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Give me your children, the elderlies and the sick so we can survive!

A 15-year-old Polish Jew was sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau in August 1944 where he lived a unique experience, survive the gas chamber. His name...

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Topics: World War 2, Nazi, Third Reich, Nazi, Waffen SS, Nazi, War Criminals, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, World War Two, Nazi, Reichsführer of the SS, Heinrich L. Himmler, Nazi, Mein Kampf, Nazi, Stabschef of the Sturmabteilung, Ernst Röhm, Nazi, Reichsstatthalter Hermann Göring, Shoah, Ziklon B gas - Hydrogen Cyanide, Third Reich, Germany, Nuremberg Trial, Shoah, The Final Solution, Shoah, Jews, Shoah, France, Paris, Shoah, Poland, Warsaw ghetto, Shoah, Poland, WWII, UNESCO World Heritage, WWII 82nd Airborne Division, Nazi Party Chancellery leader, Martin Bormann, WWII 8th Infantry Division, Shoah Poland, Lodz Jews ghetto, Nazi, SS Hauptsturmführer Joseph Mengele, Shoah, Poland, Auschwitz survivor Joseph Wajsblat, Shoah, Poland, Auschwitz Birkenau

The Ghost of Normandy, the most decorated soldier of US History!

In February 1979 came a call from Chief Warrant Officer Carl Hansen of the Awards Office in the Pentagon. “Colonel Urban, I have some great news for you! On digging through our great volume of files, we have located a bona fide application for the Congressional Medal of Honor sent to us by Sergeant Earl Evans!”

Sergeant Evans spent the last months of the war in a German POW captured shortly after Matt Urban final evacuation from the front… and was the one pushing the U.S. administration to recognize the valor in action of his comrade when he came back safely home. It will take him almost 35 years to accomplish this administration crusade!

Why? Once you will have read the story of Matt Urban, you will understand why one comrade did this for another comrade!

Would you have done the same?

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Topics: France, Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, France, Normandy, Utah Beach, Third Reich, Nazi, Waffen SS, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Third Reich, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, France, Normandy American Cemetery, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII, US Navy, WWII, USA, Major General Charles Hunter Gerhardt, France, Normandy, Saint Lo, Nazi 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich, Third Reich, Wehrmacht, Operation TORCH, WWII, WWII 9th Infantry Division, France, Normandy, Cherbourg, UNESCO World Heritage, WWII 82nd Airborne Division, WWII, Royal Air Force (RAF), WWII Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Third Reich, Field Marshal Johannes Rommel, Third Reich Minister Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, WWII Arthur Harris, Air Force Commanding-in-Chief, WWII, RAF Bomber Command, WWII, Ninth Air Force, WWII Eighth Air Force, USAAF, WWII Combat Medic, WWII and WWI Battlefield Medicine, WWI and WWII Medics, Operation Cobra, France, Brittany American Cemetery, Medal of Honor, Matt Urban, WWII, 1940 Selective Training and Service Act, USA, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, WWII 3rd US Army camp Néhou, Normandy, WWII 39th Infantry Regiment, WWII 47th Infantry Regiment, Spain Agent Garbo, USA, The White House, Medal of Honor recipient, Operation Husky, WWII 60th Infantry Regiment, National Archives

Forever the Cathedral of the Kings of France and Queen of all...

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Topics: World War 2, WWII 101st Airborne Division, World War One, WWI, World War Two, France, Normandy, Bayeux, France, Paris, France, Versailles, France Amboise, France, Champagne, Notre-Dame-de-Reims, France, Normandy, Notre-Dame-de-Bayeux, France, Paris, Notre-Dame-de-Paris, France, Alsace, Notre-Dame-de-Strasbourg, UNESCO World Heritage, WWII 82nd Airborne Division, France, Clovis king of the Franks, France, King of France, France, Champagne, Palace of Tau, France, Joan of Arc, France, Paris, Manufacture des Gobelins, France, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, France, Henri Deneux, France, Culture, Victor Hugo, France, Champagne, Reims, France, Champagne, France, Culture, Villard de Honnecourt, USA, John Rockefeller junior, France, Culture, Philibert Delorme, WWII, France, General de Gaulle, Germany, Konrad Adenauer German Chancellor

The American Actors of D-Day

 The American-led invasion of Normandy on D-Day was a complicated affair. In this post, we explore the different branches of the American military and how they worked together to defeat Axis forces on that infamous day in history.

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Topics: France, Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, France, Normandy, Utah Beach, WWII 101st Airborne Division, Third Reich, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Neptune, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Third Reich, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, France, Normandy, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Normandy, Vierville-sur-Mer, France, Normandy, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII 115th Infantry Regiment, WWII 29th Infantry Division, WWII 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Engineers Special Brigade, WWII, US Coast Guards, WWII, Infantry, WWII Paratroopers, WWII, US Navy, WWII, USA, Rangers, WWII, LCVP Higgins barge, WWII, LST Landing Ship Tanks, WWII 4th Infantry Division, WWII 22nd Infantry Regiment, France, Normandy, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, WWII 8th Infantry Regiment, WWII 12th Infantry Regiment, WWII 1st Infantry Division, WWII 16th Infantry Regiment, WWII Duplex Drive Amphibious DD tank, WWII, USA, Major General Charles Hunter Gerhardt, WWII, USA, General Norman Daniel Cota, Movie Saving Private Ryan, France, Normandy, Carentan-les-Marais, France, Normandy Azeville Battery, Movie The Longest Day, France, Normandy, Crisbecq Battery, France, Normandy Azeville German Battery, USS Nevada, Third Reich, Wehrmacht, WWII, WWII, USA, General Joseph Lawton Collins, WWII Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Junior, WWII 82nd Airborne Division, WWII Bombardier B-26 Martin Marauder, Third Reich, Field Marshal Johannes Rommel, WWII, Ninth Air Force, WWII Eighth Air Force, USAAF, WWII Douglas C-47 Skytrain - Dakota, WWII Combat Medic, WWII, USA, General Charles Hunter Gerhardt, WWII 5th Rangers Battalion, France, Cotentin Peninsula, WWII, Tank Destroyers

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