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The Fallschirmjäger, elite troops of German Forces during World War II, participated very actively in Italian Front, from Sicily until last days in North Italy. They were frequently deployed at the vanguard of attacks and as the bulwark of a defence....read more

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The attack on Crete in May 1941 stands as the single most defining action undertaken by the Fallschirmjäger during WWII. The Battle of Crete began on the morning of 20 May 1941, when Nazi Germany launched an airborne invasion of Crete under the code name Operation Merkur (Mercury). The massive...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) August 25, 2015
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Esto es HistoCast. No es Esparta pero casi. Tratamos a los paracaidistas o tropas aerotransportadas y dispuestos a saltar al vacío se encuentran @LordCirencest er, @tamtamveramendi, @HugoACanete y @goyix_salduero. Se tratan los siguientes bloques temáticos: Orígenes; Tomar Holanda desde el aire...read more

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The first all-black paratroop unit in the U.S. Military, the 555th parachute battalion stood poised to serve in World War II - even though the army wasn't ready to use it.

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How Black Smokejumpers Helped Save The American West:

  1. Smokejumper Jesse Mayes preparing to jump from a C-47 (U.S. Army Air Force)
  2. First Sgt. Walter Morris, 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga., prepares for his first jump. Morris is considered the U.S. Army
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 HQ Batallón) September 19, 2014
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  1. During World War II, the British Army trained dogs to jump out of airplanes with soldiers. This crossbred Collie, Rob, reportedly made 20 jumps and took part in the North African landing. Here, the paradog is presented with the Dickin Medal for animal gallantry in Feb. 1945. There is even
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