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As of 3 May 2017 the Panther Ausf. G was deconstructed and transported to the Bastogne Barracks (the Royal Museum of the Army) for a 2 year renovation, where it will be overhauled returning it to Houffalize when it's finished. The tank is owned by the town of...read more

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Stanley Maxted, BBC's journalist, reports "live" radio reports from the fighting in Arnhem. He describes Operation Berlin. The evacuation of the 1st Airborne across the Rhine on the night of 25/26 September 1944. Scenes of men dressed in military uniforms. A house on fire. A man talking into a...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 07, 2017

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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 Lieutenant) April 26, 2017

Bane of the heavy German armour, the Sherman Firefly was the British invention that mounted the powerful 17 pdr anti-tank gun in a Sherman V. It was the most powerfully gunned tank fielded by the Allies during World War II. An ordinary American-built Sherman modified by the British, the Firefly...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 25, 2017

JUNO BEACH, the beach destined for the Canadian army. Thanks to an expert historian specialized in the Canadian troops, we will discover the high price paid for the troops of Canada and the motive for which they did not manage to reach his aims marked for the Día-D.Do not forget to activate the...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 23, 2017

It is estimated that between September 1943 and April 1945, some 60,000-70,000 Allied and 150,000 German soldiers died in Italy. Overall Allied casualties during the campaign totaled about 320,000 and the corresponding German figure (excluding those involved in the final surrender) was well over...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 19, 2017

Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. It is only just 00:15 when the American paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division of General Maxwell D. Taylor parachute over the Normandy, thus becoming the first soldiers to reach the French territory; their main mission is to capture Carentan....read more

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 Lieutenant) April 19, 2017

The fortifications of Cherbourg were still formidable. The city was surrounded by a ring of concrete fortifications built onto three ridges that commanded every line of approach. In the city itself the Arsenal was a powerful fortress, and the navy had built forts to defend the harbour. If von...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 15, 2017
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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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 Lieutenant) April 14, 2017
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Last April 8 components of the group of recreation Durham Light Infantry - The Durhams realized a field exit placed in the Durham Project Verrieres 1944. There were achieved more than 500 photographic captures that will serve to illustrate good part of the equipment used by the British soldier...read more

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