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Christmas in July: Ten free copies of "Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance After Valkyrie" from Oxford University Press

This coming Wednesday night (16 June), at 7pm ESDT, Oxford University Press is sponsoring a 10-book giveaway for our members of Randall Han…

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School starts September 3: Harvard classes on the Great War, and Nazi propaganda through film

Harvard Extension School has two interesting courses available in September; both are offered for undergraduate and graduate credit. The f…

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Gulf camera reveals site of WWII sinking of SS Robert E. Lee and the German U-boat that sank it.

Click the link following the article for some great pics. Spectacular footage detailing World War II wrecks thousands of feet down in the…

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Train and jump from a C-47 just like they did in WWII

The group below puts you in a WWII barracks and trains you to jump just like they did in WWII and then you jump in full authentic gear from…

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Great Britain- or Europe-based battlefield guide needed

We are looking for an experienced Great Britain- or Europe-based battlefield guide to join our staff. The person should specialize in World…

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Christmas in July: Ten free copies of "Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance After Valkyrie" from Oxford University Press

This coming Wednesday night (16 June), at 7pm ESDT, Oxford University Press is sponsoring a 10-book giveaway for our members of Randall Han…

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0 Jul 13

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War Hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini Dies at 97

RIP SIR. Your race is over and well run I might add. Louis Zamperini, a member of the 1936 U.S. Olympic track and field team who survived…

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0 Jul 3

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U.S. Army Military Police in Brazil

I discovered that my grandfather was a member of the 1207th Military Police Company (Aviation) during WWII and - according to my mother and…

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5 Jul 3
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USMC Digitized Casualty Cards

If you have someone who died while serving in the Marine Corps, take a read. https://image-store.slidesharecdn.com/5667cc4c-f88c-11e3-bf52-

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1940-Battle of Britain

My Mother's brother, my Uncle Peter Freer, was a night-fighter pilot in RAF 29 Squadron. They started the war flying Bristol Blenheims and…

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Bomber crews in Switzerland

Good day to all. I need help and guidance recalling a program. Several years ago, my friend and I remember watching a program on either the…

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Mission to Berlin: The American Airmen Who Struck the Heart of Hitler's Reich

By ROBERT F. DORR

From Zenith Press »

Please join us August 6 at 7pm EDST in The Air War 1939-1945 group. This giveaway is sponsored by the good people at Zenith Press.

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From the Zenith Press website: "Robert F. Dorr's critically acclaimed World War II bombing narrative, now available in paperback format. The western Allies flew 314 bombing missions to Berlin between 1940 and 1945.

Germany's capital was its largest city, the richest metropolitan center on the European continent, the sixth-largest city in the world--and it had been declared a legitimate military target. "

Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January - July 1942

By BRUCE GAMBLE

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Please join us 20 August at 7pm EDST in the War in the Pacific group. This giveaway is sponsored by our good friends at Zenith Press.

From the Zenith Press website: "The riveting first book in Bruce Gamble's critically acclaimed Rabaul trilogy, originally published in hardcover entitled Darkest Hour, which chronicles the longest battle of World War II. January 23, 1942, New Britain. It was 2:30 a.m., the darkest hour of the day and, for the tiny Australian garrison sent to defend this Southwest Pacific island, soon to be the darkest hour of the war.

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