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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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"What a story it is, straight out of a Commando comic book." the guardian Jeremy Clarkson tells the story of one of the most daring operations of World War II -- the Commando raid on the German occupied dry dock at St. Nazaire in France on 28th March 1942. It was an operation so successful and...read more

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Action in the Caen sector, France. German troops in foxholes eat, play with pets, and receive mail. Infantry and tanks, supported by artillery and rockets, destroy Allied armor. A German tank crew is decorated. German infantry, tanks, and armored cars enter a town.
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This is a video made of the German Newsreels. It's another masterpiece made by HCT. He says he loves the rare footage in the newsreels and the great real sound of battle. You can clearly watch a Stug III, a Panzer IV Aufs. C, some Flak 88, some Pack 36 and some fabulous German artillery the...read more

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The Sherman Firefly was a British tank based on the US M4 Sherman. It was used by British and Commonwealth Armies. They were fitted with the powerful British 17-pounder anti-tank gun as its main weapon. The Firefly tank was an ordinary Sherman but, in order to...read more

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Look at the reasons why the Allies were surprised by the German attack in the Ardennes, better known as the Battle of the Bulge. 

The Battle of Bulge was the last major German offensive operation in World War 2. Yet, it caught the Western Allies by surprise. How was this possible? After...read more

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