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Berlin History Military Aircraft WW2

Nemesis – Berlin – 1945

Nazi Germany’s desperate fight to the death in a and full destruction with the Allies demand for what was after a total war, what Churchill called The ‘Unconditional Surrender.’ In an historic destruction, no, annihilation of Nazi Germany’s regime of enslavement of Europe, its monstrous, murderous pure evil war-machine .., with its hundreds of death camps. […]

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France History WW2

Original Film of Normandy June, 1944

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1940s History WW2

D-Day 6th June 1944

D-Day 6th June 1944 was the Allied and Anglo-American forces invasion of Normandy in Northern France against Nazi Germany Occupied Europe in World War Two and was code-named:  ‘Operation Overlord’ by its Allied commanders. The brilliantly wise US General Dwight D. Eisenhower in overall command and second-in-command the less able, some said incompetent British forces […]

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History

The Fourth of July

America will be celebrating it’s 344th year of Independence from Britain in the 18th Century on the 4th of  July, 2020. I think it was the late 1770s, or the early 1780s. Well, 1776 to be exact, when George Washington declared the American colony’s independence from their English colonial masters.  After fighting the Brits extremely […]

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1930s 1940s Asia War

Biography of the life of Hideki Tojo & the history of the Empire of Japan

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1940s Asia Culture United States of America War WW2

Total War ~ WWII in the Pacific ~ 1942 ~ 45

Pacific February 1942 – July 1945 Episode 23 – The World At War   Before the start of the war in the Pacific, Japan attacked Peal Harbor, the American military base located on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, because America had stopped trade of oil and other materials to Japan. After this surprise attack, […]

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1940s Africa Britain Culture War WW2

Rommel, Monty and the Battle of El Alamein ~ November, 1942

Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Sir Winston Churchill ~ November, a very famous WW2 quote after victory for the British in The Second battle of El Alamein in Egypt during the North African campaign. The British General […]

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1940s 1970s WW2

The World at War

The World at War is probably, in my modest yet quite well informed opinion on the subject, the best documentary on WW2 ever made. Produced by Jeremy Isaacs and narrated by Laurence Olivier; The World at War was commissioned by Thames Television first shown in the early 1970s on the UK TV station: ITV. Voted by industry professionals at the time […]

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1940s Culture United States of America WW2

America & the WW2 Air-war over Europe

The English speaking Allied air-raid bombing of Germany by ’44 reached in excess of 1000 bombers per raid in endless and successive waves, both day and night, in a-all-out total land and air war in Europe post-44. With 1000s and 1000s, both military and non-military, Axis targets attacked and destroyed-a-day in all the occupied territories […]