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 of...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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This video is a short summary of the discovery, the diving and the salvage of the German fighter Messerschmitt Bf109 G-2/R6 “Yellow 3” that made an emergency landing on the sea close to Nærøy on the 24th of March 1943. It was recovered 2010 from a depth of 67 meter. The recovery was performed by...read more

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In this episode we’re looking at a topic we touched upon way back in episode 06 when we looked at the OSS.  We’re looking at the OSS spy station chief in Bern, Switzerland, Allen Dulles and his connections with the German resistance during WWII.

Dulles incredibly was approached by a...read more

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During the military occupation of Ukriane by Nazi Germany some Ukrainians chose to collaborate with the Nazis for various reasons, including the hopes for self-rule, resurgent Ukrainian nationalism, dissatisfaction with Soviet control and resentment against the...read more

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The Japanese did not make very extensive use of paratroopers and development of specialized weapons for them also lagged. Japanese airborne troops jumped armed with pistols and grenades, and their rifles and machine guns were dropped separately in containers. The...read more

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