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That Great Bitter Battle of Kohima

An understrength hodgepodge of British and Commonwealth troops held off a whole Japanese division through the Battle of Kohima. by Robert Barr Smith The 2...

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Warfare History Network » Arnhem’s Other Urquhart

By Jon Diamond The Hollywood army movie devotee will keep in mind the start of the epic, A Bridge Too Far, when a younger British airborne officer named Fuller...

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Secret Agent Man

Petty thief, con artist, and burglar Eddie Chapman performed each side as “Fritzchen” and “Agent Zigzag.” He even acquired the Iron Cross from the German...

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Fleming, Ian Fleming

The adventures of a British Intelligence officer throughout World Warfare II fueled the creation of the legendary spy James Bond. By Hervie Haufler Some...

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Unholy Sabbath in Flanders

A coalition bent on destroying France’s Philip II invaded Flanders in July 1214. Marching alongside have been French barons with a rating to settle. By William...