Ardennes Offensive: Hitler’s Final Gamble in the West.

26-04-2017

Operation ‘Watch on the Rhine’ was the deliberately misleading German name for Hitler’s new offensive, suggesting a defensive plan on the western border of Germany. Instead Hitler was making one last throw of the dice to launch an attack through the same heavily wooded mountainous terrain that had surprised France in 1940. This time it… Read more »

Dogs at World War 2

25-04-2017

Dogs have been used in war since ancient times. There are many categories for which they were trained, Guard dogs, Messenger dogs, (collies only) Scout Dogs, Mine Detection Dogs, Mascots, and Parachute Dogs. The first British dog training school was set up by the military at the Greyhound Racing Kennels at Potters Bar near London…. Read more »

American General and Flag Officers killed in World War II.

24-04-2017

 Rear Admiral Isaac Campbell Kidd (U.S Navy), Commander, Battleship Division One.  Killed, age 57, December 7, 1941 aboard USS ARIZONA (BB-39) Kidd was killed on the bridge during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.   Rear Admiral Daniel Judson Callaghan (U.S. Navy) Commander, Task Group 67.4. Killed, age 52, November… Read more »

Soldier Roy Wooldridge’s life saved by Nazi Erwin Rommel

23-04-2017

A former soldier has revealed how a Nazi general spared him from the firing squad in World War Two. Roy Wooldridge, 95, from Hendy, Carmarthenshire, was seized while on a mission in France just before D-Day and taken to Erwin Rommel. The Royal Engineer  was brought before Rommel and asked if he needed anything. He… Read more »

Apocalypse World War II

22-04-2017

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War (after the recent Great War), was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world’s nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, and directly involved more than 100 million… Read more »

Military history of African Americans.

22-04-2017

The Military history of African Americans spans from the arrival of the first black slaves during the colonial history of the United States to the present day. There has been no war fought by or within the United States in which African Americans did not participate, including the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, the Civil War, the Spanish–American War, the World Wars, the Korean War, the Vietnam… Read more »

Eight women close to Hitler attempted suicide

21-04-2017

Eight women, all the same types, that are thought, possibly, to have been intimate with Hitler, attempted suicide: Maria ” Mimi” Reiter  his first love, the thirty-seven-year-old Adolf became infatuated with Mitzi, a sixteen-year-old Munich shop girl. He proposed marriage but said his “duty and mission” consumed him and she would have to wait for… Read more »

The Fall of Nazi Germany.

20-04-2017

After the successful Allied invasions, D-Day” of western France, Germany gathered reserve forces and launched a massive counter-offensive in the Ardennes, which collapsed by January. At the same time, Soviet forces were closing in from the east, invading Poland and East Prussia. By March, Western Allied forces were crossing the Rhine River , capturing hundreds… Read more »

Russian Brutality: Massacres By Russian Soldiers During WW2.

19-04-2017

The eastern front was a hard place to be in. If the SS and Gestapo did evil things in Russia, the Russian soldiers were no angels too. Here are some instances where German soldiers were massacred by the Russians. The Russians killed soldiers of other nations too. And we do not mention here the mass… Read more »

Adolf Hitler’s rise to power.

18-04-2017

Adolf Hitler’s rise to power began in Germany in September 1919 when Hitlerr joined the political party known as the Deutsche Arbeitspartei – DAP (German Workers’ Party) . The name was changed in 1920 to the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei – NSDAP (National Socialist German Workers’ Party  , commonly known as the Nazi Party). This political party was formed and… Read more »

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