World War 2

Der Hauptmann 2018

Trailer of New War Movie “Der Hauptmann” – True Story of Willi Herold

Der Hauptmann (2018) tells the story of a young German soldier, Willi Herold, fighting for survival, in the last moments of World War II, when he finds a Luftwaffe captain’s (Hauptmann) uniform. Impersonating an officer, the man quickly takes on the monstrous identity of the perpetrators he is trying to escape from. This is based on the …

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Stanisława Leszczyńska: The Midwife Who Saved More Than 3,000 at Auschwitz

The story of Stanisława Leszczyńska is one that revolves not only around the horrors of the Holocaust, but also around Catholicism and the Polish people of the day. Leszczyńska’s account is both courageous and heroic, to be sure, but it additionally gives us a glimpse into daily life at both Auschwitz and under the Nazi …

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Sinking of oiler USS Mississinewa

Most Notable US Navy Losses of World War 2 – Part II

In Part One of Notable US Navy Losses of World War 2 we covered the USS Arizona (BB-39), USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56), USS Tullibee (SS-284), USS Tang (SS-306), USS Mount Hood (AE-11), USS Borie (DD-215), USS Ingraham II (DD-444), USS Indianapolis (CA-35), USS Stewart (DD-224), USS Sturtevant (DD-240), USS R-12 (SS-89) and USS S-28 (SS-133) but these were just a handful of the notable losses. We asked our readers …

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British Landings on Walcheren

Operation Infatuate: Walcheren Landings in 1944

Operation Infatuate Operation Infatuate was the codename given to an Anglo-Canadian operation during the Second World War to open the port of Antwerp to shipping and relieve logistical constraints. The operation was part of the wider Battle of the Scheldt and involved two assault landings from the sea by the 4th Special Service Brigade and …

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Marine Sniper with a Springfield 1903A1 and Unertl 8-power scope. Note the length and size of the objective lens.

Allied Snipers in 15 Extraordinary Photographs during WWII

Photographical journey through the Allied snipers of World War II. Most photographs depict British and, or Canadian Snipers using the British Lee Enfield. Allied Snipers of World War II A sniper demonstrating his camouflage (note: German Waffen-SS Camo Pattern: named unofficially “Early Plane Tree”) at a sniper school in a French village, 27 July 1944. The …

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M-10 Tank Destroyer passing through an unknown German Town in 1945, you can see the town's church damaged by shell blasts.

Amazing WWII Photographs you’ve never seen before

Argunners will be publishing a series of amazing WWII photographs recently uncovered from the archives of General Charles Day Palmer, who was a four-star General. Most of the photographs were confidential photographs taken by the U.S. Signal Corps not fit for publication, Brig. Gen. was allowed to have them for private use after censoring (names of …

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1944 Brüder Feinde T34

“1944” Released in UK as “1944: Forced To Fight”

Good news for Europeans who were waiting to have the subtitled version of the Estonian World War II Movie “1944” (in Germany released as Brüder / Feinde). The movie has been released in the United Kingdom (also available to all other European countries) as “1944: Forced to Fight” The DVD comes with English subtitles and …

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