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Chilling footage shows Hiroshima eight months after the atomic bombing【Video】

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this color footage of the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima should speak entire volumes. 317 more words


The Year of the Gun

A few months ago I posted the opening of an early draft of a book set in the 1920s, featuring WPC Lottie Armstrong. That novel – titled Modern Crimes – is going through revisions, but Lottie hadn’t had enough of me. 1,157 more words

NEWS: Royal Navy destroy German World War II mine found in the Solent

The Royal Navy has released footage of the destruction of a German World War II naval mine discovered in the Solent this week. The mine was found just a mile off Southsea, near Portsmouth, on Thursday by a crane barge dredging along the seabed. 121 more words


German cut loose with his machine gun - 'I took 16 bullets in my stomach, side, arm & shoulder'

Sgt. Chuck Beaty was leading an advanced patrol of the 7th Infantry Regiment’s 3rd Division. It was part of Gen. George S. Patton’s 3rd Army that invaded Sicily in July 1943 during World War II. 1,401 more words

World War II


Kolberg is impossible to discuss apart from its intentions, less for artistic than political reasons. Dramatizing the resistance of the city of Kolberg to the advancing armies of Napoleon, and made in the final months of World War II, … 458 more words