Prince Philip dies: Joe and Jill Biden honor Duke of Edinburgh for his WWII service

Joe and Jill Biden paid tribute to Prince Philip’s service in the Second World War, his dedication to the British people and his 73-year marriage to the Queen in a statement after his death at the age of 99. In a statement released five hours after Buckingham Palace released his death, and a number of … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Duke of Edinburgh was decorated for bravery in WWII

Prince Philip’s attachment to the Armed Forces predated even his 73-year marriage to his beloved wife the Queen. The Duke of Edinburgh, who has died at the age of 99, joined the Royal Navy in 1939 – the year the Second World War broke out – when he was still a teenager. By 1942, he … Read more

The Bachelor star Ben Higgins shares a heartfelt tribute to his WWII veteran grandfather

The Bachelor star Ben Higgins shares a heartfelt tribute to his WWII veteran grandfather who passed away last week at 95 years of age By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com Published: 02:05 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 02:07 BST, 9 April 2021 The Bachelor star Ben Higgins is in mourning, after losing his beloved grandfather … Read more

Petition launched to posthumously award Victoria Cross to black WWII hero denied medal due to race

A campaign has been launched to see a black South African Second World War hero who blew up a Nazi ship with a homemade bomb be awarded a Victoria Cross. British generals nominated Job Maseko for a VC but his South African commanders found the idea of a black man receiving such a prestigious medal … Read more

Petition launched to posthumously award Victoria Cross to black WWII hero who blew Nazi ship

A campaign has been launched to see a black South African Second World War hero who blew up a Nazi ship with a homemade bomb be awarded a Victoria Cross. British generals nominated Job Maseko for a VC but his South African commanders found the idea of a black man receiving such a prestigious medal … Read more

Flightmove! WWII Nissen hut turned luxury five-bed home on the market for £1.4m

A former World War Two light airfield hangar has gone on the market for a staggering £1.4million after being transformed into a luxury, five-bedroom home.   The property, set in the Essex countryside near Dunmow, was one of thousands of ‘Nissen huts’ erected in Britain during war-time using pre-fabricated sections and with distinctive curved roofs clad … Read more

Flightmove! WWII Nissen hut turned luxury five-bed home on the market for £1.4m

A former World War Two light airfield hangar has gone on the market for a staggering £1.4million after being transformed into a luxury, five-bedroom home.   The property, set in the Essex countryside near Dunmow, was one of thousands of ‘Nissen huts’ erected in Britain during war-time using pre-fabricated sections and with distinctive curved roofs clad … Read more

Thousands of craters made by WWII bombs dropped by Allies on Nazi fuel sites are uncovered in Poland

Thousands of craters made by WWII bombs dropped by Allies on Nazi fuel plants are uncovered in Poland using LIDAR technology Scientists mapped 6,000 WWII bomb craters in a region of Polar using LIDAR The craters were located in the Koźle Basin that was occupied by Nazi soldiers The map allowed experts to determine some … Read more

Four women veterans tell of the secret roles they played in defeating Hitler in WWII

Britain’s collective fight against the Nazis in World War Two saw a third of the population involved in war work. That number included seven million women who performed crucial roles including top secret intelligence gathering, maintaining and flying aircraft and compiling weather reports. Four female veterans have spoken of their experiences in a new documentary, … Read more

German state elections: Angela Merkel’s CDU party gets worst results since WWII

Angela Merkel‘s party slumped to historic defeats in two state elections on Sunday as German voters lose faith in her government’s handling of the pandemic.  Merkel’s CDU won barely a quarter of the vote in Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Wuerttemberg in a pair of dismal results described as a ‘wake-up call’ six months before Germany goes to … Read more