in one of Athenia‍ ’​s lifeboats alongside City of Flint Few passengers on a cruise ship nowadays ever give much thought to escaping the ship…

Flying the Me 262 – Amazing Footage Of The Only Flyable Nazi Jet Fighter

There are very few aircraft in the history of aviation as unique and innovative as the Messerschmitt Me 262. This was created out of desperation.…

ON THIS DAY! Paris Liberated By The Free French Forces, August 25th 1944

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia After the Allied Forces landed in Normandy and finally penetrated the German lines, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, American General Dwight…

Why Did the French Army Collapse So Quickly? – Omnibooks Magazine, 1942

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This article from Omnibooks Magazine, published in 1942, looks back on the fall of France Q. Why did France fall? A. Because the French people…

Tiger`s reputation may be in need of a rewrite

“To a New Yorker like you, a hero is a weird type of sandwich, not some nut who takes on three Tigers.” The line is…

Pictures: Life and Death of the German Heavy Cruiser Admiral Graf Spee

The Admiral Graf Spee was a notorious heavy cruiser in the Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine during World War II. The ship was built at the Reichsmarinewerft…

Top 5 Facts About The M1 Garand

Jack Beckett

The M1 Garand rifle is a 0.30 caliber semi-automatic US rifle designed in 1928 by Canadian-American firearms designer John Garand. It was in service as…

How to Lose the War in 100 Days, Give The Eastern Front to Himmler

The headline may come to a surprise to many, wasn’t Heinrich Himmler the person behind the SS and the Holocaust? Surely he wasn’t in command…

11 Iconic Battlefields of WWII Then And Now

After just over 70 years, we look back at 11 iconic locations of the Second World War as they were then – and as they are…