Ιστορικό Πανόραμα: Όταν η Ιστορία ζωντανεύει στη Βέροια

By Pierre Kosmidis Φωτογραφίες και πληροφορίες:  Ιωάννης Καμπούρης και Ευάγγελος Παπαθεοχαρίδης Το www.ww2wrecks.com απευθύνθηκε στον κ. Ευάγγελο Παπαθεοχαρίδη, προκειμένου να παρουσιάσει τους λόγους για τους οποίους ένα σωστά δομημένο Μουσείο μπορεί να αποτελέσει κοιτίδα ενημέρωσης και διατήρησης της ιστορικής μνήμης, αλλά και τους κινδύνους που κρύβουν για την ιστορική ακρίβεια και την εγκυρότητα των εκθεμάτων, […]

Greeks in foreign cockpits: Pilots of Greek descent flying with the USAAF and the RAF

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos © Dimitris Vassilopoulos, used by permission  CLICK TO READ THE STORY IN GREEK An unknown chapter of World War 2 is unveiled, thanks to the combined efforts of three authors, Dimitris Vassilopoulos, George Chalkiadopoulos and Kyriakos Paloulian   The three authors meticulously researched and documented dozens of airmen with Greek roots, who fought with the […]

Bunker Archaeology: Inside the WW2 German “Atlantikwall” fortifications

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos © germanbunkers.com used by permission, unless stated otherwise Photo credit: wiki commons On 23 March 1942 the Nazi leader of Germany Adolf Hitler issued Führer Directive No. 40, which ordered the creation of the “Atlantikwall”, a series of fortifications spanning from Norway, along the Belgium and French coastline to the French-Spanish border. The purpose of […]

WW2 aircraft crash sites – Nearly 200 identified!

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos by Anthony Rogers Acclaimed author  Anthony Rogers painstakingly researched all WW2 aircraft crash sites in Malta and wrote a detailed account of the circumstances of their loss, as well as the fate of their crews. The Siege of Malta was a military campaign in the Mediterranean Theatre of the Second World War. […]