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At the time of this death on January 2, 2011, Major Richard “Dick” Winters was probably the most recognized company commander of World War II’s European theater. He was an extraordinary combat officer whose story historian Stephen E. Ambrose chronicled in Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th...read more

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 Teniente) November 21, 2014

One of the greatest and most unique films of the Second World War "Theirs is the Glory" was made by 200 veterans of the battle in 1945. No easy task as during breaks in filming the men helped identify the field graves of their fallen comrades as the 'set' was the actual battle location from just...read more

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This dissertation is an examination into the evolution of Britain’s airborne forces during World War Two and their participation in two of the most contentious battles that they were involved in, Operations Market Garden and Varsity. These airborne operations were mired in controversy at the...read more

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This book is full of untold short stories of men who created a legend, the legend of the British airborne forces during the Second World War.

Impressed by the performance of the German paratroopers in Belgium and the Netherlands in 1940, and on Crete in 1941, Winston Churchill ordered the...read more

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This is the vehicle of Brigade's commander Major Kurt Kühme, commander of the StuG-Brigade 280 - he is the helmeted man standing up in the turret. During the day, Kühme' gun had received a direct hit from a Piat bomb on the armour plating - which did no harm except to produce a large dent and...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) September 17, 2014
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MY MEMORIES OF ARNHEM 1944

Name: Slawomir Kwiatkowski
Rank: Lance Corporal (Starszy Strzelec Podchorazy)
Unit: 3rd Batallion, 9th Company
Regiment: 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade Group

I was in the 3rd Bn. 9th Company and jumped out off plane No. 68...read more

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