D-Day, 6th of June 1944

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you …

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Website updates April 2019

Hello and welcome to my website. During the last couple of days I’ve been busy updating the older posts by updating links and restore functionality. WordPress updates are sometimes a pain but all seems to work again besides the event calendar. The plugin for the event calendar is probably outdated so I have to look …

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Militracks 2015

Country: The Netherlands Province: Noord-Brabant Date: Saturday & Sunday, the 16th & 17th of May 2015 Title: Militracks 2015 at the Oorlogsmuseum Overloon  Links open in a new window or tab when clicked. Click the Google Maps image for detailed location information This sixth edition of Militracks was again a weekend of interesting militaria and the finest German …

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Military artwork: Panzer Marsch

The chaps at Axis Track Services have a fantastic deal in their store!  In association with The Tank Museum, Bruce Crompton, director of Axis Track Services, commissioned world-renowned artist Nicolas Trudgian to paint “Panzer Marsch” – The last advance of Tiger 131. Limited to only 650 prints, this painting commemorates the 70th anniversary of the capture of …

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June 2014 update

Hello folks, I’ve just returned from a week in Normandy, France to celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. It was a great week which made a deep impression on me. I will be posting a separate blog post about this week this month. I have to sort out over 2,000 pictures so it will take …

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Videoblog: Combat Dealers

Combat Dealers is a show which follows the fortunes and adventures of larger than life Londoner Bruce Crompton – one of the world’s biggest collectors of 20th century military equipment. Born and bred in East London, this cockney lad has a shrewd eye for a good deal. Follow Bruce and his highly specialist team as they …

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Militracks 2014

Country: The Netherlands Province: Noord-Brabant Date: Sunday, the 18th of May 2014 Title: Militracks 2014 at the Oorlogsmuseum Overloon  Links open in a new window or tab when clicked, galleries will open in a lightbox. Click the Google Maps image for detailed location information Again, this fifth edition of Militracks was a weekend of good weather, militaria and …

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