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In September and October 1939 the Nazis and Communists quickly dismembered Poland, but this, of course, hardly brought the sudden descent of peace upon the Baltic. The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact of August 1939 had not only opened the door to Poland’s destruction, but also that of the Baltic States...read more

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In the inter-war period the states of the Eastern Baltic embarked upon numerous efforts at collective security. The Poles achieved the greatest coup, an alliance with France that provided for French intervention in the event of war. Unfortunately for all of the parties involved, the progress of ...read more

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Omaha Beach, commonly known as Omaha, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II. Omaha is located on the coast of Normandy, France, facing the English Channel, and is 5 miles (8 km)...read more

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Footage of the first US troops into Linz, Austria on May 5, 1945 shortly before the end of the war in Europe. Features brief interviews with the soldiers/commanders, soldiers relaxing and dancing to accordion music, Sherman tanks starting up and rolling out, and an interview with a Hungarian...read more

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He was one of the best and brightest brigadier generals in the entire United States Army. His service as the chief of staff of the 1st Infantry Division in North Afri­ca and his subsequent work with Com­modore Lord Louis Mountbatten’s Combined Operations Headquarters in Britain had made him the...read more

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Contiene las bibliografías y notas de:

- “Operación Urano. Contraofensiva soviética en Stalingrado” por David M. Glantz

- “Combate urbano. Las lecciones aprendidas” por Adrian Wettstein (Miläk-ETH Zürich)

- “Fragmentos del diario del teniente Stempel” por Hans Wijers...read more

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The defense of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II is one of the supreme achievements of American arms. Bastogne is deservedly identified with the finest characteristics of the American soldier, and the name Bastogne symbolizes a heroic battle. Bastogne has long held the...read more

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Contiene las bibliografías y notas de:

- “Stalingrado, un dilema estratégico” por David M. Glantz

- “Sexto Ejército, preparativos para la campaña” por French MacLean

- “Primeros combates. Los suburbios de Stalingrado” por Artem Drabkin

- “La Luftwaffe y el...read more

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The small town of Bedford, Virginia, sacrificed many of its sons at Omaha Beach on D-Day. When twin brothers Roy and Ray Stevens of Bedford, Virginia, joined Company. A, First Battalion, 116th Infantry of the 29th Infantry Division in 1938, they could not know that their decision would...read more

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