On this page I've posted some of the most frequent questions I receive about this site and myself along with a brief reply.

Who is behind Axis History Factbook?
Axis History Factbook (AHF) is primarily a one-man project by myself, Marcus Wendel, but it would not be anything of this scope or quality without the help of many others.
It began in 1994 with a collection of links (that part of the site is long since closed down) on skalman.nu, and it has since evolved into the present shape.

Many people have helped out with information over the years, I would especially like to thank (in no particular order) Gareth Collins, Larry D, Bernd R and Shawn Bohannon for providing a lot of material of AHF.

Can you tell me a little about yourself?
I was born in 1973 and live in southern Sweden. I have studied Economics, Economic History and Political Science at the University of Lund and now that I have left for the "real world" I work with project management.
A large part of my spare time is spent either reading books (gathering information for) or working on my site.

Are you a Nazi?
No! Many people seem to think that everyone with an interest in WW2 Germany is a Nazi, but I am not a Nazi, racist, anti-semite or anything of that sort.

Why have you made these pages?
I have made these pages because I have a great interest in history in general (and the Axis nations of World War II in particular).
These pages also enable people to learn more about various periods of our history, something I feel is very important.
Through these pages I have also come into contact with a lot of different people who share my interest and am happy to say that I have also gained friends this way.

Can you help me with information on...?
I might be able to help you with information on the topic covered on my pages, but the best way to get help is to post your question in the message forum, that way both I and the other people frequenting the forum can help you.

How can I support AHF?
Your support is greatly appreciated and indeed needed. Check out the Support page for details on how to help.

Do you want more information on...?
I am always interested in more information on the topics I write about, so please contact me if you want to contribute information.

Can I use text/images from your site?
If you want to use any images or text from this site, please ask me for permission before taking them!

Can I add a link to your site?
Yes of course, but please don't link to my site within your frames.

Do you have any banners I can use to link to your site?


Why Skalman?

Skalman is the name of a Swedish comic book character (created by Rune Andréasson) who always seems to have the answer (or invention) for every occasion and always remains "cool".
I chose that name because I always liked the character and also because it was my nickname while I was doing my military service in the Swedish Air Force.

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