Thursday Nov 14
A generation of silent heroes: After a local greengrocer's deathbed...
Hundreds of tales of bravery from the Second World War which have gone untold - because the generation that fought were not the sort to boast But the fear of death - and desire for a normal life when they returned - kept them quiet about their amazing feats - which are still being unveiled today The unassuming man who, over the years, drove ... (more)
Secret telegram shows Winston Churchill feared war with France after UK bombed them at Mers-el-Kebir
But a remarkable discovery shows Churchill worried he had pushed his allies too far and feared he had started a war with France.
Secret bomb manuals fetch A 2,000 at auction
Two manuals that detailed how to make explosives and set booby traps for secrett units during WWII, but were disguised as diaries and calendars, sold at Eastbourne Auction Rooms for i 1 22,000 A selection of World War II sabotage manuals cleverly disguised as diaries and calendars was sold at Eastbourne Auction Rooms for more than 2,000 last week.
Burlington Times News
It took a fleet of volunteers to evacuate New York
In May of 1940, the most spectacular boat rescue in the history of the world took place at a little French village on the English Channel just six miles south of the Belgian boarder.