El día 7 de marzo de 1945, una avanzadilla de la Novena División Acorazada de los Estados Unidos realizó una incursión para tomar el puente Ludendorff, en Remagen, permitiendo así a las unidades blindadas cruzar el río para atacar directamente el punto más vulnerable de la gran Alemania.

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6 de Junio de 1944, Día D-Pointe du Hoc,Normandia ,Francia. Los rangers del ejército estadounidense fueron la punta de lanza del asalto anfibio más grande de la historia, la invasión de Francia por parte de los Aliados el 6 de junio de 1944. Se considera este asalto de los Rangers «la misión más...read more

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6 de Junio de 1944, la infantería ligera británica, a bordo de planeadores, debe aterrizar en el norte de Francia, para a continuación tomar dos importantes puentes que están en manos de un enemigo armado. La misión sera conocida como la toma del puente Pegasus. Si fracasan, el desembarco del...read more

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In his political testament Mein Kampf ("My Struggle") Adolf Hitler wrote, "Strength lies not in defense but in attack." Throughout World War II, attempts to gain or regain the initiative had characterized Hitler's influence on military operations. Thus, when the military situation in late 1944...read more

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A finales de 1944, tras la ruptura del frente en Normandía y los desembarcos en el Mediterráneo, casi toda Francia ha sido ocupada por los aliados. Los alemanes se retiran del interior, pero siguen ocupando la costa. Los aliados dependen de los suministros que reciben desde las playas y...read more

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Japanese-American infantryman of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team being treated by medical personnel of the 3rd Medical Battalion, in Bruyeres, France during World War 2. The medics tend to the soldier's leg wound and then carry him on a litter. Location: Bruyeres France. Date: October 20, 1944...read more

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This monograph describes the planmng and executlOn of airborne operations by the Army Air Forces in the European Theater durmg
WorId War n. Intended to serve as a case history of large-scale airborne operatlOns, it seeks to anaIyze and evaluate them as a basis
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In the summer of 1944, as the Allied armies swept out of Normandy and Western France, the end of the war seemed within their grasp. But then American troops from the First Army reached a little-charted forest at Hürtgen and a great opportunity arose. Breaching this would gain them the western...read more

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When the British landed in Normandy on D-Day, they had one main objective: seize the key city of Caen from where William the conqueror had sailed for England nine centuries ago. Capturing Caen would give the Allies a base from where they could conduct deeper offensives into France. But the...read more

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This dissertation is an examination into the evolution of Britain’s airborne forces during World War Two and their participation in two of the most contentious battles that they were involved in, Operations Market Garden and Varsity. These airborne operations were mired in controversy at the...read more

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