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The best fighter pilots – Erich Hartmann

The best fighter pilots – Erich Hartmann

Ken Dawson August 18, 2015 0

The Second World War's highest scoring fighter pilot, credited with an astonishing number of 352 kills was a German pilot Erich Hartmann. Although he flew on the Eastern Front, where conditions were so much

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D.A.G. Fabrik Bromberg – The Secret Nazi Factory

D.A.G. Fabrik Bromberg – The Secret Nazi Factory

Ken Dawson July 26, 2015 0

D.A.G Fabrik Bromberg was a secret Nazi Germany factory, located in the Bydgoszcz area in Poland. Its darkest and most prominent years, however, were during the period between 1939 and 1945, when the factory

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The Mystery of Flight 19

The Mystery of Flight 19

Ken Dawson June 22, 2015 0

On 5th December 1945 five American Navy TBN Avenger torpedo bombers set off from Air Station in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. All planes were in a good condition and were fully fueled. All five planes with 14

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Witold Pilecki – unsung hero of World War II

Witold Pilecki – unsung hero of World War II

Ken Dawson March 12, 2015 0

He was one of the biggest heroes of World War 2. He was the man who volunteered to get captured and be sent to Auschwitz where he spent over 2 years in the concentration

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American Mercenaries – Flying Tigers over China

American Mercenaries – Flying Tigers over China

aszu January 14, 2015 0

Sharks’ jaws were painted on their P-40s.  In only seven months of fighting, they had destroyed almost 300 Japanese planes, losing just over 60 of their own, even though significantly outnumbered, often as much

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The Sinking of SS Athenia

The Sinking of SS Athenia

aszu September 27, 2014 0

It was Sunday, 3rd September 1939. 11.00. Great Britain had declared war on Nazi Germany. It was 12.00 on mainland Europe. German counter-declaration came at 12.59. No one on board the german submarine, Unterseeboot

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The True Story of Enigma Cipher Machine

The True Story of Enigma Cipher Machine

aszu September 27, 2014 0

The story of the German cipher machine Enigma received a lot of publicity and became widely known after the movie U-571 was released. The story showed how brave American soldiers captured a German U

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