Old Time Design Company Black Armoured Forces Beret

Our friends at the Old Time Design Company have added another collaboration with Compton Webb to their portfolio. This time it’s a 100% authentic reproduction of the wartime British armoured forces black beret – manufactured by the same company that made them during the war. Copied exactly from originals, no detail has been left to […]

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Friday Foto

This photo was on the cover of ‘YANK’ Magazine, Continental Edition of January 14, 1945, entitled “PRESENT ARMS”. It featured Pfc. Robert Leigh and his collection of enemy weapons (MP.38 and MP.40’s, an MG.34 and an MG42) taken by the 83rd Infantry Division. The picture was taken in Gurzenich (Düren), Germany, probably just after the […]

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Friday Foto

Pictured are the fifteen servicemen of World War II who were awarded the Medal of Honor. Taken at a mass presentation ceremony in the White House gardens on 12 October, 1945. President Truman made the award presentations. Seated (left to right): Sgt. Christos H. Karaberis, Manchester, NH Sgt. Freeman V. Horner, Shamokin, PA Cpl. Desmond […]

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Saturday Snapshot

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations’ commitment to maintaining international peace and security among nations as well as promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights. The drive to establish the UN was mainly led and driven by the United States in the aftermath of WWII, the most destructive conflict the […]

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