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July 9, 2015

SIGNAL: The Life Magazine of Nazi Germany

posted by author and historian Charles McCain http://charlesmccain.com/2015/07/signal-the-life-magazine-of-nazi-germany-2/ 1 August 1943, a helpful German soldier showing a copy of Signal in Greek to an orthodox resident of the ancient monastic state...

October 27, 2010

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

[Crossposted from CharlesMcCain.com] 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...

December 20, 2009

WWII Reenacting for Women

With an audience as large and diverse as WWarII.com, it’s pretty much a given that some of you readers are reenactors, like me. And if you’ve entered the world of...

September 17, 2009

World War II History for September 17

Today in WWII History World War II History for September 17 1939 – The Soviet Union invaded Poland. Germany had invaded Poland on September 1. 1944 – Operation “Market Garden”...

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 17, 2009

World War II History for June 17

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 17 17 June 1940 – British troops evacuated France in Operation Ariel (aka Operation Aerial). 17 June 1940 – The...

June 9, 2009

World War II History for June 9

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 9 9 Jun 1940 – Norway surrendered to the Nazis during World War II. 9 Jun 1944 – The Russian...

June 2, 2009

World War II History for June 2

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 2 Damaged B-17 96th BG, 8th AF at Poltava, Russia (22 JUN 1944). Part of Operation Frantic. 2 JUN 1944...

March 12, 2009

World War II History for March 12

Today in WWII History World War II History for March 12 Audio Clip: Below you will find President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first Fireside Chat from 1933 “On the Bank Crisis.”...

January 29, 2009

World War II History for January 29

Today in WWII History World War II History for January 29 29 JAN 1942 – Iran signed the “Treaty of Alliance” with Great Britain and the Soviet Union. The agreement...

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