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On July 18 1944, while taking part in Operation Goodwood (Battle of Normandy), he was commanding a group of M4 Sherman tanks east of Cagny that suddenly encountered a mixed group of four German tanks at a range of only 300 yards (270 m). The group included one of the formidable Tiger II heavy...read more

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 Teniente) August 09, 2016

"What a story it is, straight out of a Commando comic book." the guardian Jeremy Clarkson tells the story of one of the most daring operations of World War II -- the Commando raid on the German occupied dry dock at St. Nazaire in France on 28th March 1942. It was an operation so successful and...read more

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"It should have been a turkey shoot for the U.S. Navy."

Few words are more disheartening to Americans than FDR's "day of infamy," and few photos more provocative than the...read more

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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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The greatest generation the world has ever seen, respect for American, Commonwealth, German, Russian, ... and Japanese soldiers. Respect for all the soldiers that fought in WWII, no matter the country.read more

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 Teniente) July 24, 2016

Lego 'Battle of the Bulge' 1 and 2 are two of the best works made by Raptor5120. They are made with Blender Blender 2.63 and 2.74. Sound effects are Medal of Honor Allied Assault - Spearhead. read more

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Look at the reasons why the Allies were surprised by the German attack in the Ardennes, better known as the Battle of the Bulge. 

The Battle of Bulge was the last major German offensive operation in World War 2. Yet, it caught the Western Allies by surprise. How was this possible? After...read more

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 HQ Batallón) July 24, 2016

Time to take a look at the overall Strategy in early World War 2 concerning the Atlantic. This video will cover the views, actions and development of the German and American side from the time of the outbreak of the war to the situation just before the German declaration of war against the...read more

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 Teniente) July 21, 2016

Under the cover of night in October 1940, German U-99 submarines ambushed an Allied convoy en route to Britain with supplies. Beyond the tragic aftermath, this stealthy strategy had a lasting impact on nautical warfare.read more

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Dramatic moment a Spitfire lands without any wheels. This is the nail-biting moment, reminiscent of the Battle of Britain, when a skilled pilot was forced to carry out an emergency landing of his '80% replica Spitfire' - without any WHEELS. The aircraft was flying at Sibson Airfield when the...read more

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