The United States and Great Britain have been firm allies for a century. Their mutually beneficial relationship particularly deepened during World War II, when the circumstances of war brought hundreds of thousands of Americans through the British Isles. The enduring friendships that ensued...read more
The Italian soldiers are often blamed for their performance in World War 2, but usually nobody takes a close look at the state of the Italian Armed Forces in World War 2. This video takes a look at the Italian Army, Navy, Air Force and Industry in 1939 and especially 1940.
The Afrika Korps was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War II. First sent as a holding force to shore up the Italian defense of their African colonies, the formation fought on in Africa, under various appellations, from March 1941 until its...read more
This video tells the story of African Americans during the period 1940 through 1946. Covering all phases and theaters of World War II, it focuses on the contributions of these brave men and women on the home and war fronts to the eventual Allied victory. It also shows us they struggle against...read more
Russia, Soviet Union (USSR). Various shots of the large scale Red Army manoeuvres in Russia. Infantry, artillery, air force, thanks etc. Troops advancing across the field. Several officers overlooking the manoeuvres. Various shots of Red Army officer (listed in the old record as Marshal...read more
From the early race to build gliders to the D-Day invasion at Normandy and Nazi Germany's final surrender, "Silent Wings - The American Glider Pilots of WWII" narrated by Hal Holbrook, reveals the critical role gliders played in World War II offensives. Through rare archival footage and...read more