Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Top Ten Battles of All Time: #10 Vienna

Originally posted on Maiden on the Midway:
By Michael Lee Lanning Lt. Col. (Ret.) U.S. Army Battles win wars, topple thrones, and redraw borders. Every age of human history has experienced battles that have been instrumental in molding the future.…

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World War 2 Trivia

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? English: The Atlantic Wall (defence built by Nazi Germany, stood from 1942-44).(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Our British comrades have  compiled some interesting Trivia related to World War 2. Was a plane carrying Winston…

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D-Day pictures

Huffington Post has an article showing pictures taken on D-Day and pictures taken in the same spot recently and superimposed them – to know people are going about their lives freely where someone sacrificed their life so we could be … Continue reading

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Factual Friday – D-Day Edition

“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our … Continue reading

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D-Day Revisited

Originally posted on Lest We Forget:
Most interesting. D-day landings scenes in 1944 and now – interactive Peter Macdiarmid has taken photographs of locations in France and England to match with archive images taken before, during and after the D-day…

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D-Day: The Unhappiest Man on the Beach

Originally posted on Lest We Forget:
Excerpt Arthur Bradford’s Spitfire was shot down over Normandy on D-Day, and he parachuted into the sea where he was promptly “rescued” by a landing craft, steaming towards the beach. He was unarmed, unprepared,…

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