Gearing Up For D-Day

Garrett E Eriksen takes a look at the kit equipped by Allied and Axis soldiers at the Normandy Landings. The rest of this article can be found in the July 2017 issue of The Armourer. The 6th of June 1944 saw the largest seaborne invasion in history taking place along the beaches of Normandy, France as part of the Allied invasion of German-occupied Western Europe. It has … Continue reading Gearing Up For D-Day

African Vampires and the Folklore Podcast

I am a huge fan of the Folklore Podcast. I find the host, Mark Norman, to be an eloquent writer and speaker and his podcasts contain some incredibly detailed pieces of research. Recently he uploaded a show on vampires and their folklore, but shortly after this first of two episodes there was an outburst of mob violence in Malawi that saw nine people killed as … Continue reading African Vampires and the Folklore Podcast