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Leo Major was a French Canadian man born in 1921. He probably didn’t think he was going to be more of a hero than the average soldier when he joined up with the Canadian Army at the start of World War II—supposedly he simply joined up because he wanted to...read more

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Lieutenant Colonel Jack “Mad Jack” Churchill of the British Army is regarded as one the greatest warriors of all time. He was the British soldier who killed nazis with a sword and a longbow. He is known for the motto: "Any officer who goes...read more

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By the end of 1940 Britain defiantly stood alone against Nazi tyranny. Appeasement of the late 1930s was a reaction against the slaughter of the First World War, even after the fall of France some in power advocated a peace with Germany.

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The remains of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William O. Pile, missing from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. On November 3, 2015, it was announced by the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting...read more

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Joachim Lemelsen born 28 September 1888 (Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia) died 30 March 1954 (Gottingen, Lower Saxony, West Germany) was a Panzer General (General der Panzertruppe) in the Wehrmacht during World War II. 

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Benjamin Lewis Salomon (September 1, 1914 – July 7, 1944) was a United States Army dentist during World War II, assigned as a front-line surgeon. When the Japanese started overrunning his hospital, he stood a rear-guard action...read more

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Siempre que nos acercamos a la Alemania gobernada por el partido nacionalsocialista nos hacemos la misma pregunta¿Cómo pudieron convencer a la población alemana para que, inicialmente, les votara y para que después les siguiese ciegamente en la batalla? La respuesta es complicada, pero podemos...read more

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Esto es Estiocast, vuestro Histocast de verano. Hoy nos vamos a las heladas estepas de Stalingrado para conocer las peripecias de Arthur Kruger, el último miembro del Regimiento de Infantería de Danzig que logró salir con vida de Stalingrado. Te lo cuenta...read more

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Frederick Rounsville "Fritz" Payne, Jr. (July 31, 1911 – August 6, 2015) was a World War II fighter ace who left his mark on aviation and wartime history by shooting down six Japanese warplanes during the Battle of Guadalcanal. ...read more

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