April 20, 1942: a mobile artillery unit about to start on maneuvers
The most implacable opponents of the British and Canadians fighting in Normandy were the largely teenage soldiers of the Hitlerjugend
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Welcome to our first newsletter, one of several that will be released from time to time concerning next year’s Exercise Tiger 70th anniversary memorial event.
You may well have seen the recent coverage of this book in the press and elsewhere. The emphasis was on a bit of mild ridicule of the Fuhrer by showing him wearing shorts or silly hats and practicing the odd rant.
Flanders fields today bears little sign of the four years of war that claimed so many thousands of lives and ravaged this small corner of the Western Front.
It was 1915 when the World War I vessel HMS Hythe sank in Turkey while on operations.
And a letter recently uncovered by a historian, who stumbled across it in a militaria shop in Hastings, Sussex, details the bravery of the ship’s captain. The document describes how Capt Reggie Salomons, from Kent, died while trying to save his men.
With news that the Poles are opening up one of Hitler’s headquarters for tourism, this timely new book offers a fascinating dip into the…
This is new offering in the Images of War series includes some truly excellent photographs, In my many years photographing living history groups, the question…
Up to 1,000 people have been evacuated from the city of Marseille in France after a one-ton World War II German bomb was found buried nearby.
George Kerchner, a junior officer who led his Army Ranger company up the Pointe du Hoc cliffs during the Normandy invasion and who managed to silence German big guns that threatened the success of the D-Day landings, died Feb. 17 at his home in Midlothian, Va. He was 93.