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Rampage on the River

In August 1944, the Allies adopted up the huge Normandy Invasion with one other in southern France referred to as Operation Dragoon. By Glenn Barnette and...

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Breakthrough at Sedan

The German idea of cellular warfare was conclusively confirmed when the Wehrmacht breached the French defenses at Sedan in Might 1940. By Christopher Miskimon...

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Every man an Emperor

The First Canadian Parachute Battalion jumps to victory on D-Day June 6, 1944. By Patrick J. Chaisson Sergeant William R. Kelly crashed via the treetops...

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Drama at the Klondike Aid Station

Father Francis L. Sampson risked his life to save lots of others in Normandy and was really helpful for the Medal of Honor. By Invoice Warnock Shellfire rocked...

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From Omaha Beach to Victory

Though injured 3 times, Personal First Class Ralph Puhalovich served within the Massive Purple One from Normandy to Czechoslovakia. By Ralph and Mark...

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Bombs, Booze, and Broads

Albert W. Boam, a former B-24 navigator, recollects his coaching, bombing the Reich, getting shot down, and surviving months in a German POW camp. By Glenn...

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The USAAF’s Greatest P-51 Ace

Main George Preddy turned the main P-51 Mustang fighter ace within the European Theater. by Kelly Bell Darwin, Australia, was scorching regardless that it was...

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The Story of Lud Labutka

Trooper Lud Labutka of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, fought his approach via Normandy, Holland, and the Battle of the Bulge...

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LIFE Photographer Ralph Morse’s War

LIFE journal warfare correspondent and photojournalist Ralph Morse captured a few of the conflict’s most iconic moments on movie. By Susan Zimmerman In an age...

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General Percy Hobart: Britain’s Genius Tanker

Percy Hobart went from pressured retirement to being acclaimed as a hero. By Jon Diamond A military that shall be poised for victory requires élan, army mind...