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 HQ Comando Supremo) June 10, 2015
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On the 71th anniversary, WW2live wishes remembering to the soldiers 12 soldiers received the medal for actions in the Normandy campaign. Nine of the medals were awarded posthumously.

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 HQ Batallón) June 07, 2015
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A great invasion force stood off the Normandy coast of France as dawn broke on 6 June 1944: 9 battleships, 23 cruisers, 104 destroyers, and 71 large landing craft of various descriptions as well as troop transports, mine sweepers, and merchantmen—in all, nearly 5,000 ships of every type, the...read more

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Dead Man’s Corner is Probably the best Normandy museum I have ever seen. This museum is a highly symbolic battle site. This museum, first opened in 2004, is about a half hour’s drive from Sainte Mere Eglise, in Normandy. It is dedicated to the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions who dropped on the...(find out more)

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 Teniente) March 02, 2015

Action packed clip from a German propaganda film depicting an alleged counterattack east of Saint Lo on July 17-18, 1944.  There is a little bit of everything in this one with Panzers in action, mortars, rockets, an Allied air raid on the St. Lo airfield and German AAA shooting down a US fighter...read more

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 Teniente) February 25, 2015

D-Day, 6th June 1944: the launch of Operation Overlord. The battle that began the liberation of Europe. The last moment the German Army might have rescued the fate of Adolf Hitler. The beginning of the end of the Second World War. D-Day is a date permanently etched in our nation's memory....read more

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 Teniente) February 25, 2015

Omaha Beach, commonly known as Omaha, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II. Omaha is located on the coast of Normandy, France, facing the English Channel, and is 5 miles (8 km)...read more

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On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. In less than 24 hours, more than 5,000 ships crossed the English Channel, along with thousands of tanks and landing craft and nearly 200,000 men. Throughout the...read more

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 Teniente) February 13, 2015
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For tens of thousands of Americans stationed in England in the spring of 1944, France was the Far Shore, the place where they would finally meet the Nazis in a fight to the death. To prepare, they trained along a stretch of English coast that had been cleared of civilians. It was called Slapton...read more

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