Today marks the 74th anniversary of the first successful launch of a V-2 /A4-rocket from Test Stand VII at Peenemünde, Germany. Making it the 1st official man made object to reach space, making space exploration a fact.
However the Nazi’s weren’t really interested in space exploration...read more
Today marks the 71st anniversary of VE Day, Victory in Europe day. Of course if there is victory there is generally also someone who loses. It can be debated if Germany and its allies lost the war, because I think the majority of their citizens were also victims of the Fascist regime.
The order on 24th of May to halt the German Panzer Divisions just short of Dunkirk has been widely debated ever since. Karl-Heinz Frieser in his book Blitzkrieg Legend gives a detailed overview on the Battle of France and also on the so called "halt order" (Halte-Befehl). In this video '...read more
The Battle of Dunkirk during World War II ended with the evacuation of British and Allied forces in Europe from May 26 to June 4, 1940. A huge force of Allied soldiers were cut off in northern France by the German army as it advanced to the English Channel coast at...read more
European Resistance in the Second World War by Philip Cooke & Ben H. Shepherd. Everyone knows of the role of the French Resistance in the fight against Hitler – what is far less well known is the role of other nationalities who were equally active in attacking the Nazis be it underground,...read more
Wacht am Rhein, the Battle of the Bulge, is a grand-tactical simulation of that enormous battle!. The more than 2,380 counters represent every formation, at company and battalion levels, which fought there, including US, German, British, French, Canadian and Belgian units. Infantry, armor, anti...read more
A finales de 1944, tras la ruptura del frente en Normandía y los desembarcos en el Mediterráneo, casi toda Francia ha sido ocupada por los aliados. Los alemanes se retiran del interior, pero siguen ocupando la costa. Los aliados dependen de los suministros que reciben desde las playas y...read more
The First Blitzkrieg is the start of what will be a series of games called Total War in Europe. Unit scale ranges from divisions to battalions, and includes air groups. Map scale is 10 kilometers per hex and two days per turn. Each game map is part of a greater Master Map, encompassing the...read more
The development team behind the award-winning game Advanced Tactics: World War II is back with a new and improved game engine that focuses on the decisive early days of World War II! Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris is the first in an innovative series of operational...read more
Esto es HistoCast. No es Esparta pero casi. Nos enfrentamos a la defensa de Francia al comenzar la II Guerra Mundial y contamos con Javier Veramendi (@tamtamveramendi www.gehm.es), apoyado por (@LordCirencester), y Goyix (@goyix_salduero ...read more