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 Lieutenant) September 15, 2017
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In 1940 the Germans achieved stunning successes with the use of airborne troops, the Fallschirmjäger.  The first recorded attack by parachutists was in Denmark against the fortress at  Masnedø. The reputed impregnable fortress at...read more

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Paratroopers from the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment jump from C47s flying at altitudes of 500-600 feet to begin the recapture of the island of Corregidor on 16 February 1945 in this footage from World War 2.  The paratroopers land on the golf course and parade ground near the barracks and...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2016
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In this episode Angus is looking at the use of Gliders during the war and he is joined by Matt Yates.

Matt is a member of Chalk a living history group in the north of England who specialise in the British...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 19, 2014

Veterans of World War Two lay a wreath at Ranville War Cemetery in Normandy, France. This film was shot on Wednesday 4th June 2014 as the veterans returned to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Ranville was the first village to be liberated in France when parachutists landed here in the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 17, 2014
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Mientras tuvo sus instalaciones en Welwyn Garden City, el Departamento de Operaciones Especiales se dedicó a producir artículos especialmente diseñados para su empleo por las fuerzas paracaidistas y los comandos. Entre ellos figuraban el "Welgun" (un subfusil que luego fue reemplazado por el...read more

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In this image provided by the U.S. Army Signal Corps, General Dwight Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full Victory - Nothing Else," to paratroopers somewhere in England just before they board their planes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe,...read more

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