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Operation Avalanche – The Battle of Salerno

Operation Avalanche – The Battle of Salerno

aszu August 27, 2014 0

At 11 AM, Major Herbert Duppenbecker watched as a single-engine RAF plane appeared in the sky and slowly circled for no obvious reason.  After a moment, it disappeared. Duppenbecker was in charge of three

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Operation Hydra – The Peenemünde raid

Operation Hydra – The Peenemünde raid

aszu August 27, 2014 0

For a long time Hitler was very sceptical about rocket research taking place at Kummersdorf and later on, at Peenemünde. The things have changed on the 8th of July 1943, when he was shown a

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Unknown History – The Sinking of SS Athenia

Unknown History – The Sinking of SS Athenia

aszu August 25, 2014 0

It was Sunday, 3rd September 1939. 11.00. Great Britain had declared war on Nazi Germany. It was 12.00 on mainland Europe. German counter-declaration came at 12.59. No one on board the german submarine, Unterseeboot

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