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WHY NOT?

  The Question that I have is this...Germany invades Poland.  England and France declare war on Germany.  USSR invades Poland and England a…

Started by brooke boyer

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M1911 .45 ACP found at Battle of Bastogne

I stumbled on this on Facebook and thought it was worth posting here. As I post this, 71 years ago today, the battle for Bastogne was in fu…

Started by Randy Gann

0 Dec 30, 2015

From Foxnews.com: Air Force reactivates World War II-era bomb group

Air Force reactivates World War II-era bomb group Published October 18, 2015 Link to the original article: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/1

Started by Scott Lyons

0 Oct 18, 2015

Images of D-Day and Normandy, France: Then-and-now

You may have seen versions of this before; but always worth another look. Thank you to member Bob Karlinski for sending this along. Left c…

Started by Scott Lyons

0 Jul 8, 2015

Book Review: Fighting Patton by Harry Yeide

I received this as part of the WWII  History Network Book Giveaway series. I enjoyed the book as it gives a different perspective of GEN Pa…

Started by Randy Gann

0 Jun 28, 2015

From Foxnews.com: Cars during wartime: A look at Detroit's contribution to victory

Cars during wartime: A look at Detroit's contribution to victory By Jim Koscs Published May 24, 2015 Link to the source: http://www.foxne

Started by Scott Lyons

0 May 24, 2015

Never, Never, Never Give Up! 549th Field Artillery Battalion - "The Mighty 49er's!"

When I first started the quest to trace my father's path throughout Europe during WWII, my ambition was driven by the desire to help him u…

Started by Jackie (Owens) Williams

6 Apr 27, 2015
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Movie review - Walking with the Enemy

Highly recommend this film: Ben Kingsley is featured as Regent Horthy, the head of Hungary and the film centers around efforts to save Jews…

Started by MIKE LANSKI

0 Apr 12, 2015

From Foxnews.com: Remains of Japanese WWII soldiers found in sealed cave on Peleliu

Link to the story: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/04/03/remains-wwii-soldiers-found-in-sealed-cave/ Digging History Remains of Japanes…

Started by Scott Lyons

0 Apr 3, 2015

My Passion is WW2 Photos

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Started by Gunter Gillot

6 Apr 1, 2015
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