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 Lieutenant) March 01, 2016
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In this episode Angus is looking at the Java Sea Campaign, with Jeffrey Cox.

Jeff’s book Rising Sun, Falling Skies: The disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II from Osprey publishing, examines the events following Pearl Harbor.

In their own lighting offensive the Japanese...read more

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 HQ Batallón) February 22, 2016

The Eastern Front stretched for 1,400 kilometers, from the Arctic Circle in the North, to Crimea in the South, and flashpoints changed all through the war as the two adversaries probed each other and fought over the same increasingly devastated territory. This heatmap shows the major battles of...read more

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The 7.5 cm Pak 40 formed the backbone of German anti-tank guns for the latter part of World War II, so it was the standard German anti-tank gun. Following the invasion of the USSR in 1941 and the appearance of heavily armoured Soviet tanks such as the T-34...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 08, 2016
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In 1942 the Allied powers faced the most serious challenge to their control of the seas encountered in the Second World War: the menace of the U-boat. Fast, well armed, and long-ranged, Hitler's submarines attacked shipping throughout the North Atlantic, often...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 03, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recently released this mini documentary focusing on Chrysler’s contributions to the war effort during WW2 in recognition of the 75th anniversary of President Roosevelt’s historic ...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 16, 2015

Stug III Ausf D, chassis number 90678 was captured by the British in El Alamein in North Africa and was taken to the UK for tests and study. This tank was recovered from the Pirbright fire range in UK, and was then part of Kevin Wheatcroft collection. The new owner Jon Phillips then acquired it...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

Abe talks about flying over Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This interview is part of an Oral History Showcase from the International Conference on WWII, taking place December 7 to 9, 2011, at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans.read more

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

In order to combat the numerically superior American navy, the IJN devoted large amounts of resources to creating a force superior in quality, the objective being of "making up for quantity by means of quality". During the first six months of the war the Imperial Japanese Navy enjoyed...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

The Bombing of Pearl Harbor film was made right after the surprise attack on this Hawaii Naval base. The USS Arizona and more are featured.read more

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 Lieutenant) December 06, 2015

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II.

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