Two thousand WWII children evacuees reunite 70 years later - Families were split up as three million children were given their rations and sent on trains out of the cities and, hopefully, to safety as the Second World War began. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1210474/Two-thousand-WW2-children-evacuees-reunite-70-years-later
Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91
Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.
World War II: Axis Invasions and the Fall of France
yep thats the one halsey miller climbed to his death saving the world. epic megladon daddeith. its right there where it was cause there was some of him on there. true heros really neer die. Dit is BERTA! TUM TUM TUUUUMM. Dit is was in de tweede wereld oorlog het grootste kanon van de wereld. Ze moesten er speciaal twee railsen voor aanleggen. Er was 48 keer mee geschoten en toen was zij stuk en is ze nooit meer gebruikt. De schietlengte is 51 KM
The Special Air Service is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950. It is part of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and has served as a model for the special forces of many other countries all over the world. Special forces, or special operations forces, are military units highly trained to perform unconventional, often high-risk missions. The SAS together with the Special Boat Service (SBS), Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR)
Grand Central’s abandoned Track 61 - When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in office, he utilized a secret train line that connected Grand Central to the Waldorf-Astoria. The area even has a huge freight elevator that was used to fit his limousine allowing FDR to travel to and from New York City in secrecy during World War II. This was the train he used which still sits on Track 61.
This Brave, Stubby-Tailed Pit Bull Was America's First War Dog
GWR 4073 Class No 5051 "Drysllwyn Castle" / "Earl Bathurst" - Designed as a more powerful, updated version of Churchward's renowned 'Star' class of 1906, the 'Castles' were an immediate success, and achieved an enviable reputation for speed during the inter-war years on such trains as the one-time world's fastest, the Cheltenham Flyer. A total of 171 'Castles' were in service by 195, which included 25 converted from 'Stars' and one from 'The Great Bear', Britain's first 4-6-2 (Pacific)…