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Heinkel He 115 b/c, 8L+FH 1./906 from the Luftwaffe Küstenfliegergruppe 906 Luftflotte, werk nr: 2398, had a hard landing on december 28th 1942 in Hafrsfjord, Stavanger, Norway. It lost one of the floats, capsized and eventually sunk. The Germans managed to save the floats and one of the...read more

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U-637 surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Stavanger and later sunk as part of Operation Deadlight on 21 December 1945. The boat's career began with training at 5th U-boat Flotilla on 27 August 1942, followed by active service on 1 June 1944 as part of the 1st Flotilla for the remainder of her service...read more

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The tradition of a New Year’s Day concert dates back to 1939, shortly after the outbreak of World War II, when the philharmonic began performing Strauss-heavy concerts around New Year’s Day. In 1939, Clemens Krauss, with the support of Vienna Gauleiter...read more

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These are a nice mixture of aerial photographs. It's amazing how many and how large these structures were. The number of people it took to complete them. They are giant scars on the land. Did the common soldier of eitherr side realize the destruction ahead. Seeing it from the drones' viewpoint...read more

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Breaking out the Zodiacs with the boys and exploring the bunkers on Barwell Island that were placed there during WW2 to defend against a Japanese Invasion

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A new discovery has been done by Paul G. Allen and his research team on boarding of R/V Petrel, his new research vessel outfitted with the latest deep sea exploration technology. It's the wreckage of the Italian destroyer: Artigliere RM. The Italian government was...read more

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US Troops made good use of large caches of abandoned German drop tanks as Ninth Air Force P-47 Thunderbolt fighter units moved into France in 1944, occupying airfields once used by the Luftwaffe. Empty they must weigh all of 25 pounds!

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En el programa de esta semana realizamos un nuevo viaje a la Segunda Guerra Mundial para conocer más curiosidades y más historias poco conocidas de este conflicto bélico.

¿Sabías que los Aliados vencieron a un submarino gracias a unas patatas?¿Conocías la existencia de un barco heladería...read more

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En el programa de esta semana viajamos hasta la Segunda Guerra Mundial, pero no para hablar de batallas o biografías; hoy vamos a centrarnos en curiosidades o historias poco contadas de esta contienda.

Para recopilar la información hemos contado con la ayuda de Pere Cardona, investigador...read more

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The role of the International Committee of the Red Cross during WWII is complicated. Closely bound to Switzerland the ICRC tried to remain neutral whilst at the same time operating with in the boundaries of the Geneva Conventions.

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