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This semi restored 88/56 FlaK 36 was manufactured in 1941. It is one of the few survivors used by the German Africa Korps, during North Africa Campaign between 1941-1943. In 1943 it was sold to Spain within the “Bär Program”, an agreement of financial support from Hitler in Germany...read more

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The Tunisia Campaign was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces. 

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In this episode we’re looking at three brothers all in the US Navy at the start of the war, and their remarkable story. 

Angus is joined by Sally Mott Freeman, her book “The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific...read more

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Historian David Fletcher MBE presents the thirty-eighth Tank Chat about the Churchill tank,  the last infantry tank design of the war and one of the most successful British tank designs of the Second World War. This tank is also the last Churchill VII of the production line (sometimes called...read more

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Battle of Stalingrad, happened in the winter 1942-1943,  is considered as the biggest defeat in the history of the German Army. It is often identified as the turning point on the Eastern Front, in the war against Germany. In fact, it was a of pivotal battles of the Second Worl War. The Battle...read more

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An American P-40 fighter aircraft from World War II was lifted from the bottom of the Kerch Strait, 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) from the Taman coast. The craft was discovered by team working on the Kerch Strait Bridge, between Russia and Crimea, RUPTLY video agency reported. It was leased to the...read more

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David Willey, The Tank Museum Curator, presents the thirty-sixth Tank Chat about the Tiger 131, the most famous tank in The Tank Museum's collection and arguably the most famous tank in the world. 

Tiger 131 is a German Tiger I Heavy tank captured by the British 48th Royal Tank Regiment...read more

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These are some photos of the presentation of the restoration made by the reenactment group #recon25 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain! The gun was in a ver very bad shape, full of holes and rust... and now is just like if it has just came yesterday from factories in...read more

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We’re looking at amphibious operations during WWII in this episode. We’re all pretty familiar with the handful in the European Theatre (Torch, Husky, Avalanche, Overlord and Dragoon),  but in the Pacific the list is long… And in many cases the men taking part would partake in numerous assault...read more

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The Panther had an excellent combination of firepower, mobility, and protection. The Panther proved to be deadly in open country and long range engagements against tanks like the T-34, but vulnerable in close quarters combat.

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