Battlefields and bunkers: Exploring Okinawa's World War II history
With the exception of the march across the Philippine island of Luzon, the battle of Okinawa was the only major American land campaign in the Pacific during World War II. Launched on Easter Sunday, Ap...
On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters
With the recent declassification of hundreds of CIA case files, some strange tales of history have come to light. On Thursday, the CIA declassified hundreds of files from its in-house journal, Studies...
Georgian uprising on Texel
The Georgian Uprising on Texel (Dutch: Opstand der Georgiërs) (5 April 1945 – 20 May 1945) was an insurrection by the 882nd Infantry Battalion Königin Tamara (Queen Tamar or Tamara) of the G...
Georgian uprising on Texel - Wikipedia
Operation Pomegranate (SAS)
Operation Pomegranate was a six-man raid in support of Operation Shingle by the Special Air Service designed to be conducted against German aircraft based on the Italian airfield of Sant'Egidio, near ...
South Atlantic air ferry route in World War II
The South Atlantic air ferry route was an air route established in July 1941, shortly before the United States' entrance into World War II. It was used initially by Pan American Airways subsidiaries (...
Écouché in the Second World War
World War II for Écouché culminated with several days of street fighting by Free French forces under General Philippe Leclerc. This engagement was part of the encirclement of the remaining German arm...
Écouché in the Second World War - Wikipedia
Operation Tidal Wave
Operation Tidal Wave was an air attack by bombers of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) based in Libya on nine oil refineries around Ploiești, Romania on 1 August 1943, during World War II. It ...
Operation Tidal Wave - Wikipedia