If you love history, especially WWII history, you need to know about HistoryNet.com. HistoryNet.com is the world’s largest publisher of history magazines. The website contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in their various magazines.
HistoryNet.com magazines include:
- America’s Civil War
- Aviation History
- American History
- Civil War Times
- Military History
- Military History Quarterly
- Wild West
- World War II
Chris Anderson, one of our D-Day tour historians, is a former editor of World War II magazine. He, along with D-Day tour historians Kevin Hymel and Marty Morgan, is a regular contributor to World War II, Military History and Military History Quarterly among many other historical and military publications.
One of the features we appreciate is Today in History, a chronological timetable of historical events and facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more.
But we really love the audio recordings of WWII D-Day veterans.
Here are three that you will want to listen to.
92-year-old Ray Richey served in field artillery in Europe during World War II, coming ashore on Normandy’s Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.
Cpl Norman Swaney of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment talks about parachuting into occupied France on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Sgt Jack Lloyd describes the tension of approaching Normandy and landing on Omaha beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944.