The First Happy Time was a phase of the Battle of the Atlantic during which German Navy U-boats enjoyed significant success against the British Royal Navy and its allies. It started in July 1940, almost immediately after France was conquered by Germany, bringing the...leer más
Under the cover of night in October 1940, German U-99 submarines ambushed an Allied convoy en route to Britain with supplies. Beyond the tragic aftermath, this stealthy strategy had a lasting impact on nautical warfare.
Immediately after Britain went to war with Germany in 1939, German U-boats and warships began to threaten British and French shipping lanes, and the Royal Navy became key players in British military action.
The struggle against the German submarines, dubbed the...leer más
Onboard Battleship Scharnhorst As She And Gneisenau Sink HMS Glorious. You are right in the middle of the action in this clip from the German propaganda newsreel Die Deutsche Wochenschau. Very intense naval battle scenes with sound and narrated in German. Thanks for watching and please...leer más
Even before the United States entered World War II, Allied forces were battling the Germans for the waters of the Atlantic. This titanic struggle lasted the duration of the war in Europe. To help tell this story and explain its significance, the American Battle Monuments Commission has...leer más
Esto es BlitzoCast. No es HistoCast pero casi. Hoy hablaremos de la Operación Cerbero, una de las acciones navales más audaces de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y para ello tenemos a Hugo (@HugoACanete www.gehm.es).
The lack of a decisive British victory in theMediterranean theater fundamentally affected British maritime strategy throughout the Second World War. The Royal Italian Navy, or RegiaMarina Italiana (RMI), exerted a disproportionate influence on British strategy and fleet disposition, because its...leer más