The Atlantic Wall Museum at Ouistreham (Normandy) is inside the old German headquarter which was in charge of the batteries covering the entrance of the river Orne and the canal, at the very eastern extreme of the D-Day beach landings on Sword Beach.The 52ft high concrete tower has been fully...read more

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 HQ Batallón) June 05, 2016

Watch the "Pointe Du Hoc Bunker Story." This video gives viewers a first-hand look at the observation bunker on the cliffs of Omaha Beach. Constructed during World War II, this bunker served as the nerve center for the Germans at Pointe Du Hoc.

Geert Van Den Bogaert walks you through this...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 29, 2016

Tiger II "Königstiger 213" at the December 44 Museum, La Gleize, Belgium. This Tiger with Fahrgestell number 280273, was made in the Wegmann & Co, Kassel, Nordhessen, Germany in 1944.

Tiger II "213" was used as a command tank by SS-Obersturmführer Helmut Dollinger, during the final...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 29, 2016

This German Panther Ausf G tank belonged to the 2nd SS. Panzer Division. It was abandoned in a field maybe because it ran out of fuel on 26 December 1944. In de 80's it was recovered and placed at the Grandmenil crossroads.In the years souvenir hunters stole many parts of the tank.

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What do you do, if you happen to find a tank sunk in a bog? Well, you pull it out. Who said it is easy? 

I recently got my hands on a 15 years old VHS tape, so sorry for the quality. The footage in it shows how a group of enthusiasts dig out a legendary soviet T 34 tank sunk in Pienava...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 30, 2016

Lancaster B I R5868 "S-Sugar" is the oldest surviving Lancaster. This aircraft was the first RAF heavy bomber to complete 100 operations (going on to fly 137 sorties). It is on display at the RAF Museum, Hendon in 467 Sqn markings. Although surplus to requirements, the decision to...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 27, 2016

The RAF Hendon Ju-87 was captured in Germany, May 1945. The British Disarmament Wing located 59 Ju-87s at the end of the war. This was one of 12 German aircraft selected by the Air Ministry for museum display, rather than as evaluation aircraft. According to RAF Hendon nine of these museum...read more

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This is an interesting footage of a walkround into the Swiss Military Museum, located in the Swiss town of Full. The video shows a disassembled King Tiger. This tank was given to Switzerland by France after the war. Hull number 280215 from s.H.Pz.Abt 506. A group has been working on the...read more

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The Vossenberg was a strategic stronghold and fortress complex and part of the Peel-Raam Position in the south of the Netherlands during World War II. It was built from 1938 to 1939 as Dutch defence position. During the Western campaign they were not attacked, but in 1944 they moved frequently...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 18, 2016

The Vossenberg was a strategic stronghold and fortress complex and part of the Peel-Raam Position in the south of the Netherlands during World War II. It was built from 1938 to 1939 as Dutch defence position. During the Western campaign they were not attacked, but in 1944 they moved frequently...read more

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