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The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau

The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau

How Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped win the Pacific War

By David Dufty
Published by Scribe
RRP $49.99 in hardcover… 211 more words

Military History Books

The Youngest & Oldest Living Medal of Honor Recipients Both Jumped on Live Grenades

H/T War History OnLine.

Call it a unique lineage only those who have worn a uniform could understand, but military heroism is part of the esprit de corps which binds generations. 752 more words

Walking through history

During the fall break I decided to take a trip to Hamburg. Germany has always been a country I wanted to visit ever since I decided to take German in school at the age of thirteen. 730 more words

With 8 Silver Stars and 2 Distinguished Service Crosses, General John Corley Was Born To Lead

H/T War History OnLine.

R.I.P.Brigadier General John T. Corley August 4, 1914-April 16, 1977.

His awards would span two wars, and when it was all said and done, General John Corley would retire as one of the most highly decorated officers in the United States Army. 1,108 more words

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir
by Jennifer Ryan
Published by Crown Publishing Group

I love when a book of fiction takes something from fact and teaches me something that I didn’t know. 782 more words

Book Reviews

This Finnish Ace Took to the Skies Against a Soviet Enemy That Outnumbered them 9 to 1

H/T War History OnLine.

More World War II history we have never been taught.

The 1930’s and 40’s would see a great deal of larger nations preying on the small, but don’t make the mistake to automatically equate small with weak.  990 more words

Jericho

Code name for three Allied espionage operatives based in Europe during WWII to defeat the Nazis on the war drama JERICHO/CBS/1966-67.

The Jericho group included: 60 more words

Espionage