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World War II Social Place

audio<p>In this episode Angus is discussing the plight of 168 Allied Airm...<p>ww2podcast 01/03/2018<p>audio<p>The Guadalcanal Campaign was the the first major …

Japanese “Zero” Replica N7757, one of the modified North American T-6 Texans used as a Japanese fighter substitutes in 'Tora! Tora! Tora!' movie

This Zero, N7757 is probably best described as a Movie Star. She owes her existence to the 20th Century Fox movie company who in 1968 needed Japanese …

Filmmaking

DCM: The French Canadian soldier who single-handedly liberated the city of Zwolle in the Netherlands from German army occupation. He received the Distinguished Conduct Medal

Leo Major was a French Canadian man born in 1921. He probably didn’t think he was going to be more of a hero than the average soldier when he joined …

Netherlands

He waded into the forefront of the many theaters of the WWII with a longbow on his back and a basket-hilted Scottish broadsword held aloft.

Lieutenant Colonel Jack “Mad Jack” Churchill of the British Army is regarded as one the greatest warriors of all time. He was the British soldier who …

His playing once prevented a German sniper from killing him. Going into battle armed with a trumpet - The power of music

Tueller played his trumpet every evening throughout the war. During the D-Day invasion at Normandy, they were forced to camp out in dark, muddy, …

War

Exploring Abandoned WW2 RAF Airfield Barracks

This week Urban Exploring have been exploring the remains of a WW2 RAF airfield barracks thats has seen better days! RAF Lympne was a Royal Air Force …

'Southern Comfort' a B­17 'Flying Fortress' once as famous as "The Memphis Belle"

Company Honors 'Southern Comfort' WWII Bomber Pilot. Retired Col. Thomas Barr flew the B-17 "Southern Comfort" on a number of combat missions over …

Military

Impressive Images from The Rebuilding of One of The Sherman Tanks Used in The Movie “Fury” after Tiger I Hit

These are amazing photos from the rebuilding of one of the Sherman tanks used in the movie “Fury”. This M4A4 was hit by the Tiger I in the tank …

Angels of the Underground: Resistance in the Philippines

In this episode I'm joined by Professor Theresa Kaminski.<p>We look at the Japanese occupation of the Philippines and the extraordinary stories of those …

Stug III Ausf D Restoration by Jon Phillips

Restoration

Two amazing discoveries of WW2 German Bunkers that have already been made this year in France

This year 2015 has been a year of historical new discoveries related to World War II. Among which, in this post, WW2live.com wants stress the …

D Day

Talking to B-24 Liberator Bomber Tail Turret Gunner, Kenneth R. Haines. Awesome WW2 History Lesson

<b>Thank you for preserving history for the younger generation to be able to reflect on and see what caliber of men & women we were so blessed with in</b> …

Military

WW2 German submarine wreck found off the coast of Argentina after 70 years. It might had been used for Nazi officials to flee Germany at the end of the war

In the decades after World War II, rumors swirled through Argentina that German submarines carrying Nazi war criminals and booty landed in Patagonia, …

South America

P-38 Lightning in 57 Extremely Interesting Facts, You Probably Don't Know

The P-38 Lightning was the only successful twin-engine dogfighter of the World War II, and it served from Europe to the Pacific. The P-38 Lightning …

WWII Avro Lancaster Survivor from 428 "Ghost" Squadron Need Funds for its Restoration

Avro Lancaster Mk.X KB882, production number 37183, rolled out of Victory Aircraft Limited in Malton, Ontario, Canada on November 3, 1944. This WW2 …

Nova Scotia

Brutal description of knife fighting during war time by British WW2 Commando

This video contains a brutal description of knife fighting during war time. Warning: This video contains graphic descriptions of Commando combat. …

Special Forces

Rare Rolex Watch and Medals of WW2 Hero Involved in The Great Escape and Murdered by the Gestapo Have Been Sold for Over £160,000 in Auction

A historic Rolex Chronograph and medals of a WW2 RAF Officer shot by the Gestapo in 1944 have been sold for over £160,000 in Bourne End. The items, …

World History

For sale: Replica US 37mm, the Workhorse American Anti Tank Weapon at the Outset of World War II

Even before the U.S. entered WWII, the 37mm gun was rendered relatively ineffective against enemy tanks as they had evolved with thicker armor since …

Military

For sale: Replica Pak 36 German WWII 37mm Anti Tank Gun. A German Reenactor's Dream!!

The standard anti-tank gun of Germany’s forces in September 1939 was the 3.7cm PaK, which is often but apparently erroneously referred to today as …

War

Smooth, Sweet Sounds of the Allison V-1710 Engines on the Lockheed P-38 Lightnings! Goosebumps!

Recovery of a Stug IV: Track Was Still Rolling After Years Buried Under Mud! German engineering at its finest!

Engineering

50 Awesome Images of Recovery & Partial Restoration of PzKpfw IV Ausf. J Found in Poland. They Need your Support!

This Tank was extended during rescue action on 19th April 2011 in Stargard Szczecinski (West Pomerania) - on terrain of former airport in Kluczewo, …

Demonstration

For sale: Original 152 mm howitzer-gun ML-20, one of the most successful Soviet artillery pieces of World War II

Unlike many military items that claim they are WW2, this Howitzer is dated 1937 and was removed from a disused Soviet base near to Dukelska in Czech …

Rare Collectable Soviet SU-100 in 10 Awesome Images. One of the best self-propelled anti-tank guns of World War II

It's becoming more rare to find a Josef's tank busters. In Eastern Europe is still possible to see some of them. They are impressive. This is the …

Military

Beautiful Sound of P-40's Warhawk & Kittyhawk Test Firing .50 Calibre Machine Guns. Firing Even in Flight!!

[Via]<p>[Via]<p>Source:<p>Pmac Nz (Youtube) | geobofroby (Youtube) | Peter Henderson (Youtube) | U. S. Warplanes of World War II (2000). Ray Merriam, Merriam …

World War II

The only remaining airworthy P-40B figther survivor from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour! She is the oldest airworthy P-40B in the world!

This Curtiss P-40B is unique as she is the only remaining airworthy survivor from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 7th December 1941. In …

Restoration

Astonishing 9 Artworks from: "Tora! Tora! Tora!" by Robert McCall

Artwork was done for the movie's release. This art was used for movie posters, theater lobbycards, and on the soundtrack record album. Here is a …

Twentieth Century-Fox

Zenji Abe talks! He was a Val Dive Bomber Pilot (IJN) during the attack on Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Impressive color footage of Attack on Pearl Harbor by Imperial Japanese Navy

Military

Sad Footage After the Surpise Bombing of Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor