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, Last update: January 7 2017,
During the Battle of the Bulge Easy Company of the 101th Airborne Division dug in near the German occupied town of Foy in Jack’s Forrest.

, Last update: January 4 2017,
A huge memorial in the shape of an American star was resurrected in Bastogne to commemorate the American soldiers who fought bravely and left so much behind on the...

, Last update: December 13 2016,
The Bastogne Barracks was the location of the Allied headquarters in December of 1944. After chasing away the retreating German army from France and Belgium the Allied forces halted...

, Last update: November 27 2016,
The Little town of Arromanches-les-Bains on the French coast in Normandy was part of the D-Day Landings on the 6th of June in 1944. Arromanche was in the 'Gold...

, Last update: October 24 2016,
Between Omaha beach and Gold beach lies Marine Küsten Batterie Longues-sur-Mer or M.K.B. Longues-sur-Mer. Construction started in September 1943 and finished just two months before D-day in April 1944.

, Last update: January 2 2016,
On October 6th, the 7th Canadian Infantry Division started the construction of a Bailey-bridge between Maldegem and Sint-Laureins, Belgium , to cross the Leopold Canal and launch "Operation Switchback"

, Last update: January 7 2016,
The "Topographie Des Terrors" documentation center in Berlin is located at the former grounds of the Gestapo and SS Central Headquarters together with the Reich Security Main Office which...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
It is hard to believe that the epicenter of ww2 Germany 70 years ago is a parking space surrounded by Communist style apartment blocks in Berlin nowadays. But this...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
For Adolf Hitler, the signing of the Franco-German Armistice of 22 June 1940 in a railway carriage at Compiègne, France was a great triumph. It gave him an immense...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
During the D-day 70th Anniversary festivities we had the chance to visit the famous church of Sainte-Mère-Église, known for the landings there of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
Operation AI is the original name given by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War Two for the assault on Pearl Harbor on the 7th of December in 1941. Japan...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
The British 1st Airborne Division under the command of General Roy Urquhart landed on 17 September 1944 near the Dutch villages of Renkum and Wolfheze. The Allied goal was...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
The bridge over the river Meuse was one of the objectives of Operation Market Garden in September 1944. Construction of the original nameless bridge was finished in 1929 and it...

, Last update: November 21 2016,
Some villagers had barely seen a German soldier from up close and it even seemed like the Second World War would pass this village by quietly. But that all...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
On 21 September 2013 the 69th remembrance event of the mass dropping during Market Garden started at the Ginkelse moor near Ede. This year more than 800 parachutist will...




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