History you should know: the Battle of Wizna, 1939

| February 21, 2013

I’ve previously noted my (admittedly self-described, perhaps immodestly so*) extensive base of knowledge regarding military history in general, and World War 2 in particular. So it is, if not exactly unusual, then at least an occasion of some interest for me to run across information that leaves me wondering why I didn’t already know more […]

Historical Oddity

| September 26, 2011

I thought I was pretty well informed on most aspects of World War 2 history. No, I am well informed on WW2. So it’s rare that I run across something in my reading that I’d never seen or heard about before. It’s fairly well known that in the countries it had conquered, Germany recruited soldiers […]

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