Battle Field Archaeology

Miscellaneous History Links and Commentary

Today I have a miscellaneous collection of links, anyone of which could merit a story of its own. Link #1. I’m one of those people who has 2-3 or 4-6 books going at the same time. So much to read, so little time. You book people get it. Anyway, John Keegan‘s The First World War […]

Battle Field Archaeology_Stalingrad

Interesting article from The Voice of Russia. I have a few comments below the article. Secrets of the Stalingrad Conveys. A unique underwater search expedition, “The Secrets of the Stalingrad Convoys”, has been completed on the Volga River. It was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Stalingrad.  A team […]

Found: WW2 Spitfires

As a kid, I and my friends who were interested in World War 2 were enthralled and excited when the movie The Battle of Britain came out. I recall going to public library in order to read up on the time period when Britain stood virtually alone against the Nazis. The out numbered but never […]

War of 1812, An Almost Forgotten War

This link has to do with  Battlefield Archaeology. It deals with an unknown incident during the War of 1812. In fact, the War of 1812 is relatively unknown even in the US where it was fought. It’s a bigger deal in Canada since the US took the opportunity to invade Canada. The attempt was a disaster. […]

They found my V2! Pensioner who told police when he saw Hitler’s rocket drop into the sea is vindicated as warhead is found intact in mudfield | Mail Online

They found my V2! Pensioner who told police when he saw Hitler’s rocket drop into the sea is vindicated as warhead is found intact in mudfield | Mail Online. I read about this in a Brit newspaper. If you do not know what a V2 was check out the video. After the war the Americans […]

Australian Enfield

I was checking out my favorite WW2 picture website and came across the below picture. I posted it because I recently posted a couple of other pictures relating to the Australian armed forces in WW2. This picture is interesting to me because two of the soldiers are armed with the Enfield, the standard rifle issued […]

Battle Field Archaeology_Fw-190

A fellow blogger sent me this link to YouTube. A FW 190 in pretty good shape was found in a Russian forest. Interesting battlefield archaeology. FW 190 found Here’s a pic of some FW-190’s waiting to take off somewhere in Russia. Here is some more information on the FW-190 featured in the above video. The […]