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Once France was occupied in 1940, Hitler begun quickly  the preparatives to invade Great Britain, this plan would be code named "Operation Sea Lion". Nevertheless, it never was carried out. As a precondition, Hitler specified the achievement of both air...read more

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Stanley Maxted, BBC's journalist, reports "live" radio reports from the fighting in Arnhem. He describes Operation Berlin. The evacuation of the 1st Airborne across the Rhine on the night of 25/26 September 1944. Scenes of men dressed in military uniforms. A house on fire. A man talking into a...read more

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 Teniente) April 26, 2017

Bane of the heavy German armour, the Sherman Firefly was the British invention that mounted the powerful 17 pdr anti-tank gun in a Sherman V. It was the most powerfully gunned tank fielded by the Allies during World War II. An ordinary American-built Sherman modified by the British, the Firefly...read more

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Ray Wilton was just 19 years old when he participated in the June 6th D-Day landings on Gold beach. On that day he served on board a motor launch and was tasked with escorting the landing crafts through the German mines and right up on to the beach to help draw fire away from the landing troops...read more

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Sink the Bismarck! is a 1960 British war film, shot in glorious black and white, based on the book Last Nine Days of the Bismarck by C. S. Forester. The story is told in no nonsense semi-documentary style. Sink the Bismarck! is, up...read more

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 Teniente) March 11, 2017

This film is a tribute to the Avro Lancaster as "the most powerful and efficient bomber in the world, and one of the most important war-winning weapons in the UN" made in 1942.

Full description.- Perfunctory coverage of production (no clear picture of processes,...read more

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 Teniente) March 01, 2017
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Once the Allies had crossed the English Channel on D-Day the next large natural barrier would be the crossing of the Rhine into Germany. 

Toward the end of 1944 the fighting had been hard, the Americans had slogged through the Hürtgen Forest, everyone had reeled against the German counter...read more

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 Teniente) February 23, 2017
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New German bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour during dredging work to widen the port's channel on 22 February 2017, ahead of the arrival of the Royal Navy’s new 65,000-tonne Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier. The bomb weighed 500lbs (227 kg) and contained...read more

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 Teniente) February 19, 2017
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More than 75 years after, Hurricane Mk I Serial Number P2902 that crash-landed on the beaches of Dunkirk, which remained buried in the sand and covered in sea water until recovered by French enthusiasts in 1988, is now being restored to flying condition. ...read more

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