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 Teniente) October 13, 2014

This film from 2004 presents the unusual view of the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation from the position of the French and Germans. In particular, it explores the various myths which arose on all sides after the event. It will be useful for students of the early years of the Second World War in Europe. ...read more

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 Teniente) October 13, 2014
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A. POLAND – FALL WEISS

  • TOTAL HEER TROOPS 26th August – 1st September 1939.
  • POLISH ARMY 1939
  1. Infantry
  2. Cavalry
  3. Armored units
  4. Artillery
  • POLISH LOSSES :
  • ENGAGED BY GERMANY
  • GERMAN
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This paper presents an analysis of the degrees of preparedness (or lack of) on the part of the United States and its naval forces in reaction to and in anticipation of actions by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) primarily during the interwar period (1918-1941), with analysis of relevant earlier...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 10, 2014
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The German military genius for maneuver warfare is well illustrated by an often overlooked operation of World War II, the invasion of Scandinavia in 1940. Operation Weserübung also warrants examination because it was joint in execution and demonstrates that the German army, navy, and air force—...read more

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Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Norway during the Second World War, is considered by many military historians to be the first joint military operation involving the combined planning and execution of air, land, and sea forces. After a brief introduction and an explanation of the...read more

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 Teniente) October 06, 2014
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During the perilous years of 1940-1941, a small band of Americans joined the Royal Air Force to help England resist Nazi Germany. They did so while the United States remained a neutral power and overcame significant obstacles to accomplish their objective. Over time, the RAF formed three fighter...read more

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 Teniente) October 05, 2014
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The Messerschmitt Bf 109 E3 was designed by Willy Messerschmitt and Walter Rethel and had its first test flight in 1935. The all-metal aircraft had a closed cockpit and a retractable under-carriage. Powered by a Rolls-Royce Kestrel V engine, it had a maximum speed of 342 mph (550 km) and had a...read more

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