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 HQ Batallón) November 26, 2016

The final battle for Munich began 29 Apr 1945, when the US 20th Armored Division, US 3rd Infantry Division, US 42nd Infantry Division and US 45th Infantry Division assaulted through the outskirts of the city, also liberating Dachau concentration camp in the process. Some sectors were well...read more

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 HQ Batallón) August 16, 2016

Real colour footage of the celebrations at the end of World War Two, starting with VJ day in New York and then VE day in Britain and across europe. I thought these images were amazing, as we usually only get to see this period of history in black and white.

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 HQ Batallón) August 13, 2016

August 14, 1945: Waikiki erupts in joyful celebration as the first news of the surrender of Japan comes over the radio.

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By April 1945, the German front in the west had disintegrated and in the east the Red Army had encircled Berlin. Despite its belated use of advanced turbojet and rocket propelled aircraft for the destruction of Allied bombers fleets, the Luftwaffe was...read more

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Germany's Messerschmitt Me 262 was by far the fastest fighter of World War II. In addition to its Jumo 004 turbojet powerplants, its swept wings were a further innovation that made the Me 262 one of the most extraordinary designs of World War II. The Me 262 A-1a achieved the incredible speed...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 14, 2016

Rare footage of the Nagasaki nuclear bombing that ended WW2. Footage shows preparation, flight, and actual bombing.

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British Soldiers Discover Hitler's Bunker (1945). Tanks fill the streets of Berlin, flattened and destroyed buildings can be seen everywhere across the city. The ruins of the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate and the Chancellory can all be seen. Hitler's air raid shelter is seen, the spot where...read more

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VE Day celebrated on 7 (Western Allies) or 8 (Russia) May 1945 marks the end of World War II in Europe but, is it true?

The act of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces ...read more

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