Category - Operation Overlord

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Second D-Day in Southern France

Operation Anvil-Dragoon put Allied troops ashore on the Mediterranean coast. By David H. Lippman Winston Churchill was towards it. So was Lt. Gen. Mark W...

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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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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...