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WWII - Harold Dillon a farm boy goes to war

Vets interviews and carreers

WWII - Harold Dillon a farm boy goes to war

Harold Dillon, an 89-year-old World War II veteran, recently phoned me asking if he could share his wartime experiences as a teenage soldier in the South Pacific with “Around Town” readers.
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If Turkey had remained neutral during WWI

WW1 (1914-1918)

If Turkey had remained neutral during WWI

The Middle Eastern century that wasn't

Khaled Diab is an award-winning Egyptian-Belgian journalist, writer and blogger. He is the author of Intimate Enemies: Living with Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land.

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on Fri Sep 04, 2015 9:04 am
 

Major John Campbell, who has died aged 93

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Major John Campbell, who has died aged 93

Major John Campbell - obituary
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Officer who survived shellfire and swamps as he advanced through Italy with Popski’s Private Army

Major John Campbell, who has died aged 93, was awarded two Military ...

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on Thu Sep 03, 2015 10:18 pm
 

Sqn Ldr Ian Hewitt

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Sqn Ldr Ian Hewitt

Sqn Ldr Ian Hewitt - obituary
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Navigator who guided his burning Halifax bomber on to a Norwegian lake and escaped to Sweden

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Hewitt's Halifax being recovered from a Norwegian lake in 1973

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on Wed Sep 02, 2015 5:40 pm
 

WWII history not to be tampered with: war veteran

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WWII history not to be tampered with: war veteran

A veteran of Kazakhstan criticized some historians for distorting World War II (WWII) history, calling for truthful presentation of WWII and correct understanding of the history among younger generations.

"It hurts me to see how some historians and experts are ...

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on Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:12 am
 

WWII 1945 & the Wheelchair President BBC Documentary

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WWII 1945 & the Wheelchair President BBC Documentary

David Reynolds re-examines the war leadership of American president Franklin Roosevelt.

At the height of war, Roosevelt inspired millions with stirring visions of a new and better postwar world, but it was a world he probably knew he would never see. He ...

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on Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:36 pm
 

German Patrol Station WWII Klagenfurt Austria

Military Archeology

German Patrol Station WWII Klagenfurt Austria

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on Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:11 am
 

Derring-do of Simone Segouin the Nazi-hunting teen pin-up

Partisans and Resistance in WWII



Derring-do of Simone Segouin the Nazi-hunting teen pin-up

The hotpants hotshot: Formidable derring-do of the Nazi-hunting, gun-toting teen pin-up of the French Resistance
Simone Segouin was 18 when she helped capture 25 German soldiers
Defiant teenager was part of resistance in home village of Thivars, France
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on Sun Aug 30, 2015 12:30 pm
 

Hitler's Brandenburgers: secret multilingual warrior spies

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Hitler's Brandenburgers: secret multilingual warrior spies

Hitler's Brandenburgers: secret multilingual warrior spies of Nazi Germany

The pre-war German Army rejected Captain Theodore von Hippel’s idea of using small units of highly trained men to penetrate enemy defenses before main actions began.

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Secrets of War - The French resistance

Partisans and Resistance in WWII

Secrets of War - The French resistance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KmEAJPjmLk

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