This silent WWII German newsreel shows long range German bomber aircraft making strikes against Allied shipping in the Atlantic sea lanes near Ireland. In 1940, these "back door" raids were commonplace and costly to both sides. On one raid in July of that year for example, the Luftwaffe...read more

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The Lancaster Mk III heavy bomber ED450 (EA-G) crashed on the breakwater in Plymouth Sound on 13th February 1943. ED 450 was from 49 Squadron based at Fiskerton in Lincolnshire and had just returned from a raid on the U-boat pens at Lorient in France. All the crew were killed. the remains of the...read more

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Maybe you don't know that British landings of D-Day were possible thanks to help from two British X-Crafts and their crews. This fact is virtually unknown. They were the HMS X20 and HMS X23; they were midget submarines. They spent five days on seabed just yards...read more

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 Teniente) June 19, 2016

During the Battle of Crete, in Greece, at late May 1941 a British Landing Craft Tank (LCT) was sunk by German planes, probbaly Stukas, and is located south of Balos lagoon (by some is confused with Gramvousa). According to the locals the LCT was carrying Lee Enfield rifles and had a crew of 5-10...read more

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 HQ Batallón) June 18, 2016

Footage of Allied landings in Normandy during Operation Neptune as a part of Operation Overlord. This video shows the fighting for the beaches mainly at Omaha Beach but also the other landing zones are shown.

The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations...read more

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Lancaster crew recorded during a bombing raid. This recording was made of the crew inside a Lancaster bomber during a raid over Berlin in September 1943 during World War Two. The bomber is attacked by a German fighter later on in the clip. The crew seems to panic as the fighter engages them, and...read more

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Creepy and iconic WWII British Bunker built by the British before 1942 sees life again; when it was recently open to the public, for the first time, as part of National Heritage Board's (NHB) Battle for Singapore project. Footsteps echoed through in it once again....read more

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