If the history of Anglo-Brazilian volunteers who flew for the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II is unknown practitioner, much less publicized is the fact that a select group of young women, mostly daughters or British granddaughters based in Brazil, went to the same fate, entering the...read more
Lieutenant-Colonel John William Arthur Stephenson was a British Army officer during Second World War. He was a hero of North Africa Campaign. As a Captain in the Middlesex Regiment, in 1943 he was awarded the DSO for service in Tunisia. However, he was most known to...read more
Richard O’Connor came very close to expelling the Italians out of North Africa, if things hadn’t distracted the British drawing away his troops, there very well could have been no Afrika Corps or El Alamein. Rommel and Monty would have had to make their names elsewhere.
Leo Major was a French Canadian man born in 1921. He probably didn’t think he was going to be more of a hero than the average soldier when he joined up with the Canadian Army at the start of World War II—supposedly he simply joined up because he wanted to...read more