Of all the women of World War Two, the Land Girls stand out for the hard work they did on farms in Britain and abroad. WW2 Land Girls working the land so that Britain could eat! Land Girls mattered.
An complete guide to British, American and German World War 2 Campaign Medals Ribbons and Clasps.
During 1940 and 1945, under German occupation, France was the theater of countless acts of valor by ordinary individuals, putting their life on the line for the safety and well being of others. Learn the story of one of...
An article about the amazing nurses of WW2 working behind enemy lines in the various nursing corps, in nursing units in hospitals and as nurses on hospital ships.
Dunkirk saw a massive retreat of allied troops, in the early days of world war 1
During 1940, the Russians murdered an estimated 22,000 Polish officers, policemen and intellectuals. Vasili Blokhin, Stalin's chief executioner, personally shot 7,000 Poles during the Katyn Massacre.
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...
A German U-Boat torpedoed the RMS Laconia and called other U-Boats to help pick up survivors. An American bomber attacked the surfaced subs, forcing them to abandon the rescue and dive.
As Winston Churchill, the new Prime Minister, put it, “the Battle of France is over, the Battle of Britain is about to begin"
A history of the now abandoned Canfranc International Railway Station, its role in WWII, the present day underground laboratory and what the future holds for this magnificent building.