A Bridge Too Far is the 1977 World War II film based on the 1974 bestselling book by Cornelius Ryan and was directed by Sir Richard Attenborough. Featuring an all-star cast, the film follows the events surrounding Operation...read more
En el programa de esta semana viajamos hasta aquel 6 de agosto de 1945 cuando el hombre fue capaz de comprender hasta donde llegada su capacidad de autodestrucción con el lanzamiento de Little Boy sobre la ciudad japonesa de Hiroshima.
The M3 Stuart, formally Light Tank M3, was an American light tank of World War II. It was supplied to British and Commonwealth forces under lend-lease prior to the entry of the U.S. into the war. Thereafter, it was used by U.S. and Allied forces until the end of the...read more
On the same day that the world was struck by news of a second atomic bomb, the last Victoria Cross of World War 2 was won by a Royal Navy Reservist. No sailor or Royal Marine has been awarded Britain’s – and the Commonwealth’s – highest military decoration since the...read more
"What a story it is, straight out of a Commando comic book." the guardian Jeremy Clarkson tells the story of one of the most daring operations of World War II -- the Commando raid on the German occupied dry dock at St. Nazaire in France on 28th March 1942. It was an operation so successful and...read more
The Sherman Firefly was a British tank based on the US M4 Sherman. It was used by British and Commonwealth Armies. They were fitted with the powerful British 17-pounder anti-tank gun as its main weapon. The Firefly tank was an ordinary Sherman but, in order to...read more
Allied forces fought fierce battles up the boot of Italy during World War II. Stalemated at the formidable Gustav Line north of Naples in late 1943, they outflanked it with landings at Anzio and Nettuno, then broke through it with a massive offensive in May 1944. By the fall of 1944, after more...read more
Allied forces conquered Sicily in the summer of 1943, securing the island by August 17. This defeat precipitated the fall of Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini, and the new Italian government negotiated an armistice with the Allies. The Allies resolved to intervene in Italy to guarantee this...read more