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 Lieutenant) September 18, 2016

The German invasion began on 1 September 1939, one week after the signing of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact. Soviet invasion commenced on 17 September. The campaign ended on 6 October with Germany and the Soviet Union dividing and annexing the whole of Poland under the terms of the German-Soviet...read more

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The P-61B Black Widow, manufactured by Northrop, is distinguished by being the first American military aircraft specially designed to use radar. Distinctive in shape with its twin engines and twin-boom, this night-fighter flew in all theaters during WWII, including the...read more

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 Lieutenant) September 16, 2016

Finland: VS of Finnish troops and artillery in action against the Russian 44th Division in thickly snow covered woods. Good shots of Finns using captured Russian anti-aircraft guns. POV shot through sights. MS Wounded being treated in Finland at advance hospital. Shots of nurses treating men. ...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 04, 2016
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A brief overview of Fall Weiss, the German Plan of attack that commenced WWII.

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 Lieutenant) September 01, 2016
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We’re in North Africa in this episode of the podcast.

The War in the desert was full of ups and downs for both Axis and Allies. In January 1941 Tobruk fell to the Allies. With the arrival of Rommel the Allies were forced back and Tobruk held out under siege for seven months, depriving...read more

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The First Happy Time was a phase of the Battle of the Atlantic during which German Navy U-boats enjoyed significant success against the British Royal Navy and its allies. It started in July 1940, almost immediately after France was conquered by Germany, bringing the...read more

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In the early spring of 1943, Michael Wittmann commanded a Tiger I heavy tank as a platoon leader. On July 5th of 1943, Wittmann started his combat career on Tiger during the Operation Citadel (Zitadelle). Attached to the  Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH), Wittmann's platoon of four Tigers...read more

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During the battle for Tarawa island in 1943, the US Army attacked nearby Makin Island, which was considered a less costly operation. The army was supported by a platoon of M3A5 Lee medium tanks from the US Army's 193rd Tank Battalion, making this battle the only combat use of the M3 by America...read more

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In the battle for Florence contact was made by 2nd New Zealand Division for the first time with Tiger tanks in any number. The following are several of the New Zealand antitank gunners' experiences in combating Tiger tanks of special interest during the Battle of Florence. The events described...read more

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