Tag Archives: World War II

Kit News: Eduard’s Next 1/48 North American P-51D Mustang Release; A P-51D-20 Weekend Edition Boxing — Iwo Jima Models

In this month’s edition of INFO Eduard, Eduard announced that their next release of their P-51D Mustang kit will be a Weekend Edition focusing on the Block 20 Mustang. The decal options include two European theater Mustangs and two Pacific … Continue reading

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Finnish Forces in Barbarossa – Part I and Part II — Weapons and Warfare

The OKW was given the responsibility under the Barbarossa Directive to make the necessary arrangements to put Romanian and Finnish contingents under German command. There is no evidence that this was seriously tried with respect to Finland. Command and command … Continue reading

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L’Amico del Prigionieri — Footprints of Italian Prisoners of War in Australia

Arthur Henry Patrick enlisted in the Australia Army 21st July 1941 and detached to Cowra Prisoner of War and Internment Camp. On 20th March 1942 he was detached to the 3 POW Labour Detachment. L’Amico del Prigionieri  

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96-year-old concentration camp secretary who fled Nazi war crimes trial is released – USA TODAY October 6, 2021

In this post – ,Former Nazi camp secretary, 96, caught after skipping trial – Associated Press September 30, 2021 I mentioned she had been apprehended. On USA TODAY – 96-year-old concentration camp secretary who fled Nazi war crimes trial is … Continue reading

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America Builds Up: The Bremerton Naval Yard on Our American Stories – The NaptimeAuthor

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 7, 1941, key locations on the west coast of the U.S. braced for possible invasion. Today, I’m talking about one of these locations on Our American Stories. America Builds Up: The Bremerton … Continue reading

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MyHeritage User Finds Descendants of the Sisters Her Great-Grandfather Rescued from the Nazis – MyHeritage October 3, 2021

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – MyHeritage User Finds Descendants of the Sisters Her Great-Grandfather Rescued from the Nazis: https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/10/myheritage-user-finds-descendants-of-the-sisters-her-great-grandfather-rescued-from-the-nazis/. Longer article. By Esther October 3, 2021 Not long ago, our Research team encountered an extraordinary story from Karolina … Continue reading

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Former Nazi camp secretary, 96, caught after skipping trial – Associated Press September 30, 2021

I saw this recently on Associated Press – Former Nazi camp secretary, 96, caught after skipping trial: https://apnews.com/article/europe-crime-trials-courts-germany-6e3b2dc5f61d24e3b658ad3bac0b48ec. Longer article. She’s being tried in juvenile court because of her age at the time. By MARKUS SCHREIBER and KIRSTEN GRIESHABER September … Continue reading

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Leyte continued — Pacific Paratrooper

While the Imperial Navy was floundering in their attempts to halt the persistent invasion of Leyte, Gen. Yamashita was in his headquarters at Fort McKinley on Luzon. He was receiving very little information from his own people and upon hearing … Continue reading

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America’s oldest World War II vet just turned 112. He stood from his wheelchair and danced. – Washington Post September 15, 2021

I saw this recently on the Washington Post – America’s oldest World War II vet just turned 112. He stood from his wheelchair and danced.: http://America’s oldest World War II vet just turned 112. He stood from his wheelchair and … Continue reading

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Leyte, Philippines begins — Pacific Paratrooper

20 October – the X and XXIV Corps of the 6th Army, under General Krueger, made their amphibious landing on a 25-mile (40 km) stretch of coastline between Dulag and Tacloban on the eastern side of Leyte. Leyte, Philippines begins

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