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Amid bullets and shells, blood and death, the men of the 1st Infantry Division helped turn the tide at Normandy. Forming the very tip of the Allied spearhead that thrust onto the heavily fortified Omaha beachhead at Normandy was the U.S. 1st Infantry Division’s 16th Infantry Regiment. On D-day,...read more

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COSSAC staff, under Lt. Gen. Frederick E. Morgan, studied every aspect of a cross-channel invasion of the continent, and eventually chose Normandy. The project seemed remote then, given the vulnerability of Great Britain as she stood alone against the Axis powers, but it was never considered...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 26, 2015
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Esto es HistoCast. No es Esparta pero casi. Si estáis preparados para el peor invierno finés nos vamos a la guerra entre los determinados fineses y los innumerables soviéticos. Avanzando en silencio sobre la gélida nieve se encuentran Hispax (@hispax_), Toni (@LordCirencester), Javier Veramendi...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 24, 2015

The Battle of the Netherlands 1940 (Dutch: Slag om Nederland) was part of Case Yellow (German: Fall Gelb), the German invasion of the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands) and France during World War II. The battle lasted from 10 May 1940 until the main Dutch forces...read more

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As Lance Cpl. Stan Matulis is moving house to house clearing out the Germans in the Falaise pocket during the Battle of Normandy he and his comrades take a break in a home. After passing a window a couple of times he is shot in the neck by a sniper.read more

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 Lieutenant) January 24, 2015

This two part 1965 film begins with the background of events on Hitler's Ardennes offensive December 1944, with focus on 19 December attack on St. Vith and marking the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge. The second part continues with the Battle of the Bulge along with highlights of the U.S....read more

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The soldiers of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division and a complement of other troops held the key crossroads town during the Battle of the Bulge. Shivering and stamping their feet in the snow, three American soldiers warmed their hands over a small fire at an observation post. They were weary,...read more

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