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At the beginning of WWII Germany invaded and occupied Denmark and Norway, but left neutral Sweden alone. Less than a year later citizens from all three of those Scandinavian nations were volunteering to join the Waffen-SS. By the end of the war in 1945 the number of Scandinavians who had fought...read more

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Operation Supercharge represents the crucial ‘break in’ battle at El Alamein that triggered the end for Rommel’s forces. The 9th Armoured Brigade was involved in the attack, they starred an heoric charge, few expected their returning. The...read more

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 Teniente) November 15, 2017
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Within a year of Belgium falling to the Germans in 1940, Belgian citizens were volunteering to join the Waffen SS to fight communism on the newly formed Eastern Front. Thousands volunteered, and the suffered heavy casualties.

Angus is joined by Jonathan Trigg author of Voices of the...read more

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After the failure of the raid on Dieppe in 1942, plans to invade continental Europe were completely revised. The invasion of Europe required a host of new-type tanks and armored vehicles. Tanks were needed for bridging ditches and rivers, clearing mine fields,...read more

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 Teniente) November 08, 2016

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

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 HQ Batallón) September 16, 2016

According to History Channel's documentary "Color of War" the most decorated unit of US Army in WW2 was the 442 Regimment made out of enlisted US born Japanese.read more

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 Teniente) September 14, 2016

Speechless! Great compilation of German Army's images during World War II. You can see infantry troops, anti-tank guns, winter war, heavy artillery, wounded soldiers, mortars, motorcycles, flamethrowers, Waffen SS units, etc.read more

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 Teniente) August 30, 2016

Short overview about German Squad Tactics covering roles, armament, formations and offensive tactitcs.read more

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 Teniente) August 28, 2016

Tigers were usually employed in separate heavy tank battalions (schwere Panzer-Abteilung) under army command. These battalions would be deployed to critical sectors, either for breakthrough operations or, more typically, counter-attacks.

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