This is an engaging story told to me by my companion of many years, Herbert (Jim) Margosian. He served as a paratrooper in the Pacific theater in WWII.
The British victory opened the door to one of the most important -- and dominant -- weapons to be created in the 20th century.
In February 1942, the night sky over a blacked out Los Angeles erupted in anti-aircraft fire. Were the Japanese invading? Or was it a UFO? One thing was certain: the city was on the edge.
When Australia joined the war against Germany their first contribution was 5 old destroyers which proved to be a potent force despite German propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels derisory remark.
The conditions at Iwo Jima made the battle an epic of struggle against extreme odds. Ingenious defenses, demoralizing attacks, and the island itself with Mount Suribachi looming in the background gave a special horror...
Okinawa was one of the bloodiest battle of the Pacific campaign one where Japanese soldiers on the island fought a desperate battle to the last man under an avalanche of Allied bombs and bullets.
This is a salute To the "WW2" Engineer Special Boat Regiment for all their service and sacrifice we must never forget.
In 1933 a tiny provincial airport was built at Gravesend. It grew gradually until WW2 was declared when it expanded rapidly into a front line fighter station. It was the home for many nationalities that flew as RAF. We...
German forces achieve a complete surprise attack on recuperating Allied forces in one of the biggest battles in World War II.
On September the first, 1939 a massive German Army invaded Poland. Follow the battles, the armored thrusts and the fight in the air.