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 Teniente) July 01, 2016
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In December last year we looked at how Churchill in 1940 kept Britain in the war. In this episode we’re crossing the pond to look at Roosevelt and America in 1940/41.

At the outbreak of war in Europe the majority of the American people did not want to commit troops to another European war...read more

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 Teniente) June 22, 2016

The Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) assault gun was Germany's most produced armoured fighting vehicle during World War II. It was built on the chassis of the proven Panzer III tank, replacing the turret with a fixed superstructure mounting a more powerful gun. Initially intended as a mobile,...read more

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 Teniente) June 22, 2016
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The Armistice of 22 June 1940 was signed at 18:36 near Compiègne, France, by the top military officials of Nazi Germany and more junior representatives from the French Third Republic. They included General Wilhelm Keitel, the...read more

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This silent WWII German newsreel shows long range German bomber aircraft making strikes against Allied shipping in the Atlantic sea lanes near Ireland. In 1940, these "back door" raids were commonplace and costly to both sides. On one raid in July of that year for example, the Luftwaffe...read more

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The Italian soldiers are often blamed for their performance in World War 2, but usually nobody takes a close look at the state of the Italian Armed Forces in World War 2. This video takes a look at the Italian Army, Navy, Air Force and Industry in 1939 and especially 1940.

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 Teniente) June 12, 2016

Under Nazi rule, Parisians and French Resistance were subject to brutal interrogations by the Gestapo. These chambers reveal the horrors that took place beneath the Eiffel Tower.read more

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 Teniente) June 01, 2016
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El protagonista de la entrada de esta semana es un barco, un acorazado de bolsillo de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y si hablamos de este conflicto y de acorazado de bolsillo, su nombre nos viene rápidamente a la mente, el acorazado Bismarck.

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During World War II, gun cameras were commonly used on operational aircraft to record kills of enemy aircraft. Some of this footage survives to this day and is often the source for stock footage in World War II movies, TV shows...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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