A portable field surgical unit (think MASH or aid station) operates in a field near the front lines of northern Burma during WW2. Lt. Colonel Gordon S. Seagraves, head of the unit, performs surgery on wounded soldiers in the open air with only umbrellas protecting his patient from the monsoon...read more
In many ways, the Thompson and its history reflects the character of the American boys sent overseas to fight in WWII — scrappy dogfaces with lots of fight and some mischief in their background who were shipped out to do a job and do it well. That interesting...read more
The Solomon Islands campaign was the first major amphibious landing of World War II mounted by America; and was the first major Allied offensive against Imperial Japan. It was the scene of bitter fighting between US and Japanese forces. It was also an campaign of...read more
The greatest generation the world has ever seen, respect for American, Commonwealth, German, Russian, ... and Japanese soldiers. Respect for all the soldiers that fought in WWII, no matter the country.
Operation Overlord was the code-name given to the Allied invasion of France scheduled for June 1944. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day). A 1,200-plane airborne assault ...read more
Before I get into the main story there is something I have to say. This is only my opinion based on my observation and it is not a political statement.The events in this story do have stark similarities to what is happening now, where countries are closing their borders for refugees.
These videos contain combat footage in color from all fronts showing Russians, Germans, British, Japanese, Americans and from other countries. They are truly stunning and some never before seen footage included! Warning, these videos contain some graphic scenes!: