The images, released earlier this spring to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, show two amphibious vehicles undergoing tests in the lake by Blenheim Palace.
Like the first volume, Britain’s War is not a military history, although the great battles of the war are described in some detail. It is not a political history either, though there is much analysis of political arguments. Nor is it an economic history, although it includes much economics.
This image, Into the Jaws of Death, is one of the most famous of the Second World War. It was taken by US Coast Guard photographer Robert F. Sargent early in the morning of 6 June 1944, as Allied soldiers at Omaha Beach began their attack on Nazi-occupied Europe.
USS Nevada (BB-36) was found as the result of a joint project between SEARCH, Inc., an American archaeology firm, and marine robotics company Ocean Infinity.
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Adrian Phillips gives us a new and fascinating angle on the whole sorry saga of miscalculation and moral surrender that led up to the Second World War.
One of the most dramatic events in history, it is no wonder that D-Day has received such extensive film coverage.
Sinclair McKay’s well-researched, detailed, and all-embracing book is the first major study of the bombing of Dresden to be published for 15 years, and covers equally the pre-war history of the city – ‘The Florence of Germany’ – the horrors of the RAF and USAAF attacks, and the mainly Stalinist-style rebuilding prior to German reunification.
Professor Caroline Sturdy Colls and archaeologists at Staffordshire University investigated the living conditions of inmates at the camp of Sylt on the island of Alderney.
The relic was removed by engineers from the country’s armed forces in Medellin, a province on the northwestern tip of the island of Cebu.
The discovery was made by Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) in Craigielands Forest, near Moffat, while FLS was carrying out felling operations.