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The Battle of Normandy was the beginning of the 'Great Crusade' in Northern Europe by the Western Allies. The air and seaborne landings in Northern France were the largest the world has ever seen, with meticulous planning for D-Day, yet marked by a surfeit of...read more

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Windsor Carrier was a Canadian-built variation of the Universal Carrier aka Bren Gun Carrier. It was known as the Queen of carriers and was built in Windsor, Ontario (Canada). It was a late-war unit produced in a single...read more

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The Devil's Brigade is a 1968 American war film based on the 1966 book of the same name co-written by American novelist and historian Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, a member of the brigade....read more

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Buy a Hawker Hurricane and therewith a magnificent piece of history: a 1942 Hawker (CC&F) Hurricane IIB, c/n R20023, G-HHII for a price of £1,995,000. No need to worry to be late for work ever again with a powerful Packard...read more

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The P-40 Warhawk was not the best American fighter when the United States entered the World War II, but if it was the most numerous type available in large-scale production. The P-40 was among the most ubiquitous fighter plane. It was the third most-produced American...read more

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Leo Major was a French Canadian man born in 1921. He probably didn’t think he was going to be more of a hero than the average soldier when he joined up with the Canadian Army at the start of World War II—supposedly he simply joined up because he wanted to...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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Avro Lancaster Mk.X KB882, production number 37183, rolled out of Victory Aircraft Limited in Malton, Ontario, Canada on November 3, 1944. This WW2 Bomber is a National Treasure - an example of Canadian engineering, manufacturing and determination to do...read more

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 Teniente) November 25, 2015

Tony Graves, a famed British aviation archaeologist, who has unearthed dozens of warplanes in his native England, believes he's located the wreckage of a downed WWII British Short Stirling LJ850 Bomber lost in France on June 18, 1944. This plane had set out from the UK on a crucial mission. With...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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