World War II

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Operation Husky was an amphibious assult of Siciliy, lasting just over a month, from the 9th of July to the 17th August 1943...


Created on 13th July 2011 16:55pm by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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1944 was a busy year for allied airborne forces operations. To advance with success on the western front seaborne landings had to be supported by paratroopers. However not all troopers could be trained into paratroopers. People need equipment, supplies and heavy machinery to advance during assults. One of the most popular tools during these days used to shift people and equipment was military troops and cargo glider AS-51 Horsa. 


Created on 8th July 2011 10:13am by Krzysztof Kurzydlo | 0 Comments
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The Museum at "Dead Man's Corner", a single house on the historic intersection between Carentan and Saint-Côme-du-Mont...


Created on 23rd June 2011 10:34am by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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We remember the Battle of Saipan lasting from the 15th of June to the 9th of July 1944...


Created on 15th June 2011 15:40pm by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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Canadian forces made up less than 10 percent of the total troops landing on beaches in Normandy, however they made a big impact on the battle...


Created on 25th May 2011 12:53pm by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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On the 7th of May Australian and US forces banded together to oppose a Japanese threat that was building strength in by capturing the Philippines, Burma, Malaya and the Dutch East Indies and looking towards New Guinea and the Solomon Islands...


Created on 5th May 2011 11:40am by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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Also known as Operation Overlord, this was the largest amphibious invasion in world history...


Created on 6th April 2011 13:07pm by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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Today it was announced that there will be a memorial erected in honour of the Cockleshell heroes in France...


Created on 31st March 2011 15:47pm by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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Also known as the battle of the Ardennes. It is the largest battle fought by the Americans in World War II lasted from December 16, 1944 to January 25, 1945...


Created on 15th December 2010 16:35pm by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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On the 11th of November at 11 o'clock the country stops silent for two minutes in honour of the men and women who sacrificed themselves in the World Wars...


Created on 9th November 2010 16:29pm by Sara Dryden | 0 Comments
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