US Troops made good use of large caches of abandoned German drop tanks as Ninth Air Force P-47 Thunderbolt fighter units moved into France in 1944, occupying airfields once used by the Luftwaffe. Empty they must weigh all of 25 pounds!

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We’re looking at amphibious operations during WWII in this episode. We’re all pretty familiar with the handful in the European Theatre (Torch, Husky, Avalanche, Overlord and Dragoon),  but in the Pacific the list is long… And in many cases the men taking part would partake in numerous assault...read more

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Dummies and decoys are fake military equipment that are intended to deceive the enemy. Dummies and decoys are only one aspect of military deception. During World War II, multiple dummy airMilitary Fakefields and even towns were used in England to divert German bombers from the real targets. ...read more

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Immediately after hearing the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, General George C. Marshall, the chief of staff of the United States Army, directed all commanders in the Pacific to implement war plan Rainbow 5.1 While the plan called for the military forces in the...read more

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What tourists of Berchtesgaden usually don't get to see. A rare view of the U-Boot diesel engine and the emergency generator at the Eagle's Nest in action. We can enjoy this video thanks to ...read more

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Color footage of atomic bomb tests with active duty military personnel at Camp Desert Rock, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. Shows soldiers in foxholes as nuclear detonation occurs nearby; light and shockwaves; blowing dust; soldiers climbing out of foxholes and running towards mushroom cloud. Some of...read more

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United Kingdom: VS of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent meeting and taking salute at parade of WRENS (Women's Royal Naval Service) at a British naval base. VS Good shots showing the life of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) recruits parading, doing PT / Keep fit exercises, in classrooms, in...read more

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En el programa de esta semana viajamos hasta aquel 6 de agosto de 1945 cuando el hombre fue capaz de comprender hasta donde llegada su capacidad de autodestrucción con el lanzamiento de Little Boy sobre la ciudad japonesa de Hiroshima.

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