ARTICLES | World War I & World War II

World War I

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“The War to End All Wars: Loos”
James H. Hillestad tells us the story of the ‘Lone Tree’ at the battle for Loos during WWI. | W. Britain’s The Standard
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“The Last Battle of World War I”
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, the Armistice that ended World War I took effect. However, one more battle was yet to be fought — in a distant and primitive place. By James H. Hillestad | W. Britain’s The Standard
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“The War to End All Wars”
The Toy Soldier Museum's James H. Hillestad reflects on the fateful end of World War I. | Toy Soldier & Model Figure

World War II

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“Newton’s Artillery”
James H. Hillestad takes a look at handheld explosive weapons of WWII. | W. Britain’s The Standard
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“Sir Winston Churchill: Portrait in Miniatures”
James H. Hillestad pens a profile of the British prime minister illustrated with personality figures and complementary collectibles. | Toy Soldier & Model Figure
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5459 Paradise Valley Rd
Cresco, PA 18326