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The bunker unearthed during excavations in Caen (Calvados, Normandy) was used by German Army to stay and was responsible for protecting and defend the access from the sea. It has long been hidden underground for over 60 years. It's a real-life time capsule!....read more

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Amanecer del 6 de junio de 1944, las aguas de la zona de Normandíaestaban cubiertas por una capa de niebla y en el ambiente reina una relativa calma. De repente, la niebla se levanta y el mar se encuentra repleto de todo tipo de barcos que se dirigen a la playa. Asustados los alemanes intentan...read more

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Different cities of the world destroyed by Second World War bombs:

  1. St Paul’s Cathedral (London, UK).- Another iconic Wren creation, St Paul’s is perhaps the greatest of London’s architectural Blitz survivors. Numerous photographs capture this grand church –

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When the British landed in Normandy on D-Day, they had one main objective: seize the key city of Caen from where William the conqueror had sailed for England nine centuries ago. Capturing Caen would give the Allies a base from where they could conduct deeper offensives into France. But the...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) May 22, 2014
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The extraordinary success of the Mémorial de Caen museum lies in the initial resolve of its founder, Mr Jean-Marie Girault. With destruction wreaked across almost three quarters of this martyr city of the Liberation in the summer of 1944, Caen deserved a fitting tribute for the damage it...(find out more)

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