All posts tagged "WWII"
Allies’s Pearl Harbor. The air raid on Bari in 1943
The port city of Bari, located next to the Adriatic Sea, is the second most important economic center...
Makhno Mikolayovich, a Red Army soldier. He took part in the battles of Kursk, Bagration, Lithuania and finally East Prussia
Makhno Mikolayovich was born on July 12, 1924 in the village of Luzanivka, Kamyansky district, Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine....
Werner Kindler, a soldier of the 1st SS Panzer Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler”. A highly decorated soldier, he was, at age of 23, one of only 631 men to to receive the award of Close Combat Clasp (Nahkampfspange) in Gold
Werner Kindler served in the 2nd SS Panzergrenadier Regiment of the 1st SS Panzer Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf...
Erich Topp, the commander of the German submarine U-552
Erich Topp was born on July 2, 1914 in Hanover. From July 1940 to August 1942, he sank...
Edouard Petibon, a French sailor onboard the battleship Bretagne
Edouard Petibon, a native of Nantes, serving onboard the battleship Bretagne. He was killed in action when his...
Mikhail Yakovlevich, a young Red Army soldier
Mikhail Yakovlevich, receiving his baptism of fire at Kursk, at the age of 18.
Takahata Mikio, a crew member of battleship Yamato
Takahata Mikio, a crew member of battleship Yamato. He was killed in action during the ship’s final mission...
Corporal Sydney Bates, posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his heroism displayed at Normandy, at the age of 23
Born on June 14, 1921 in Camberwell, London. At the start of the war, Bates worked in a...
Alfred Zech, a member of Deutsches Jungvolk, receiving the Iron Cross 2nd Class, at the age of 12
A native of Goldenau, Upper Silesia (now Złotniki, Opole Voivodeship, Poland), Zech was decorated with the Iron Cross...
Battle Of Berlin Quiz