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 Lieutenant) April 19, 2017

Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. It is only just 00:15 when the American paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division of General Maxwell D. Taylor parachute over the Normandy, thus becoming the first soldiers to reach the French territory; their main mission is to capture Carentan...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 19, 2017

The fortifications of Cherbourg were still formidable. The city was surrounded by a ring of concrete fortifications built onto three ridges that commanded every line of approach. In the city itself the Arsenal was a powerful fortress, and the navy had built forts to defend the harbour. If von...read more

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 HQ Batallón) March 29, 2017

Three WWII tanks compared: Video History Today has put the close up walk around of the King Tiger Tank at La Gleize in Belgium with his similar walk around the Panzer V tank at Houffalize, Belgium. He has then added my tour of the badly damaged M4 Sherman from the Bastogne Museum in Belgium at...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 25, 2017

Today, only one T-35 is left not only in an intact state, but still in running condition. This tank is held in the Kubinka Tank Museum at Moscow and only survived because it was used at a training facility rather than combat use.The T-35 then saw action against the German forces when Operation...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 21, 2017

We are landing on OMAHA BEACH, the most famous beach of the Landing.
This beach is like a second home to FRANÇOIS MATHY, so he is going to tell us today why Omaha Beach passed into history as "Bloody Omaha".

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 Lieutenant) March 21, 2017

Today we are going to visit the GERMAN BATTERY OF AZEVILLE, one of the first installations of the "Atlantic Wall" in France.

We have arranged to meet with MATHIEU DELAMOTTE, battery museum guide, to learn more about the battery and its men.

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Hello, folks! In order to learn more about Omaha Beach we are visiting THE OMAHA BEACH MEMORIAL MUSEUM. Today CATHERINE and DANIEL will show us this museum which was built in memory of all those young men landed here in 1944.

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 Lieutenant) February 21, 2017

Tras conocer cómo fue el desembarco en Utah Beach hoy os proponemos visitar la BATERÍA DE COSTA ALEMANA DE CRISBECQ situada en Saint-Marcouf. Se trata de una de las fortificaciones más poderosas...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2017

Tropa Guripa regresa desde las playas normandas para presentarnos una nueva temporada con capítulos centrados en el famoso desembarco. De una manera fresca y amena nos muestra escenas de época, entrevistas de interés y lo que lo hace mas especial todo sobre el tereeno, es decir en las...read more

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During World War II Nazi Germany constructed a considerable number of fortifications in island of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. As well as building many new fortifications, the German forces made their own additions to some of the existing...read more

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