Category - Winston Churchill

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That Great Bitter Battle of Kohima

An understrength hodgepodge of British and Commonwealth troops held off a whole Japanese division through the Battle of Kohima. by Robert Barr Smith The 2...

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The Road to Operation Overlord

Common Freddie Morgan directed the complicated planning for Operation Overlord, the D-Day invasion. By Michael D. Hull Quickly after the tattered British...

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First Deadly Round at The Battle of Monte Cassino

Through the first of 4 bloody makes an attempt to take Monte Cassino and the city that occupied its slope, the Allied Fifth Military was repulsed. by David H...

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British General Orde Wingate’s Blurred Legacy

For British Common Orde Wingate, an image is value greater than 10,000 phrases. by Jon Diamond British Common Orde Wingate is likely one of the extra enigmatic...

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Secret Agent Man

Petty thief, con artist, and burglar Eddie Chapman performed each side as “Fritzchen” and “Agent Zigzag.” He even acquired the Iron Cross from the German...

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Fleming, Ian Fleming

The adventures of a British Intelligence officer throughout World Warfare II fueled the creation of the legendary spy James Bond. By Hervie Haufler Some...