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Two Army signals auxiliaries in summer dresses shopping on a Greek market

Two Army signals auxiliaries in summer dresses shopping on a Greek market

Some of the year's best history books to read. These WW2 historical fiction novels are must-reads!

11 Exciting World War II Novels Coming in 2017

Some of the year's best history books to read. These historical fiction novels are must-reads!

German machine gunners manning a MG mounted on tripod. Because this will be my story game for trying stop to Nazi destroy world. My character will be travelling through different time zones so Nazi Germany could be an idea.

Lost and found World War II pics (34 photos)

German machine gun crew firing with MG 34 during Operation Barbarossa Part of Army Group North

Summer Travel: How To Pack 2 Weeks In Your Carry-On

Summer Travel: How To Pack 2 Weeks In Your Carry-On

Love the off the shoulder top. Maybe in a mustard or plum? Year round, "adult" colors (since I'm in FL and warm clothes are mostly unnecessary)That denim shirt is great, too. I also love those green shorts.

Beautiful crepe de chine 1940s blouse in cream or black made by The Seamstress of Bloomsbury #1940s #1940sweekend #1940soutfit #blouse #affiliate #WW2

Beautiful crepe de chine 1940s blouse in cream or black made by The Seamstress of Bloomsbury #1940s #1940sweekend #1940soutfit #blouse #affiliate #WW2

Visiting Normandy's WW2 Sites & Memorials.    See our list of WW2 and D-Day places to visit in Normandy, France. A Bucket list destination for anyone who's interested in military history.  I made this list for our visit to Normandy, with kids. It covers all sorts of places, from museums to bunkers, and of course the famous beaches! Utah beach, here we come!  Click through to read my guide for WW2 sites in Normandy.

Visiting Normandy: WW2 D-Day Sites

Here's our list of D-Day sites & memorials to see when visiting Normandy - a Bucket List destination for anyone who's interested in military history.

Great poster showing women how to dress properly for their factory work in WWII

Vintage ads are a reminder of how times have changed (24 photos)

Spelling doesn't't have much to do with safety: Kaiser wartime shipyard dress code poster.

between shades of gray by RUTA SEPETYS. An aspect of the brutality of WWII that I never new about before reading this book. Sepetys presents a horrendous event in a thoughtful, heartfelt, creative and ultimately uplifting way. A MUST READ for everyone, especially those with an interest in the Holocaust, Stalin and/or Lithuania.

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta year old Lithuanian girl forced to Siberian work camp

Historical fiction book about the German occupation during World War II of the small island of Guernsey off the northern coast of France.  One of those books that I hated to finish reading because I enjoyed it so much.

THE SOLDIER'S WIFE, by Margaret Leroy, fiction, 2011 -- the story of one woman and her family as they experience the German occupation of the English Channel island of Guernsey.

German trench -- Stalingrad.

This picture shows German soldiers in a trench during the Battle of Stalingrad. It got my attention because it shows that some of the war tactics from have continued into which would be trench warfare as evidenced here

Broken Glass Jello

Broken Glass Jello

Broken Glass Jello-This is the coolest Jello idea! Although it takes a bit of planning ahead for the Jello to cool, it looks like it would be a lot of fun. Make it into a holiday jello by using festive colors.

Submitted by Sam. C to The Sartorialist:  ‘My great-grandmother Nina West (right) and her sister at a beach near a naval base where my great-grandfather was stationed during WWII.’ vintage fashions style found photo street beach wear wide leg pants halter tops hats 40s war era

Vintage: during World War II (Vintage pic from the Sartorialist): crop tops and wide leg pants then.

British troops advance in the Battle of the Somme, 1916.

World War II: Axis Invasions and the Fall of France

9 Members of the Black Watch, one of the famed Scottish regiments, undergo rough training in South Coast sector of England, in The men were training to be combat parachutists.