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THE TRAGIC STORY OF COL HARRY R. MELTON JR.

Posted on May 20th, 2017 by:

THE TRAGIC STORY OF COL HARRY R. MELTON JR. by Henry Sakaida PART I You know the old saying: “One thing leads to another…” Back in 1980, I met a very nice gentleman in Tokyo named […]

HNLMS Abraham Crijnessen

Stop that Island! The remarkable story of HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen By Dirk de Klein of dirkdeklein.net Without trying to blow my own trumpet, or in this case my countries trumpet, it is a well know fact that […]

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98 year old Minnesota man accused of being Nazi War criminal Poland is seeking the arrest and extradition of a retired carpenter in Minnesota accused of taking part in wartime atrocities against civilians. The Associated Press […]

ALLIED SOLDIERS DIG IN ON THE ANZIO FRONT

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by:

ALLIED SOLDIERS DIG IN ON THE ANZIO FRONT With the Allied drive in Italy halted on the heavily defended German Gustav Line, Prime Minister Winston Churchill devised a plan to invade the resort town of Anzio […]




GI SHOP TALK – MINES, FORK LIFTS, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS From YANK Magazine “Bouncing Betty,” the German S-mine that bounces into the air before it explodes, is rated by American troops in Italy as “Public Enemy No. […]

Relics from the forgotten battlefield: Italians against Germans in Rodos island, September 1943 By Pierre Kosmidis of WW2Wrecks.com Photos by Panagiotis Mprokos Following the Italian capitulation in September 1943, the Dodecanese (a word deriving from Greek, meaning […]

HUSTLING HITLER THE STORY OF FREEMAN BERNSTEIN Hustling Hitler is the story of Freeman Bernstein, a failed business man, vaudeville manager, carnival barker, boxing promoter, stock swindler, card sharp, self-proclaimed “Jade King of China” and all […]


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