WWII on World Wide Web

  The National World War II Museum is making thousands of first-person soldiers’ accounts available online. Museum executives are creating a vast online collection of 9,000 existing oral and written histories and will take longer than the war was fought: … More »

Is Olive Drab the New Black?

Last May, a lot of media outlets were carrying a story that was titled something like, “Are Classic Military Vehicles a Collector’s Bargain?” Written by an insurance company, the story was picked up and repeated in various outlets. As recent … More »

Cobbaton Combat Collection

By John Norris When the first American troops began to arrive in Britain in 1942, they were allocated areas for billeting and training purposes. For example, elements of the 28th Infantry “Keystone” Division were sent to Wales where they used … More »

Omaha Beach survivor honored

A World War II veteran who survived landing on Omaha Beach in 1944 during the D-Day invasion at Normandy was honored by strangers at his wake on Thursday, December 17, 2015 after he died on the previous Saturday in Kentucky. … More »