Prince Philip dies: Joe and Jill Biden honor Duke of Edinburgh for his WWII service

Joe and Jill Biden paid tribute to Prince Philip’s service in the Second World War, his dedication to the British people and his 73-year marriage to the Queen in a statement after his death at the age of 99. In a statement released five hours after Buckingham Palace released his death, and a number of … Read more

Petition launched to posthumously award Victoria Cross to black WWII hero denied medal due to race

A campaign has been launched to see a black South African Second World War hero who blew up a Nazi ship with a homemade bomb be awarded a Victoria Cross. British generals nominated Job Maseko for a VC but his South African commanders found the idea of a black man receiving such a prestigious medal … Read more

The Bachelor star Ben Higgins shares a heartfelt tribute to his WWII veteran grandfather

The Bachelor star Ben Higgins shares a heartfelt tribute to his WWII veteran grandfather who passed away last week at 95 years of age By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com Published: 02:05 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 02:31 BST, 9 April 2021 The Bachelor star Ben Higgins is in mourning, after losing his beloved grandfather … Read more

Petition launched to posthumously award Victoria Cross to black WWII hero who blew Nazi ship

A campaign has been launched to see a black South African Second World War hero who blew up a Nazi ship with a homemade bomb be awarded a Victoria Cross. British generals nominated Job Maseko for a VC but his South African commanders found the idea of a black man receiving such a prestigious medal … Read more

Flightmove! WWII Nissen hut turned luxury five-bed home on the market for £1.4m

A former World War Two light airfield hangar has gone on the market for a staggering £1.4million after being transformed into a luxury, five-bedroom home.   The property, set in the Essex countryside near Dunmow, was one of thousands of ‘Nissen huts’ erected in Britain during war-time using pre-fabricated sections and with distinctive curved roofs clad … Read more

Thousands of craters made by WWII bombs dropped by Allies on Nazi fuel sites are uncovered in Poland

Thousands of craters made by WWII bombs dropped by Allies on Nazi fuel plants are uncovered in Poland using LIDAR technology Scientists mapped 6,000 WWII bomb craters in a region of Polar using LIDAR The craters were located in the Koźle Basin that was occupied by Nazi soldiers The map allowed experts to determine some … Read more

Four women veterans tell of the secret roles they played in defeating Hitler in WWII

Britain’s collective fight against the Nazis in World War Two saw a third of the population involved in war work. That number included seven million women who performed crucial roles including top secret intelligence gathering, maintaining and flying aircraft and compiling weather reports. Four female veterans have spoken of their experiences in a new documentary, … Read more

WWII love letters are discovered under floor boards of the Esplanade Hotel in Scarborough

It’s the 1940s, the world is at war, cities are falling and soldiers are dying, but in the midst of the madness two sweethearts find comfort in each other by sending love letters. A number of these wartime notes have been discovered under the floorboards of the Esplanade Hotel in Scarborough in the UK while … Read more

Remains of Allied gunner shot down in Germany during WWII is identified after nearly 80 years

The remains of a New Zealand airman who was shot down over Germany during WWII have finally been identified after nearly 80 years.   Henry Pullar, a gunner with the Royal New Zealand Air Force, was  presumed dead when the British bomber he was aboard was shot down over Germany in 1942. Henry Pullar, a gunner … Read more

Aerial pictures show blast crater the size of a double decker bus after WWII bomb exploded in Exeter

These stunning aerial pictures shows a blast crater the size of a double decker bus left after a recently discovered World War Two bomb exploded in Exeter.  The controlled detonation, which sent metal debris flying more than 250 yards, was seen and heard by shocked residents from several miles away. More than 2,600 people had … Read more