Five Tips From An (Olive) Green Grocer

“If one more dealer calls and complains about the ‘state of the hobby,’ I think my head my explode,” I replied to my Dad when he inquired about the magazines. “What’s going on?” he asked. “Did people stop liking military … More »

KLV document represents WWII German evacuation

Children-to-the-Countryside   By Bruce L. Kipp Germany’s “Children-to-the-Countryside” program (Kinderlandverschickung or “KLV”) began in the late 19th century. It provided healthy holidays for underprivileged urban children 10 to 14 years of age by sending them to host families in rural … More »

The Great Western Lives!

West Coast Historical Militaria Collectors Show Wrap-Up     by Peter Suciu For anyone who remembers the “Great Western,” the largest gun show west of the Mississippi, those were truly the “good old days.” It was a show that wasn’t just … More »

Meet the ‘American Noah’

Most military history enthusiasts don’t need to be told that it will be the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Northern Europe on June 6. For generations after that historic day in 1944, it has been known as “D-Day.” Stories … More »