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Equipment of the WWII Tommy- Book Review

Tonight we are taking a look at one of the books on the market offering a reference guide to WW2 British Army equipment. There have been a number of different books written over the years covering the uniforms, weapons and equipment of the British Tommy and this book, … 694 more words

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Fort d'Aubin-Neufchâteau: Bunker Busting Test Site

While the existence of the Maginot Line in France is well known, but the French were not the only ones to defend their border line with forts. 302 more words


2/14/15 Yard Sale Finds

This weekend there was an estate sale. The people running the estate sale post pictures for preview purposes online. I saw some old things and it looked like it could be a good one to attend. 302 more words

Iwo Jima Shores

Save me, my good brother,
From the pains of today
And those of tomorrow.

Save me, my good soldier,
From the enemy’s threat
Eliminating him as I would for you. 173 more words


Betting Against the Weather

This week, we have an entry from Col. Donald P. Hall’s diary. The C.O. of the 89th Bomb Squadron wrote about a particularly exciting mission on July 28, 1943. 796 more words


Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

The Anne Frank House in many ways was like the concentration camps. Knowing what has happened in this place makes it a fascinating but eery place to be. 1,145 more words