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The Sherman Firefly was a British tank based on the US M4 Sherman. It was used by British and Commonwealth Armies. They were fitted with the powerful British 17-pounder anti-tank gun as its main weapon. The Firefly tank was an ordinary Sherman but, in order to...read more

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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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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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On 4th June 2015, dispatches from Juno Beach Centre in France and Nick Logan, Global News, journalist, reported that had been uncovered a German Tobruk machine gun emplacement of World War II, long buried in the shifting sands of Juno Beach. This ...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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 HQ Batallón) May 12, 2016

It is an awesome footage. Sample images of soldiers on both sides, Allies and Axis, before and after the Normandy landings. In the warships, prior to landing and on land, once past the first most dangerous phases. It shows the liberation of the first French towns and villages, the penetration of...read more

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Ike's Gamble is a D-day display that I made to both honor the men who planned and participated in this great invasion while telling some of the story and the plan. The name of it of course honors Dwight Eisenhower who as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force had the weight of the...read more

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 Teniente) April 19, 2016
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This amazing discovery has been done by a group of volunteers of the Juno Beach Centre and of the Association des Amis du Centre Juno Beach, when they were doing the first excavations in the German Tobruk that was found last year. They were removing the sand around and...read more

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