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May 25, 2012

Memorial Day DVD Giveaway

In a celebration of Memorial Day we are proud to host a DVD giveaway from A&E Home Entertainment. To enter, simply leave us a reply about what Memorial Day means...

HISTORY's The Third Reich DVD

April 29, 2011

CONTEST – HISTORY’s Third Reich DVD

[Contest] THIRD REICH: THE RISE AND FALL – This rare and never-before-seen amateur footage tells the epic story of the Third Reich as it’s never been told before: through the eyes of the people who lived it.

February 24, 2011

WWII: A Fascinating period of History

 The early days of World War II when England stood alone makes for very interesting reading and is a lot of fun for a historical fiction writer to explore.  That’s what Those Who Dare is–historical fiction, which means it’s all true except for the parts I made up.

January 5, 2011

Buckingham Army Air Field

Guest article from Chris Wadsworth, co-author of “Buckingham Army Air Field” by Arcadia Publishing. Learn about the intriguing history of Buckingham Army Air Field circa 1942-45, near Fort Myers, Fla.

December 17, 2010

Sinking of the Graf Spee

The Sinking of the Graf Spee These are the actual radio broadcasts from Dec 17-18, 1939 about the sinking of the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Speeoff Uruguay in South...

November 24, 2010

Contest – Pearl Harbor Photos

Pearl Harbor Photo Contest For our 700th blog post and as we lead up to the events of Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, we are going to have a giveaway...

November 17, 2010

Churchill – End of the Beginning

WWII History – Winston Churchill’s Speech – “Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning to the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Includes images and audio clip.

October 13, 2010

WWII Special Ops Training Tip – Defending the Strangle-hold

Compiled from authentic documents originally issued by the British SOE and American OSS, Special Ops 1939-1945: A Manual of Cover Warfare and Training provides insight into the training and techniques of Allied agents operating behind enemy lines during World War II. Today’s lesson: defending the strangle-hold.

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.

October 6, 2010

WWII Pacific Quiz

10 Question Quiz – WWII Pacific War – World War II History is pleased to host a preview quiz from Osprey Publishings upcoming book [The Military History QUIZ BOOK] by The Osprey Quizmaster! – Quiz #53

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