In February, she supported the Allied landings at Anzio, bombarding enemy positions in the Bay of Gaete (firing 604 rounds) and transporting troops to Italy and Corsica. After a refit at Algiers between 27 April and 17 June, she participated in the landing in the south of France (Operation...read more

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This film is a documentary on the German invasion of Crete during World War 2 and its eventual fall in ten days. It emphasizes the German victory over British, New Zealander and Australian forces rested in superior air power. Animated maps show direction of invasion, course of battles and Allied...read more

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Rommel just escaped total defeat during Operation Crusader in 1941. After came the defeat in the Battle of Gazala and the fall of Tobruk in 1942. Finally, the allied victory in El Alamein at the end of 1942. You can watch a lot of tanks: Crusaders, Grants, Shermans... a lot of Allied and Axis...read more

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El 17 de enero de 1944 comenzaba la batalla de Montecassino, donde se enfrentaron 185.000 hombres de los que 74.000 murieron, por eso es considerada como una de las batallas más sangrientas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y la victoria aliada en esta cruenta...read more

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Various shots of the Armoured Division moving through valley near Medjez-el-Bab. Artillery firing. General Sir Harold Alexander watching from trench. Several ground to air shots of the Allied bombers flying across the sky to bomb the Germans. Various shots of the tanks and artillery firing....read more

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Somewhere North Africa, officer and soldier Durham Light Infantry pose for the cameras after the capture of a large group of Italian soldiers.read more

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With over 1,000 Allied tanks lining up against their 547 Axis counterparts, World War Two’s Second Battle of El Alamein saw the Germans effectively lose their battle for possession of Egypt and the much-prized Suez Canal. After the First Battle of El Alamein had...read more

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Anzio Beachhead, fourteenth in the series of studies of particular combat operations, is the story of how VI Corps of the American Fifth Army seized and held a strategic position far to the rear of the main fighting front, in the Italian campaign of 1944. Since VI Corps included British as well...read more

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According to FM 3-0, Operations, “initiative is setting or dictating the terms of action throughout the battle.”1 Historically, units that lose the initiative rarely are able to recover and reassert themselves in combat against the enemy. 

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