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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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 Teniente) April 18, 2016

Mulberry harbours  were temporary portable harbours developed by the British during World War II to facilitate the rapid offloading of cargo onto beaches during the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Harbours were crucial to the success of the Allies in breaking out from the beaches of...read more

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 Teniente) April 14, 2016

Awesome footage filmed in Normandy, France and Southern England in June, 1944. Title reads: "D-day - Greatest Combined Operation in World's History".  

Aerial shots of bombers over Northern France prior to the landings. They bomb coastline, "in softening of the German defences". Rockets...read more

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Combat vest issued to assault troops for the Normandy landings. In May 1944, these were issued in limited numbers to troops of the 1st, 4th, and 29th Infantry Divisions as well as the 2nd Ranger Battalion. They proved hot, heavy and impractical and it appears that...read more

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This year 2015 has been a year of historical new discoveries related to World War II. Among which, in this post, WW2live.com wants stress the following: 

#1. German Tobruk machine gun emplacement of WWII, long buried in the shifting...read more

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 Teniente) October 18, 2015

The collection was collected by someone who was both a witness to the conflict and involved in the reconstruction of Normandy. Personal items from individual soldiers and armoured fighting vehicles from the six armies in Normandy will be presented as a series of dioramas showing over 35 vehicles...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 17, 2015
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The OVERLORD MUSEUM opened its doors the 5th June 2013. An exceptional location in the heart of historic Omaha Beach, near the American Cemetery and the landing beaches, few kilometers from Arromanches ...Gives a good overview of the vehicles that were used during Operation Overlord.

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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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 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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