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October 11, 2010

POW Interview: Rudy Froeschle

Interview with WWII veteran Rudy Froeschle, a Bomber pilot who joined the 384th Bomb Group, 544th Fighter Squadron in 1943. During his 2nd mission in Stuttgart, Germany his plane was gunned down and he was held captive for over two years.

April 30, 2010

LIFE.com – Hitlers Bunker Photos

Apr 30, 1945 – With Russian shells falling on Berlin, Hitler with his just married mistress Eva Braun, in his bombproof Berlin bunker, poisons her with cyanide and kills himself....

April 14, 2010

World War II History for April 14

Today in WWII History World War II History for April 14 Audio Clip: CBS Reports on FDR’s Death Apr 13, 1945

Apr 14, 1931 – Spanish Republic proclaimed; recognized...

February 19, 2010

World War II History for February 19

Today in WWII History World War II History for February 19 Audio Clip: 02.18.1943 Soong Mei-Ling Appeals to Congress to Aid Chinese Nationalists

02.19.1932 – The Sino-Japanese dispute was...

September 8, 2009

Guide to German Soldiers Equipment

This reference work is an excellent source as a visual encyclopedia of the German soldiers equipment during World War II.

September 1, 2009

World War II History for September 1

Today in WWII History World War II History for September 1 1939 – World War II began when Germany invaded Poland. 1942 – A federal judge in Sacramento, CA, upheld...

July 14, 2009

World War II History for July 14

Audio: General Charles de Gaulle urges America to Join the Allies (14 July 1941) A 1942 WWII photo portrait of General Charles de Gaulle of the Free French Forces and...

June 18, 2009

World War II History for June 18

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 18 18 June 1940 – Benito Mussolini arrived in Munich to meet with Adolf Hitler. Mussolini’s foreign minister, Count Ciano,...

June 18, 2009

The Red Orchestra

The Little Known Impact of the Red Orchestra The Red Orchestra, or Die Rote Kapelle, was the name given by the Nazi secret police, the Gestapo, to different espionage groups...

May 21, 2009

World War II History for May 21

Today in WWII History **Don’t forget to enter our Contest for a copy of Finding Granddad’s War here** World War II History for May 21 21 May 1940 – A...

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