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 Lieutenant) June 28, 2017

Most known as the strongest last Tiger, Jagdtiger was a German tank destroyer. They were known for their unrivalled firepower and armor protection that threatened the allied tanks.It was the world’s heaviest armored fighting vehicle used operationally during World War II and was the heaviest...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 15, 2017
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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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US Troops made good use of large caches of abandoned German drop tanks as Ninth Air Force P-47 Thunderbolt fighter units moved into France in 1944, occupying airfields once used by the Luftwaffe. Empty they must weigh all of 25 pounds!

External drop tanks turned the Republic P-47...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 04, 2017

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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"The P-51 was the best prop fighter of World War II. It was the top air fighter and, hence, best for escort missions. The P-51 was a relative latecomer to the Pacific Theater. As the war in Europe wound down, the P-51 became more common: eventually, with the...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 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...read more

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Drone footage captured a freshly constructed Reichstag replica in Kubinka's Patriot Park, Moscow Region, Sunday, which has been installed to recreate the Red Army's storming of the building during the 1945 Battle of Berlin.

A dramatic and realistic reconstruction of the final days of...read more

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The Heiligenbeil Pocket was the site of a major encirclement battle on the Eastern Front during the closing weeks of World War II, in which the Wehrmacht's 4th Army was almost entirely destroyed during the Soviet Braunsberg Offensive Operation.

This battle reenactment has been made by 21...read more

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