Exactly a month ago Twitter locked my account, there had been some suspicious activity.It may have been my posting the ‘These bullets from Gallipoli did not collide in mid-air” response for the 91875 time in a row that made the Twitter system think something was off or that I was simply spamming.Normally something like this … More I’m PROPERLY back!
This picture has been shared online claiming to show the exact moment an Axis sniper who has been shot falls from a tower during a battle somewhere in Italy in 1944. It does not.Yes, someone on the internet is wrong, again… I’ve had a rather unusual and diverse career, for a while I’ve worked in … More NOT a sniper falling from a tower in 1944
This photo has been shared online claiming to show a wedding in 1940 where everybody is wearing a gas mask because of the war, or as a photo showing a wedding on the volcanic island of Miyake-jima where people have to wear a gas mask all the time because of the sulphur dioxide gas coming … More NOT a volcano or WW2 gas mask wedding
This picture is being shared with the suggestion that it is a genuine Victorian photograph showing a man, sometimes identified as “Hugh Hefner’s grandpa”, standing with several young ladies who are all wearing rabbit ears. That is not the case. The only mention of a ‘Jack Rabbit club’ is in regards to a veteran’s sports … More NOT Grandpa Hefner’s Jack Rabbit Club
This photo is being shared online supposedly showing the execution of a German soldier for desertion by his own comrades. It does not. When I saw it I immediately knew something wasn’t quite right but couldn’t put my finger on it.The scene just looked too staged, too posed.Eventually I realised that the firing squad was … More NOT a German soldier being shot during WW2
This photo has been shared online with the claim that it shows a German soldier and a Russien soldier kissing during the joined invasion of Poland in September 1939. It does not. To me it was obvious that the photo wasn’t authentic, the uniform details weren’t right for 1939 but the people in the background … More NOT a WW2 photo of future enemies kissing