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18Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - Vive la Résistance! well, not really... French Resistance 1940

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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15Dec

WW2 Nation visits Hitlers headquarters of 1940

After some time of not making new videos, WW2 Nation started a new series of video documentaries on their YouTube channel. In this series the British team members visit the location of Hitler's invasion of Belgium and France during 1940. Below you can watch the third episode about the The Wolf's Gorge.

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14Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - The Few Who Opposed Hitler - German Resistance in 1940

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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14Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - The Empire Strikes Back - Britain’s Operation Compass - 068

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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8Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - The Road to Moscow - German Invasion Plans

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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5Dec

Kriegsweihnacht 1944, Christmas and Nazi propaganda

In 1944, Christmas was celebrated for the sixth time since the Second World War had broken out on September 1, 1939. Men who often shared the same religious background fought each other to the death in sharp contrast with the old Christmas message of Peace on Earth. Christmas under Fire, 1944 tells about this last war time Christmas. Below an excerpt from this book. This part is about how Christmas was used in Nazi propaganda.

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4Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - The British Blitz Spirit is a Myth - WW2 - War Against Humanity 005

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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1Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - The German Plan to Destroy French Culture

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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24Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - Cracks in the Soviet-Nazi Alliance

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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23Nov

War from the perspective of the man who did the actual fighting

Volker Griesser is the writer of The Lions of Carentan, a book about he Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 during the period 1943-1945. We asked the author some questions by e-mail.

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19Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - Britain shows Japan how to Attack Pearl Harbor

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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16Nov

Christmas far from home, GI’s in Europa during the Holidays of 1944

In 1944, Christmas was celebrated for the sixth time since the Second World War had broken out on September 1, 1939. Men who often shared the same religious background fought each other to the death in sharp contrast with the old Christmas message of Peace on Earth. Christmas under Fire, 1944 tells about this last war time Christmas. Below an excerpt from this book. This part is about how American GI’s shared Christmas with the Europeans that were liberated by them and about the tragedy with the Léopoldville.

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15Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - War Exiles: Kaiser Bill, Polish Forces, and US Volunteers

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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10Nov

World War 2 Youtube Serie - Britain’s First Victory, Germany Plunders Europe & Mussolini’s Folly

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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4Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - Mussolini plays Hitler like a Fiddle

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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29Oct

Photo Report Commemoration Liberation 's-Hertogenbosch (part 2 ceremony)

On Saturday afternoon (26 October 2019) in the one and a half weeks of commemoration of the liberation of 's-Hertogenbosch there was a ceremony and an exhibition of military vehicles at De Parade, the center of the commemorations.

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27Oct

Photo Report Commemoration Liberation 's-Hertogenbosch (part 1 parade)

On Saturday afternoon (26 October 2019) in the one and a half weeks of commemoration of the liberation of 's-Hertogenbosch there was a parade of all kinds of military material from and to De Parade, the center of the commemorations.

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27Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - Hitler is Disappointed by his Allies - October 26, 1940

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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19Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - Churchill Was a Drunk... or Was He?

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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14Oct

New book recounts the last Christmas of World War II

How was Christmas celebrated and experienced during 1944, the last year of World War II? This question is answered in the newly published book Christmas under Fire, 1944, written by the Dutch WW2 expert Kevin Prenger.

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13Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 12, 1940 - It’s raining bombs, keep calm and carry on...

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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30Sep

Photo Report Race to the Bridge 2019

On the Saturday afternoon in the weekend of the commemorations of the Battle of Arnhem, the Race to the Bridge is held. It's a convoy of historic vehicles which follows the route of the Airbornes in 1944 from the landing zones near Renkum to the John Frost Bridge in Arnhem. On the way back the column drives through Oosterbeek via the Utrechsteweg.

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26Sep

Photo Report Interment of ashes Arnhem veterans at Oosterbeek Cemetery

On Friday 20 September 2019 the interment of ashes of two veterans of the Battle of Arnhem took place at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery. First was the ceremony for private Steve Morgan of the 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment. The second ceremony was for private Dennis Collier of 156 Battalion Parachute Regiment. Both veterans attended frequently the annual commemorations of the Battle of Arnhem. The Oosterbeek War Cemetery is the only location where the Commonwealth War Graves Commission allows interments of ashes.

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