Underwater researchers have revealed the first images seen of a sunken German submarine ever since it was presumably sunk by American planes and a merchant freighter during desperate days in 1942. The U-576 Kriegsmarine U-boat was on a mission to destroy Allied shipping along the Atlantic coast during the early days of the Second World War. It managed to sink the Nicaraguan-flag SS Bluefields merchant ship but was in turn sunk, taking down all 45 hands onboard.
This shows the 11th Canadian Tank Regiment in Africa. They were defending the African countries that were being attacked for their Oil. If it were not for Canada this war would have been completely different. After this the Canadians headed north to take out Italy with the Americans and British.
A man looks at the names of the missing on the Thiepval Memorial in Arras, France, on November 4, 2008. The Commonwealth War Grave Commission manages 956 cemeteries in Belguim and France, which bear witness to the heavy human sacrifice made on the Western Front during the First World War (1914-1918) and Second World War (1939-1945).
In the Second World War Chuuk Lagoon was Japan's main base in the South Pacific, but in 1944, American forces launched an attack and over a two day bombardment more than 60 warships ended up on the floor of the lagoon.
These vintage kitchen scales have been combined with a large vacuum tube from the same era, to create an amazing conversation piece for your home. The vacuum tube gives of an orange glow, as do the scales. The front face of the scales are also illuminated. Separate switches control the Edison bulb for when you want to use this as a lamp. Some history: this vacuum tube is a transmitting power tetrode, first used in radio communications equipment by the military during the second world war…