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 Lieutenant) March 15, 2017
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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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 Lieutenant) March 02, 2017

Work on the Sturer Emil began in as early as 1939, when the German army had need of an effective weapon against the reinforced Maginot Line. But by 1942, the situation had changed fundamentally: France had already fallen, and Germany was waging an entirely different war against the USSR. At the...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 28, 2017

In this case, is deal of a German coastal artillery position in Denmark. It was a heavily defended section of the 'Atlantic Wall' built by Nazi Germany during the World War II. 

The MarineKüstenBatterie (MKB = Navy Coast Battery) in Lokken, Jammerbucht bay, Northern Denmark, North Sea...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 19, 2017

No doubts! This is an original MG 42 in 7.92mm, although fire rate seems a bit slow. This is because it's simply using the heavy type bolt, which reduces the rate of fire to about 900 rpm. The maximum cyclic rate of the mechanisms of MG 42 is often exaggerated and inaccurate. This machine gun...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2017

The Panzerfaust was a hand-held German anti-tank weapon with a hollow-charge/shaped-charge warhead. The Panzerfaust was in use from 1943 until the end of the war. When used against tanks, the Panzerfaust had an impressive Beyond-armour effect. During the last stages of the war, many poorly...read more

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In 1943 the Allies made their first mass use of Airborne troops in support of the landings on Sicily. By this time the Germans had already ruled out any further mass use of the airborne Fallschirmjäger after Crete, though a huge success the price paid was costly.

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 Lieutenant) February 12, 2017

Awesome and rare footage of the Panzerkampfwagen VI, the Tiger Tank. This tank was the first tank in the world can shoot down enemy tank from about 1,5km. read more

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 Lieutenant) February 05, 2017
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Thanks to a Russian photographer called Alexander Skvorin, you can travel through time staring these amazing combining photos from the...read more

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