Category: World Wars

Salute to the Land Girls

  Lilies on the Land will visit the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven, on Wednesday 26 October, celebrating an extraordinary episode in Britain’s history – the Women’s Land Army of the Second World War. Gripping but...

A Tale of Two Boys – Part 2

Following on from the story of 16-year-old Wilhelm ‘Willi’ Hübner, here is the story of 12-year-old Alfred Czech… Alfred’s Story Twelve-year-old Hitlerjugend platoon leader Alfred Czech after the award of his Iron Cross by the...

A Tale of Two Boys – Part 1

“Everyone made a brief report: ‘Oberkamaradschaftsführer Hübner, Bann 803, Lower Silesia area, messenger in the fight for Lauban.’ And he shook hands with everyone. When he stroked my cheek, he said: ‘Well, my boy’...

The Ultimate Atrocity

An account of Bergen-Belsen in Nazi Germany by Pembrokeshire author Tim Wickenden As the aircraft landed on the hastily repaired strip – a Jock [Scottish] doctor raced up to us in his Jeep. “Got...