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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...

May 13, 2011

WWII History for May 13

May 13, 1940 – Winston Churchill told Britain’s Parliament that “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.”

HISTORY's The Third Reich DVD

April 29, 2011


[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.

January 5, 2011

Our CBS Radio News Man in Berlin Endures an Air Raid

One of the best sources of information about daily life in the Third Reich is “Assignment to Berlin” by Harry Flannery, CBS Radio Correspondent sent to Berlin.

November 24, 2010

We Are Trying To Sink Your Ship: (However, If You Shoot Us Down, Kindly Rescue Us From Drowning)

One of the anomalies of World War Two at sea was how often ships picked up the surviving crewmen of enemy planes which had just tried to sink them but...

November 17, 2010

The Battle of the North Atlantic: Allied Convoys

There are many battles in World War Two which historians claim to be the “most important battle of the war.” But the Battle of the North Atlantic really was the...

November 3, 2010

An Alphabet Soup of Confusion: Torpedo Craft in World War Two

[Crossposted from] PT Boats, MTBs, E-Boats, S-Boots, Torpedo boats all blend together as generic terms for some type of small, fast torpedo craft. US Navy Patrol Torpedo boats were...

October 27, 2010

The Winter War: How the Gallant Finns Kill 250,000 Soviets

[Crossposted from] Shortly after the general breakout of World War Two, there was another war, a small war which had immense consequences. That was the “Winter War” which began...

October 13, 2010

“All hands abandon ship!”

[Crossposted from] The most tragic moments in the lives of both merchant sailors and navy sailors in World War Two are the stories of the men who survived the...

September 15, 2010

A Dark and Bloody Ground: the Hürtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams 1944-45

[Crossposted from] A Dark and Bloody Ground: the Hürtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams, 1944-45 by Edward C. Miller is a scholarly history of the battle which is...

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