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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...

May 21, 2015

“Goodnight. Sorry for sinking you,” says U-Boat Commander

 “Goodnight. Sorry for sinking you” Kommandant of U-68 to survivors of SS City of Cairo which he had just sunk. Korvettenkapitän Karl-Friedrich Merten Kommandant of U-68 Photo courtesy of Uboat.net The words...

June 4, 2009

World War II History for June 4

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 4 4 JUN 1940 – The British completed the evacuation of 300,000 troops at Dunkirk, France. 4 JUN 1941 –...

September 4, 2008

World War II History for September 4

Today in WW II History World War II History for September 4, 1939 – The British Royal Air Force attacked the German Navy. 1940 – The USS Greer is fired...

May 21, 2008

World War II History for May 21

Today in WWII History World War II History for May 21 1940 – A Nazi “special unit” began murdering more than 1,500 hospital patients in East Prussia. The operation of...