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Six Unknown British WWI Soldiers to be reburied near Ieper

100 years after they were killed in action in October 1914 during World War One, six British soldiers will be re-interred in the Prowse Point Military Cemetery near Ieper in Belgium. Sadly, It has not been possible to identify any of those being re-interred, although two served with The King’s Own Lancaster Regiment and two …

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WWII Now & Then – Dijon, France 70 years later

Past summer, Pierre Mazille found a collection of photographs from World War 2 of his hometown Dijon, France. As a photo project, he decided to reshoot the pictures to show what the places look like today, 70 years later. Argunners was given permission by Pierre Mazille to publish his Now & Then pictures. Let this …

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Carrieres de Montigny, abandoned underground hospital.

Carrieres de Montigny: Abandoned WW1 Underground Hospital

“Carriere Suzanne“, Northern France, an abandoned World War 1 underground hospital established into a giant limestone quarry. One of the most beautiful places Marc Askat from 442 – Explorations has ever explored. Argunners Magazine presents Marc Askat’s photographical journey through “Carriere Suzanne”. We’ve received an e-mail that gives a little more information on this underground hospital: “Col. …

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Lancaster B Mark Is of No 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force, based at Skellingthorpe, flying in spread formation. The two aircraft beyond the wing tip are 'VN-D' and 'VN-J' the former, serial number JA899, was missing on the night of 24 - 25 June 1944 with Pilot Officer L G Peters and crew.

In RAF Bomber History: Avro Lancaster in 20 Photographs

The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). It first saw active service with RAF Bomber Command in 1942 and, as the strategic bombing offensive over Europe gathered momentum, it became the main heavy bomber used by the RAF, the RCAF, …

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Cuffbands of the Feldgendarmerie

FELDGENDARMERIE CUFF TITLES Overview of the various types of cuffband worn by the German Field Police The earliest type is the Polizei pattern machine embroidered rayon yarn or hand embroidered aluminium thread on a brown wool band. Manufactured in the same style as the “Motorisierte Gendarmerie” and “Deutsche Wehrmacht” cuffbands worn by the Police. This type …

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