‘Nuts!’ US troops thwarted Hitler’s last gamble 75 years ago

What Jacobson didn’t know then was that he was part of the battle to contain Nazi Germany’s desperate last offensive that Adolf Hitler hoped would become his version of the Allies’ ...

discovered 3 months ago on Washington Post
Friends, family celebrate life of Clinton Riddle, WWII veteran of D-Day invasion

Family and friends celebrated the life of World War II veteran and Sweetwater native Clinton Riddle...

discovered 3 months ago on WBIR-TV Knoxville
Teddy who accompanied heroic British tank destroyer crew up for sale

The toy travelled with soldier Thomas Matthews in his M10 tank as he and his squadron dashed across...

discovered 3 months ago on Daily Mail
The Nazis Built 30,000 V-1 ‘Buzz Bombs’ to Terrorize London into Submission (It Didn’t Work Out That...

On June 13, 1944—a week after the D-Day landing in Normandy—residents of the East London...

discovered 3 months ago on The National Interest via Yahoo News
Congress Is Poised to Allow Troops to Sue Over Medical Blunders

Lt. Rudolph Feres parachuted into the darkness in the first hours of D-Day in 1944. Generations of...

discovered 3 months ago on New York Times
Give! 2019: Colorado Springs Chorale

COLORADO SPRINGS– The Colorado Springs Chorale, premiere symphonic chorus of the Pikes Peak Region, will travel to Normandy, France as the official choir...

discovered 3 months ago on FOX21 Colorado Springs
Nicky Campbell pays tribute to his D-Day hero mother who died at 96

Broadcaster Nicky Campbell has paid tribute to his 'wonderful' D-Day hero mother who has died aged...

discovered 3 months ago on Daily Mail
Latrell Mitchell: South Sydney rumours grow louder as D-Day looms for Sydney Roosters star

South Sydney have emerged as genuine contenders to sign Latrell Mitchell, with the Sydney Roosters...

discovered 3 months ago on Sporting News
WWII veterans remember Hitler's 'last gamble'

In December 1944 the German Army was on the run. Allied forces had been advancing across Europe ever since the D-Day invasion in June, and now they were...

discovered 3 months ago on National Geographic
Your History Book Has It Wrong: This Battle Won World War II—Not D-Day

Key point: the Battle of Midway may not be as famous as D-Day, but it was a turning point in the...

discovered 3 months ago on The National Interest via Yahoo News
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: Gary Lineker's salute to his grandad

I wish my own mother’s dad could have seen this, too. Like Stanley, he was one of the so-called ‘D-...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Reporter's Audio Recordings Of D-Day Discovered After 75 Years

One small American town suffered proportionally more than any other, Bedford, Va. To acknowledge the human loss of so many communities, the National D-Day

discovered 4 months ago on NPR
One of Britain's youngest D-Day heroes just before Remembrance Sunday

One of Britain's youngest D-Day heroes, who was wounded during the Normandy break-out and...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
D-Day hero surprised by friends, family with party on 95th birthday

A British World War II veteran who received the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur for his bravery as...

discovered 4 months ago on Fox News
Colourised old black and white images bring world wars back to life

Spectacular images from during the D-Day landings and the Second World War have been brought to life...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
D-Day: How meteorologists helped win the war

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the supreme commander of the Allied Forces in Europe, needed a highly specific set of circumstances to ensure the D-Day’s...

discovered 4 months ago on The Weather Network via Yahoo Canada News
Lord Bramall death: Former head of British army dies aged 95

Field Marshal Edwin Noel Westby Bramall joined the army as a second lieutenant in the King’s royal...

discovered 4 months ago on The Independent via Yahoo News UK
Field Marshal Lord Bramall, outstanding soldier, decorated D-Day veteran and Chief of the Defence...

Field Marshal Lord Bramall, who has died aged 95, brought a wealth of personal experience – ranging...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Telegraph
Lord Brammall dies aged 95

Lord Bramall, former head of the British military who fought on D-Day, has died aged 95. The veteran, who was a part of nearly every major UK military...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Ex-Armed Forces head Lord Bramall dies aged 95

Former chief of the Armed Forces Lord Bramall has died aged 95, it has been confirmed. The Normandy D-Day veteran retired from the House of Lords in 2013...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News