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 HQ Batallón) June 18, 2016

Footage of Allied landings in Normandy during Operation Neptune as a part of Operation Overlord. This video shows the fighting for the beaches mainly at Omaha Beach but also the other landing zones are shown.

The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations...read more

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On 2 May 1945, after one of the most intense battles in human history, the guns at last stopped firing amongst the ruins of Berlin. According to Soviet veterans, the silence that followed the fighting was literally deafening. Less than four years after his attack on the Soviet Union, Hitler's...read more

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On 6 June, 1944, D-Day, Easy 506th fought one of its most important battles. In a field between le Grand Chemin and the Brecourt Manor house, was a manmade ditch lined with trees. Spaced at intervals along that ditch, were three German artillery pieces, sited on the shoreline of Utah Beach near...read more

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I want remembering Airborne Landings in Normandy using using World War Two Black and White photos that are researched and colourised in detail by Doug and other artists from the 'Colourisehistory Group'. I also have left some photos colourised made by other...read more

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 Teniente) June 06, 2016
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On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline in the historic operation known as D-Day. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded on the beaches of Normandy, but by day’s end, the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) June 04, 2016
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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

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Suddenly and without warning, early on the morning of 22 June 1941, over three million Axis forces lunged across the Soviet state border and commenced Hitler’s infamous Operation Barbarossa. Spearheaded by four powerful panzer groups and protected by an impenetrable curtain of air support, the...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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 Teniente) May 26, 2016

Campaign for Norway was a complex series of battles in which Hitler out-gambled Churchill in order to secure a vital resource lifeline for the Third Reich.

After Hitler conquered Poland and was still fine-tuning his plans against France, the British began to exert control of the coastline...read more

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