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#ForgottenFriday – Resistance

#ForgottenFriday – Resistance

This week’s #ForgottenFriday explores ways German citizens resisted Nazi rule. Disclaimer: This article features graphic descriptions of execution. May marks 89 years since the mass burning of anti-Nazi books throughout Germany. Enthusiastic crowds witnessed the...
#ForgottenFriday – The Tunneller’s Trolley

#ForgottenFriday – The Tunneller’s Trolley

In today’s #ForgottenFriday, we are looking into the story of the Tunneller’s Trolley; how did they try to escape and was it successful? Perhaps the two best-known escapes by prisoners of war during the Second World War were from Stalag Luft III. The camp was in...
#Forgotten Friday: The Bear Soldier of the Second World War

#Forgotten Friday: The Bear Soldier of the Second World War

This #ForgottenFriday is all about Wojtek the bear! Many of us have grown up with the adventures of Paddington Bear, but few people know about the remarkable story of Wojtek, the brown bear who served in the Second World War! Originally from Syria, Wojtek, nicknamed...
#ForgottenFriday – Vehicles of the War: The Jeep

#ForgottenFriday – Vehicles of the War: The Jeep

Today we are looking into the importance of the Jeep during the Second World War! The Jeep was officially called the MB 4×4 truck, but everyone called it a Jeep! Everyone wanted one. Before the Second World War ended, American automobile manufacturers, primarily...
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