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Reminiscent of a gangster hold-up, the capture in Libya of Lieut.-Gen. Sir Richard O'Connor and Maj.-Gen. Philip Neame, V.C. on 6 April 1941, was carried out by German motor cycle troops who had pushed on towards the coast from Mechili in the moonlight, and who whisked the officers away from a...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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 Lieutenant) August 08, 2016

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 IeFH...read more

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Mariya Vasilyevna Oktyabrskaya (16 August 1905 – 15 March 1944) was a Soviet tank driver during World War II. Mariya Vasilyevna Oktyabrskaya was married to a Soviet army officer. While married to her husband, she began to...read more

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 Lieutenant) August 01, 2016

Seventy-five years ago—May 20, 1941 to be exact—Lt. Commander Ian Fleming checked into the swanky Palacio Hotel in Estoril, Portugal's version of the Côte d'Azur.  He signed in with his real name—Ian Lancaster Fleming—and listed his occupation as "Government Official."  The less than subtle...read more

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"It should have been a turkey shoot for the U.S. Navy."

Few words are more disheartening to Americans than FDR's "day of infamy," and few photos more provocative than the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) July 30, 2016

This is a new work of HCT. It's different to previous works, they were always focused on WWII German Forces, but it's very interesting. Thanks for sharing!read more

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A Spanish soldier of the Blue Division (Spanish: División Azul, or División Española de Voluntarios) erects a cross for a fallen comrade during the Siege of Leningrad.

Marcelino Gil Martin was a Corporal of the Blue Division and fell in battle while fighting in the front of the Volkhov...read more

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