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COSSAC staff, under Lt. Gen. Frederick E. Morgan, studied every aspect of a cross-channel invasion of the continent, and eventually chose Normandy. The project seemed remote then, given the vulnerability of Great Britain as she stood alone against the Axis powers, but it was never considered...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 24, 2015

As Lance Cpl. Stan Matulis is moving house to house clearing out the Germans in the Falaise pocket during the Battle of Normandy he and his comrades take a break in a home. After passing a window a couple of times he is shot in the neck by a sniper.read more

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 Lieutenant) January 24, 2015

This two part 1965 film begins with the background of events on Hitler's Ardennes offensive December 1944, with focus on 19 December attack on St. Vith and marking the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge. The second part continues with the Battle of the Bulge along with highlights of the U.S....read more

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The soldiers of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division and a complement of other troops held the key crossroads town during the Battle of the Bulge. Shivering and stamping their feet in the snow, three American soldiers warmed their hands over a small fire at an observation post. They were weary,...read more

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An obscure Brigadier General, Bruce Clarke, and a contingent of American troops slowed tge German advance during the Battle of the Bulge, In the early hours of Sunday morning, December 17, 1944, an American Brigadier general suffering from piles was heading into the unknown. That gray dawn, with...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 19, 2015

The Cologne incident................6th March 1945,, a lone panther and it's crew - brave to the last: Sherman vs Panther vs Pershingread more

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Three German soldiers crept through the snow. They had infiltrated the American front line during a counterattack. Major William F. Hancock spotted the trio. The lead man towered over the others. “He must have been six foot four and weighed about 250 or 275 pounds,” Hancock recalled. The huge...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 14, 2015

The Battle of Arnhem, 1944, taken from the British Pathe newsreel "Red Devils of Arnhem". Video footage of the famous World War 2 British-led military operation that was ultimately a failure. The Brits planned to enter the Netherlands but met unexpected resistance from the 9th and 10th SS...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 04, 2015

American wartime newsreel from the frontlines during the Battle of the Bulge, launched by the German Army across the Ardennes Forest on, 16 December 1944 -- 25 January 1945.read more

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