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 Lieutenant) July 08, 2016

"The Battle of Midway" filmed at the time and directed by John Ford was one of four winners of the inaugural, 1942 Academy Award for Best Documentary. This documentary follows the battle with footage shot by Navy cameramen. 

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The main effort, however, was to the south, where the Korsun–Shevchenkovsky Offensive was launched on January 24. After a massive bombardment, 2nd Ukrainian Front's, 4th Guards and 53rd Armies attacked to the south of the Korsun bulge, and were joined the next day by the 5th Guards Tank Army....read more

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Many victories on the battlefield during World War II were achieved not only for the technical superiority of weapons, but also for the courage and ingenuity of its owners. An example of such confrontation was the unequal fight between light tank T-70 Second Lieutenant...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 27, 2016

The Battle for Caen from June–August 1944 was a battle of the Second World War between Allied forces of the mainly Anglo Canadian Second Army and German forces of Panzergruppe West during the Battle of Normandy.

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 Lieutenant) June 25, 2016

Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes. United States forces bore the brunt of the attack and incurred the highest casualties for any operation during the war.

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The Battle of Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II.On June 21, 1945, after 82 days of battle, the Japanese troops were defeated. This was not intended to be the final major battle of World War II, only the staging...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 22, 2016
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The Armistice of 22 June 1940 was signed at 18:36 near Compiègne, France, by the top military officials of Nazi Germany and more junior representatives from the French Third Republic. They included General Wilhelm Keitel, the...read more

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This silent WWII German newsreel shows long range German bomber aircraft making strikes against Allied shipping in the Atlantic sea lanes near Ireland. In 1940, these "back door" raids were commonplace and costly to both sides. On one raid in July of that year for example, the Luftwaffe...read more

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