The Battles for Kos and Leros, 1943 – the new edition of “Churchill’s Folly”

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos submitted by Tony Rogers Following the book “Swastika Over the Aegean”, acclaimed author and researcher Tony Rogers worked on the new edition of “Churchill’s Folly”. With updated information, details that only recently came to light and lots of other important elements, Tony Rogers’ revised edition “Churchill’s folly” is a “must have” for anyone […]

Bunker Archaeology: The 305 mm naval guns WW2 emplacements, by Konstantinos Kirimis

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and information submitted by researcher and author Konstantinos Kirimis, used by permission Check the links below IN RED for more stories by Konstantinos Kirimis: Bunker Archaeology: Exploring the 150 mm artillery positions in Aegina   WW2 Bunker Archaeology: The 102 mm gun emplacements of Aegina   The Greek Navy constructed a series […]

Battlefield Archaeology: An insider’s view on WW2 battle relics excavation

By Pierre Kosmidis Military archaeology, the research for battlefield relics dating to World War 1 and World War 2 is a widespread practice in many areas across the world. In Europe, the fierce battles fought on the Eastern Front during WW2, produced millions of dead soldiers, many of whom lay where they fell. Groups of […]

HMS Regulus: Sunk by a mine off Corfu island, Greece on 12 January 1945

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos: © Marinos Giourgas and Dimitris Haliasos published under license A Greek scuba diving team visited recently one of the known wrecks off Kerkyra island in Greece. The Algerine class minesweeper HMS Regulus was sunk by a mine on 12 January 1945, with one casualty. According to the Naval History website, HMS Regulus, while on a […]